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Forthcoming Conferences and Workshops 2017

27-29 September

Poverty and Education from the Nineteenth 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

Provisional programme (PDF file)

12-14 October

Medieval History Seminar

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

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

Forthcoming Conferences and Workshops 2018

26-27 January

Heritage, Decolonisation and the Field

German Historical Institute London and UCL Institute of Archaeology

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

14-18 February

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)

Venue: Kolkata, India

22-24 March

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

2018 Annual Conference of the Max Weber Foundation

Venue: German Historical Institute Washington

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) 

4-5 May

Splendid Isolation? Insularity in British History

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

Venue: Berlin

Conveners: Convenors: Wencke Meteling (Philipps-Universität Marburg), Andrea Wiegeshoff (Philipps-Universität Marburg) and Hannes Ziegler (German Historical Institute London)

19-21 July

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)


Previous Conferences and Workshops 2017

10-12 February

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

Venue: Royal College of Music

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

14 February

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 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

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".

19–20 May

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)

22-24 June

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

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

14-16 September

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