Lectures

Events 2008

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

Between Science and Politics: Economics and National Socialism

December 04, 2008
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2008 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Jan-Otmar Hesse (University of Göttingen)

The Economic Development of Germany in the 'Third Reich': A Comparison with the Post-World War II Period

November 20, 2008
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2008 Lecture Series)
Christoph Buchheim (University of Mannheim)

Inaugural Lecture Hartmut Berghoff

November 14, 2008
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Hartmut Berghoff (Director GHI)

The Natural Sciences and Democratic Practices: Albert Einstein, Fritz Haber, Max Planck

November 13, 2008
22nd Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Margit Szöllösi-Janze (University of Cologne), Commentator: Cathryn Carson (University of California, Berkeley)

Commercial Advertising in Nazi Germany

November 06, 2008
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2008 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Pamela Swett (McMaster University)

Franz Steiner Prize Award 2010

October 13, 2008
Stuttgart

The Peaceful Revolution of 1989 - German Unification Symposium at the GHI

October 03, 2008
Speaker: Marianne Birthler (Bundesbeauftragte für die Unterlagen des Staatssicherheitsdienstes der ehemaligen DDR)

Corporate Freedom of Action in Nazi Germany

September 18, 2008
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2008 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Peter Hayes (Northwestern University)

Enticement and Deprivation: Consumption under Hitler

September 18, 2008
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2008 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Hartmut Berghoff (GHI)

Human Dignity and Freedom of the Press - Ninth Gerd Bucerius Lecture

September 11, 2008
Lecture at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel, Washington DC
Speaker: Jutta Limbach (Former Chief Judge, German Supreme Court and former President of the Goethe-Institut)

Terrorism - Yesterday and Today

June 05, 2008
Lecture at the GHI
Speakers: Stefan Aust (Editor-in-Chief, Der Spiegel, 1994-2008), Bruce Hoffmann (Georgetown University)

Hitler's Black Victims: Black Resistance and Oppression under Nazism

May 22, 2008
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2008 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Clarence Lusane (American University)

"I Prefer Panthers to Pigs": German Students, Black Panther GIs and the 1970/71 Racial Crisis in the 7th Army

May 08, 2008
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2008 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Maria Höhn (Vassar College)

Booker T. Washington, Tuskegee Institute and the German Empire: Race and Cotton in the Black Atlantic

April 24, 2008
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2008 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Andrew Zimmerman (George Washington University)

Black Germans, Photography and the 'Evidence' of History

April 17, 2008
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2008 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Tina Campt (Duke University)

Of Borderstates and Leeches: Ottilie Assing and the Douglasses

March 13, 2008
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2008 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Maria Diedrich (Universität Münster)