Press Room

May 25, 2017

GHI helps celebrate Horner Library bicentennial

For the last decade and more the GHI Washington has closely cooperated with the Joseph Horner Memorial Library in Philadelphia by granting fellowships for researchers to explore the library’s unique... Read on

March 21, 2017

The GHDI Relaunch and the New Editorial Board

The GHI is currently laying the groundwork for an ambitious relaunch of the German History in Documents and Images (GHDI) website. The relaunch will involve migrating the existing content to a new... Read on

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

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