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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40 Years German Historical Institute London

On 4 November 2016 the GHIL celebrated its 40th anniversary. On this occasion we would like to thank our colleagues and friends who supported us and our work over the last four decades. An exhibition on the institute’s history is on public display at the GHIL until 31 January 2017.

Library News

Please note that there will be restricted access to some library holdings (German history 1871-1945) on Friday 2nd December from about 3pm. Books from these holdings will still be available but may have to be fetched by library staff. Please also note that we will close at 3pm on Tuesday 20th December.
Christmas Closure: The GHIL Library will be closed for an extended period over Christmas this year to allow for an extensive reshuffle of most of our holdings.
The Library will be closed from 23rd December to 13th January. We will reopen on 16th January but please be aware that the basement area will be closed to readers as stock reorganisation will still be taking place. Staff may be able to fetch books from holdings in the basement but access cannot be guaranteed.

6 December

Frances Andrews (St Andrews)

8 December

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

15-17 December

The City as a Site of the Political: Themes in Urban History, Infrastructure and Culture
12-13 January
The German Historical Institute London will hold its 21st postgraduate students' conference on 12-13 January 2017. Its intention is to give postgraduate research students in the UK and Ireland working on German history an opportunity to present their work-in-progress, and to discuss it with other students working in the same field. All 2nd and 3rd year students are encouraged to present a paper on their PhD project. First year students are also welcome.
Closing date for applications: 30 November 2016
Medieval History Seminar
Closing date: 31 January 2017
Workshop on Medieval Germany
Closing date: 9 January 2017

Joint Junior Research Fellowship

Andreas Weiß has been appointed Joint Junior Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies, University College London, and the German Historical Institute London for 2016-17. For more information here (external link)
Our new Bulletin (November 2016) is now available online.