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Conferences and Workshops 2009

26-28 March

City as a stage for reform: Britain and Germany 1890-1914

Conveners: German Historical Institute, London; Centre for Urban History, Leicester; German Society for Urban History and Urban Research (GSU)

Venue: London, German Historical Institute

16-17 May

26 May

South Asian Experiences of the World Wars: New Evidence and New Approaches

Venues: German Historical Institute London and Centre of South Asian Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Organisers: Centre of South Asian Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, German Historical Institute London, and Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin

5-6 June

Civic virtue and modernity: Debates on Rousseau in German-speaking Europe and in Britain

Venues: German Historical Institute London and University College London

Conveners: Avi Lifschitz (Centre for Transnational History, University College London) and Andreas Gestrich (GHIL)

25-28 June

Why fighting ends: A history of surrender

Venue: Weetwood Hall, Leeds

Convenors: Holger Afflerbach (University of Leeds), Hew Strachan (All Souls College, Oxford), and Andreas Gestrich (GHIL)

29 June - 1 July

Imperialkriege

Venue: Potsdam

Organisers: Militärgeschichtliches Forschungsamt, jointly with the Arbeitskreis Militärgeschichte e.V., the German Historical Institute London, and the Hamburg Institut für Sozialforschung

2-4 July

German Images of ‘the West’ in the ‘long 19th century’

Venue: German Historical Institute London

Convenors: Riccardo Bavaj and Bernhard Struck (St Andrews), and Andreas Gestrich and Martina Steber (GHIL)

9-11 July

'Gentle Bobby' and Rigid 'Pickelhaube'? Communicating Order, PolicingSociety: A Comparison of Policing in Great Britain and Germany in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Venue: German Historical Institute London

Conveners: Philipp Müller (University College London) and Andreas Gestrich (GHIL)

27-31 July

Summer School: Knowledge and Empire: The British Empire, 1583-1975

Venue: German Historical Institute London

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

4-5 September

Communities in Conflict: Civil Wars and their Legacies

Venue: James Callaghan Building, Swansea University

Conveners: Regina Poertner (School of Humanities, University of Swansea), Andreas Gestrich (GHIL)

7–12 September

New Approaches to Political History: Writing British and German Contemporary History

Summer School
Venue: German Historical Institute London
Organisers: Kerstin Brückweh (GHIL), Martina Steber (GHIL)

18 September

Nobility and Religious Opposition. Britain and the Habsburg Territories in Comparison

Venue: German Historical Institute London
Organisers: GHIL and Ronald G. Asch (University of Freiburg)

25 September

Before the Holocaust: Concentration Camps in Nazi Germany 1933-1939

Venue: German Historical Institute London
Convenors: Birkbeck College (School of History, Classics and Archaeology) in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London

8-11 October

Medieval History Seminar

Venue: German Historical Institute London
Organisers: German Historical Institutes in London and Washington

30 October

Eighth Workshop on Early Modern German History

Venue: German Historical Institute London
Convenors: Peter H Wilson (University of Hull), Michael Schaich (GHIL)

19-21 November

The Cultural Industries in the Late Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Britain and Germany Compared

Venue: German Historical Institute London

Conveners: Christiane Eisenberg (Centre for British Studies at the Humboldt University, Berlin) and Andreas Gestrich (GHIL)

26-28 November

European Societies of Work in Transformation: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives on Great Britain, Sweden and West Germany During the Seventies

Venue: German Historical Institute London
Organisers: Kerstin Brückweh (GHIL), Andreas Gestrich (GHIL), Bernhard Rieger (University College London)