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Dr. Sarah Beringer 
Head of Strategy & Communications
email beringer@ghi-dc.org
tel. (202) 387-3355

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Digital History

Fourth Annual Conference on Digital Humanities and Digital History at GHI Washington

In Washington versammeln sich vom 10. bis 12. Oktober über 40 Forscher*innen aus Europa und den USA am Deutschen Historischen Institut (DHI) um…

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Press Release

ERC Starting Grant for German Historical Institute Researcher

Dr. Jan C. Jansen, research fellow at the German Historical Institute Washington (GHI) was awarded a Starting Grant by the European Research Council,…

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History of the Americas & Transatlantic History

German Historical Institute and Franz Steiner Publishing House Honor Outstanding Research on Transatlantic Relations in Times of Isolationism

The German Historical Institute (GHI) Washington and the Franz Steiner Verlag in Stuttgart awarded the Franz Steiner Prize 2019 to Dr. Elisabeth…

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Press Release

Wie steht es um die Freiheit der Wissenschaft?

Welchen Nutzen und welche Relevanz Wissenschaft und Forschung haben und welche Arbeitsmarktchancen sich aus ihnen ergeben, sind Dauerfragen, die…

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German/European & Jewish History

Conference to Explore Experiences of Jewish Refugees and Other Forced Migrants in the Global South, 1940–1960

Against the backdrop of ongoing debates about global migration and its consequences, the German Historical Institute Washington and its Pacific…

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Global & Transregional History

Sarah Beringer talks with TRAFO blog about the recent GHI Conference "Entangling the Pacific & Atlantic Worlds: Past & Present"

The blog spotlighted the recent symposium “Entangling the Pacific & Atlantic Worlds: Past & Present” that took place March 25-27th 2019 at the GHI…

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German/European & Jewish History

Marion Deshmukh (1945-2019)

The German Historical Institute mourns the death of Marion Deshmukh, who passed away on April 13, 2019. Marion Deshmukh, who taught in the Department…

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German/European & Jewish History

GHI's new project "German Heritage in Letters" featured in Die Welt

GHI's new project "German Heritage in Letters" was featured in Die Welt. The project will create a digital collection of German-language…

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Digital History

GHI Director Simone Lässig invited to join the board for Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH)

GHI Director Simone Lässig is honored to join the board for Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH).

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History of Migration

GHI Director Simone Lässig invited to join the academic board of the Deutsches Schiffahrts Museum

GHI Director Simone Lässig is honored to join the academic board of the Deutsches Schiffahrts Museum/Leibniz-Institut für Maritime Geschichte (DSM) in…

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