German Historical Institute London Seminars, Spring 2016

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Date / time: 12 January - 15 March, 5:30 pm

German Historical Institute, London

German Historical Institute London Seminars, Spring 2016

Seminar programme Spring 2016

12 January 2016  – Madeleine Herren (Basel) ‘Claiming a Connected World: The Arctic from Mussolini to the United Nations (1928-46)’

26 January 2016 – Amanda Vickery (London) ‘Reputation Management in Late Eighteenth- Century Europe: Angelica Kauffman, the Women and the Men’

3 February 2016 –  Sandrine Kott (Geneva) ‘The Internationalization of the German Welfare State: Germany and the ILO (1890-1953)’ In connection with the Faculty of History, University of Oxford

1 March 2016 – Paul Readman (London) ‘Historical Pageants and the Medieval Past in Twentieth-Century Britain’

3 March 2016 – Jorg Baberowski (Berlin) ‘Spaces of Violence’ In connection with the Seminar on Modern German History, Institute of Historical Research

15 March 2016 – Andreas Bihrer / Julia Ilgner (Kiel / Freiburg) ‘ Narrating the King: Historiographical and Literary Representations of Alfred the Great in German-English Discourse on Power in the Nineteenth Century’


All seminars are held at 5.30pm in the Seminar Room of the German Historical Institute, 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ.

Please check for any last minute changes on 020 7309 2050, or for full information on seminars visit

Tea is available from 5pm in the Common Room, and wine is served after the seminars.