Press Room

September 14, 2018

New Book "Knowledge on the Move" Co-Edited by GHI Director Simone Lässig is Now Available

A new collection of essays, Wissen in Bewegung. Migration und globale Verflechtungen in der Zeitgeschichte seit 1945 [Knowledge on the Move: Migration and Global Interdependence in the History of... Read on

August 27, 2018

Henry H. Arnhold, transatlantic bridge-builder and friend of the GHI, passes away at age 96

The GHI is saddened to learn about the recent death of Henry H. Arnhold, banker, philanthropist and friend of the GHI. Born in 1921 in Dresden/Germany as the fourth child of banker Heinrich Arnhold... Read on

July 27, 2018

GHI Bulletin Issue 62 (Spring 2018) published

GHI Bulletin Issue 62 (Spring 2018) has been published and is available online for download. The issue features articles by Lorraine Daston, Jörn Leonhard, Jennifer L. Jenkins, Bradley J. Nichols,... Read on

June 25, 2018

Ute Frevert, Chair of the GHI Academic Advisory Committee, talks about why we need more women in academia who speak up in an interview in Die Zeit

Professor Dr. Ute Frevert, chair of the GHI Academic Advisory Committee, talks about #immodestwomen and why we need more women in academia who speak up. Read on

June 13, 2018

New Video: Highlights from the Conference "Settlement and Unsettlement: The Ends of World War I and Their Legacies"

A new video showing highlights from the Max Weber Stiftung's Annual Conference which took place at the GHI Washington this year is now available on the conference page. Read on

June 06, 2018

“Entangling Pacific and Atlantic Worlds: Past and Present” Symposium Co-organized with the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, the GHI and ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius will co-organize a Symposium on "Entangling Pacific and Atlantic... Read on

May 16, 2018

New Publication: Our Frontier Is the World: The Boy Scouts in the Age of American Ascendancy

Former GHI Research Fellow Mischa Honeck recently published Our Frontier Is the World: The Boy Scouts in the Age of American Ascendancy. The book grew out of the research project he worked on while he... Read on

May 16, 2018

Former GHI Research Fellow Mischa Honeck Commented on the Recent Developments in the Boy Scouts Organization in the Washington Post's "Made by History"

Former GHI Research Fellow Mischa Honeck commented on the Boy Scouts of America change in policy to start admitting girls in the Washington Post's "Made by History." Read on

April 17, 2018

Kelly McCullough, GHDI project manager, talks with the TRAFO Blog about the project's forthcoming relaunch

Kelly McCullough, project manager for German History in Documents & Images (GHDI), talks with TRAFO Blog (a joint publication by the Max Weber Stiftung and the Forum Transregionale Studien) about the... Read on

April 16, 2018

Former GHI Research Fellow Ines Prodöhl appointed as an Associate Professor for Modern Economic History at the University of Bergen

Ines Prodöhl, who was a research fellow at the GHI from 2008 to 2017, will be joining the faculty of the University of Bergen in August 2018 as an Associate Professor for Modern Economic History.... Read on