Lectures

Events 2017

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

Writing in Stressful Times: The Anxieties of Authorship During the Reformation

December 07, 2017
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Ann Blair (Harvard University)

26th Annual Symposium of the Friends of the GHI

November 10, 2017
Award of the Fritz Stern Prize at the GHI

31st Annual Lecture of the GHI

November 09, 2017
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Lorraine Daston (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)

Remembering and Forgetting the Reformation, 1517-2017

November 02, 2017
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Jesse Spohnholz (Washington State University)

The Knowledge of Migrants, Knowledge about Migrants: Preconceptions, Misconceptions, and the Limits of Knowledge

November 01, 2017
Lecture at Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life at UC Berkeley
Speaker: Armin Nassehi (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Conscience, Authority, and the Right of Resistance: How Religious Choice Framed the Individual and the State System

October 19, 2017
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Thomas Maissen (Deutsches Historisches Institut Paris)

German Unification Symposium 2017

October 12, 2017
German Unification Symposium Lecture at the GHI

Funny Numbers: Unruly Outcomes of Data-Driven Management

June 01, 2017
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Theodore M. Porter (UCLA)

Colonial Germans and Slavery on the Eve of the American Revolution: The Case of Ebenezer

May 18, 2017
Eighth Gerald Feldman Memorial Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: James Van Horn Melton (Emory University)

Springs Eternal: Youth, Age, and Global Histories of Rejuvenation

May 11, 2017
Keynote Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: David M. Pomfret (University of Hong Kong)

The Rise of the Digital Society: Computers in Socialist and Democratic Cold War Germany

May 04, 2017
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Frank Bösch (Universität Potsdam)

The Luther Decade and Reformation Quincentenary: A First Assessment

April 20, 2017
Lecture at GHI West
Speaker: Hartmut Lehmann

Dial-up: A Grassroots History of Social Media

April 20, 2017
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Kevin Driscoll (University of Virginia)

Inclusion, Exclusion, and Computer Technology

April 06, 2017
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Elizabeth Petrick (New Jersey Institute of Technology)

A Social History of the Computer Revolution

March 23, 2017
Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Nathan Ensmenger (Indiana University)

Germany as an Immigration Country: Labor Migration and the Refugee Influx

February 28, 2017
Lecture at GHI West (201 Moses Hall, UC Berkeley)
Speaker: Cornelia Schu, Managing Director of the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration (SVR) and Director of the Expert Council’s Research Unit

Mapping Entanglements: Missionary Knowledge in Colonial Times

February 10, 2017
Keynote Lecture at the GHI
Speaker: Rebekka Habermas (Universität Göttingen)