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Spring Academy 2020

The Call for Papers for the 17th HCA Spring Academy 2020 is now available.

Application period: August 15, 2019 – November 15, 2019

 

"Impeachment gegen Donald Trump: 'Das Vergehen des Präsidenten ist diesmal klarer und leichter darstellbar'" – Interview with Martin Thunert (RNZ, October 11, 2019)


"Haben die USA die Folgen der Sklaverei wirklich überwunden?" – Radio interview with Manfred Berg (SRF 4 News, August 30, 2019)


"Besonders teuer sind junge Afrikanerinnen: Vor 400 Jahren werden in der britischen Kolonie Virginia erstmals Menschen verkauft" by Manfred Berg (Die Zeit, August 22, 2019)


"Trump 'verhält sich mit Absage von Dänemark-Besuch kindisch'" – Radio interview with Martin Thunert (SWR Aktuell, August 21, 2019)


Radio interview with Detlef Junker (SWR2, August 19, 2019

 
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October 24, 2019 | 6:15 P.M. | Rolf Kentner Prize 2019

"Seriality and Gender: The Politics and Practices of American Television"

Maria Sullima

University of Duisburg-Essen

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

October 28, 2019 | 6:15 P.M. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"From John McCloy to George Bush: America’s Foreign Policy Establishment, European Unity, and German Reunification, 1945-1990"

Thomas A. Schwartz

Distinguished Professor of History; Professor of Political Science; Professor of European Studies, Vanderbilt University

In cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Berlin

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

October 31, 2019 | 6:15 P.M.

"Trump and Twitter"

Michael Butter

Professor of American Literary and Cultural History, University of Tübingen

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

November 5, 2019 | 6:15 P.M.

A Reading from Hell or High Water

Joy Castro

Willa Cather Professor of English and Ethnic Studies, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

November 7, 2019 | 6:15 P.M. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Political Parties and the Crisis of Democratic Capitalism"

Didi Kuo

Associate Director for Research and Senior Research Scholar; Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law; Stanford University

In cooperation with the German Association for American Studies, Political Science Section

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

November 7-8, 2019

"The Corrosion of the Liberal Democratic Order? Transatlantic Perspectives in Perilous Times"

International Conference

Annual Meeting of the Political Science Section of the German Society for American Studies

Conveners: Florian Böller (HCA) & Markus B. Siewert (Bavarian School for Public Policy / TUM School of Governance)

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

November 14, 2019 | 6:15 P.M.

"Lincoln and the Champions of Righteousness: How Religious Nationalism Fueled the American Civil War"

Richard Carwardine

Emeritus Rhodes Professor of American History, University of Oxford

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

November 21, 2019 | 6:15 P.M. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Immigration in Comparative Perspective"

Roberto Suro

Professor of Journalism and Public Policy, University of Southern California

In cooperation with the American Academy in Berlin

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

November 26, 2019 | 6:15 P.M. | HCA Book Launch

Equality: An American Dilemma

Charles Postel

San Francisco State University

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

December 6, 2019 | 8:00 P.M. | Poetry Performance

"Ipse Venena Bibas"

Bill Moran & William Brian Sain

In cooperation with the HCA Student Council

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

December 9, 2019 | 6:15 P.M. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency"

Larry Diamond

Hoover Institution and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University

In cooperation with the Institute für Politische Wissenschaft

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

January 9, 2020 | 6:15 P.M.

"Hurricanes in New Orleans"

Eleonora Rohland

Junior Professor for Entangled History of the Americas, University of Bielefeld

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

January 14, 2020 | 6:15 P.M.

"Reinsuring Natural Catastrophes in the U.S.: State, Private Markets, and International Organizations"

Niels-Viggo Haueter

Head Corporate History, Swiss Re, Zürich

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

January 16, 2020 | 6:15 P.M.

"Transatlantic Scripts for Postindustrial Urban Futures"

Barbara Buchenau

Chair of North American Cultural Studies, University of Duisburg-Essen

In cooperation with GKAT

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

January 23, 2020 | 6:15 P.M. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"American States of Nature: Rights, Race, and the Environment in the U.S. Constitution"

Mark Somos

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

January 28, 2020 | 6:15 P.M. | HCA Book Launch

Chicago’s New Racial Redevelopment Machine and South Side Blues Clubs

David Wilson

Profesor of Geography and Geographic Information Services, University of Illinois

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

February 4, 2020 | 6:15 P.M. | Alfred Weber Lecture

"Die transatlantischen Wirtschaftsbeziehungen in Zeiten des Wandels"

Sigmar Gabriel

MdB; President, Atlantikbrücke

In cooperation with the Alfred-Weber-Institute for Economics

Old Lecture Hall, Heidelberg University, Grabengasse 1, Heidelberg

February 6, 2020 | 6:15 P.M. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"The Big Chill: German-American Relations in Reset Mode"

Jackson Janes

President Emeritus, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS), Johns Hopkins University

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

October 4-5, 2019

"A Hegemonic Transition? Reconfigurations of Global Economic and Security Orders in the Age of Trump"

International Conference

Conveners: Welf Werner & Florian Böller (HCA)

HCA, Curt and Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

July 9, 2019 | 6:15 P.M. | HCA Economics Month

"Zukunft der Arbeit – Chancen und Risiken der Digitalisierung"

Panel Discussion

HCA, Curt und Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

June 18, 2019 | 6:15 P.M. | HCA Economics Month

"The Economic History of Trumpism"

John Komlos

Professor Emeritus of Economic History, LMU München

HCA, Curt und Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Hauptstr. 120, Heidelberg

June 11, 2019 | 6:15 P.M. | HCA Economics Month

"The Changing Global Economic Geography"

Robert Zoellick

Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University; President, World Bank (2007-2012); U.S. Trade Representative (2001-2005); Deputy Secretary of State (2005-2006)

Alfred Weber Lecture 2019 | In cooperation with the Alfred Weber Institute for Economics

Alte Aula, Univeristät Heidelberg, Grabengasse 1, Heidelberg

May 29, 2019 | 6:15 P.M. | HCA Economics Month

"The Populist Temptation: Economic Grievance and Political Reaction in America"

Barry Eichengreen

George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley

Alte Aula, Univeristät Heidelberg, Grabengasse 1, Heidelberg

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