German Historical Institute London

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Seminars and Lectures

The GHIL regularly holds seminars and lectures on topics of general interest to British and German historians. Seminars are held Tuesdays at 5.30pm during term time. Seminar papers are normally presented in English; knowledge of the German language is not necessary for participation.

28 October

MARTIN DAUNTON (CAMBRIDGE)
Money, Trade and Identity: Britain and the Post-War Order

11 November

RAVI VASUDEVAN (DELHI)
Making Cinema `Useful’: Pedagogies and Publics in India, c 1920- 1960

GHIL in cooperation with the Transnational Research Group – India

2 December

BIRGIT STUDT (FREIBURG)
Heroism in Late Medieval Burgundy

16 December

REBEKKA VON MALLINCKRODT (BREMEN)
There are No Slaves in Prussia?

Seminars are held at 5.30 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the German Historical Institute.
Tea is served from 5.00 p.m. in the Common Room, and wine is available after the seminars.

Guided tours of the Library are available before each seminar at 4.30 p.m.

Previous Seminars

Public Lectures

4 November
(5.30pm)

BIRTHE KUNDRUS (HAMBURG)
Ignorance, Indifference, Inaction? The Volksgemeinschaft and the Holocaust

GHIL in cooperation with the Faculty of History, University of Oxford

27 November
(5.30pm)

JULIA ANGSTER (MANNHEIM)
The End of Modern Statehood? Globalization and the Nation-State

GHIL in cooperation with the Institute of Historical Research, University of London

Previous Public Lectures

 

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London, 2014

The Jews and the Great War

This season’s topic examines how the experience of the First World War reshaped Jewish history and culture and challenged perceptions of Jewish identity in the UK, Palestine, Germany and Eastern Europe.

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