Lectures

Events 1998

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

Ernst Reuter: The Problem of Cold War Hagiography

December 10, 1998
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1998 Lecture Series)
Speaker: David E. Barclay, Kalamazoo College

Politics, "Race," and Gender: Lise Meitner and the Discovery of Nuclear Fission

December 03, 1998
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1998 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Ruth Lewin Sime, Sacramento City College

Friedrich Hecker: Revolution, Emigration, Commemoration

November 24, 1998
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1998 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Sabine Freitag, GHI London

Turning to the Atlantic: The Federal Republic’s Ideological Reorientation, 1945-1970 [Bulletin 25, Fall 1999, pp. 3-21]

November 12, 1998
12th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Anselm-Doering Manteuffel, University of Tübingen Commentator: Charles S. Maier, Harvard University
Commentator: Charles S. Maier, Harvard University

Mehr Sozialgeschichte Wagen [Bulletin 25, Fall 1999, pp. 22-28]

November 12, 1998
Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Charles S. Maier, Harvard University

Problems of a New Hitler Biography

November 05, 1998
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1998 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Ian Kershaw, University of Sheffield

"O Freunde, nicht diese Töne": Beethoven Biography as Propaganda

October 22, 1998
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1998 Lecture Series)
Speaker: David B. Dennis, Loyola University of Chicago

Was Rahel Varnhagen a Self-Hating Jew?

September 24, 1998
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1998 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Deborah Hertz, Sarah Lawrence College

Visions of Democracy and Consumption: The East German Revolution of 1989

June 11, 1998
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1998 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Uta G. Poiger, University of Washington

Speaker: Uta G. Poiger, University of Washington

May 26, 1998
Alois Mertes Memorial Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Sander L. Gilman, University of Chicago

Democractic Traditions in the Kaiserreich: The Problem of Continuities

May 14, 1998
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1998 Lecture Series)
Speaker: James J. Sheehan, Stanford University

Jews in the German Resistance

May 12, 1998
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1998 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Arnold Paucker, Leo Baeck Institute, London

Nation, Citizen, Society: Reflections on the German Revolution of 1848 after 150 Years

April 23, 1998
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1998 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Jonathan Sperber, University of Missouri

Eating the Bread of Liberty: Ordinary Germans and the Impact of the French Revolution

April 19, 1998
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1998 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Celia Applegate, University of Rochester

Before and After Hitler: Democratic Traditions in German History

March 26, 1998
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1998 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Fritz Stern, Columbia University