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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

February 01, 2017

The GHI is currently seeking proposals for conferences and workshops to be held in the 2018/2019 academic year

The deadline for applying for funding for conferences to be held in the 2018/2019 academic year is June 15, 2017. 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

January 06, 2017

GHI Washington and UC Berkeley Sign Cooperation Agreement for GHI WEST

The German Historical Institute Washington DC is pleased to announce the establishment of its new West Coast branch office, GHI WEST. The new office will facilitate the GHI’s cooperation with scholars... Read on

December 23, 2016

GHI Launches new History of Knowledge Blog

This blog aims to serve as a venue for the exchange of ideas and information on the history of knowledge. Read on

December 19, 2016

The GHI has extended the deadline for applications from Germany-based scholars for the Gerda Henkel Postdoctoral Fellowship for Digital History

With the generous support of the Gerda Henkel Foundation, the GHI and the RRCHNM invite applications for a 12-month postdoctoral fellowship in digital history. Deadline for applications has been... Read on