Lectures

Events 2007

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

The Regionalization of World Migration, 1840 - 1930

December 06, 2007
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Adam McKeown

Stammheim and Majdanek: Prosecuting Terrorists and Nazis in 1970s West Germany

November 29, 2007
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2007 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Rebecca Wittman (University of Toronto)

The Future of the Sovereign State: Some Historical Reflections on the German Case

November 15, 2007
21st Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: James J. Sheehan (Stanford University), Commentator: Cornelia Rauh-Kühne (University of Hannover)

Militant Subcultures: The Origins of West German Terrorism in the Late 1960s

November 08, 2007
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2007 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Detlef Siegfried (University of Copenhagen)

Terror and Security: Law Enforcement, the Media, and Social Change in West Germany during the 1970s

November 01, 2007
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2007 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Klaus Weinhauer (University of Bielefeld)

Refusing to be "Good Germans": New Left Violence as a Global Phenomenon

October 25, 2007
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2007 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Jeremy Varon (Drew University)

Still a Community of Values?: Historical Reflections on the Normative Basis of the West

October 09, 2007
The lecture will take place at Johns Hopkins University, SAIS, Kenney Auditorium
Lecture by Heinrich August Winkler (Humboldt University Berlin), Comment by Stephen F. Szabo (The German Marshall Fund)

Hertie Lecture (German Unification Symposium at the GHI)

October 03, 2007
Symposium at the GHI
Speaker: Bärbel Bohley, Convener: Anke Ortlepp (GHI)

Reflections on Unification: Hertie Lecture (German Unification Symposium at the GHI)

October 03, 2007
Speaker: Bärbel Bohley, Convener: Anke Ortlepp (GHI)

Ideology and Terror in the Red Decade: Reflections on Communism, Anti-Zionism, and the Memory of Terrorism’s Victims

September 27, 2007
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2007 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Jeffrey Herf (University of Maryland)

Foto and Modernity: An Overview

June 12, 2007
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Matthew S. Witkovsky (National Gallery of Art)

Eighth Gerd Bucerius Lecture

May 22, 2007
Willard InterContinental Hotel, Ballroom
Speaker: Joschka Fischer

Max Weber – A Passionate Thinker (Max Weber - Die Leidenschaft des Denkens, 2005)

March 21, 2007
Lecture and Discussion at the Goethe-Institut with author Joachim Radkau and Lawrence Scaff
Convener: Gisela Mettele

7 Empire in German and American History

March 01, 2007
All lectures to take place at the GHI (Washington, DC)