Press Room

June 07, 2017

GHI research fellow Kerstin von der Krone was awarded the The Joseph and Eva R. Dave Fellowship

GHI research fellow Kerstin von der Krone was awarded the The Joseph and Eva R. Dave Fellowship at the The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati (OH) for the... Read on

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

May 15, 2017

New Publication: Inventing the Silent Majority in Western Europe and the United States” Conservatism in the 1960s and 1970s

Anna von der Goltz and Britta Waldschmidt-Nelson’s edited volume in the GHI’s series with Cambridge University Press examines the unprecedented mobilization and transformation of conservative... Read on

April 28, 2017

New Publication: Bright Modernity: Color, Commerce, and Consumer Culture

Bright Modernity: Color, Commerce, and Consumer Culture, edited by Regina Lee Blaszczyk and Uwe Spiekermann (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), examines transatlantic and multidisciplinary dimensions of the... 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