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June 19, 2019

New Publication: Consumer Engineering, 1920s–1970s: Marketing between Expert Planning and Consumer Responsiveness

In the middle of the twentieth century, a new class of marketing expert emerged beyond the familiar ad men of Madison Avenue. Working as commercial designers, consumer psychologists, sales managers,... Read on

June 14, 2019

German Historical Institute and Franz Steiner Publishing House Honor Outstanding Research on Transatlantic Relations in Times of Isolationism

The GHI and the Franz Steiner Verlag in Stuttgart awarded the Franz Steiner Prize 2019 to Dr. Elisabeth Piller for her dissertation manuscript “Re-Winning American Hearts and Minds – German Public... Read on

June 11, 2019

GHI Bulletin Issue 64 (Spring 2019) published

GHI Bulletin Issue 64 (Spring 2019) has been published and is available online for download. The issue features an articles by Paul Nolte on “A Different Sort of Neoliberalism? Making Sense of German... Read on

June 06, 2019

Wie steht es um die Freiheit der Wissenschaft?

Welchen Nutzen und welche Relevanz Wissenschaft und Forschung haben und welche Arbeitsmarktchancen sich aus ihnen ergeben, sind Dauerfragen, die jedoch in den letzten Jahren an Brisanz gewonnen haben,... Read on

May 17, 2019

Conference to Explore Experiences of Jewish Refugees and Other Forced Migrants in the Global South, 1940–1960

gainst the backdrop of ongoing debates about global migration and its consequences, the German Historical Institute Washington and its Pacific regional office have organized a series of conferences on... Read on

May 15, 2019

New Publication: Gustav Stresemann: The Crossover Artist

As a foreign minister and chancellor of Weimar Germany, Gustav Stresemann is a familiar figure for students of German history – one who, for many, embodied the best qualities of German interwar... Read on

April 30, 2019

New Publication: War and Childhood in the Era of the Two World Wars

The studies collected in this volume, edited by Mischa Honeck and James Marten and published in the GHI's series with Cambridge University Press, show how the engagement of children and youth with war... Read on

April 26, 2019

Sarah Beringer talks with TRAFO blog about the recent GHI Conference "Entangling the Pacific & Atlantic Worlds: Past & Present"

The blog spotlighted the recent symposium “Entangling the Pacific & Atlantic Worlds: Past & Present” that took place March 25-27th 2019 at the GHI Washington’s Pacific Regional Office at UC Berkeley... Read on

April 18, 2019

Marion Deshmukh (1945-2019)

The German Historical Institute mourns the death of Marion Deshmukh, who passed away on April 13, 2019. Marion Deshmukh, who taught in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason... Read on

April 03, 2019

GHI Research Fellow Kerstin von der Krone Published Article in a New Volume on German-Jewish Bible Scholarship

Kerstin von der Krone, research fellow at the GHI, has just published a chapter in the collective volume Deutsch-jüdische Bibelwissenschaft: Historische, exegetische und theologische Perspektiven... Read on