Lectures

Events 2017

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

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)