German Historical Institute London

17 Bloomsbury Square
London WC1A 2NJ
United Kingdom

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

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Conferences and Workshops

 
 

Academic conferences and workshops are organised in Britain or in Germany. They are intended to facilitate contact between British, German, and international historians working in the same field, and to promote an exchange of information about new methodological approaches and recent research. Some events require advance registration. Please see individual listings for details.


 

Forthcoming Conferences and Workshops

 

28–29 October 2021

Workshop

Contemporary historians and the re-use of social science-generated data sets
An international dialogue on the challenges presented by ‘social data’

Organized by the DFG-Projekt ‘Sozialdaten als Quellen der Zeitgeschichte. Erstellung eines Rahmenkonzeptes für eine Forschungsdateninfrastruktur in der zeithistorischen Forschung’

Conveners: Lutz Raphael (University of Trier), Sabine Reh (Research Library for the History of Education, BBF-DIPF Berlin), Pascal Siegers (GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences), Kerstin Brückweh (University of Erfurt) and Christina von Hodenberg (GHI London)

German Historical Institute London

9–10 December 2021

Workshop

Hidden Economies of Slavery

Convenors: Felix Brahm (GHI London) and Melina Teubner (University of Bern)

German Historical Institute London/Online

6 May 2022

Workshop

Medieval Germany Workshop
History of medieval Germany

Organised by the German Historical Institute London in co-operation with the German Historical Institute Washington and the German History Society

German Historical Institute

2–4 June 2022

Conference

From Cambridge to Bielefeld – and back?
British and Continental Approaches to Intellectual History

German Association for British Studies Annual Conference
Organized by Sina Steglich (GHIL) and Emily Steinhauer (GHIL)
Venue: Humboldt University Berlin

Humboldt University Berlin

14–16 July 2022

Workshop

Violence against Women
Historical and Comparative Perspectives

Joint Workshop of the Humboldt Foundation Anneliese Maier Award and the German Historical Institute London

Convenors: Christina von Hodenberg and Jane Freeland (German Historical Institute London), Sylvia Walby (Violence & Society Centre, City University of London), Karen Shire (Essen College for Gender Research, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany)

GHIL

1–2 September 2022

Conference

The Politics of Iconoclasm in the Middle Ages

Convenors: Marcus Meer (GHIL) and Len Scales (University of Durham)

    GHIL

     

    Previous Conferences and Workshops

    2021

    29–30 January

    Conference

    The Classics in the Pulpit
    Ancient Literature and Preaching in the Middle Ages

    Convener: Bernhard Hollick (GHIL)

    Online Event

    7 May 2021

    Workshop

    Fifteenth Workshop on Early Modern German History

    Organized by the German Historical Institute London in co-operation with the German Historical Institute Washington and the German History Society, to be held online (Zoom).

    Conveners: Bridget Heal (University of St. Andrews), Katherine Hill (Birkbeck, University of London), David Lederer (NUI Maynooth), Alison Rowlands (University of Essex) and Hannes Ziegler (GHI London)

    Online event

    7–8 May 2021

    Conference

    The Politics of Old Age
    Old People and Ageing in British and European History (Middle Ages to the Present)

    Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Großbritannienforschung

    Conveners: Frédérique Lachaud, Sorbonne Université Lettres; Wencke Meteling, Universität Marburg/German Association for British Studies; Jenny Pleinen, German Historical Institute London

    Please register via Eventbrite:

    For 7 May 2021 

    For 8 May 2021

    Online event

    30 June–03 July

    Conference

    Migration and Migration Policies in Europe since 1945

    Convener: Prof. Ulrich Herbert (Freiburg), assisted by: Jakob Schönhagen (Freiburg)

    To register for the conference please write to Kim König (k.koenig@ghil.ac.uk). Deadline: 28.06.21. There is no charge for attendance.

    Online Event

    30 September–02 October 2021

    Conference

    Medieval History Seminar

    Conveners: Paul Freedman (Yale University), Bernhard Jussen (Goethe University Frankfurt), Simon MacLean (University of St Andrews), Fiona Griffiths (Stanford University), Len Scales (Durham University), and Dorothea Weltecke (Goethe University Frankfurt)
    Organized by The German Historical Institutes in London and Washington, D.C. 

    Online

    2020

    16–18 January

    Conference

    Global Royal Families: Concepts, Cultures, and Networks of International Monarchy, 1800–2020

    Conveners: Falko Schnicke (German Historical Institute London), Robert Aldrich (University of Sydney), and Cindy McCreery (University of Sydney)

    German Historical Institute London

    16–21 February

    ConferenceIndia Research Programme Event

    Global History: Challenges and Opportunities

    A winter school on global history for Ph.D. and early-career scholars in Germany and India

    Organized jointly by the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies, the India Branch Office of the Max Weber Foundation, and the German Historical Institute London

    Conveners: Debarati Bagchi, Felix Brahm, Pablo Holwitt, Monica Juneja, and Indra Sengupta

    New Delhi

    30 October

    ConferenceWorkshop

    Law and Consent in Medieval Britain
    Workshop organized by the German Historical Institute London in co-operation with the History of Parliament Trust

    Conveners: Hannes Kleineke (History of Parliament Trust) and Stephan Bruhn (GHI London)

    Online Event

    10–12 December

    Conference

    Archiving, Recording and Representing Feminism: The Global History of Women’s Emancipation in the 20th Century
    Second Meeting of the International Standing Working Group on Medialization and Empowerment

    Convenors: Christina von Hodenberg and Jane Freeland (German Historical Institute London)

    Partners: Max Weber Foundation India Branch Office, German Historical Institute Washington, German Historical Institute Rome, Orient Institute Beirut

    Online event

    Postponed to December 2021

    Workshop

    Hidden Economies of Slavery
    International Workshop co-organized by Melina Teubner (University of Bern) and Felix Brahm (German Historical Institute London)

    Please note: This workshop has been postponed to December 9-10, 2021

    GHIL

    2019

    14–16 March

    Conference

    An Era of Value Change: The Seventies in Europe

    Conveners: Fiammetta Balestracci (Queen Mary University of London), Christina von Hodenberg (German Historical Institute London), and Martin Baumeister (German Historical Institute Rome).

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    11–13 April

    Conference

    Security and Humanity in the First World War: The Treatment of Civilian ‘Enemy Aliens’

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    2–3 May

    Workshop

    GINT TRANSLAB: German-English Translation Workshop and Panel

    Organizers: Frankfurt Book Fair, Geisteswissenschaften International Frankfurt, German Historical Institute London, Goethe-Institut London, New Books in German

    Moderator: Dr Ruth Martin

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    17 May

    Workshop

    Workshop on Medieval Germany

    Organized by the German Historical Institute London in co-operation with the German Historical Institute Washington and the German History Society.

    Conveners: Len Scales (Durham University) and Cornelia Linde (GHIL)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    20–22 May

    Conference

    In Global Transit: Forced Migration of Jews and Other Refugees (1940s–1960s)

    Second Conference in the Series 'In Global Transit' organized by the German Historical Institutes in Washington and London in cooperation with the Max Weber Stiftung Branch Offices in Delhi and Beijing, and The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, University of California, Berkeley

    Conveners: Wolf Gruner (USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research, Los Angeles), Simone Lässig (German Historical Institute Washington), Francesco Spagnolo (The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, Berkeley), Swen Steinberg (Queen's University, Kingston)

    Venue: The Magnes Collection, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, USA

    The Magnes Collection, Berkeley

    30–31 May

    Workshop

    Advertising and Marketing in the Early Modern World (1400–1800)

    Workshop jointly organized by the German Historical Institute London, the Institute of Advanced Studies at University College London, and the University of Tübingen

    Conveners: Christina Brauner (Tübingen) in cooperation with Michael Schaich (GHIL)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    11–12 July

    Conference

    From the Ruins of Preservation: A Symposium on Rethinking Heritage Through Counter-Archives

    Co-organized by Rodney Harrison (AHRC Heritage Priority Area Leadership Fellow/Professor of Heritage Studies at the UCL Institute of Archaeology) and Mirjam Brusius (Research Fellow in Colonial and Global History, German Historical Institute of London).

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    13 September

    Workshop

    Arms Control across the Empires

    International academic workshop, co-organized by the German Historical Institute London (GHIL) and the Jena Center 20th Century History

    Conveners: Felix Brahm (GHIL), Daniel Stahl (University of Jena)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Conference

    Medieval History Seminar
    10–12 October

    Organized by the German Historical Institute London and the German Historical Institute Washington

    Conveners: Paul Freedman (Yale), Bernhard Jussen (Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main), Simon MacLean (St Andrews), Ruth Mazo Karras (Trinity College Dublin), Len Scales (Durham University), and Dorothea Weltecke (Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main).

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    21–23 November

    Conference

    Feminism in the Media / Feminism and the Media in the 20th Century

    First Meeting of the International Standing Working Group on Medialization and Empowerment

    Convenors: Christina von Hodenberg (GHI London) and Jane Freeland (GHI London)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    9–13 December

    Workshop

    100 Histories of 100 Worlds in One Object

    Concept and Convenor: Mirjam Brusius, GHIL

    Organizer: Forum Transregional Studies with the Max Weber Foundation in co-operation with the GHI London, UCL (Alice Stevenson, Subhadra Das), and the University of the West Indies, Mona (James Robertson)

    Funding by: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany

    University of the West Indies - Mona, Kingston (Jamaica)

    12–14 December 2019

    Conference

    Translating, Travelling, Transferring Ideologies

    Conference organised by the German Historical Institute London in conjunction with the London School of Economics and the Gerda Henkel Foundation

    Conveners: Johanna Gehmacher and Elizabeth Harvey

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    2018

    11–12 January

    Postgraduate Students Conference

    Postgraduate Students Conference 2018

    26–27 January

    Conference

    Heritage, Decolonization, and the Field

    Supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the German Historical Institute London/Max Weber Foundation, and the UCL Institute of Archaeology

    William Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London, WC1N 2AB

    14–16 February

    Conference

    In Global Transit: Jewish Migrants from Hitler’s Europe in Asia, Africa, and Beyond

    Conveners: Andreas Gestrich (GHI London), Simone Lässig (GHI Washington), Anne Schenderlein (GHI Washington), and Indra Sengupta (GHI London)

    Kolkata, India

    14–16 March

    ICAS EventWorkshop

    Populism and the Shifting Co-ordinates of the Political

    Second ICAS: MP conference, IIC Delhi

    Conference programme (PDF file)

    17 March

    ConferenceICAS Event

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

    ICAS:MP TM1 Workshop

    Conveners: Neeladri Bhattacharya (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi), Indra Sengupta (GHI London)

    Workshop programme (PDF file)

    India International Center, New Delhi

    22–24 March

    Conference

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

    2018 Annual Conference of the Max Weber Foundation

    Conveners: Max Weber Foundation, German Historical Institute (GHI) Washington DC, American Historical Association (AHA) with the National History Center (NCH), German Historical Association (Verband der Historiker und Historikerinnen Deutschlands, VHD) 

    German Historical Institute Washington

    23–24 March

    Conference

    European Democracies: Origins, Evolutions, Challenges – A Workshop in Memory of Peter Blickle

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Convened by Beat Kümin, Department of History, University of Warwick

    19–20 April

    Conference

    Understanding Brexit: Britain and Europe in the Twentieth Century

    Conveners: Andreas Wirsching, Martina Steber (both IfZ), Andreas Gestrich and Michael Schaich (both GHI London)

    Institut für Zeitgeschichte, Munich

    26–28 April

    Conference

    Contested Borders? Practising Empire, Nation and Region in the 19th and 20th Centuries

    International Conference

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Conveners: Levke Harders (Universität Bielefeld) and Falko Schnicke (GHI London)

    4–5 May

    Conference

    Splendid Isolation? Insularity in British History

    Arbeitskreis Großbritannien-Forschung / German Association for British Studies in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London

    Conveners: Convenors: Wencke Meteling (Philipps-Universität Marburg), Andrea Wiegeshoff (Philipps-Universität Marburg), Christiane Eisenberg (HU Berlin) and Hannes Ziegler (GHI London)

    Centre for British Studies (Großbritannienzentrum), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

    11 May

    Workshop

    Fourteenth Workshop on Early Modern German History

    Organised by the German Historical Institute London in co-operation with the German Historical Institute Washington and the German History Society.

    Conveners: Bridget Heal (University of St Andrews), Katherine Hill (Birkbeck, University of London), David Lederer (NUI Maynooth), Alison Rowlands (University of Essex) and Hannes Ziegler (GHI London)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Workshop programme (PDF file)

    1 June

    Workshop

    The Measurement of Economic Inequality

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    GHI London in cooperation with the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge

    Workshop programme (PDF file)

    14–16 June

    Conference

    German Protestant Expatriate Congregations in the 20th Century. Between National Protestantism and Ecumenism

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Organised by the ‘Evangelische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kirchliche Zeitgeschichte’ (Evangelical Working Group on Contemporary Church History) and the German Historical Institute London.

    19–21 July

    Conference

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

    9th Conference of the European network ‘Gender Differences in the History of European Legal Cultures’

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Conveners: Annette Cremer (Gießen), Hannes Ziegler (London)

    3–5 September

    Conference

    Anglo-German Doctoral Seminar in Early Modern Religious History

    The Verein für Reformationsgeschichte (Society for Reformation History) and the German Historical Institute London (GHIL) are pleased to announce the first Anglo-German Doctoral Seminar in Early Modern Religious History.

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Organizers: Bridget Heal (St Andrews), Thomas Kaufmann (Göttingen), Matthias Pohlig (Münster), and Michael Schaich (GHIL). With participation from Anselm Schubert (Erlangen), Alexandra Walsham (Cambridge), Jonathan Willis (Birmingham), and Markus Wriedt (Frankfurt).

    18–20 October

    Conference

    Living the German Revolution: Expectations, Experiences, Responses

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Conveners: Christopher Dillon (King’s College London), Christina von Hodenberg (GHIL), Steven Schouten (University of Amsterdam), Kim Wünschmann (LMU München)

    12–14 November

    India Research Programme EventWorkshop

    Interrogating Marginality: Education and the Urban

    India Centre: Transnational Research Group: Education and the Urban

    Concept note (PDF file)
    Workshop programme (PDF file)

    National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore

    15–17 November

    Conference

    The Global Knowledge of Economic Inequality

    German Historical Institute London

    Convened by Dr Felix Römer, GHIL

    14 December

    Workshop

    Scribal News and News Cultures in Late Stuart and Early Georgian Britain

    Venues:

    • History of Parliament Trust, 18 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NS (morning)
    • German Historical Institute London, 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ (afternoon)

    Coorganized by Robin Eagles (History of Parliament Trust), Charles Littleton (History of Parliament Trust) and Michael Schaich (German Historical Institue London)

    2017

    12-13 January

    Postgraduate Students Conference

    Postgraduate Students Conference 2017

    10–12 February

    Conference

    Weber in London: Opera and Cosmopolitanism

    Conference in association with the Royal College of Music, the Internationale Carl Maria von Weber Gesellschaft and King’s College London

    More information is available on the Royal College of Music website.

    Royal College of Music

    14 February

    Workshop

    The Mythification of Charlemagne

    Joint workshop with the Department of German and Dutch at the University of Cambridge

    Organisers: Marc Chinca (Cambridge), Thomas Foerster (Cambridge), Michael Schaich (GHIL) and Christopher Young (Cambridge)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London, Seminar Room

    5 May

    Workshop

    Workshop on Medieval Germany

    Organised by the German Historical Institute London in co-operation with the German Historical Institute Washington and the German History Society.

    Conveners: Len Scales (Durham University) and Cornelia Linde (GHIL)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    8–10 May

    Conference

    The Long End of the First World War: Ruptures, Continuities, and Memories

    Herrenhausen Symposium Organisers: Leibniz University of Hanover; Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO); Volkswagen Foundation; German Historical Institute London

    Venue: Herrenhausen Palace, Herrenhäuser Straße 4A, 30419 Hannover, Germany

    The summary report, written by Tessa Lobbes, is available as a download from the Volkswagen Stiftung website. You can also watch and listen to selected talks via "L.I.S.A. - The science portal of the Gerda Henkel Foundation".

    Herrenhausen Palace, Hannover, Germany

    19–20 May

    Conference

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

    ADEF Annual Conference 2017

    Convenors: Julia Eichenberg (Humboldt University Berlin), Daniel Steinbach (University of Exeter), Tobias Becker (DHI London)

    Venue: Centre for British Studies (Großbritannienzentrum), Humboldt Universität, Berlin

    Call for Papers (PDF file)

    Conference Programme (PDF file)

    Conference report (PDF file), published in: GHIL Bulletin 39 (2017), Vol 2

    1–2 June

    Conference

    The Divided Nation: German–German History 1945–1990

    Workshop organized by the London School of Economics and Political Science, the German Historical Institute London, and the Gerda Henkel Foundation

    Conveners: Dominik Geppert (GHIL/University of Bonn), Stefan Creuzberger (University of Rostock), and Dierk Hoffmann (Institute of Contemporary History, Munich–Berlin).

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Conference report (PDF file), published in: GHIL Bulletin 39 (2017), Vol 2

    22–24 June

    Conference

    Moralising Commerce in a Globalising World: Multidisciplinary Approaches to a History of Economic Conscience, 1600–1900

    Convenors: Felix Brahm (GHIL) and Eve Rosenhaft (University of Liverpool)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    10–21 July

    Conference

    Global Humanitarianism Research Academy

    Academy Leaders: Fabian Klose (Leibniz Institute of European History Mainz), Johannes Paulmann (Leibniz Institute of European History Mainz), Andrew Thompson (University of Exeter), in co-operation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (Geneva) and with support by the German Historical Institute London

    Venues: Leibniz Institute of European History Mainz & Archives of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva Dates: 10–21 July 2017

    4–8 September

    Summer School

    15th Summer School in British History
    Understanding the Nation: Transformations of the British Nation State in the Twentieth Century

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

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    14–16 September

    Conference

    Cultures of Conservatism in the United States and Western Europe between the 1970s and 1990s

    Conveners: Martina Steber (Institut für Zeitgeschichte München-Berlin), Anna von der Goltz (Georgetown University, Washington, DC) and Tobias Becker (German Historical Institute London).

    The conference is supported by the Thyssen Foundation.

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    27–29 September

    ConferenceTRG Event

    Poverty and Education from the 19th Century to the Present: India and Comparative Perspectives

    Max Weber Foundation Transnational Research Group - India “Poverty Reduction and Policy for the Poor between the State and Private Actors: Education Policy in India since the Nineteenth Century”

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Programme (PDF file)

    Conference

    Medieval History Seminar
    12–14 October

    Organised by the German Historical Institute London and the German Historical Institute Washington, D.C.Conveners: Stuart Airlie (University of Glasgow), Paul Freedman (Yale), Bernhard Jussen (Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main), Ruth Mazo Karras (University of Minnesota), Len Scales (Durham University), and Dorothea Weltecke (Universität Konstanz)Venue: German Historical Institute London

    8–10 November

    Conference

    Shaping the Officer: Communities and Practices of Accountability in Premodern Europe

    Conveners: María Ángeles Martín Romera (LMU Munich), Hannes Ziegler (GHI London)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    2016

    7–8 January

    Postgraduate Students Conference

    Postgraduate Students Conference 2016

    21–22 January

    Conference

    Cultural Encounters during Global War, 1914–1918

    Convenors: Dr Santanu Das, King’s College London; Prof Andreas Gestrich, German Historical Institute; Dr Daniel Steinbach, King’s College London

    Venues: King’s College, Strand, London WC2R 2LS (21. Jan.) and German Historical Institute London (22. Jan.)

    12–14 February

    Conference

    German Song Onstage 1770–1914

    Conference Committee: Natasha Loges, Royal College of Music; Laura Tunbridge, Oxford University; Andreas Gestrich, German Historical Institute London

    Royal College of Music and Wigmore Hall

    6 May

    Workshop

    Thirteenth Workshop on Early Modern German History

    Organised by the German Historical Institute London in co-operation with the German Historical Institute Washington and the German History Society, to be held at the GHIL.

    Conveners: Bridget Heal (University of St. Andrews), David Lederer (NUI Maynooth), Michael Schaich (German Historical Institute London), Jenny Spinks (University of Manchester)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    19–21 May

    Conference

    Spaces and Places of Leisure, Recreation, and Sociability in Early Modernity (c.1500–1800)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Convener: Angela Schattner

    1–3 June

    TRG EventWorkshop

    Sixth TRG ‘Poverty and Education in India’ Workshop: Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Presentations

    Venue: Akademie Waldschlösschen und Göttingen University

    Workshop programme (PDF file)

    9–11 June

    Conference

    Cultures of Intelligence

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Co-organized by: University of Potsdam, University of Leeds, University of Mannheim and the German Historical Institute London. 

    16–18 June

    Conference

    The Contemporary History of Historiography: International Perspectives on the Making of Professional History

    Conference co-organised by the Leibniz Research Group on Historiography, University of Trier and the German Historical Institute London

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    18–22 July

    ConferenceSummer School

    14th Summer School in British History
    The Scientific Revolution

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

    Historisches Seminar der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

    8–10 September

    Conference

    Max Weber’s Hinduism and Buddhism: Reflections on a Sociological Classic 100 Years On

    Organisers: Peter Flügel (SOAS) and Sam Whimster (Max Weber Studies) in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London, Nehru Centre London, Max Weber Kolleg Erfurt, and the British Sociological Association

    SOAS, Russell Square: College Buildings

    Conference

    The Protestant Reformation and Its Radical Critiques
    15–17 September

    Joint Conference by the Volkswagen Foundation, the University of St Andrews and the German Historical Institute, LondonVenue: German Historical Institute London

    29–30 September

    Conference

    The Allied Occupation of Germany Revisited: New Research on the Western Zones of Occupation, 1945-1949

    Conveners: Dr Christopher Knowles (King’s College London), Dr Camilo Erlichman (Edinburgh/Cologne) German Historical Institute, London

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    10–11 November

    Conference

    Pop Nostalgia: The Uses of the Past in Popular Culture

    Joint Workshop with the BSSH South Sport and Leisure History Network

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    1–3 December

    Conference

    The Best Ideas? Natures, Nations, and Collective Memory

    Conveners: Andreas Gestrich (German Historical Institute London), Frank Uekötter (University of Birmingham) Venue: German Historical Institute London

    12–13 December

    Conference

    The De-Industrialising City: Urban, Architectural, and Socio-Cultural Perspectives

    Joint Workshop with the Society for the Promotion of Urban Discussion (SPUD)Venue: German Historical Institute London

    15–17 December

    ConferenceICAS Event

    The City as a Site of the Political: Themes in Urban History, Infrastructure, and Culture

    More information is available on the hypotheses.org website.

    Centre for the Studies in Social Sciences Calcutta, Kolkata

    2015

    8–9 January

    Postgraduate Students Conference

    Postgraduate Students Conference 2015

    5–7 February

    Conference

    Dreams of Germany – Music and (Trans)national Imaginaries in the Modern Era

    Keynote Speakers: Celia Applegate (Vanderbilt); Berthold Hoeckner (Chicago)

    Convenors: Andreas Gestrich (GHIL); Neil Gregor (Southampton); Tom Irvine (Southampton)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    24–25 March

    Workshop

    Ignorance and Non-knowledge in Early Modern Expansion

    Convenor: Susanne Friedrich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich)

    16–18 April

    Conference

    Friedrich Max Müller and the Role of Philology in Victorian Thought

    Collaborating institutions: Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations, Queen Mary University of London; English Goethe Society; German Historical Institute, London

    Convenors: John R. Davis (Kingston University); Angus Nicholls (Queen Mary University of London)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    8 May

    Workshop

    Twelfth Workshop on Early Modern German History

    Organised by the German Historical Institute London in co-operation with the German Historical Institute Washington and the German History Society

    Conveners: Bridget Heal (University of St Andrews), David Lederer (NUI Maynooth), Angela Schattner (GHIL), Jenny Spinks (University of Manchester)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    16 July

    Workshop

    Languages of the Global: Women and International Political Thought

    Organized in co-operation with Birkbeck and SOAS and co-funded by the CHASE Consortium of the Humanities and the Arts in South East England

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    20–24 July

    Summer School

    13th Summer School in British History
    Natural History, Politics and Religion in the Victorian Age

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

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    17–18 September

    Workshop

    Interdisciplinary Inroads into the Social History of Post-War Europe

    In cooperation with University College London and Queen Mary University London

    Convenors: Christina von Hodenberg (QMUL) – Bernhard Rieger (UCL) – Felix Römer (GHIL)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    1–3 October

    Conference

    Nostalgia: Historicizing the Longing for the Past

    Conveners: Tobias Becker (GHIL)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    15–17 October

    Conference

    Medieval History Seminar

    Conveners: Paul Freedman (Yale), Ruth Mazo Karras (University of Minnesota), Stuart Airlie (University of Glasgow), Miri Rubin (Queen Mary University of London), Bernhard Jussen (Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main) and Frank Rexroth (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen).

    Venue: German Historical Institute Washington, 1607 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC 20009 - U.S.A.

    German Historical Institute Washington

    22–24 October

    Conference

    The Global Public: Its Power and its Limits

    Conveners: Valeska Huber (GHIL) and Jürgen Osterhammel (Leibnizpreis-Forschungsstelle Globale Prozesse, Universität Konstanz)

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    19–20 November

    Workshop

    Emotional Journeys: Itinerant Theatres, Audiences, and Adaptation in the Long 19th Century

    Conveners/Organisers: Max Planck Institute for Human Development; German Historical Institute London

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    25–28 November

    TRG EventWorkshop

    Fifth TRG ‘Poverty and Education in India’ Workshop: PhD and Postdoctoral Presentations

    Workshop programme   (PDF file)

    India International Centre, New Delhi

    2014

    9–10 January

    Postgraduate Students Conference

    Postgraduate Students Conference 2014

    6–8 February

    Conference

    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

    TRG EventWorkshop

    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

    Conference

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

    Venue: German Historical Institute London

    Convener: Cornelia Linde (GHIL)

    20–21 March

    Conference

    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

    Workshop

    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

    Workshop

    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

    Summer School

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

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

    Historisches Seminar der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

    4 September

    Workshop

    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

    Conference

    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

    St. Antony’s College, Oxford

    29 September–1 October

    Conference

    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

    Conference

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

    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.

    The National Archives, Kew

    10 October

    Workshop

    ‘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

    Conference

    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

    Conference

    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

    Conference

    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)