German Historical Institute London

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Forthcoming Events

Forthcoming Events in 2019

22 January
(3pm)

23 January
(5.30pm)

29 January
(3pm)

5 February
(3pm)

12 February
(3pm)

12 February

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Sabine von Heusinger (Cologne)
Fire, Siege, and the Jews: Real and Imagined Threats to Water Supply in the Late Medieval City

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Fire, Siege, and the Jews: Real and Imagined Threats to Water Supply in the Late Medieval City
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19 February
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Hendrik Baumbach (Marburg)
Die Legitimation von Herrscherhandeln in der politischen Sprache im frühen 12. Jahrhundert am Beispiel der Bischöfe von Augsburg und Salisbury

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Die Legitimation von Herrscherhandeln in der politischen Sprache im frühen 12. Jahrhundert am Beispiel der Bischöfe von Augsburg und Salisbury
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26 February
(3pm)

26 February

28 February
(5.30pm)

12 March
(3pm)

12 March

19 March

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Prashant Kidambi (Leicester)
‘greengrocer, Tailor and Champion Wrestler’: The Transnational Career and Times of buttan Singh, c.1900–1914

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‘greengrocer, Tailor and Champion Wrestler’: The Transnational Career and Times of buttan Singh, c.1900–1914
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14 May
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Claudia Berger (Essen)
Die ‚Zwischenzeit‘ der Kapkolonie 1902-1910: Politische Imaginationen, Taktiken und Strategien im Transformationszeitraum

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Die ‚Zwischenzeit‘ der Kapkolonie 1902-1910: Politische Imaginationen, Taktiken und Strategien im Transformationszeitraum
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Previous Events in 2018

16 January

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Gareth Stedman Jones (London)
History and Nature: Marx, Engels and Darwin

23 January

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Ben Fine (London)
Marx Versus Economics: Which is Fit for Purpose?

25 January
(5.45pm)

Public Lecture, Event at GHIL:

Nicholas Martin (Birmingham)
Hölderlin and the First World War

30 January
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Christina Brauner (Bielefeld)
Practices of Advertising in Early Modern Western Europe

31 January
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture, Event at GHIL:

Daniel Speich Chassé (Lucerne)
The ‘Third World’ as an Effect of the Social Sciences

6 February
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Sören Brandes (Berlin)
The Making of Market Populism. Neoliberalism and Mass Media, 1940-1990

6 February

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Mike Savage (London)
Karl Marx and the Twenty-First Century Analysis of Social Class

13 February
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Kristoffer Klammer (Bielefeld)
Regelhüter für die Welt? Eine Kulturgeschichte des Schiedsrichters, ca. 1860-1980

20 February
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Annika Vosseler (Leipzig)
The Visual Representation of Africa in Drawings of Berlin and London Missionaries in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

27 February

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Christoph Henning (Erfurt)
Marx’s Critical Theory and its Absence in Contemporary Social Philosophy

1 March
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London, Event at GHIL:

Thomas Harding (Journalist)
“You’re doing what?” - My family’s response to my trying to save the house stolen by the Nazis

8 March
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London, Event at GHIL:

Atina Grossmann (The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art)
Trauma, Privilege and Adventure in the ‘Orient’: A Refugee Family Archive

14-16 March

ICAS Event, Workshop:

Populism and the shifting coordinates of the political

17 March

ICAS Event, Conference:

Selling History: Tourist Guides, Bazaar Histories, and the Politics of the Past

22-24 March

Conference:

Settlement and Unsettlement: The Ends of World War I and their Legacies

10 April
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Sara Weydner (Berlin)
Die Internationalisierung des Strafrechts. Eine transnationale Geschichte der Cambridge International Commission for Penal Reconstruction and Development

12 April
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London, Event at GHIL:

Martin Doerry (Der Spiegel, Germany)
Lifting a Taboo: The story of a Holocaust victim which has never been told before

17 April
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Christine Strotmann (Berlin)
Brot versus Bomben. Stickstoff für Düngemittel und Rüstungsindustrie im Zeitalter der Weltkriege

17 April
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Ronny Grundig (Potsdam)
Von der Leistungs- zur Erbengesellschaft? Politiken und Praktiken des Erbens und Vererbens und deren Bedeutung für soziale Ungleichheitsverhältnisse in Deutschland und Großbritannien (1949-1995)

24 April
(6.30pm)

Special Event:

Annual Lecture on Contemporary German History
Timothy Garton Ash (Oxford): German and European unification: Harmony or dissonance?

1 May

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Pat Thane (King’s College London)
Divided Kingdom: Inequalities in the UK since 1900

3 May
(7pm)

Special Event:

Abschied vom Kontinent? Der Brexit aus historischer und aktueller Perspektive

9 May
(5.30pm)

Special Event, Event at GHIL, Public Lecture:

Katharina Karcher (University of Bristol)
An anti-authoritarian threat to national security? Rudi Dutschke’s exile in the UK

15 May
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Christian Koch (Heidelberg)
Was ist Pagode im kolonialen Myanmar des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts? Ein religionswissenschaftlicher und (trans-)kulturwissenschaftlicher Ansatz zu „Religiöser Materialität“

15 May

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Keith Robbins
Oxford University Press 1970–2004: Organizing a Publishing History

22 May
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Felix Fuhg (Berlin)
Growing Up in the Metropolis. London’s Working Class Youth Culture and the Making of Post-Victorian Britain, 1958-71

29 May
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Felix Mauch (Munich)
Die stille Revolution. Singapur als logistische Stadt. 1848-1914

29 May

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Amanda Power (St Catherine’s College Oxford)
Medieval Histories of the Anthropocene

1 June

Workshop, Event at GHIL:

The Measurement of Economic Inequality

12 June
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Andrea Wiegeshoff (Marburg)
Von Erregern und Menschen. Eine Kulturgeschichte seuchenpolitischen Handelns im 19. Jahrhundert (1850-1920)

12 June

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Matthew P. Fitzpatrick (Flinders, South Australia)
The Kaiser’s Weltpolitik? Constitutional Monarchy in the Age of Empire

21 June
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture, Event at GHIL:

Ulrich Herbert (Freiburg)
The Russian October Revolution and the German Labour Movement

26 June
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Anam Soomro (Berlin)
A Critical Inquiry into Freedom of Movement: Race, Colonialism and the Making of International Law

6 July
(6.30pm)

Public Lecture, Special Event:

Andreas Gestrich (GHIL)
Land of Hope and ... The Past and Future in the Language of Modern British Politics

24 July
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Alexander Olenik (Bonn)
Die Alliierte Kommandantur Berlin 1945-1955

21 August
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Karen Froitzheim (Augsburg)
Nachhaltigkeit in Unternehmen nach der Rio-Konferenz 1992: Zur Ökonomisierung des Leitbilds Nachhaltige Entwicklung in Deutschland und Großbritannien

28 August
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Gil Shohat (Berlin)
Anticolonial Encounters. London, the Left and Decolonisation in Britain, 1930s-1960s

18 September
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Markus Laufs (Bonn)
Ein diplomatisches „Weltwunder“. Praktiken von Friedensvermittlung von Vervins bis Rijswijk (1598-1697)

18 September
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Miloš Vojinović (Berlin)
Policy Making in a Global Framework: The Idea of Imperial Federation in the Politics of the British Empire, c. 1900-1914

22 September
(10am - 2pm)

11 October
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture, Event at GHIL:

Neil Gregor (Southampton)
German Orchestras, the Volksgemeinschaft, and the Persecution of the Jews, 1933–1945

18 October
(6.30pm)

Public Lecture, Event at GHIL:

Benjamin Ziemann (Sheffield)
History in the Active Voice: Rethinking the German Revolution 1918/1919

23 October
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Justus Nipperdey (Saarbrücken)
Early Modernity – Periodization and the Emergence of the Modern World in British Historiography

30 October
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Anne Göpel (Hildesheim)
Gab es eine konservativ-revolutionäre Jugendbewegung? Britische und deutsche Jugendbünde zwischen den Kriegen

1 November
(6.30pm)

Event at GHIL, European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London [2018-19]:

Katrin Kogman-Appel (Münster)
A Jewish Look on World Politics: The Catalan Mappamundi (1375)

6 November
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Agnes Piekacz (Bielefeld)
The Colonists’ Old Clothes. Altkleiderhandel im British Empire, ca. 1850-1910

9 November

Annual Lecture, Event at GHIL:

Professor Quentin Skinner (Queen Mary, University of London):
Hobbes’s Leviathan: Picturing the State

12-14 November

Event of the India Centre, Workshop:

Interrogating Marginality: Education and the Urban

12 November
(5.30pm)

Event of the India Centre:

Pauline Lipman (Chicago)
Education and Urban Crises: Coercive Neoliberalism, the Politics of Disposability, and the Struggle for the Right to the City

13 November
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Katharina Simon (Marburg)
Friedensprozesse und Konfliktlösungsstrategien im sozialen Nahraum des frühneuzeitlichen Englands

13 November

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Lauren Kassell (Cambridge)
Inscriptions, Digitization, and the Shape of Knowledge: Lessons from the Casebooks Project

16 November
(6pm)

Event of the India Centre:

Pauline Lipman (Chicago)
Education and Urban Crises: Coercive Neoliberalism, the Politics of Disposability, and the Struggle for the Right to the City

20 November

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Miles Ogborn (London)
The Great Map of Mankind: The Historical Geography of Early Modern Knowledge

21 November
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture, Event at GHIL:

Jakob Vogel (Paris)
Through Humboldt’s Glasses? Latin America in European History of the Early Nineteenth Century

27 November
(6.30pm)

Public Lecture:

Johanna Gehmacher (University of Vienna)
Translating Feminism in National and Transnational Spaces. A Biographical Perspective on Women's Movements around 1900

4 December

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Nico Stehr (Friedrichshafen)
The Atmosphere of Democracy: Will Climate Change Trump Democratic Governance?

6 December
(6.30pm)

Event at GHIL, European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London [2018-19]:

Ruth Oren (Haifa)
‘Coming back to History’: The Jewish Image in Landscape Photographs of ‘Eretz-Israel’, 1898-1961

11 December
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Vidhya Raveendranathan (Göttingen)
Producing the Urban Coast: Masula Boatmen, Colonial State and the Making of the Harbour in Nineteenth century Madras

11 December

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Martin Kintzinger (Münster)
History of Knowledge in the Middle Ages: Discussions and Perspectives