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February 05, 2018

Max Weber Foundation Institutes Launch Transregional Conference Series on the History of Flight and Migration

Against the backdrop of ongoing current debates about global migration and its effects, the German Historical Institutes of Washington DC and London, together with the Max Weber Foundations newly... Read on

January 15, 2018

New Publication: The Ethics of Seeing: Photography and Twentieth-Century German History

The Ethics of Seeing, edited by Jennifer Evans, Paul Betts, and Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann and published by by Berghahn Books in the GHI's series "Studies in German History," brings together an... Read on

January 10, 2018

DFG features GHI conference "Knowledge in Flight" in its newsletter #DFGAktuell

The German Research Foundation (DFG) prominently featured our joint conference "Knowledge in Flight: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Scholar Rescue in North America", organized with the New School... Read on

January 04, 2018

New Video: Knowledge in Flight Multidisciplinary: Perspectives on Scholar Rescue in North America

A video is now available for the conference "Knowledge in Flight Multidisciplinary: Perspectives on Scholar Rescue in North America." Organized by The German Historical Institute, The Leo Baeck... Read on

December 19, 2017

New Publication: Beyond the Racial State: Rethinking Nazi Germany

The German Historical Institute is pleased to announce the publication of “Beyond the Racial State: Rethinking Nazi Germany,” edited by GHI Research Fellow Richard F. Wetzell together with Mark... Read on

December 15, 2017

GHI Bulletin Supplement 13 "Forging Bonds Across Borders: Transatlantic Collaborations for Women’s Rights and Social Justice in the Long Nineteenth Century" available online

The GHI's latest Bulletin Supplement "Forging Bonds Across Borders: Transatlantic Collaborations for Women’s Rights and Social Justice in the Long Nineteenth Century" is available online. Read on

December 08, 2017

Video: The Knowledge of/about Migrants: Preconceptions, Misconceptions, Limits

Thirty years after opening its doors in the US capital, the German Historical Institute Washington (GHI) has expanded its operations to the Pacific Coast. The opening of our new Pacific Regional... Read on

December 04, 2017

Former GHI Research Fellow Ines Prodöhl interviewed on NPR about her research on soy beans

Despite becoming the most widely grown crop in the United States, the soy bean does not have the same visibility or cultural relevance as crops like corn or wheat. In an interview on NPR, former GHI... Read on

November 14, 2017

GHI awarded 2-year grant by the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius for German History in Documents and Images

The German Historical Institute (GHI) was recently awarded a generous two-year grant from the Hamburg-based ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius. The grant will help transform the German History in... Read on

November 10, 2017

The 2017 Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize awarded to Bradley Nichols

The 2017 Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize was awarded to Bradley J. Nichols (Virginia Tech). The award ceremony took place at the 26th Annual Symposium of the Friends of the German Historical Institute... Read on