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 German Historical Institute London (GHIL) is an academically independent institution and part of the Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad. It promotes research on medieval and modern history, in particular on the history of Britain, on the British Empire and the Commonwealth, and on Anglo-German relations. Its public library specializes in German history.

6 July

Andreas Gestrich (GHIL)
Land of Hope and ... The Past and Future in the Language of Modern British Politics

11 October

Neil Gregor (Southampton)
German Orchestras, the Volksgemeinschaft, and the Persecution of the Jews, 1933–1945
Anglo-German Doctoral Seminar in Early Modern Religious History
German Historical Institute London, 3-5 September 2018
Closing date: 25 June 2018 (extended)

Submission deadline for this year's prize: 31 July 2018
10 May -
31 July 2018
An exhibition of photographs by Colin Robins. This is a photographic project documenting people that had been either directly involved in, or came in the wake of, the 1960s anti-authoritarian movement as it developed in Berlin.
Our new Bulletin (May 2018) is now available online.

Studies of the German Historical Institute London
Richard Bessel and Dorothee Wierling (ed.): Inside World War One? The First World War and its Witnesses
Studies of the German Historical Institute London
Cornelia Linde (ed.): Making and Breaking the Rules. Discussion, Implementation, and Consequences of Dominican Legislation
Veröffentlichungen des Deutschen Historischen Instituts London, Vol. 80
Victor Mauer: Brückenbauer. Großbritannien, die deutsche Frage und die Blockade Berlins 1948-1949
Timothy Garton Ash: German and European unification: Harmony or dissonance? (Annual Lecture on Contemporary German History, German Embassy London)

Receptionist / General Assistant (must be available for evening and weekend work).
Part-time (20 hours per week), initial 12 months contract with the possibility of becoming permanent. Based in WC1.
Closing date for applications: 30 June 2018.
The International Centre for Advanced Study: Metamorphoses of the Political (ICAS: MP) is hiring staff and aim at filling the following vacant positions in their Delhi office.