German Historical Institute London

17 Bloomsbury Square
London WC1A 2NJ
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)20 - 7309 2050
Fax: +44 (0)20 - 7309 2055 / 7404 5573


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The German Historical Institute London (GHIL) is an academically independent institution and part of the Max Weber Foundation German Humanities Institutes Abroad. It promotes research on medieval and modern history, in particular on the comparative history of Britain and Germany, on the British Empire  and the Commonwealth, and on Anglo-German relations. Its public library specializes in German history.

Library News

Please note that there will be restricted access to some library holdings (Sk.10-12 and So) on Thursday 4 June from 5pm. Books from these holdings may still be available but will have to be fetched by library staff.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you.

11 June

Sven Reichardt (Constance)
German Counterculture in the 1970s and 1980s

23 June

Gregor Rohmann (Frankfurt a.M.)
Conceptualizing ‘Contagion’ before the Black Death. An Approach to Political Language in the Middle Ages
Emotional Journeys. Itinerant Theatres, Audiences, and Adaptation in the Long 19th Century
(18-19 November 2015)
Closing date: 30 June 2015
4 June
Panel Discussion: Negotiating the Nazi Model: The Internationalization of Nazi Labour and Social Policy and the Role of the Reichsarbeitsministerium, 1933-1945
Venue: German Historical Institute London
Visiting fellowships Transnational Research Group “Education Policy in India since the Nineteenth Century” at GHI London
Deadline for application: 19 June 2015
Our new Bulletin (May 2015) is now available online.