Lectures

Events 2015

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

Helmut Schmidt Prize Lecture 2015: Austerity - Views of Chancellor Brüning's and President Hoover's Fiscal Policies from across the Atlantic, 1930-32

December 10, 2015
Award Presentation and Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Carl-Ludwig Holtfrerich (Freie Universität Berlin)

Capitalism and the Jews Revisited

November 12, 2015
Twenty-Ninth Annual Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Jerry Z. Muller (Catholic University of America)

German Unification Symposium 2015: The Challenges of Unified Germany

October 27, 2015
Lecture & Discussion at the GHI
Speaker: Gregor Gysi

Towards an Iconology of Medieval Studies: Approaches to Visual Narratives in Modern Scholarship

October 15, 2015
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Bernhard Jussen (University of Frankfurt)

Defining the Modern Metropolis: Universal Exhibitions from the Mid-Nineteenth to the Mid-Twentieth Century

October 03, 2015
DFG Leibniz Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Friedrich Lenger (Universität Gießen)

Between Recovery and Decline? Observations of an Economic Historian on the Obama Years and Beyond

June 18, 2015
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Hartmut Berghoff (GHI Washington)

Race and Place in the Age of Space

June 04, 2015
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Brenda Gayle Plummer (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Security, Privacy, and the German-American Relationship

June 04, 2015
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Loch K. Johnson (University of Georgia)

History Lived and History Written: Germany and the United States, 1945/55-2015

May 21, 2015
Sixth Gerald D. Feldman Memorial Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Charles Maier (Harvard University)

Freedom against Freedom: Swiss State Security in the Cold War Era-and Beyond

May 14, 2015
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Georg Kreis (University of Basel)

Jewish Consumer Cultures: An Overview of Current Research

May 07, 2015
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Gideon Reuveni (University of Sussex)

The History of the Fourth Amendment

April 23, 2015
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Laura K. Donohue (Georgetown University)

Parliamentary Oversight of Intelligence: The German Experience

April 02, 2015
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Wolfgang Krieger (University of Marburg)