German Historical Institute London

17 Bloomsbury Square
London WC1A 2NJ
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)20 - 7309 2050
Fax: +44 (0)20 - 7309 2055 / 7404 5573


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The research seminar offers an opportunity for the GHIL’s scholarship-holders to present and discuss their research projects. It can also serve as a general forum for British and German PhD-students and post-docs to discuss their work in progress. Generally the discussions are held in German and the meetings usually take place on Tuesdays in the Common Room. If you wish to participate, please contact Hannes Ziegler (tel. 020 7309 2029, email ziegler(ghi)


4 February

Alfred Freeborn (Berlin)
Forgetting Functional Psychosis: Biological Psychiatry in post-WWII Britain and the Rediscovery of the Schizophrenic Brain, 1970-1994

11 February

Aglaja Weindl (München)
„Wohin war ich geraten?“ – Eine Weltreise 1892/93 und das Leben im Transit

18 February

Franziska Neumann (Rostock)
Matter out of Place? London Metropolitan ‚Waste Regimes‘ (17th-19th centuries)

25 February

Manuel Kohlert (Berlin)
Hedonismuskulturen im frühneuzeitlichen London

10 March

Pierre Sfendules (München)
Hippolytus and his Age. Christian Carl Josias von Bunsen (1791-1860) und die frührömische Kirchengeschichte in den Debatten des 19. Jahrhunderts

30 June

Isabel Eiser (Hamburg)
Becoming an Emblem. Von kolonialer Propaganda zu dekolonialer Gegenbewegung. Eine Diskursanalyse der ‚Benin-Bronzen’