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Dr. Sarah Beringer 
Head of Strategy & Communications
tel. (202) 387-3355

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Pacific Office

GHI Washington and UC Berkeley Sign Cooperation Agreement for GHI WEST

The German Historical Institute Washington DC is pleased to announce the establishment of its new West Coast branch office, GHI WEST. The new office…

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German/European & Jewish History

GHI helps celebrate Horner Library bicentennial

For the last decade and more the GHI Washington has closely cooperated with the Joseph Horner Memorial Library in Philadelphia by granting fellowships…

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History of Knowledge

GHI Launches new History of Knowledge Blog

Knowledge does not simply exist, awaiting discovery and use. Knowledge is produced, adapted, forgotten, rejected, superseded, expanded, reconfigured,…

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GHI hosts Closing Event of DAAD 25th Anniversary Conference

On December 10, 2016, the GHI welcomed the participants of the 25th anniversary conference of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Together…

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Digital History

GHI Director Simone Lässig gives presentation on Digital Humanities at Clarin-D Forum at the Hamburg Staatsbibliothek

The digital turn in historical research is an important yet controversial issue that is widely discussed within the field. The GHI is addressing…

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Pacific Office

GHI West: GHI Washington will open branch office at UC Berkeley in 2017

Partners of the GHI have long pointed out how much historical research in Germany and North America would profit from a GHI presence on North…

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History of Migration

Historikerverband journal VHD devotes whole issue to GHI conference "Wissen auf der Flucht"

On December 17, 2015, the GHI, together with the Historikerverband, the American Academy and the Max Weber Stiftung, hosted the Conference "Wissen auf…

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History of the Americas & Transatlantic History

GHI Research Fellow Mischa Honeck published a commentary on U.S. presidential election in Tagesspiegel

In an article in Tagesspiegel's Causa, Mischa Honeck considers the current divisions in U.S. society and questions whether it is even possible for…

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