Lectures

Events 1997

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

What Can Chancellor Kohl Learn from Bismarck? Monetary and Fiscal Aspects of Unification in Nineteenth-Century Germany

December 11, 1997
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1997 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Harold James, Princeton University

Two Dictatorships in Germany, 1933-1989: Problems and Possibilities of a Comparison

November 20, 1997
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1997 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Günther Heydemann, University of Leipzig

The Protestant Reformation in German History

November 13, 1997
11th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Thomas A. Brady Jr., University of California at Berkeley

Women, Communists, and Abortion in the German Democratic Republic, 1950-1970

November 05, 1997
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1997 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Donna Harsch, Carnegie-Mellon University

The Political Philosophy of Nineteenth-Century German Radicalism

October 23, 1997
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1997 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Peter Wende, GHI London

How Wilhelmine Germans Became Citizens of Weimar: Toward an Alternative Political History of World War I Germany

October 16, 1997
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1997 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Belinda Davis, Rutgers University

Judging the Past: The Prosecution of GDR Border Guards and Officials

October 02, 1997
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1997 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Peter E. Quint, University of Maryland

Traumatized Citizenship: How the West Germans Came to Love the Nuclear Bomb, 1949-1964

June 05, 1997
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1997 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Michael Geyer, University of Chicago

Field Marshall and Beggar: The Artist Ernst Barlach in the First World War

May 28, 1997
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1997 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Peter Paret, Princeton University

Unexplored Questions About the German Military During World War II

May 15, 1997
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1997 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Gerhard L. Weinberg, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Religion, Americanization, and the Common Man [Bulletin 21, Fall 1997, pp. 41-42]

May 08, 1997
Alois Mertes memorial Lecture
Speaker: Michael Zöller, University of Bayreuth

The Militarization of the Social Body in Germany during World War I

April 10, 1997
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1997 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Elisabeth Domansky, Indiana University at Bloomington

"Total War": Use and Abuse of a Concept

March 20, 1997
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1997 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Roger Chickering, Georgetown University

The Military as a Theme in German History

March 13, 1997
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1997 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Gordon A. Craig, Stanford University