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Fall 2018

  • September 13th 4:10pm, Location TBA:  Max Kade Center Lecture Series, "Rag-Picking: Siegfried Kracauer and the Redemption of Historical Reality" talk by Till van Rahden, Associate Professor of History at the Université de Montréal. Read more about his work  here.   
  • September 14th, 3:00pm, Buttrick Hall 212: Max Kade Center Lecture Series, "When, How, and Why did Jews Become a 'Minority'? Remapping Difference in Central Europe, 1815-1919" talk by Till van Rahden, Canada Research Chair in German and European Studies at the Université de Montréal. Read more about his work  here
  • October 4th-7th, Memorizing the Future: Collecting in the 21st Century. Find out more about this conference here.   
  • October 12th,  3:00pm, Buttrick Hall 306:  Max Kade Lecture Series, "A Small State on the Global Stage: Bulgaria's 'Developing World' in the 1970s" talk by Theodora Dragostinova, Associate Professor of History at The Ohio State University.  Read more about her work here.         
  • October 26th, 3:00pm, Buttrick Hall 306: "The Metaphors We Use" talk by Holly Case, Associate Professor of History at Brown University. Read more about her work here
  • November 27th, 4:00pm, Buttrick Hall 206: "The Political Thought of Moisei Ostrogorski (1854-1921): Democracy, Organization and Political Parties" talk by Philipp Erbentraut, John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar at Harvard University. Read more about his work here. 

Spring 2019

  • January 25th, 3:10pm, Buttrick Hall 206: Max Kade Lecture Series, "Inventing Color in the Nineteenth Century" talk by Carolyn Purnell 
  • Feburary 4th, Time and Location TBA: Talk by Sabine Wilke, Professor of Germanics at the University of Washington. Read more about her work here.
  • February 21st-22nd, Time and Location TBA: Talk by Aleksandra Prica, Assistant Professor of German Literature at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Read more about her work here.
  • March 20th, Time and Location TBA: Talk by Frank Bösch, Director of the Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung, Potsdam.
  • March 28th, Time and Location TBA: Talk by Philipp Ther, Institut für Osteuropäische Geschichte at the Universität Wien. Read more about his work here.
  • April 11th, Time and Location TBA: "Solving the Housing Crisis: The Ghettoization of Jews in the Nazi Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia" by Ben Frommer, Associate Professor of History at Northwestern University. Read more about his work here.