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Events in 2012

12-13 January

Postgraduate Students Conference:

Postgraduate Students Conference 2012

17 January

Seminar:

JOCHEN THIES (BERLIN)
The Moltkes: A Very British Family

31 January
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

FRANZISKA REINFELDT (FU BERLIN)
Ralf Dahrendorf: Ein Intellektueller in der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik

2 February
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London:

SUSAN JAMES (BIRKBECK COLLEGE, LONDON)
Spinoza on Learning to Live Justly

7 February

Seminar:

LUTZ RAPHAEL (TRIER/OXFORD)
Mapping European Historiography 1800 to 2005: New Perspectives on the Interrelationship between Historiography and European Nation-Building

14 February

Seminar:

ULINKA RUBLACK (CAMBRIDGE)
Uses of the Visual in the German Renaissance

14 February
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture:

PETER DELIUS (JOHANNESBURG) and KIRSTEN RÜTHER (HANOVER)
The King, the Missionary, and the Missionary's Daughter: The Relationship between King Sekhukhune and the German Missionary J. A. Winter

21 February
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

ISABELLA LÖHR (HEIDELBERG)
Kosmopoliten wider Willen: Zur Sozialgeschichte akademischer Emigranten aus Deutschland und ihre Netzwerke in der ersten Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts

23 February
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture:

RÜDIGER GRAF (BOCHUM/MUNICH)
West Germany in a World of Oil: Energy and Foreign Policy in the Oil Crisis 1973–4

28 February
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

SABINE KEHREN (BONN)
Die Formulierung der britischen Iranpolitik, 1946-1954

6 March

Seminar:

EVE ROSENHAFT (LIVERPOOL)
Black People under Nazi Rule: Perspectives on the ‘Racial State’

6 March
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

JÖRG ARNOLD (FREIBURG)
Deindustrialization? Zur Gesellschaftsgeschichte des Abschieds vom Goldenen Zeitalter in Großbritannien, 1970-1990

20 March

Seminar:

ANDREAS ECKERT (BERLIN)
Connecting Histories of Work and Non-Work: African Labour History in a Global Perspective

20 March
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

MORITZ VON BRESCIUS (FLORENZ)
Jenseits “kolonialer Fantasien”: Deutsche Forschungsreisende im Dienst europäischer Übersee-Imperien, ca. 1830-1870

27 March
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

CATHLEEN SARTI (MAINZ)
Diskussion und Praxis von Herrscherabsetzungen im 16. und 17. Jahrhundert im protestantischen Nordeuropa

GHIL Colloquium:

SILVIA WERSHOFEN (KASSEL)
Die Jacobites und Preußen. Friedrich II. und der Elibank Plot, 1750-53

17 April
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

SEBASTIAN MEUER (HEIDELBERG)
Verwaltungsreformen im Britischen Empire 1780-1830. Ideenbildung, Implementierungsansätze und semantischer Wandel

24 April
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

DANIEL LANGE (FU BERLIN)
Schreibende Piraten: Britische Bukaniere und ihre Reiseberichte (1684-1699)

GHIL Colloquium:

EVA CATHERINA HEESEN (HANNOVER)
Adolph Friedrich, Herzog von Cambridge als Generalgouverneur und Vizekönig von Hannover

26 April
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London:

GARETH STEDMAN JONES (QUEEN MARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON)
Fathers and sons: Heinrich and Karl’s contrasting conceptions of the French Revolution

1 May
(5pm)

Public Lecture:

MARK ROSEMAN (INDIANA)
The Rescue of Memory: Retracing the Wartime Activities of an Anti-Nazi Group

3 May (6pm)
ends 29 June 2012

8 May

Seminar:

JONATHAN STEINBERG (PENNSYLVANIA/CAMBRIDGE)
Is Biography an Academically Respectable Way to Study History?

15 May

Seminar:

LEONORE DAVIDOFF (ESSEX)
Close Marriage, Incest, and the Development of Class Societies

22 May
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

RAZAK KHAN (FU BERLIN)
Languages of Governance and Contestations: Political Culture in Rampur, 1889-1949

22 May

Seminar:

STEFFEN PATZOLD (TÜBINGEN)
Senatorial Bishops? The Rise of Episcopal Power in Gaul (400–600)

23 May
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London:

VIVIAN LISKA (UNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP)
“Before the Law stands a doorkeeper. To this doorkeeper comes a man…”: Kafka, Narrative and the Law

24 May
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture:

KIRAN KLAUS PATEL (MAASTRICHT)
The Worst Fears Come True? Germany and European Integration since 1945

29 May
(5pm)

Public Lecture:

JAY WINTER (YALE)
The Great War in British History, 1914–2014

29 May
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

BERTI KOLBOW (GÖTTINGEN)
Transatlantische Transfers der Marketing-Konzepte zwischen Eastman Kodak und Agfa, 1880-1945

12 June
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

IMMO WARNTJES (GREIFSWALD)
Königs- und Fürstenerhebungen in England und im Reich c. 1250-1530. Ein Vergleich zweier spätmittelalterlicher politischer Kulturen

12 June

Seminar:

DAGMAR FREIST (OLDENBURG)
One Village, Five Religions: New Approaches to the Analysis of Religious Coexistence in Early Modern Germany

13 June
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London:

DOUGLAS G. MORRIS (NEW YORK)
Inside the Dual State: The Secret Life, Writings and Lawyering of Ernst Fraenkel in Nazi Germany

4 September
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

TANJA BÜHRER (LONDON, BERN)
Europäische Intermediäre an imperialen Randzonen: Britische und französische Agenten am Hofe des Nizam von Hyderabad (1750-1820)

GHIL Colloquium:

NICOLAS BERG (LONDON, LEIPZIG)
Das Rätsel „Produktivität“. Völkerpsychologie, Kulturtheorie und jüdische Geschichte in der deutschen Nationalökonomie des 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhunderts

9 October

Seminar:

JAHNAVI PHALKEY (LONDON)
From Wind Tunnels to Jet Fighters: German Émigrés and the Making of Aeronautics in India

17 October
(5pm)

Public Lecture:

CORINNA UNGER (BREMEN)
Individual Choices with Global Repercussions: Family Planning Programmes and ‘Third World’ Development in the Post-War Era

30 October
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

MARIA DÖRNEMANN (TÜBINGEN)
„Plan Your Family – Plan Your Nation“. Internationale Bevölkerungspolitik in Kenia (Mitte 1960 – Mitte 1980)

30 October

Seminar:

GIDEON REUVENI (SUSSEX)
From Getting to Spending: Consumer Culture and the Making of Jewish Identity

7 November
(5.30pm)

Special Event:

Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship Lecture
ANDREAS RÖDDERFrom Kaiser Wilhelm to Chancellor Merkel. The German Question on the European Stage

9 November

Annual Lecture:

PROFESSOR JANE CAPLAN (ST ANTHONY'S COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD):
‘Jetzt judenfrei.’ Writing Tourism in Nazi-Occupied Poland

13 November
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

CLAUDIA MOISEL (MUNICH)
Bowlby Revisited. Eine Kulturgeschichte der Bindungstheorie im 20. Jahrhundert

GHIL Colloquium:

LARS MÜLLER (BRAUNSCHWEIG)
Im afrikanischen Spiegel. Zur Konstruktion nationaler Selbstbilder im Diskurs von Kolonialismus, Dekolonisation und Entwicklungspolitik in deutschen und englischen Schulbüchern (1945-2010)

20 November
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

ANNE MITTELHAMMER (MUNICH)
Zwischen Leben. Die jiddischen Publikationen und die jüdischen Displaced Persons in Italien und Österreich, 1944-1951

20 November

Seminar:

LUCIAN HÖLSCHER (BOCHUM)
The First World War as a ‘Break’ in the European History of the Twentieth Century

27 November
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

SANDIP CHATTERJEE (GÖTTINGEN)
A Study in Industrial Health: Coal Mines of Eastern India (1901-73)

27 November

Seminar:

RENATE DÜRR (TÜBINGEN)
Storytelling as a Principle of Knowledge Transfer in the German Jesuit Mission Journal Der Neue Weltbott

4 December
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

ALMUTH EBKE (KASSEL)
Problemgeschichte der „Britishness“-Debatte

GHIL Colloquium:

JASPER TRAUTSCH (BERLIN)
Die Konstruktion kultureller Räume in Europa und Nordamerika seit 1945

6 December
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture:

NINA VERHEYEN (COLOGNE)
The Passion to Perform: Meritocracy and the Self in Germany around 1900