Lectures

Events 2001

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

Chocolate Ice Cream and Hot Orange Light: A Tasteful Exploration of Modern Art

December 06, 2001
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2001 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Constance Classen, Concordia University

Adam’s Finger: Michelangelo’s Touch?

November 26, 2001
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2001 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Marjorie O’Rourke Boyle, University of Toronto

Violent Imagery in Late Medieval Piety

November 08, 2001
15th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Columbia University

Reverberations of Guilt and Violence, Resonances of Peace

November 08, 2001
10th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Mitchell B. Merback, DePauw University

The Reverberations of History: The Culture of Listening and the Reconstruction of the Past

November 01, 2001
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2001 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Emily Thompson, University of Pennsylvania

Freud’s Nose: The Denigration of Olfaction and the Birth of Psychoanalysis

October 18, 2001
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2001 Lecture Series)
Speaker: David Howes, Concordia University

Visionary Science in Medieval Germany: Hildegard von Bingen’s SCIVIAS

October 02, 2001
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2001 Lecture Series)
Speaker: E. Ann Matter, University of Pennsylvania

The Five Senses During and After Industrialization

September 20, 2001
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2001 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Robert Jütte, Robert Bosch Foundation

The Life of Henry Villard, 1835-1900

June 13, 2001
Lecture, discussion, and book presentation at the German Embassy
Speaker: Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave (Washington, DC)

Democracy under Pressure: The European Experience

June 05, 2001
Gerd Bucerius Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Lord Ralf Dahrendorf (KBE FBA)

When Jesus Was an Aryan: Prowwwant Theology during the Third Reich

May 17, 2001
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2001 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Susannah Heschel, Dartmouth College

German Industry under the Swastika

May 15, 2001
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2001 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Peter Hayes, Northwestern University

The Germans and Their Nazi Past: From Adenauer to Kohl

April 18, 2001
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2001 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Norbert Frei, University of Bochum

The Arena of the Holocaust: Concentration Camps, Killing Centers, and Killing Fields

April 05, 2001
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2001 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Henry Friedlander, Brooklyn College at CUNY

National Socialism and Women

March 01, 2001
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2001 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Gisela Bock, Free University of Berlin