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.

8 June

A.R. Venkatachalapathy (Madras Institute of Development Studies)
From Pulavar to Professor: Policy, politics and professionalization of Tamil Pandits, 1812-1949

13 June

W. Mark Ormrod (York)
England’s Immigrants, 1330–1550: Defining the Rights of Aliens in Later Medieval England

25 May

Joachim Rees (Berlin)
Selling the Metropolis. Friedrich Justin Bertuch’s Journal „London and Paris“ and the Mediations of Elegance around 1800
4-8 September
Understanding the Nation. Transformations of the British Nation State in the Twentieth Century
Closing date for applications: 28 May 2017
28 June
Roundtable on the Anglo-German Relationship
Venue: IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Heritage, Decolonisation and the Field: A Conference
Closing date: 31 May 2017

Submission deadline for this year's prize: 31 July 2017
Our new Bulletin(May 2017), a special issue on
is now available online.

New Publications

Bid for World Power? New Research on the Outbreak of the First World War
Ed. Andreas Gestrich and Hartmut Pogge von Strandmann
Radicalism and Dissent in the World of Protestant Reform
Ed. by Bridget Heal and Anorthe Kremers

Das Deutsche Historische Institut London sucht zum 1. November 2017 eine Verwaltungsleiterin / einen Verwaltungsleiter in Vollzeit.
Bewerbungsschluß: 4. Juni 2017