Lectures

Events

All lectures are open to the public. Please RSVP by email or phone (202.387.3355).

The German Historical Institute at 30: The Founding of a Historical Institute at the Intersection of Scholarship and Politics

October 12, 2017
Panel Discussion at the GHI
Panelists: Doris Bergen (University of Toronto), Jacob Eder (Friedrich Schiller University Jena), Scott Krause (ZZF Potsdam & UNC Chapel Hill), Hartmut Lehmann (Founding Director of the GHI). Moderated by Richard F. Wetzell (GHI)

Conscience, Authority, and the Right of Resistance: How Religious Choice Framed the Individual and the State System

October 19, 2017
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Thomas Maissen (Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris)

The Knowledge of/about Migrants: Preconceptions, Misconceptions, Limits

November 01, 2017
Lecture at Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at UC Berkeley
Speaker: Armin Nassehi (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Remembering and Forgetting the Reformation, 1517-2017

November 02, 2017
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Jesse Spohnholz (Washington State University)

What Kind of Intelligence Calculates? Prodigies, Drudges, and Machines, 1750-1950

November 09, 2017
31st Annual Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Lorraine Daston (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)

Writing in Stressful Times: The Anxieties of Authorship During the Reformation

December 07, 2017
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Ann Blair (Harvard University)

9th Gerald Feldman Memorial Lecture

May 10, 2018
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Sebastian Conrad (Freie Universität Berlin)