Lectures

Events 2006

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

Religion in the United States and Germany

December 14, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speakers: Philipp Gassert (University of Heidelberg), Christina von Hodenberg (Queen Mary College, University of London)

Media in the United States and Germany

December 07, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speakers: Philipp Gassert (University of Heidelberg), Christina von Hodenberg (Queen Mary College, University of London)

Labor and Industry in the United States and Germany

November 30, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Colleen Dunlavy (University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI)

Europe as a Community of Memory?

November 16, 2006
20th Annual Lecture at the GHI
Speakers: Speaker: Aleida Assmann and Peter Novick, Convener: Christof Mauch (GHI)

The Welfare State in Germany and the United States

November 09, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speakers: Daniel Letwin (Pennsylvania State University), Gabriele Metzler (University of Tübingen)

Empire and Nation: Studies from the United States and Germany

November 02, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speakers: Thomas Bender (New York University, NY), Michael Geyer (University of Chicago, IL)

Discipline: Schools, the Military, and the Shaping of Future Citizens in Germany and the United States, 1890 – 2000

October 26, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speakers: Dirk Schumann (German Historical Institute, Washington, DC), Judith Sealander (Bowling Green State University)

Mass Politics in Germany and the United States: Paradoxes of Participation

October 05, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speakers: Fitzhugh Brundage (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Konrad Jarausch (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC)

Bridging the Oder: Reflections on Poland, Germany, and the Transformation of Europe

October 03, 2006
German Unification Symposium
Speakers: Gesine Schwan and Janusz Reiter, Convener: Christof Mauch (GHI)

Competing Modernities: Germany and the United States, 1890 to the Present

September 21, 2006
All lectures to take place at the GHI (Washington, DC)

Migration in Germany and the United States

September 21, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speakers: Tobias Brinkmann (University of Southampton), Ari Sammartino (Oberlin College, OH)

Between Heaven and Earth: Anselm Kiefer’s Purgatory

September 06, 2006
Lecture at the GHI
Speakers: Dorothea Dietrich (Corcoran College of Art + Design)

My Relationship to Beethoven

May 31, 2006
The Westin Embassy Row Hotel, Ballroom
Speaker: Kurt Masur (Leipzig, London, Paris)

Two Nation’s Natures: Environment in America and Germany

May 25, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speakers: Christof Mauch (German Historical Institute, Washington, DC), Kiran Klaus Patel (Humboldt University, Berlin)

Markets and Consumer Culture in Germany and the United States

May 18, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speakers: Heinz-Gerhard Haupt (European University Institute, Florence), Paul Nolte (The Free University, Berlin)

Meinecke's Protégé: German Emigré Historians Between Two Worlds

May 15, 2006
Lecture at the GHI
Convener: Gerhard A. Ritter (University of Munich), Comment by James J. Sheehan (Stanford University)

Gender and the Family in Germany and the United States

May 11, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speakers: Eileen Boris (University of California, Santa Barbara), Christiane Eifert (University of Bielefeld)

Modern Constitutional Law and Legal Culture in Germany and the United States

April 13, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speakers: Manfred Berg (University of Heidelberg), Dieter Gosewinkel (Berlin Center for Social Science Research)

Cinema and the Urban Imagination in Germany and the United States

April 06, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Anton Kaes (University of California, Berkeley)

Sacred Space: Women, Philanthropy, and the Public Sphere

March 30, 2006
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Kathleen D. McCarthy (CUNY)

DADA: The Geographic Dimension

February 20, 2006
A lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Timothy Benson (Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies, Los Angeles County Museum of Art)

Knowledge: Science & Education in Germany and the United States

February 16, 2006
Lecture at the GHI (2006 Lecture Series)
Speakers: Kathryn Olesko (Georgetown University), Christoph Strupp (German Historical Institute, Washington, DC)