Press Room

November 01, 2017

DHI Washington feiert offizielle Einweihung des neuen Regionalbüros GHI West in Berkeley

30 Jahre nachdem es seine Türen in der amerikanischen Hauptstadt geöffnet hat, feiert das Deutsche Historische Institut Washington (DHI) die Ausweitung seiner Aktivitäten an die nordamerikanische... Read on

November 01, 2017

GHI Washington Inaugurates New Pacific Regional Office, GHI West, in Berkeley

30 years after opening its doors in the US capital, the German Historical Institute Washington (GHI) is expanding its operations to the West Coast. The GHI’s new Pacific Regional Office, GHI West,... Read on

October 26, 2017

Max Weber Stiftung is now accepting applications for travel grants to China

Max Weber Stiftung is now accepting applications for travel grants to china. The deadline for applications is December 3, 2017. Read on

October 20, 2017

GHI Bulletin Issue 61 (Fall 2017) published

GHI Bulletin Issue 59 (Fall 2016) has been published and is available online for download. The issue features a special forum on Diversity in German History, edited by Till van Rahden, Anthony... Read on

October 13, 2017

New Video Honoring the 30th Anniversary of the GHI

To mark our 30th anniversary, we took a look back at our history and asked several friends of the GHI to reflect on their experiences at the institute and on the GHI's role as a transatlantic bridge... Read on

October 10, 2017

GHI Director Simone Lässig Interviewed about Digitization and Digital Distribution of Historical Sources

Simone Lässig, director of the GHI, recently gave an interview to the German radio station Deutschlandfunk in which she discussed the digitization and digital distribution of historical sources. Read on

September 15, 2017

German History in Documents and Images Receives DFG Grant for Relaunch

In August 2017, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) awarded the GHI a generous grant in support of the relaunch of the German History and Documents and Images website. Read on

August 15, 2017

GHI Director Simone Lässig publishes new edited volume with IGDJ Director Miriam Rürup on "Space and Spatiality in Modern German-Jewish History"

Simone Lässig, director of the GHI, and Miriam Rürup, director of the Institut für die Geschichte der deutschen Juden, are co-editors of a new volume, "Space and Spatiality in Modern German-Jewish... Read on

August 01, 2017

The GHI is pleased to announce the launch of the "Gerda Henkel Lectures" for GHI West in cooperation the Gerda Henkel Stiftung

Starting in 2018, the Gerda Henkel Lectures will bring German historians to the West Coast where they will present their research at up to four different universities. Read on

July 14, 2017

John Eicher, GHI Visiting Fellow in the History of Migration, has won the 2017 D.C. Spriestersbach Dissertation Prize

John Eicher, GHI Visiting Fellow in the History of Migration, has won the 2017 D.C. Spriestersbach Dissertation Prize in the Humanities and Fine Arts for his dissertation “Now Too Much for Us: German... Read on