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German Historical Institute London

German Historical Institute London
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E-Mail:ghil [at] ghil.ac.uk

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Veröffentlichungen des Deutschen Historischen Instituts London

Das Deutsche Historische Institut in London wurde 1976 eröffnet und unterstützt Forschungen zur Neueren Geschichte, besonders zur vergleichenden Geschichte von Großbritannien und Deutschland, zur Geschichte des Britischen Empires und zu den deutsch-englischen Beziehungen. Die "Veröffentlichungen" publizieren…

Education and the Urban in India : Working Paper Series

A major project focusing on the past and the present with partners Jawaharlal Nehru University, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai, and National Institute of Advanced Studies Bengaluru.

Annual Lectures

The Annual Lectures are delivered in November by eminent historians and subsequently published by the Institute. Since 2019, the lectures have been published in electronic format (pdf) only.

Studies of the German Historical Institute London

The series presents selections of papers delivered at international conferences on comparative British history, European–British relations and transfers, as well as colonial, global, and transnational history. Each volume features a comprehensive introduction and original contributions by both well-known…

Politics and Society in India and the Global South

The Series is a collaboration of Sage Publications and the M.S. Merian – R. Tagore International Centre of Advanced Studies ‘Metamorphoses of the Political’ (ICAS:MP). It aims to publish books that explores core issues that are of concern in modern globalized societies. The ideas of ‘politics’ and the…

Bulletin of the GHI London - Supplements

Unlike the Bulletin itself, which contains articles and book reviews mainly on topics of German history, the new supplement series will present the proceedings of conferences representing some of the Institute’s work on British and comparative European or colonial history. However, the series is also…

German Historical Institute London Bulletin

The GHIL Bulletin appears twice a year and contains articles and reviews of recent books on German and British history, as well as general information about the Institutes activities.

GHIL Podcast

Selected lectures and events are available as audio files.

Digital source editions

Pauper Letters and Petitions for Poor Relief in Germany and Great Britain, 1770-1914

For over two decades historical research has shown a new and stronger interest in life testimonies (ego-documents) of the lower classes, i.e. of people who could not, or normally did not, write, especially about themselves. In this context a type of source has met with increasing interest in in recent…

Georg Wilhelm Schimper - in Abyssinia : Observations on Tigre

The German Georg Wilhelm Schimper was one of the foremost nineteenth-century botanists specialising on Northern Africa. He spent most of his life in what is now Ethiopia, collecting and describing plants, their habitats and the ways they were used by the local people. Like his famous relative, the Strasbourg-born…

British Envoys to Germany and British Envoys to the Kaiserreich

The two editorial series consist of official despatches written for the Foreign Office by British envoys to the German States in the 19th century, covering the period from the Vienna Congress in 1815 to the dissolution of the German Confederation (Deutscher Bund) in 1866 and from the foundation of the…