Lectures

Events 2013

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

Emancipation through Colonization: Brazil and Cuba

December 12, 2013
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Ursula Prutsch (University of Munich)

How Americans Raise their Children: Generational Relations over Two Hundred Years

November 14, 2013
Twenty-Seventh Annual Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Paula S. Fass (University of California, Berkeley)

The ‘Other' Emancipation of the 1860s: Freeing Russia's Serfs

November 07, 2013
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Peter Kolchin (University of Delaware)

Helmut Schmidt Prize Lecture 2013

October 24, 2013
Award Presentation and Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Mary Nolan (New York University)

Prussian Emancipation: The Revolution Against Serfdom in Germany and Its Atlantic Afterlives

October 10, 2013
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Andrew Zimmerman (George Washington University)

German Unification Symposium/Hertie Lecture 2013

October 03, 2013
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Konrad Jarausch

Martin's Dream: The Global Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

September 19, 2013
Lecture and Exhibition Opening at the GHI
Speaker: Clayborne Carson (Stanford University)

Does Memory Matter in Politics?

September 12, 2013
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Bernd Faulenbach (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)

Policy and Process: How the Slaves Became Free in America

September 05, 2013
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: David Blight (Yale University)

"The lost decade": The Debt Crisis of the 1980s and the Reaction of the International Community

July 02, 2013
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Laura Rischbieter (GHI)

A Common Solution: Bailouts in History

June 27, 2013
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Robert E. Wright (Augustana College)

States vs. Banks: Debt and Crises in the Twentieth Century

June 06, 2013
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Moritz Schularick (University of Bonn)

Sovereign Debt as a Problem of Modern Societies

May 23, 2013
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Hans-Peter Ullmann (University of Cologne)

From Made in Italy to Made in China: A European Story, 1960-2010

May 09, 2013
Fourth Gerald D. Feldman Memorial Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Victoria de Grazia (Columbia University)

America's Right: Conservatism and U.S. History

April 18, 2013
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Julian Zelizer (Princeton University)

Land of Extremes: German History in the 20th Century, an Interpretation

April 04, 2013
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Ulrich Herbert (University of Freiburg)