October 02, 2018

German Heritage in Letters: Recovering the Hidden Stories of German Migration

The German Historical Institute is pleased to announce it has received funding from the “Deutschlandjahr USA” campaign of the German Federal Foreign Office to launch “German Heritage in Letters:... Read on

September 28, 2018

Association of German Historians Releases Statement on the Current Threats to Democracy

The 52nd Biennial Meeting of the Association of German Historians was held in Muenster from September 25 to 28 and focused on the theme of divided societies. Taking inspiration from the meeting, GHI... Read on

September 27, 2018

2018 Bucerius lecture features David Miliband (IRC) and Jutta Allmendinger (Thomas Mann Fellow)

David Miliband will give the 2018 Bucerius Lecture on October 17 at GHI West, the Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington, DC. David Miliband is the President and CEO of... Read on

September 25, 2018

Gerda Henkel Lecture Tours starts with with Uwe Lübken and Martina Kessel

GHI West, the Pacific Regional Office of the Germany Historical Institute, Washington DC, launched a new program today in cooperation with the Gerda Henkel Foundation. The Gerda Henkel Lecture Tours... Read on

August 27, 2018

Henry H. Arnhold, transatlantic bridge-builder and friend of the GHI, passes away at age 96

The GHI is saddened to learn about the recent death of Henry H. Arnhold, banker, philanthropist and friend of the GHI. Born in 1921 in Dresden/Germany as the fourth child of banker Heinrich Arnhold... Read on

July 27, 2018

GHI Bulletin Issue 62 (Spring 2018) published

GHI Bulletin Issue 62 (Spring 2018) has been published and is available online for download. The issue features articles by Lorraine Daston, Jörn Leonhard, Jennifer L. Jenkins, Bradley J. Nichols,... Read on

June 25, 2018

Ute Frevert, Chair of the GHI Academic Advisory Committee, talks about why we need more women in academia who speak up in an interview in Die Zeit

Professor Dr. Ute Frevert, chair of the GHI Academic Advisory Committee, talks about #immodestwomen and why we need more women in academia who speak up. Read on

June 13, 2018

New Video: Highlights from the Conference "Settlement and Unsettlement: The Ends of World War I and Their Legacies"

A new video showing highlights from the Max Weber Stiftung's Annual Conference which took place at the GHI Washington this year is now available on the conference page. Read on

June 06, 2018

“Entangling Pacific and Atlantic Worlds: Past and Present” Symposium Co-organized with the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, the GHI and ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius will co-organize a Symposium on "Entangling Pacific and Atlantic... Read on

May 16, 2018

New Publication: Our Frontier Is the World: The Boy Scouts in the Age of American Ascendancy

Former GHI Research Fellow Mischa Honeck recently published Our Frontier Is the World: The Boy Scouts in the Age of American Ascendancy. The book grew out of the research project he worked on while he... Read on