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Events in 2016

7-8 January

Postgraduate Students Conference:

Postgraduate Students Conference 2016

12 January

Seminar:

Madeleine Herren (Basel)
Claiming a Connected World: The Arctic from Mussolini to the United Nations (1928–46)

26 January

Seminar:

Amanda Vickery (London)
Reputation Management in Late Eighteenth-Century Europe: Angelica Kauffman, the Women and the Men

3 February
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture:

Sandrine Kott (Geneva)
The Internationalization of the German Welfare State: Germany and the ILO (1890–1953)

11 February
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London:

Yfaat Weiss (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
Political Sovereignty and Cultural Property: The Mount Scopus Enclave in Jerusalem

23 February
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Martin Stier (Heidelberg)
Barons, Lords, Peers. Rang in der englischen Baronage im 14. Jahrhundert

GHIL Colloquium:

Stephanie Zehnle (Kassel)
Leopardenmänner. Ein translokales Gewaltphänomen in der kolonialen Phase Afrikas (Sierra Leone/Liberia 1880-1950)

1 March
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Frank Sterkenburgh (Warwick)
Monarchical Rule and Political Culture in Imperial Germany. The Reign of William I

1 March

Seminar:

Paul Readman (London)
Historical Pageants and the Medieval Past in Twentieth-Century Britain

3 March
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture:

Jörg Baberowski (Berlin)
Spaces of Violence

8 March
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Lukas Keller (Berlin)
Das Kaiserreich im Ausnahmezustand. Deutschland und seine 'inneren Feinde', 1914-1918

GHIL Colloquium:

Johannes Jansen (Cologne)
Der Große Krieg‘. Eine international-vergleichende Untersuchung historischer Narrationen zum Ersten Weltkrieg in Lehrplänen und Schulbüchern

15 March
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Patricia Hertel (Basel)
Europas liebste Diktaturen. Autoritäre Regime, Tourismuspolitik und der "freie Westen", 1945-1975

15 March

Seminar:

Andreas Bihrer / Julia Ilgner (Kiel / Freiburg)
Narrating the King: Historiographical and Literary Representations of Alfred the Great in German–English Discourse on Power in the Nineteenth Century

12 April
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Juliane Hornung (München)
Margaret and Lawrence Thaw. Vom Honeymoon zur Expedition – ein High Society-Paar auf Reisen

GHIL Colloquium:

Wiebke Wiede (Trier)
Das arbeitslose Subjekt. Gouvernmentalitäten von Arbeitslosigkeit in Großbritannien und der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1964-90

14 April
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London:

Wendy Pullan (University of Cambridge)
In the Shadow of the Wall: Icon and Identity in Jerusalem’s Separation Barrier

3 May
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Oliver Bock (Jena)
The Contributions of German Scholars to the Work of the Sixth Record Commission (1831-1837)

3 May

Seminar:

Richard J. Evans (Cambridge)
Writing the History of Nineteenth-Century Europe

17 May

Seminar:

Willibald Steinmetz (Bielefeld)
Writing a History of Nineteenth-Century Europe: Challenges, Conundrums, Complexities

26 May
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture:

Uffa Jensen (Berlin)
Did Freud Really Invent Psychoanalysis? A Global History in Berlin, London, and Calcutta 1910–1940

31 May

Seminar:

Johannes Paulmann (Mainz)
How Close is the Nineteenth Century? Contemporary Reflections on a History of Europe

1-3 June

TRG Event, Workshop:

Sixth TRG Poverty and Education in India Workshop: PhD and Postdoctoral Presentations

21 June

Seminar:

David Cannadine (Princeton)
Rewriting the British Nineteenth Century

23 June
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture, TRG Event:

Pradip K Datta (Delhi)
A Labour of Love: The Theology of Work and Rabindranath Tagore’s Sriniketan experiment

28 June
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Manish Jain (Ambedkar University, Delhi)
Margins of Colonial Modernity: Rural Citizens, Poverty and Civic(s) Education

GHIL Colloquium:

Akash Bhattacharya (Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi)
Classrooms and the Pedagogic Process: Remaking the Social in Nineteenth-Century Bengal

GHIL Colloquium:

Soni (Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi)
'Educating' Minds and 'Training' Bodies: Orphans in Colonial North India, 1860-1947

5 July
(2pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Jasmin Daam (Kassel)
Tourismusräume. Der „Orient“ als Reiseziel europäischer Touristen in der Zwischenkriegszeit

GHIL Colloquium:

Jonas Kreienbaum (Rostock)
Das Öl und der Kampf um eine neue Weltwirtschaftsordnung

GHIL Colloquium:

Nicholas Lang (Münster)
Ein „Vierer-Direktorium […] der westlichen Welt“? Die Entwicklung der Vierer-Konsultationen und ihre Bedeutung für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1974-1982

19 July
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture, TRG Event:

Nandini Manjrekar (Mumbai)
Social Context and Educational ‘Reform’ in the Sanskarnagari: Baroda in the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century

26 July
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Andrea Wiegeshoff (Marburg)
Von Menschen und Erregern. Eine globalhistorische Untersuchung seuchenpolitischen Handelns (ca. 1870 – 1919)

GHIL Colloquium:

Julia Hauser (Kassel)
Embracing the World. An Entangled History of Vegetarianism (c. 1800 – 1957)

GHIL Colloquium:

Radhika Mishra (Delhi University)
Schooling the Poor. Aspects of Educational Practice and Social Policy towards Working People in British India ca. 1880-1940

GHIL Colloquium:

M P Dhaneesh (Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi)
A New Cultural Artefact. The Book in Colonial Keralam (1829-1950)

23 August
(2pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Norman Aselmeyer (EUI Florenz)
Imperialism, Technology, and Landscape: The Construction of the Uganda Railway in British East Africa, c. 1895-1903

GHIL Colloquium:

Arno Barth (Duisburg-Essen)
Bevölkerungspolitik als Risikomanagement der Pariser Friedensordnung

GHIL Colloquium:

David Noack (Mannheim)
Das zweite Turnier der Schatten – Das Agieren der Großmächte Deutschland, Großbritannien und Sowjetunion in Sowjetisch- und Chinesisch-Turkestan 1919-1933

30 August
(5pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Christoph Galle (Marburg)
Predigten des Frühmittelalters

6 September
(2pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Jenny Standke (Göttingen)
Karrieren zwischen Hof und Wissenschaft. Ärzte und Chirurgen an den Höfen in London und Hannover im Zeitalter der Personalunion

GHIL Colloquium:

Vernessa Oberhansl (Frankfurt a.M.)
Kapitalismus, Krise und Nation. Wirtschaft und gesellschaftliche Selbstbeschreibung in Deutschland und England im 19. Jahrhundert

GHIL Colloquium:

Patrick Rummel (Marburg)
Antike Kolonisation und britisches Empire. Griechische Kolonisierung als Modell imperialer Rekonfiguration, 1850-1900

27 September
(3pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Manuel Geist (Freiburg)
An den Schnittstellen der Macht. Französische und britische Russlandexperten und die Beziehungen zu Russland 1890-1924

GHIL Colloquium:

John Carter Wood (Mainz)
Christliche Intellektuelle in Großbritannien und die europäischen Krisen der 1930er und 1940er Jahre

19 October
(5.30pm)

Public Lecture:

Miriam Rürup (Hamburg)
Imagining Remigration and Return: The Experience of Statelessness and the Idea of Universal Belonging in Postwar Germany

25 October
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Philipp Vogler (Karlsruhe)
Entwicklung und Einsatz militärischer Luftbildphotographie in Deutschland (1918-1945)

25 October

Seminar:

Mathew Thomson (Warwick)
The Closest Thing to a Religion? a Cultural History of the NHS

4 November

Annual Lecture:

Professor Mary Fulbrook (University College London):
Subjectivity and History: Approaches to Twentieth-Century German Society

8 November
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Alexandra Esche (TU Berlin)
Under a Cloak of Civility: Bourgeois Answers to the ‘Jewish Question’ in London and Berlin (1890-1914)

8 November

Seminar:

Vanessa Harding (London)
Wealth and Inequality in Early Modern London

22 November
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Robert Raman (Göttingen)
From Girangaon to ‘Mini Pakistan’: The Precarious Place of Working Muslims in Twentieth Century Bombay

22 November

Seminar:

Harald Fischer-Tiné (Zurich)
‘Keep them pure, fit, and brotherly!’: The Indian YMCA’s ‘Army Work’ in the Great War (1914–1920)

24 November
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London [B]:

Brian Klug (Oxford)
Denouncing Israel: Anti-colonialism or Antisemitism on the British Left?

29 November
(6.30pm)

Special Event:

Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship Lecture
Dominik Geppert: National Expectations and Transnational Infrastructure. The Media, Global News Coverage and International Relations in the Age of High Imperialism

6 December
(2.30pm)

GHIL Colloquium:

Alrun Schmitdke (HU Berlin)
Veröffentlichungspolitik und Entscheidungsbefugnisse: Der Verlagsberater Paul Rosbaud und die wissenschaftlichen Verlage Julius Springer, Pergamon Press und Wiley Interscience, 1927-1963

8 December
(6.30pm)

European Leo Baeck Lecture Series London [B]:

Christina Späti (Fribourg)
The German-speaking Left and Israel: Legacies and Developments since 1948

15-17 December

ICAS Event, Conference:

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