Projects, A-Z

Explore all the research projects at the GHI (organized alphabeticaly by lead researcher).
 

GERMAN/EUROPEAN & JEWISH HISTORY | HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS & TRANSATLANTIC HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE | HISTORY OF MIGRATION | Digital History

German Heritage in Letters

German Heritage in Letters is a project to create a digital collection of German-language correspondence currently held in private hands, by archives, by special collection libraries, museums, and other institutions.

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GERMAN/EUROPEAN & JEWISH HISTORY | DIGITAL HISTORY

German History in Documents and Images

GHDI is a comprehensive collection of primary source materials documenting Germany's political, social, and cultural history from 1500 to the present.

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GERMAN/EUROPEAN & JEWISH HISTORY | DIGITAL HISTORY

German History Intersections

The German History Intersections project is a transatlantic initiative that will begin by examining three broad themes – German identity; migration; and knowledge and education – over as many as five centuries.

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GLOBAL & TRANSREGIONAL HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE

Interaction and Knowledge in the Pacific Region: Entanglements and Disentanglements

A project funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research (March 2019 – February 2022)

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German/European & Jewish History | Global & Transregional History | History of Knowledge

"Remnants Saved from the Fire": A Transnational History of Jewish Ceremonial Objects after 1945

Anna-Carolin Augustin

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History of the Americas & Transatlantic History | History of Knowledge

United in States of Uncertainty: Insurers and the Risks of the Emerging American Nation

Elisabeth Engel

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HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS & TRANSATLANTIC HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE

Politicizing Science: The Stem Cell Debates

Axel Jansen

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DIGITAL HISTORY | HISTORY OF MIGRATION | HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS & TRANSATLANTIC HISTORY

Text Mining America’s German-Language Newspapers, 1830-1914: Processing Germanness

Jana Keck

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GERMAN/EUROPEAN & JEWISH HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE

In Pursuit of Knowing: Nineteenth-Century Jewish Education and the Transformation of Jewish Knowledge

Kerstin von der Krone

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GERMAN/EUROPEAN & JEWISH HISTORY | GLOBAL & TRANSREGIONAL HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE | HISTORY OF MIGRATION

Family and Enterprise in the Age of Industry: The Arnholds, 1808-2000

Simone Lässig

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GERMAN/EUROPEAN & JEWISH HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE

Coping with Disruptive Change: Jews, Middle Class Culture, and Social Transformation in Germany, 1800-1860

Simone Lässig

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GLOBAL & TRANSREGIONAL HISTORY | HISTORY OF MIGRATION

History in Limbo. Airport transit zones between global mobility and local order, 1945-2000

Carolin Liebisch-Gümüş

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HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS & TRANSATLANTIC HISTORY | HISTORY OF MIGRATION

Land of Dollars: Money in the Minds of American Immigrants, 1870-1935

Atiba Pertilla

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HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS & TRANSATLANTIC HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE

Panamericana: Transcontinental Mobility Infrastructures and the Cooperation AmongExperts in the Americas, c. 1870-1970

Mario Peters

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HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS & TRANSATLANTIC HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE

Children by Choice? A Transnational History of Family Planning in West Germany and the U.S.

Claudia Roesch

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GLOBAL & TRANSREGIONAL HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE

"A Boatful of Knowlegde" - Social Reform and Global Communication in the Early 19th Century

Claudia Roesch

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GLOBAL & TRANSREGIONAL HISTORY | History of Knowledge | HISTORY OF MIGRATION

Knowledge about Mountains and Forests: Discourses and Transfer Practices in the Mining and Forestry Sciences – A Comparison of Central Europe and North America (1860-1960)

Swen Steinberg

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GLOBAL & TRANSREGIONAL HISTORY | HISTORY OF MIGRATION

Faces of Fear: A Global History of Anti-Chinese Stereotypes

Sören Urbansky

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GERMAN/EUROPEAN & JEWISH HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE

Earth Matters: Between Terrestrial and Social Scales

Andrea Westermann

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GLOBAL & TRANSREGIONAL HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE | History of Knowledge

The Atacama Mining Desert as a Landscape of Enrichment, Migration, and Geopolitics

Andrea Westermann

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GERMAN/EUROPEAN & JEWISH HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE

The Politics of Punishment: Penal Reform in Modern Germany, 1870-1970

Richard F. Wetzell

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GERMAN/EUROPEAN & JEWISH HISTORY | HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE

Racial Science and Nazi Biopolitics

Richard F. Wetzell

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Digital History | HISTORY OF MIGRATION | History of the Americas & Transatlantic History

Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies, 1720 to the Present

Collaborative research project (2010-2016) that explores the entrepreneurial and economic capacity of immigrants by investigating the German-American example in the United States.

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German/European & Jewish History | History of Knowledge

Innovation through Tradition? Jewish Educational Media and Cultural Transformation in the Face of Modernity Religion, Knowledge, and Education as Key Elements of Socio-Cultural Transformation

German-Israeli cooperative research project bringing that investigates the transformation of Jewish daily life through the prism of its central spaces of teaching, learning and knowledge.

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Digital History | HISTORY OF MIGRATION | History of the Americas & Transatlantic History

Transatlantic Perspectives: Europe in the Eyes of European Immigrants to the United States, 1930-1980

A four year research project (2010-2014) that explores the role of European migrants in transatlantic exchange processes during the mid-twentieth century.

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