December 20, 2018

GHI Director Simone Lässig Selected to Join the Expert Commission for the “Nationale Forschungsdateninfrastruktur”

The NFDI is an initiative spearheaded by the DFG and the GWK to set standards in data management and as a digital, regionally distributed and networked knowledge repository to sustainably secure and... Read on

December 11, 2018

Deadline extended to Feb 1, 2019 for the GHI West Tandem Fellowship in the History of Migration

The GHI has extended the deadline for its Binational Visiting Fellow Tandem at GHI West to February 1, 2019. Read on

December 08, 2018

New Publication: Explorations and Entanglements: Germans in Pacific Worlds from the Early Modern Period to World War I

Explorations and Entanglements: Germans in Pacific Worlds from the Early Modern Period to World War I, edited by Hartmut Berghoff, Frank Biess, and Ulrike Strasser, is available from Berghahn Books in... Read on

December 07, 2018

New Book "Knowledge on the Move" Co-Edited by GHI Director Simone Lässig is Now Available

A new collection of essays, Wissen in Bewegung. Migration und globale Verflechtungen in der Zeitgeschichte seit 1945 [Knowledge on the Move: Migration and Global Interdependence in the History of... Read on

November 27, 2018

New Publication: Settlers as Conquerors: Free Land Policy in Antebellum America

Settlers as Conquerors: Free Land Policy in Antebellum America by Julius Wilm is available from the Franz Steiner Verlag in GHI’s series “Transatlantische Historische Studien.” Read on

November 07, 2018

New Publication: Turkish Germans in the Federal Republic of Germany: Immigration, Space, and Belonging, 1961-1990

Turkish Germans in the Federal Republic of Germany: Immigration, Space, and Belonging, 1961-1990 by Sarah Thomsen Vierra is available from Cambridge University Press in the “Publications of the German... Read on

November 05, 2018

GHI Bulletin Issue 63 (Fall 2018) published

GHI Bulletin Issue 63 (Fall 2018) has been published and is available online for download. The issue features an article by Jürgen Kocka on "Karl Marx and the History of Capitalism" and a special... Read on

October 30, 2018

Celebrating One Year GHI West in Berkeley

The GHI Washington’s Pacific Regional Office has quickly established itself as trans-regional hub for historical research and cooperation Read on

October 30, 2018

Video: What is in a Category? Telling Economic Migrants & Political Refugees Apart

David Miliband, President and CEO of the IRC, gave the Bucerius Lecture at GHI West, the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington. Read on

October 29, 2018

Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann, member of GHI West's advisory committee, looks at Berlin after Word War II in a new article in the FAZ

Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann, member of GHI West's advisory committee, looks at Berlin after Word War II in a new article in the FAZ. If you are in Berkeley, you can listen to Prof. Hoffmann give a lecture... Read on