Lectures

Events 2011

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

What Would Helmut Schmidt Do? Leadership in a Time of Crisis

December 15, 2011
Lecutre at the GHI
Speaker: Theo Sommer

2011 Helmut Schmidt Prize Lecture

December 08, 2011
Award presentation and lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Charles Maier (Harvard University)

Love and War. Or: How to Make Use of Transnational History for German Colonialism?

December 01, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Birthe Kundrus (Universität Hamburg)

Twenty-Fifth Annual Lecture of the German Historical Institute

November 10, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Mark Mazower (Columbia University)

Emotions in History

November 07, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speakers: Ute Frevert

Rethinking German Colonialism in a Global Age

November 03, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Sebastian Conrad (Freie Universität Berlin)

Tensions of Empire and the Production of Silence: Colonial Scandals in the German Empire at 1900

October 27, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Rebekka Habermas (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)

The Promiscuity of Facts: Barack Obama and Uncertain Knowledge

October 21, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Gary Alan Fine (Northwestern University)

Modern Colonialisms and Agrarian Anxieties: How Did Industrialization Matter?

October 20, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Kenneth Pomeranz (Univeristy of California, Irvine)

Germany Has Come of Age: Lessons from the Past and Worldwide Responsibilities

October 03, 2011
German Unification Symposium/Hertie Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Günter Nooke

Geteilte Geschichte: The Black Experiencein Germany and the U.S.

August 19, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Noah Sow

The Night Malcolm X spoke at the Oxford Union, England: Race Protest in the Subversive Special Relationship

June 09, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Stephen Tuck (University of Oxford)

Cash, Crops, War and Peace

June 02, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Patricia Clavin (Oxford University)

Black Expatriates and Civil Rights Activism in 1950/60s Ghana

May 26, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Kevin Gaines (University of Michigan)

Twelfth Gerd Bucerius Lecture

May 10, 2011
Lecture at the Willard InterContinental Hotel
Speaker: Gerhard Schröder

Legal Tradition and Economic Success

April 28, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Mathias Schmoeckel (University of Bonn)

Global Perspective on the Black Freedom Struggle

April 21, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Manfred Berg (University of Heidelberg)

Gerald D. Feldman Lecture

April 07, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Margaret Anderson (University of California Berkeley)

Bourgeois Radicals: The NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941-1960

March 24, 2011
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Carol Anderson (Emory University)