GHS Annual Conference 2009
Saturday 31 October 2009 – German Historical Institute, London
“German History in Comparative and Transnational Perspective”
Tea / Coffee
Stefan Berger (University of Manchester)
Welcome and introductory remarks
Helmut Walser Smith (Vanderbilt University)
“How to Write German National History in a Transnational Age”
Walter Pohl (University of Vienna)
“German, Germanic, Teutonic: Problems of Medieval Identity”
Jörn Leonhard (University of Freiburg)
“Belligerent Nations in the Long Nineteenth Century: German Concepts of War in Comparison”
Scott Dixon (Queens’ University Belfast)
“‘Wittenbergisches Jerusalem’: The Historiography of the German Reformation from a Transnational Perspective”
The AGM / Conference will take place at the German Historical Institute, 17 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NJ.
There is no conference fee. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Conference participants are welcome to join the speakers for dinner (at their own expense).