Lectures

Events 2000

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

Race, Reproduction, and Transatlantic Negotiations of Nationality: African-American Occupation Children in Postwar Germany

December 07, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Heide Fehrenbach, Emory University

Political Religion in Modern Germany: Reflections on Nationalism, Socialism, and National Socialism

November 09, 2000
14th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Wolfgang Hardtwig, Humboldt University of Berlin, Commentator: Jane Caplan (Bryn Mawr College)

Politics, Religion, and Ideology

November 09, 2000
9th Annual Lecture of the GHI
Speaker: Jane Caplan, Bryn Mawr College

German and American Soldiers in World War II: The Boundaries of Combat

November 02, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Gerald F. Linderman, University of Michigan

The Magic Garden of the European Naturalists: Science and Pleasure in the Enlightenment.

October 31, 2000
Keynote speech at the workshop Magic Meets Enlightenment? New Types of Discourse in America and Germany, 18th and 19th Centuries.
Speaker: Johanna Geyer-Kordesch (University of Glasgow)

Competing Modernities: Americans, Germany, and the Atlantic Progressive Connection, 1900-1930

October 19, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Daniel T. Rodgers, Princeton University

Competing Modernities: Americans, Germany, and the Atlantic Progressive Connection, 1900-1930

October 19, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Daniel T. Rodgers, Princeton University

Nation as Plantation: Colonial Fantasies in Precolonial Germany

October 12, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Susanne Zantopp, Dartmouth College

Nation as Plantation: Colonial Fantasies in Precolonial Germany

October 12, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Susanne Zantopp, Dartmouth College

Shareholder Democracy: The United States and Germany in the Nineteenth Century

September 21, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Colleen A. Dunlavy, University of Wisconsin

The Ford Foundation, Germany, and the Congress of Cultural Freedom

September 16, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Fall 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Volker Berghahn, Columbia University

The Generation of Memory: The Memory Boom at the End of the Twentieth Century

June 01, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Jay Winter, Pembroke College, Cambridge

Paintings and Prints Reconsidered: On Historical Representation in Early Nineteenth-Century France

May 18, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Stephen Bann, University of Kent at Canterbury

Screening the Cultural Other: Images of Jews in German Film

May 03, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Frank Stern, Georgetown University

Seeing Is Not Believing: Some Philosophical and Practical Problems of Images for Historians

April 25, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Timothy Burke, Swarthmore College

Telling Tales on Canvas: Landscape of Frontier Change

April 14, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: William Cronon, University of Wisconsin at Madison

The Dissolution of the Third Reich: Crisis Management and Collapse, 1943-1945

April 04, 2000
Lecture of the Friends of the GHI
Speaker: Hans Mommsen, University of Bochum

What Makes a Capital? Washington-Berlin.

March 30, 2000
Keynote address at the conference Berlin-Washington, 1800-2000: Capital Cities, Cultural Representation, and National Identities.
Speaker: Jane Kramer (The New Yorker)

Seeing the Evidence: Considering the History of Visual Culture for the Masses

March 09, 2000
Lecture at the GHI (Spring 2000 Lecture Series)
Speaker: Vanessa Schwartz, American University

Back to Nature and Forward to the Machine

February 21, 2000
Lecture presented to a delegation of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) at a forum on the history of the environment organized by the GHI and Science Division of the German Embassy
Speaker: Christof Mauch (GHI)