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October 15, 2015

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October 01, 2015

GHI Welcomes Simone Lässig as New Director

Simone Lässig has taken up her appointment as the new director of the GHI on October 1, 2015. Read on

September 01, 2015

New Publication: Fellow Tribesmen

Fellow Tribesmen: The Image of Native Americans, National Identity, and Nazi Ideology in Germany by Frank Usbeck (Technische Universität Dresden) published in GHI series Studies in German History with... Read on

July 16, 2015

GHI Director Hartmut Berghoff interviewed on the upcoming primary elections in the United States on hr2's Der Tag, July 16, 2015

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June 01, 2015

GHI Bulletin Supplement 11 (2015) Staging a Dream available online

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May 28, 2015

2015 Franz Steiner Prize for German-American Studies Awarded to Elisabeth Engel

On May 28th, 2015, the Franz Steiner Prize, offered biennially for the best German or English-language manuscript in transatlantic and North American studies, was awarded to GHI Research Fellow... Read on

May 06, 2015

Dane Kennedy writes about Laura Donohue's recent lecture on "The History of the Fourth Amendment" in the GHI's Spring Series on his AHA Today Blog

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled Section 215 of the Patriot Act illegal under federal law but did not rule on constitutionality. Dane Kennedy reports back on a recent seminar discussion... Read on

April 21, 2015

First lecture in Spring Series featured on AHA Today blog

Wolfgang Krieger's lecture on "Intelligence Services and Civil Liberties: Security and Privacy in Historical Perspective" in the GHI's Spring Series featured on AHA Today blog. Read on

April 01, 2015

GHI Bulletin Issue 56 (Spring 2015) published

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February 01, 2015

New Publication: The Science of Beauty

The Science of Beauty: Culture and Cosmetics in Modern Germany, 1750-1930, by Annelie Ramsbrock (Center for Contemporary Historical Research, Potsdam) published in the GHI series Worlds of Consumption... Read on