German Historical Institute London

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Forthcoming Events

Forthcoming Events in 2018

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

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The Visual Representation of Africa in Drawings of Berlin and London Missionaries in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries
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27 February

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

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

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Marx’s Critical Theory and its Absence in Contemporary Social Philosophy
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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

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

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Trauma, Privilege and Adventure in the ‘Orient’: A Refugee Family Archive
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15 March
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture, Event at GHIL:

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

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German Orchestras, the Volksgemeinschaft, and the Persecution of the Jews, 1933–1945
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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

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Die Internationalisierung des Strafrechts. Eine transnationale Geschichte der Cambridge International Commission for Penal Reconstruction and Development
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12 April
(6.30pm)

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 Ungleichsverhältnisse in Deutschland und Großbritannien (1949-1995)

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Von der Leistungs- zur Erbengesellschaft? Politiken und Praktiken des Erbens und Vererbens und deren Bedeutung für soziale Ungleichsverhältnisse in Deutschland und Großbritannien (1949-1995)
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1 May
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

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

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Brot versus Bomben. Stickstoff für Düngemittel und Rüstungsindustrie im Zeitalter der Weltkriege
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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“

Add to calendar15-05-2018 14:30:0036Christian Koch (Heidelberg)
Was ist Pagode im kolonialen Myanmar des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts? Ein religionswissenschaftlicher und (trans-)kulturwissenschaftlicher Ansatz zu „Religiöser Materialität“
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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

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Growing Up in the Metropolis. London’s Working Class Youth Culture and the Making of Post-Victorian Britain, 1958-71
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29 May
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

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

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Die stille Revolution. Singapur als logistische Stadt. 1848-1914
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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)

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Von Erregern und Menschen. Eine Kulturgeschichte seuchenpolitischen Handelns im 19. Jahrhundert (1850-1920)
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19 June
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Guan Xiaojing (Beijing/Lyon)
The Religion of Banner People in Qing (1644-1912) – Study based on Manchu Materials

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The Religion of Banner People in Qing (1644-1912) – Study based on Manchu Materials
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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

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A Critical Inquiry into Freedom of Movement: Race, Colonialism and the Making of International Law
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19-21 July

Conference, Event at GHIL:

Movable Goods and Immovable Property. Gender, Law and Material Culture in Early Modern Europe (1450‒1850)

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Previous Events in 2017

12-13 January

Postgraduate Students Conference:

Postgraduate Students Conference 2017

17 January
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Benjamin Müsegades (Heidelberg)
Angeeignet, gestiftet, verehrt. Heilige im Reich und England (ca. 1050-1540). Die Städte Speyer und Lincoln im Vergleich

24 January
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Andreas Weiß (Braunschweig)
Britain, International Organisations and the Cold War

24 January

Seminar:

Andreas Ranft (Halle)
Luther and the German Princes

26 January
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London [B]:

Michel Dreyfus (Paris)
The Two Lefts in France: Divisions over Zionism and Israel

31 January
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Julana Bredtmann (Berlin)
Entnazifizierung in der ehemaligen Reichshauptstadt. Erfolge und Misserfolge am Beispiel der Berliner Stadtverwaltung 1945-1949

1 February
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture:

Martin H. Geyer (Munich)
Writing the History of Financial Scandals and Capitalism in the Interwar Period

7 February

Seminar:

Antje Flüchter (Bielefeld)
Temporalization of Cultural Difference: Time Regime and the Perception of Indian Statehood in Early Modern German Travelogues

14 February

14 February
(6.30pm)

Public Lecture:

Mark Chinca and Christopher Young (Cambridge)
The Mythification of Charlemagne: An Introduction to and Reading from the Kaiserchronik

16 February
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London [B]:

Jan Gerber (Leipzig)
********* PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED *********

21 February
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Stefan Tetzlaff (Göttingen)
‘Tata-Bhains’ as Forerunner of Indo-German Business Ties: Industrial Policy, Technical Cooperation and Business Interests in the Making of the Truck-Manufacturing Joint Venture TELCO/Daimler-Benz, c. 1954-1969

GHIL Colloquium:

Felix Wiedemann (Berlin)
Rassenportraits aus der Vergangenheit – Britische und deutsche Expeditionen nach Ägypten zur fotografischen Erfassung antiker Menschendarstellungen um 1900

28 February
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Silke Schwandt (Bielefeld)
De recto defecisse: Rechtspraktiken und soziale Dynamik im Umfeld des Phänomens default of right im englischen Recht des 12.-14. Jahrhundert

28 February

Seminar:

Richard Reid (London)
Mourning and Glory: Emotions and the Historical Imaginary in Africa and Europe

7 March
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Yves Schmitz (Marburg)
Waffenhandel und imperialstaatliche Durchdringung in Grenzregionen des südlichen Afrikas und Nordamerikas in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts

9 March
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture:

Britta Schilling (Utrecht)
Germany’s Colonial Material

14 March
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Robert Ding (Bayreuth)
The Hun is at the Gate: The German Invasion of England in British Fiction, 1871-1914

14 March

Seminar:

Jo Fox (Durham)
Careless Talk? Rumour and the Second World War

16 March
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London [B]:

Panel Discussion
The Legacy of the Left and Israel: 1967-2017

30 March
6.30pm

Special Event, Event at GHIL:

Arno Paucker – Scholar and Friend

4 April
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Stefan Weiß (Bayreuth)
Koloniale Krisen und imperiale Identität – Der Sepoy Aufstand 1857 und die Reflexion der Amerikanischen Revolution in Großbritannien

24 April
(6.30pm)

Queen Mary Public Lecture Series:

Olga Vainshtein (Moscow)
Rules of Elegance. Russian and British Dandyism in the 19th Century

5 May

16 May
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Daniel Monninger (Cologne)
Das Tavistock Institute of Human Relations und der Wandel der Arbeitswelt, ca. 1940-1980

16 May

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Andrew Thompson (Exeter)
The Making of Multiculturalism: Post-War Immigration in Britain and France, and the Global Dynamics of Decolonization

18 May
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture, Event at GHIL:

Andreas Wirsching (Munich)
Nazi Legacies? The Question of Continuities in Postwar Germany

19–20 May

Conference:

Competitors & Companions: Britons and Germans in the World (19th & 20th Century)

25 May
(6.30pm)

Queen Mary Public Lecture Series, Event at GHIL:

Joachim Rees (Berlin)
Selling the Metropolis. Friedrich Justin Bertuch’s Journal „London and Paris“ and the Mediations of Elegance around 1800

30 May
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Amit Suman (Delhi)
Educating Poor Muslims: Madrasa System of Education in Colonial India, Reforms and Evolution

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Kerstin Schulte (Bielefeld)
„Volksgemeinschaft“ hinter Stacheldraht – Die Internierungslager in der britischen und US-amerikanischen Besatzungszone und ihre Bedeutung für die deutsche Nachkriegsgesellschaft, 1945-1950

1–2 June

Conference:

The Divided Nation: German–German History 1945–1990

6 June
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

William Carruthers (London)
Archaeological Circulations: Egypt, India and Scientific Geographies in the Early Cold War

8 June
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture, TRG Event, Event at GHIL:

A.R. Venkatachalapathy (Madras Institute of Development Studies)
From Pulavar to Professor: Policy, politics and professionalization of Tamil Pandits, 1812-1949

13 June

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

W. Mark Ormrod (York)
England’s Immigrants, 1330–1550: Defining the Rights of Aliens in Later Medieval England

20 June

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

William O’Reilly (Cambridge)
Strangers, Subjects, Citizens: Changing Attitudes to Immigrants in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century England

4 July

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Diane Frost (Liverpool)
Work, Community and Exclusion: West African Seafarers in Early Twentieth-Century Liverpool

6 July
(6.30pm)

Queen Mary Public Lecture Series, Event at GHIL:

Annegret Pelz (Vienna)
Diary, Scrapbook, Panorama of Social Life. Prince Hermann von Pueckler-Muskau‘s „Pictorial Souvenirs“ from England

11 July
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Bianca Frohne (Bremen)
Dem Schmerz Raum geben: Körperbilder, Inszenierungsräume und die Visualisierung des Unsichtbaren im frühen und hohen Mittelalter

25 July
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Felicia Kompio (Berlin)
Revolution der Straße. Urbane Massenpolitisierung in den 1820er und 1830er Jahren als europäisches Phänomen

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Jacob Schönhagen (Freiburg)
Geschichte der Weltflüchtlingspolitik, 1950-1973

11 September
(7pm)

Event at GHIL, Special Event, Public Lecture:

Ranald Michie (Durham)
London as a Financial Centre: Banks, Exchanges, Regulators and Markets. The Basis of London’s Enduring Success as a Financial Centre

12 September
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Cornelia Dreer (Kassel)
Das Polychronicon von Ranulph Higden. Wissen, Weltchronik und Weltkarte

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Pavel Tribunskiy (Moskau)
Understanding/Changing Russia: Russian Studies in Great Britain and the USA (1880-1920)

19 September
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Philip Bajon (Frankfurt)
Der Luxemburger Kompromiss und die Entscheidungskultur in den Europäischen Gemeinschaften 1966-1993

26 September
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Justin Mathew (Göttingen)
Geographies of Accumulation and the Urban Question in a Colonial Port City: Cochin, Southwest India 1860s-1950s

3 October
(1pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Michael Zeheter (Trier)
Eine Konsum- und Kulturgeschichte des Mineralwassers in Europa, von 1830 bis in die Gegenwart

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Julia Held (Konstanz)
The Asian Minority Between Integration and Exclusion: Citizenship and Nationhood in Transitional East Africa, c. 1945-1972

3 October

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Dagmar Ellerbrock (Dresden)
Trigger-Happy Germans? How to Explain the Transformation of German Gun Culture in the Twentieth Century

4 October
(6pm)

Special Event:

William O’Reilly (Cambridge)
Strangers, Subjects, Citizens: Changing Attitudes to Immigrants in 17th and 18th century England
********* PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED *********

10 October
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Bastian Knautz (Mainz)
Zwischen Eurosklerose und Relance – Die Europäische Gemeinschaft auf dem Weg zur Einheitlichen Europäischen Akte 1983-1986. Eine multinationale Betrachtung

11 October
(6pm)

Special Event:

Keith Clements
Dietrich Bonhoeffer's Enduring Legacy in Britain

12-14 October

12 October
(6pm)

Public Lecture, Event at GHIL:

Ruth Mazo Karras (Minnesota)
Thou Art the Man: King David and Masculinity

17 October

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Alexandra Walsham (Cambridge)
Recycling the Sacred: Material Culture and Cultural Memory after the English Reformation

24 October
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Axel Hüntelmann (Berlin)
Rechnungswesen und Buchführung in der Medizin. Kalkulierte Praktiken, administrative Techniken und medizinisches Wissen in Deutschland und Großbritannien 1750-1950

25 October
(6pm)

Special Event:

Rudolf Muhs
In the Shadow of the Third Reich: German Protestants in Britain, 1931-1953

31 October
(6pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Lena Rudeck (Berlin)
Between Pleasure and Immorality: Western Allies' Soldiers' Clubs in Germany as Sites of Encounters between Occupiers and the Occupied, 1945-1952

1 November
(6pm)

Special Event:

Hans-Christoph Rieger (with Eva Rieger and Renate Schumacher, née Rieger)
Growing up in Wartime and Postwar Britain as Children of a German Protestant Clergyman

9 November
(7pm)

Special Event:

Book Launch and Panel Discussion: Die Hüter der Begriffe. Politische Sprachen des Konservativen in Großbritannien und der Bundesrepublik

14 November
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Nikolai Wehrs (Konstanz)
Elitenherrschaft im Zeitalter der Massendemokratie – Die Rolle des Civil Service in der politischen Kultur Großbritanniens im 20. Jahrhundert

14 November

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Jan Eckel (Tübingen)
New Perspectives on the History of International Politics in the Twentieth Century

21 November
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Matthias Bähr (Dresden)
Totes Kapital? Die Ökonomie des Leichnams auf den Britischen Inseln (1550-1850)

GHIL Colloquium, Event at GHIL:

Morgan Golf-French (London)
Intellectual Reception of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars at the University of Goettingen

30 November
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture, Event at GHIL:

Norman Domeier (Stuttgart)
The Secret Cooperation between Associated Press and Nazi Germany, 1942–1945

5 December

Seminar, Event at GHIL:

Frances Andrews (St Andrews)
Medieval Europe through Monastic Eyes

7 December
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London, Event at GHIL:

Lisa Appignanesi (King’s College London, UK)
Losing the Dead – Before and After

11-12 December

ICAS Event:

History and Democracy