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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40 Years German Historical Institute London

On 4 November 2016 the GHIL celebrated its 40th anniversary. On this occasion we would like to thank our colleagues and friends who supported us and our work over the last four decades. An exhibition on the institute’s history is on public display at the GHIL until 31 January 2017.

Library News

Please note that the Library will be closed from 23rd December to 13th January. We will reopen on 16th January but please be aware that the basement area will be closed to readers as stock reorganisation will still be taking place. Staff may be able to fetch books from holdings in the basement but access cannot be guaranteed.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

24 January

Andreas Ranft (Halle)
Luther and the German Princes

1 February

Martin H. Geyer (Munich)
Writing the History of Financial Scandals and Capitalism in the Interwar Period

26 January

Michel Dreyfus (Paris)
The Two Lefts in France: Divisions over Zionism and Israel

14 February 2017
(from 2pm)

12-13 January
The German Historical Institute London will hold its 21st postgraduate students' conference on 12-13 January 2017. Its intention is to give postgraduate research students in the UK and Ireland working on German history an opportunity to present their work-in-progress, and to discuss it with other students working in the same field. All 2nd and 3rd year students are encouraged to present a paper on their PhD project. First year students are also welcome.
Closing date for applications: 30 November 2016
Medieval History Seminar
Closing date: 31 January 2017
In Global Transit: Jewish Migrants from Hitler’s Europe in Asia, Africa, and Beyond
Closing date: 28 February 2017