May 16, 2018

Former GHI Research Fellow Mischa Honeck Commented on the Recent Developments in the Boy Scouts Organization in the Washington Post's "Made by History"

Former GHI Research Fellow Mischa Honeck commented on the Boy Scouts of America change in policy to start admitting girls in the Washington Post's "Made by History." Read on

April 17, 2018

Kelly McCullough, GHDI project manager, talks with the TRAFO Blog about the project's forthcoming relaunch

Kelly McCullough, project manager for German History in Documents & Images (GHDI), talks with TRAFO Blog (a joint publication by the Max Weber Stiftung and the Forum Transregionale Studien) about the... Read on

April 16, 2018

Former GHI Research Fellow Ines Prodöhl appointed as an Associate Professor for Modern Economic History at the University of Bergen

Ines Prodöhl, who was a research fellow at the GHI from 2008 to 2017, will be joining the faculty of the University of Bergen in August 2018 as an Associate Professor for Modern Economic History.... Read on

March 28, 2018

GHI kicks off relaunch of its flagship project German History in Documents and Images

On April 1st, 2018 the GHI will begin work on the relaunch of its widely used website German History in Documents and Images (GHDI). Read on

March 16, 2018

The GHI is currently looking for interns for the month of April

The GHI is currently looking to for interns to start in the month of April. If interested, please inquire with Melanie Smaney ( Read on

March 15, 2018

Approaches to Peace After 1918: Historians Discuss Roots of Contemporary Conflicts at the GHI Washington

One hundred years after the end of World War I, 40 historians from 10 countries are meeting to discuss its long-term consequences at the German Historical Institute Washington. The conference... Read on

February 28, 2018

GHI Director Simone Lässig Publishes Article on Refugee Scholars in Special Issue of Social Research Journal

In her article, Simone Lässig analyzes scholarly rescue of Jewish emigre scholars to North America in the early 20th century and asks whether the mechanisms developed to aid endangered scholars and... Read on

February 21, 2018

Stern Prize Recipient Honored with Fraenkel Prize

Alice Weinreb, a 2010 recipient of Fritz Stern Dissertation Prize, has been awarded the 2017 Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History by the Wiener Library (London) for her book Modern Hungers: Food and... Read on

February 05, 2018

Max Weber Foundation Institutes Launch Transregional Conference Series on the History of Flight and Migration

Against the backdrop of ongoing current debates about global migration and its effects, the German Historical Institutes of Washington DC and London, together with the Max Weber Foundations newly... Read on

January 10, 2018

DFG features GHI conference "Knowledge in Flight" in its newsletter #DFGAktuell

The German Research Foundation (DFG) prominently featured our joint conference "Knowledge in Flight: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Scholar Rescue in North America", organized with the New School... Read on