History seminars at the IHR

Modern German History

Convenors: Dr. Mark Hewitson (UCL), Professor Christina von Hodenberg (QMUL), Dr. Egbert Klautke (SSEES), Dr Michael Rowe (KCL), Dr Jessica Reinisch (Birkbeck), Dr. Nikolaus Wachsmann (Birkbeck)

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Dr Mark Hewitson: m.hewitson@ucl.ac.uk

Venue: Peter Marshall Room N204, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Mostly Wednesdays in the Peter Marshall Room N204 at 5.30pm.  Sessions held at the German Historical Institute take place on Thursdays at 5:30pm, or, exceptionally, as noted below, on Wednesday, at the same time.

Some podcasts from this Seminar are available online

Autumn Term 2015
DateSeminar details
30 September The People's War: Mass Mobilisation and Radicalisation in Germany, 1914-1918

Professor Alexander Watson (Goldsmith's University) 

14 October Ambivalent Destinations? West German Tourism to the Iberian Dictatorships, 1950¬-1975

Dr Patricia Hertel (University of Basel)

28 October German Paleontology in the context of the History of Late Nineteenth Century Science

Dr Chris Manias (KCL) 

11 November German Subjectivities in the Second World War

Professor Nick Stargardt (Oxford)

25 November Prince Albert's Views and Activities with Respect to German politics

Dr John Davis (Kingston)

Please not that this seminar will take place at the German Historical Institute London.


Dr Kristina Spohr (LSE)

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
17 February German Protestant Nationalism during the Second World War

Dr Thomas Brodie (Oxford University)

16 March Constitutional Law and Citizenship in the two German states during the Cold War

Sebastian Gehrig