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.

1 May

Pat Thane (King’s College London)
Divided Kingdom: Inequalities in the UK since 1900

9 May

Katharina Karcher (University of Bristol)
An anti-authoritarian threat to national security? Rudi Dutschke’s exile in the UK
3 May
Panel Discussion (in German): Abschied vom Kontinent? Der Brexit aus historischer und aktueller Perspektive
Venue: Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin
Anglo-German Doctoral Seminar in Early Modern Religious History
German Historical Institute London, 3-5 September 2018
Closing date: 31 May 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.

The War of the Spanish Succession. Ed. by Matthias Pohlig and Michael Schaich
Studies of the German Historical Institute London

Becker, T., K. Kulkarni, Beyond the Playhouse: Travelling Theatre in the Long Nineteenth Century, Special Issue, Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film 44 (2017), No. 1

Brusius, M. (ed.), Alternative Preservation Practices of ‘Cultural Heritage’ in the Middle East, Roundtable, Review of Middle East Studies 2017, Volume 51 (2)

Brusius, M., Singh, K. (eds), Museum Storage and Meaning: Tales from the Crypt, (Routledge 2017)