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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Special Events

Exhibition – Black Germany

An Exhibition by Robbie Aitken, Sheffield Hallam University

14 May to 11 June 2019

Venue: German Historiacl Institute London

Based on ground-breaking research, the exhibition Black Germany employs a number of biographies, accompanied by photographic images, in order to look at the largely forgotten development of a Black Diaspora in Germany from the 1880s up to 1945.

Opening Event on 14 May 2019, 5:30pm

Venue: German Historical Institute London

With talks by historian Robbie Aitken (Sheffield), on “Making the Visible the Invisible – Black Germany in the Age of Empire”, and poet, dramaturge and editor Philipp Khabo Koepsell (Berlin), on “Afro-Deutschland – The Making of an Activist Movement“.

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Germany in Global Context, 1871-1945. Research Trends and Classroom Practice

5 July 2019

Venue:German Historical Institute London

The German Historical Institute, London, in association with the German History Society, is holding a free one-day event for A-level history teachers on Friday, 5 July 2019, from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm. This will take place at the German Historical Institute, 17 Bloomsbury Square, in Central London. The programme (see below) will include talks by academics on various themes in German history, and a tour around the institute’s library and other facilities.

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