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: Venue announced with each session

Time: Mostly Wednesdays in the Athlone room 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 2014
DateSeminar details
15 October Primitiveness and Sovereignty: Conceptions of Temporality in Anthropology and Folklore Studies in Germany (1850s-1930s)

Christof DeJung ((Konstanz)

Venue: Torrington Room 104, 1st floor, Senate House, 1st floor


22 October Title: Hyperinflation and Perceptions of Austria's 'Unviability' 1921-1922

Barbara Warnock (Birkbeck)

Venue: Past and Present Room 202, 2nd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House


27 November Title: The End of Modern Statehood? Globalization and the Nation-State

Julia Angster (Mannheim)

Venue: this session is a co-hosted lecture taking place at the German Historical Institute, 17 Bloomsbury Square, WC1A 2NJ


Spring Term 2015
DateSeminar details
21 January The Bright Young Things of the Holocaust: The Terezín Ghetto as a Society of Inequalities?

Anna Hajkova (Warwick)

Venue: Torrington Room 104, 1st floor, Senate House, 1st floor


4 March Public Debates about the Economic Performance and Competitiveness of the United Kingdom and Germany since 1970. Title to be confirmed

Wencke Meteling (Wolfson College, Cambridge)

Venue: Torrington Room 104, 1st floor, Senate House, 1st floor


12 March A Transnational History of Psychoanalysis. Title to be confirmed

Uffa Jensen (Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin)

Venue: this session is a co-hosted lecture taking place at the German Historical Institute, 17 Bloomsbury Square, WC1A 2NJ