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.

27 February

Christoph Henning (Erfurt)
Marx’s Critical Theory and its Absence in Contemporary Social Philosophy

15 March

Neil Gregor (Southampton)
German Orchestras, the Volksgemeinschaft, and the Persecution of the Jews, 1933–1945

1 March

Thomas Harding (Journalist)
“You’re doing what?” - My family’s response to my trying to save the house stolen by the Nazis

22-24 March

Settlement and Unsettlement: The Ends of World War I and their Legacies
The Global Knowledge of Economic Inequality. The Measurement of Income and Wealth Distribution since 1945
Closing date: 28 February 2018

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)