German Historical Institute London

17 Bloomsbury Square
London WC1A 2NJ
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)20 - 7309 2050
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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.

3 March

Alexander Nützenadel (Berlin)
Capitalism from Below: Urban Real Estate Markets and Homeownership in Europe around 1900

12 March

Uffa Jensen (Berlin)
Did Freud Really Invent Psychoanalysis? A Global History in Berlin, London, and Calcutta 1910–1940
20-24 July
Natural History, Politics and Religion in the Victorian Age
Closing date for applications: 15 May 2014
Nostalgia — Historicizing the Longing for the Past
(1-3 October 2015)
Closing date: 31 March 2015
The Global Public: Its Power and its Limits
(22-24 October 2015)
Closing date: 28 February 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

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