2015-16 Academic Year

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FALL 2015

4 September 2015: Faculty

Konrad Jarausch (University of North Carolina, History), Contemporary History as Transatlantic Project: A Roundtable Discussion
*3:00pm, 3205 Dwinelle Hall

9 September 2015: Graduate Student Research
Peggy O'Donnell (Berkeley, Ph.D. Candidate, History), "Is the Angel of Death really dead? Identifying Mengele's Bones in Brazil"
*6:00pm, 3401 Dwinelle Hall

14 September 2015: Faculty
Michael Schuering (University of Florida, DAAD Visiting Professor), Roundtable discussion and breakfast
*9:00am, 3401 Dwinelle Hall

23 September 2015: Graduate Student Research
Florian Wagner (European University Institute Florence, Ph.D. Researcher), "German Colonialists between Pan-German Aggression and International Humanitarianism, 1880s-1940s"
*6:00pm, 201 Moses Hall

6 October 2015: Faculty
Eugene Sheppard (Brandeis University, History), "German-Jewish Intellectuals and the Question of Loyalty, 1920s-1950s"
*5:00pm, 1229 Dwinelle Hall

12 October 2015: Guest Speaker
Ronald Leopold (Anne Frank House Amsterdam, Executive Director), Roundtable discussion
*3:00pm, 201 Moses Hall

21 October 2015: Faculty
Rebecca Wittmann (University of Toronto, History), "Nazism and Terrorism: The Madjanek and Stammheim Trials in 1975 West Germany"
*5:00pm, 3401 Dwinelle Hall

4 November 2015: Graduate Student Research
Sheer Ganor (Berkeley, Ph.D. Student, History), "'If one is attacked as a Jew, one must defend oneself as a Jew.' Hannah Arendt and the appeal of Jewish combattiveness."
*6:00pm, 201 Moses Hall

10 November 2015: Book Discussion
Timothy Snyder. Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning. Tim Duggan Books, 2015.
*6:30pm, 3401 Dwinelle Hall
*Co-sponsored by Krou┼żek (the Working Group on the Culture and History of East Central Europe) and Kruzhok (the Russian History Working Group)

9 December 2015: Graduate Student Research
Julia Wambach (Berkeley, Ph.D. Candidate, History), "Vichy in Germany: The Personnel of the French Occupation in Germany after 1945"
*6:00pm, 201 Moses Hall


27 January 2016: Faculty
Philipp Lenhard (Visiting Scholar, Institute of European Studies at UC Berkeley), "Max Horkheimer and Friedrich Pollock: The History of a Friendship"
*6:00pm, 1229 Dwinelle Hall
*Co-sponsored by the Intellectual History and Theory Working Group

18 February 2016: Graduate Student Research
Ari Edmundson (Berkeley, Ph.D. Candidate, History), "Contingency in German History"
*6:00pm, 201 Moses Hall
*Co-Sponsored by the Intellectual History and Theory Working Group

29 February 2016: Graduate Student Research
Timothy Wright (Berkeley, Ph.D. Candidate, History), Early Modern German Pietism
*6:00pm, location TBA
*Co-Sponsored by the Intellectual History and Theory Working Group

15 March 2016: Faculty
Celia Applegate (Vanderbilt University, History & Music), "Music and the Germans: A History"
*6:00pm, 201 Moses Hall

5 April 2016: Faculty (Departmental Lecture)
Sebastian Conrad (Free University of Berlin, History), "Global Transformations of Time in the Nineteenth Century"
*4:00pm, 3335 Dwinelle Hall

6 April 2016: Faculty
Sebastian Conrad (Free University of Berlin, History), "Global Histories of German Colonialism"
*6:00pm, 201 Moses Hall

13 April 2016: Faculty
Anton Kaes (Berkeley, German & Film and Media), A discussion of The Promise of Cinema: German Film Theory, 1907-1933. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016.
*6:00pm, 201 Moses Hall

4 May 2016: Faculty
Andrea Sinn (Berkeley, History), "Jewish Women in Germany During the First World War"
*6:00pm, 201 Moses Hall

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