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.

21 June

Ulrich Herbert (Freiburg)
The Russian October Revolution and the German Labour Movement

6 July

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