Lectures

Events 1999

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

Nature and National Identity in Postwar West Germany

December 02, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Sandra Chaney, Erskine College

Fact, Fantasy, and German History

November 18, 1999
8th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Mary Fulbrook, University College London, Commentator: Konrad H. Jarausch, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Limits of Common Sense: (Post-) Postmodern Problems or Opportunities?

November 18, 1999
13th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Konrad H. Jarausch, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Heinrich Himmler and Landscape Planning in Nazi Germany

November 11, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn, University of Hannover

The Green Prince of Germany: The Gardens of Pückler-Muskau and the Late Romatic Landscape

October 26, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Linda Bryan Parshall, Dumbarton Oaks

Waldsterben: The Construction and Deconstruction of an Environmental Problem

October 12, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Franz-Josef Brüggemeier, University of Freiburg

The Environmental History of the Rhine River, 1815 to the Present

October 05, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Marc Cioc, University of California at Santa Cruz

“Conquests from Barbarism”: Taming Nature in Frederician Prussia

September 28, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: David Blackbourn, Harvard University

Germany’s Second Chance: Processes of Liberalization and Integration, 1950-1980

June 03, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Ulrich Herbert, University of Freiburg

Heimat, Barbed Wire, and “Papa’s Kino”: Memories of War on the Silver Screen in the 1950s

May 27, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Robert G. Moeller, University of California at Irvine

The New Left, the Sexual Revolution, and the Nazi Past

May 13, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Dagmar Herzog, Michigan State University

The Politics of Economic Decline in East Germany, 1949-1989

April 29, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Jeffrey Kopstein, University of Colorado at Boulder

The Marxist Counter-Narrative: The GDR as History and Historiography

April 08, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Konrad H. Jarausch, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

A Very Special Relationship: Bargaining Power in East German-Soviet Relations

March 10, 1999
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 1999 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Hope Harrison, Norwegian Nobel Institute