Lectures

Events 2016

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

Kernwissen: Nuclear Information and the Germans, 1939-1949

December 08, 2016
Keynote Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Michael Gordin (Princeton University)

Benchmark Europe: Liberalism and Cultural Nationalism in the United States, 1900-1930

November 10, 2016
30th Annual Lecture at the GHI
Adelheid von Saldern (Leibniz Universität Hannover)

Toward a Spatial Narrative of the 1935 Harlem Riot: Mapping and Storytelling after the Geospatial Turn

October 20, 2016
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Stephen Robertson (George Mason University)

1990: An Epochal Break in German History?

September 28, 2016
German Unification Symposium Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Martin Sabrow (ZZF)

Investing in America: The Historical Perennial of Immigration and Assimilation

June 16, 2016
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Alan Kraut (American University)

German History as Global History: The Case of Coffee in the 20th Century

May 19, 2016
Seventh Gerald D. Feldman Memorial Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Dorothee Wierling (Forschungsstelle für Zeitgeschichte in Hamburg)

Measuring Human Needs: Statistics, Humanitarianism, and the Politics of Famine in Modern India

May 05, 2016
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Anindita Nag (German Historical Institute Washington)

Mothers of the Matrix - Anna, Fredrika and Ray: Forging Bonds of Feminist Activism

April 28, 2016
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Margaret McFadden (Appalachian State University)

Handling Big Numbers: The Logistics of Granaries and Famine Relief

March 31, 2016
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Monika Dommann (University of Zurich)

Pure Numbers - Dirty Habits: Defining the Standard of Living in the Early German Hygienic Movement

March 10, 2016
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Bernhard Kleeberg (University of Basel)