Lectures

Events

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

Beyond the Pressure to Perform: On the Concept of "Leistung" in 19th Century Germany

October 15, 2019
Lecture at the Pacific Regional Office, 201 Moses Hall
Speaker: Nina Verheyen (Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities)

"Maybe Esther": Storytelling and the Unpredictability of the Past

October 21, 2019
Lecture at the Alumni House, UC Berkeley
Speaker: Katja Petrowskaja

Racial Science in Nazi Germany

October 24, 2019
Lecture at the Library of Congress
Speaker: Richard Wetzell (GHI Washington)

Object Lessons: German and American Perspectives on Provenance Research of the Colonial and Nazi Eras

October 26, 2019
Panel Discussion at the GHI
Panelists: Mirjam Brusius (German Historical Institute London), Bronwyn Campbell (National Gallery of Australia), Christine Kreamer (National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution), H. Glenn Penny (University of Iowa), Hilke Thode-Arora (Museum der Fünf Kontinente, Munich, and 2018 PREP Guest Speaker), and moderated by Irene Bald Romano (University of Arizona, and 2018 PREP participant)

Moral Reasoning in the Wake of Mass Murder: Disability and Reproductive Rights in 1980s-1990s Germany

November 01, 2019
33rd Annual Lecture at GHI Washington
Speaker: Dagmar Herzog (Graduate Center, City University of New York)

Twenty-Eighth Annual Symposium of the Friends of the German Historical Institute

November 01, 2019
Presentation of the Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize at GHI Washington