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Conferences and Workshops 2014

6-8 February

Intelligence in World History, c. 1500–1918

Organised by Christopher Andrew (Cambridge), Andreas Gestrich (London), Tobias Graf (Heidelberg), Daniel Larsen (Cambridge), Sönke Neitzel (London)

Venue: German Historical Institute London

22 February

Oral History Workshop

Review workshop organised by the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi

Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) / Centre for Historical Studies (CHS), Delhi

6-8 March

Making and Breaking the Rules: Discussion, Implementation and Consequences of Dominican Legislation

Venue: German Historical Institute London
Convener: Cornelia Linde (GHIL)

20-21 March

The Culture of the Upper Rhine Valley in the Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance

Organised by: Cornelia Linde (German Historical Institute), Nigel Palmer (Oxford), Stephen Mossman (Liverpool) and Peter Mack (Warburg Institute)

Venues: (Thursday) German Historical Institute London; (Friday) Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

5-7 June

War and Childhood in the Age of the World Wars

Conveners: Mischa Honeck (GHI Washington), James Marten (Marquette University), Andreas Gestrich (GHI London), Arndt Weinrich (GHI Paris)

Venue: German Historical Institute Washington

19-20 June

Remembering (Post)Colonial Violence: Silence, Suffering & Reconciliation

Conveners: Eva Bischoff (University of Trier/ Martin Buber Society of Friends, Hebrew University), Elizabeth Buettner (Universiteit van Amsterdam)

Venue: German Historical Institute London

14-18 July

12th Summer School in British History: 1066 – The Norman Conquest

Conveners/Organisers: Historisches Seminar der Ludwig-Maxiliams-Universität München; German Historical Institute London

Venue: Historisches Seminar der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

4 September

Philosophy’s Problem with Religion: The Interplay of Faith and Reason from Scholasticism to Enlightenment

Venue: German Historical Institute London
Convenor: Cornelia Linde (German Historical Institute London)

27-28 September

The Meaning of 1914

Venue: Nissan Lecture Theatre, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
Conveners: Simon Head, The New York Review of Books Foundation; Margaret MacMillan, St Antony's College

29 September -
1 October

Dynamics of Social Change and Perceptions of Threat

Organised in collaboration with SFB Tübingen, Bedrohte Ordnungen / Threatened Orders
Venue: German Historical Institute London

6–8 October

All At Sea: The Prize Papers as a Source for a Global Microhistory

Venue:Venue: The National Archives, Kew
This conference is organized by the National Archives, Kew, in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London, the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg and the Huygens Institute, The Hague.

10 October

“Only doing my Duty.” Defining Perpetrators in Relation to State Sanctioned Violence

This workshop is organized by the “Reverberations of the Second World War in Germany and Europe” research group at University College London (directed by Professor Mary Fulbrook and Dr Stephanie Bird) in co-operation with the German Historical Institute London.

Venue: German Historical Institute London
(please note: the film viewing on 9th October will take place at University College London, Garwood Theatre, UCL South Wing, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT)

23-25 October

Inside World War One? Ego Documents and the Experience of War

Venue: German Historical Institute London
Conveners: Richard Bessel (University of York) Heather Jones/Sönke Neitzel (London School of Economics) and Dorothee Wierling (German Historical Institute London)

10-11 November

Germany and Great Britain since 1914. Promises and Pitfalls of Comparisons and Transnational Analyses

Workshop for Postgraduate Students

Organised by the German Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London

Venue: German Historical Institute London

What are the promises and pitfalls of doing cross-national comparative and transnational research? Which research questions drive our agendas, and in how far are they rooted in specific academic traditions? The workshop aims to foster the exchange between young researchers from Great Britain and Germany.

Call for papers (PDF file)

13-14 November

Society, Rule and Their Representation in Medieval Britain

Organised by Julia Crispin and Cornelia Linde

Venue: German Historical Institute London

Attendance is free; there is no need to register.

Conference programme (PDF file)