Press Room

March 17, 2017

GHI Research Fellow Jan Jansen interviewed along with his co-author Jürgen Osterhammel about their recent book on Decolonization

Princeton University Press Blog interviewed GHI Research Fellow Jan Jansen along with his co-author Jürgen Osterhammel about their recent book on Decolonization. Read on

March 15, 2017

GHI Research Fellow Jan Jansen publishes "Decolonization: A Short History" with Jürgen Osterhammel

GHI Research Fellow Jan Jansen along with Jürgen Osterhammel recently published "Decolonization: A Short History" (Princeton University Press, 2017). Read on

March 13, 2017

German Historical Institute Washington DC receives Volkswagen Foundation Grant for its Branch Office GHI West in Berkeley

The German Historical Institute Washington DC (GHI) has received a research grant of €243,000 from the Volkswagen Foundation, one of Germany’s most important non-profit foundations. The grant will... Read on

March 13, 2017

New Concept for the GHI’s Steiner Prize

The German Historical Institute Washington DC – in cooperation with the Franz Steiner Verlag - has concluded a conceptual revision of the Steiner Prize for German-American Studies in which the prize... Read on

February 08, 2017

New Publication: Thieves in Court: The Making of the German Legal System in the Nineteenth Century

Thieves in Court: The Making of the German Legal System in the Nineteenth Century by Rebekka Habermas and translated by Kathleen Mitchell Dell'Orto is the latest volume the Publications of the German... Read on

February 06, 2017

Dr. Raimund Lammersdorf, former GHI Research Fellow from 1997 to 2002, passes away at the age of 56

On January 28, 2017, former GHI research fellow Dr. Raimund Lammersdorf died of cancer at the age of 56. Dr. Lammersdorf joined the GHI in 1997 and stayed on until 2002. From his student days onward,... Read on

February 02, 2017

German Historical Institute Washington opens Branch Office “GHI WEST“ at the University of California, Berkeley

On February 1, 2017, the German Historical Institute Washington opened GHI WEST, a branch office located on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley. In collaboration with the UC... Read on

January 16, 2017

New Publication: Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Fear and the Cold War of the 1980s

Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Fear and the Cold War of the 1980s, edited by Eckart Conze, Martin Klimke, and Jeremy Varon, is available from the Publications of the German Historical Institute series with... Read on

January 11, 2017

GHI Research Fellow Mischa Honeck published a commentary on Obama's legacy in der Tagesspiegel

In an article in Tagesspiegel's Causa, Mischa Honeck considers the impact of Obama's presidency on racism in America. Although initially hailed as a symbol of a post-racial society, Obama's presidency... Read on

January 06, 2017

GHI WEST hosting the first Bucerius Young Scholars Forum

GHI WEST will be hosting the Bucerius Young Scholars Forum, a new program designed to bring together young researchers from Germany, Europe and North America at its new base at the University of... Read on