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 (Sf, Sg and Sh) on Friday 17 April from 2pm. Books from these holdings will still be available but may have to be fetched by library staff.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you.
20-24 July
Natural History, Politics and Religion in the Victorian Age
Closing date for applications: 15 May 2014
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
Panel Discussion: Max Weber’s work and its relation to historical writing.
Chair: Andreas Gestrich, Discussants: David d’Avray, Peter Ghosh and Joachim Radkau.

Veröffentlichungen des Deutschen Historischen Instituts London
Tobias Becker: Inszenierte Moderne. Populäres Theater in Berlin und London, 1880-1930

Studies in British and Imperial History
Margit Schulte Beerbühl: The Forgotten Majority. German Merchants in London, Naturalization, and Global Trade 1660-1815