Lectures

Events 2010

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

From the Nose Job to Face Transplants: A History of the Authentic Face

November 18, 2010
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Sander Gilman (Emory University, Atlanta)

Twenty-Fourth Annual Lecture of the GHI

November 11, 2010
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger

The Fate of the Earth Revisited: Nuclear Dangers Then and Now

November 05, 2010
Speakers: Jonathan Schell, Frida Berrigan (New America Foundation, New York, NY), and Philipp Gassert (University of Augsburg)

Beauty Shop Politics: African American Entrepreneurs and Activism in the 20th Century

October 28, 2010
Speaker: Tiffany M. Gill (University of Texas, Austin)

Struggling for Beauty: Body Aesthetics and Social Conflicts in Modern History

October 14, 2010
Speaker: Thomas Kühne (Clark University, Worcester)

1990 - 2010: The Unfinished Business of Unifying Europe

October 04, 2010
German Unification Symposium/Hertie Lecture 2010
Speaker: Wolfgang Ischinger

Masculinity and its Commercialization

September 23, 2010
Speaker: Jürgen Martschukat (Universität Erfurt)

Multinationals and Globalization: Engines of Growth, or Drivers of Inequality?

June 10, 2010
Speaker: Geoffrey Jones (Harvard Business School)

Population, Food, and Health: Global Problems in the Twentieth Century

May 20, 2010
Speaker: Alison Bashford (University of Sydney/Harvard University)

Critical Junctures of Globalization: Conceptualization and Examples

May 06, 2010
Speaker: Matthias Middell (Universität Leipzig)

Gerald D. Feldman Lecture: Writing the History of Capitalism

April 29, 2010
Speaker: Jürgen Kocka (Free University, Berlin)

The World Historical in China's Twentieth Century: Perspectives on Globalization and Globality

April 15, 2010
Speaker: Rebecca E. Karl (New York University)

German Federal Minister of Education and Research Visits the GHI

February 18, 2010
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Annette Schavan