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“The name of the game was globalization of goods, services and finance” and India was increasingly part of it – Interview with Michael Gadbaw

Stefan Tetzlaff, social and economic historian and former research fellow at the German Historical Institute Washington, had the chance to interview Michael Gadbaw, former vice-president and Senior Counsel of General Electric (1990-2008) about his involvement with India. The interview was conducted in Potomac, Maryland, in April 2019.

Global Royal Families: Concepts, Cultures, and Networks of International Monarchy, 1800-2020

The conference “Global Royal Families: Concepts, Cultures, and Networks of International Monarchy, 1800-2020” focuses on the global engagements of Western and non-Western monarchies. We talked to Falko Schnicke. He is one of the conveners of the upcoming conference at the German Historical Institute London.

Fighting Under the Same Banner: Memories from the Ottoman Theater of the Great War

Personal narratives have recently begun to attract great interest among military and social historians of the Middle East in their work on the wars from 1912 until 1918. We talked with one of the conveners, Richard Wittmann, about the upcoming conference “Fighting Under the Same Banner: Memories from the Ottoman Theater of the Great War”.

From Collected to Contested: Die Zukunft von Museen nach der Rückführungsdebatte

Wie ist mit den oftmals problematischen Provenienzen von Museumsobjekten aus ehemals kolonialisierten Ländern zu verfahren? Unter anderem damit beschäftigte sich das Seminar „From Collected to Contested: The Future of Museums after the Repatriation Debate“ am DHI London von dem David Irion berichtet.

German Heritage in Letters: Understanding knowledge transfers by migrants and their networks

German Heritage in Letters is a project to create a digital collection of German-language correspondence currently held in private hands, or by archives, libraries, museums, and other institutions. We talked to Atiba Pertilla, who is managing the “German Heritage in Letters” project at the GHI Washington.