Lectures

Events 1996

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

The Weimar Analogy: The History and Political Myth of the Weimar Republic

December 05, 1996
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1996 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Carole Fink, Ohio State University

Prussia and Austria, 1780-1848: Episode or Model?

November 21, 1996
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1996 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Paul W. Schroeder, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Was Hitler's Seizure of Power on January 30, 1933 Inevitable?

November 14, 1996
10th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Eberhard Kolb, University of Cologne

German Artists between Dictatorship and Democracy, 1918-1990

November 07, 1996
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1996 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Alan Steinweis, University of Nebraska

The Soviet Occupation Administration in Germany, 1945-1949

October 24, 1996
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1996 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Norman M. Naimark, Stanford University

Psyche and Swastika: The Göring Institute In and Out of History

October 15, 1996
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1996 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Geoffrey C. Cocks, Albion College

Citizens in Uniform: The Politics of West German Rearmament

September 26, 1996
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1996 Lecture Series)
Speaker: David Clay Large, Montana State University

Germany Unified and Europe Transformed: Issues in Writing Contemporary History

June 12, 1996
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1996 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Philip Zelikow, Harvard University

The Struggle for Germany and the Origins of the Cold War

June 04, 1996
Alois Mertes Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Melvyn P. Leffler, University of Virginia

A Tale of Two Crises: Berlin and the United States during the Cold War

May 30, 1996
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1996 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Thomas A. Schwartz, Vanderbilt University

"Damage Control": An Ambivalent German-American Disclosure about the Holocaust

May 09, 1996
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1996 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Sybil Milton, U.S. Holocaust Research Institute, Washington D.C.

Two Americans Confront Germany, 1918-1941: Franklin D. Roosevelt and Henry R. Luce

April 24, 1996
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1996 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Robert E. Herzstein, University of South Carolina

Americanism and Anti-Americanism in the Weimar Republic

April 17, 1996
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1996 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Mary Nolan, New York University

World War I, German-Americans, and the Perils of Pluralism

March 21, 1996
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1996 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Kathleen Neils Conzen, University of Chicago