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.

28 February

Richard Reid (London)
Mourning and Glory: Emotions and the Historical Imaginary in Africa and Europe

9 March

Britta Schilling (Utrecht)
Germany’s Colonial Material
Competitors & Companions: Britons and Germans in the World (19th & 20th Century)
Closing date: 1 March 2017
Medieval History Seminar
Closing date (extended): 28 February 2017
Settlement and Unsettlement: The Ends of World War I and their Legacies
Closing date (extended): 31 March 2017
21 March
Panel Discussion - Luther’s Legacy: The Thirty Years War and the Modern Notion of State in the Empire, 1530s to 1790s
Venue: German Historical Institute London
Bewerbungsschluss für Stipendien für Doktoranden und Nachwuchswissenschaftler für das Jahr 2017 ist der 31. März 2017.

The Consumer on the Home Front. Second World War Civilian Consumption in Comparative Perspective
Ed. by Hartmut Berghoff, Jan Logemann, and Felix Römer
Dominik Geppert: National Expectations and Transnational Infrastructure: The Media, Global News Coverage and International Relations in the Age of High Imperialism (Gerda Henkel Visiting Professorship Lecture)

Projektassistenz (m/w) in Teilzeit (20 Std/Woche)
Closing date for applications: 26 February 2017