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News

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The HCA will host four visiting professors from the U.S. in the summer term. Welcome Carol Anderson, Susan Herbst, Seth Johnston and Manisha Sinha!

 

“Sturm auf das Kapitol: Zu welchen Ergebnissen der Untersuchungsausschuss kommt.” With Natalie Rauscher (Web.de, June 18, 2022)


"Der Kreml-Versteher." Article written by Manfred Berg (Die Zeit, June 15, 2022)


"Engagiert für die Gleichheit der Afroamerikaner." (RNZ, June 3, 2022)


"Eröffnung im Schatten der 'Zeitenwende.'" With Detlef Junker. (RNZ, May 21, 2022)


"Zwischenwahlen in den USA: Bereitet Trump sein Comeback vor?" Interview with Martin Thunert (GMX, May 25, 2022)


"Die große Unzufriedenheit." With Natalie Rauscher (Stuttgarter Zeitung/Stuttgarter Nachrichten, April 11, 2022)


"Wir müssen auch Panzer liefern." With Reinhard Bütikofer (RNZ, April 9, 2022)

 
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June 9, 2022 | Podcast "Quo Vadis USA?"

Folge 67: Starthilfe aus Amerika? 75 Jahre Marshallplan

Wilfried Mausbach

HCA, Heidelberg University

June 30, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Jews, Germans, Allies – Changing Perspectives on Postwar Encounters"

Atina Grossmann & Frank Mecklenburg

Cooper Union, New York City/ Leo Baeck Archive, New York City

HCA Atrium

Please register with: ahennemann@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

In cooperation with "Kurt Klein Tage", Walldorf

July 5, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Lecture

"Trust and Cultural Memory"

Ingrid Gessner

PH Vorarlberg

New venue! Neue Universität, Hörsaal 9

July 12, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Rethinking U.S. Feminisms through Patsy Takemoto Mink, First Woman of Color in Congress"

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu

University of California, Irvine

HCA Atrium

July 14, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Conference Keynote

"Risk Reduction or Rejection: Louisiana’s Chronic Coastal Crisis"

Craig E. Colten

University of Louisiana

HCA Atrium

Please register with: ahennemann@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

July 14 - July 16, 2022 | Conference

"Natural Catastrophes in the United States – Making Sense of Risks and Vulnerability"

Conveners: Natalie Rauscher (HCA) & Welf Werner (HCA)

July 21, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Migration in the Americas

"Migration and Infrastructures of Care"

Solange Muñoz

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

HCA Atrium

In Cooperation with the Heidelberg Center for Ibero American Studies and the Institute for Geography

July 26, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Reconsidering 1776: A Nation Approaches Its Semiquincentennial"

Patrick Griffin

University of Notre Dame

HCA Atrium

July 28, 2022 | 18:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"The Case of the Camden 28: How Radical Defendants of the 1960s Put their Federal Prosecutors on Trial"

Michelle Nickerson

Loyola University Chicago

HCA Atrium

 

June 23, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Migration in the Americas

"The Common Roots of Central American Migration, Inequalities and Violence in the Region"

Cecilia Menjívar

University of California, Los Angeles

HCA Atrium

In Cooperation with the Heidelberg Center for Ibero American Studies and the Institute for Geography

June 21, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Barrio America: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City"

Andrew Sandoval-Strausz

The Pennsylvania State University

HCA Atrium

June 9, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Lecture

"The New Atlantic Order"

Patrick Ossian Cohrs

University of Florence

HCA Atrium

June 1, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Pennington Award

"The Unfinished Work of Reconstruction: The Long and Ongoing Civil Rights Struggle in the United States"

Carol Anderson & Manisha Sinha

Emory University / University of Connecticut

HCA Atrium

Please register with: ahennemann@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

In Cooperation with the Faculty of Theology, Heidelberg University

May 31, 2022 | 12:30 - 2 p.m. | Encounters - New Perspectives...

"Enfant Terrible, Minister of Culture, Silent Loner?"

Lung Ying-tai & Barbara Mittler

This event will take place online.

Please register with: ahennemann@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

May 24, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Lecture

"Trust and Language: Linguistics Meets Communication Studies - Some Thoughts and Insights"

Martha Kuhnhenn

University of Greifswald

HCA Atrium

May 12, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Lecture

"Community as Urban Practice"

Talja Blokland

Humboldt University of Berlin

HCA Atrium

May 5, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Rolf-Kentner Dissertationspreis

"The Future of Work in the United States – Examining Crucial Narratives and Discourses"

Natalie Rauscher

Heidelberg Center for American Studies

Old Lecture Hall of the Univerisity

Please register with: ahennemann@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

May 3, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"The African American Experience in WWII, Critical Race Theory, and the Struggle for Equality"

Charles Postel

San Francisco State University

HCA Atrium

April 29, 2022 | 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Workshop

"Säkularisierung und der Wille zum Glauben"

Lecture: "Losing (one's) Religion. Pragmatist Considerations."

Sami Pihlström

University of Helsinki

Book Presentation: William James: "The Will to Believe"

Matthias Jung

University of Koblenz

HCA Atrium

In cooperation with "Forschungsstätte der Evangelischen Studiengemeinschaft e.V. (FEST)".

April 7, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Encounters - New Perspectives...

"Die liberale Weltordnung in der Krise? Die EU zwischen den USA, Russland und China"

Reinhard Bütikofer & Dr. Florian Böller

Europäisches Parlament / TU Kaiserslautern

Aula der Alten Universität, Grabengasse 1, Heidelberg

Please register with: ahennemann@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

March 25, 2022 | 5:00 p.m.

"Berufsbrücke: HCA Absolvent*innen berichten über ihre Berufswege"

This event will take place online.

Please register with: fachschaft@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

March 21-25, 2022 | Conference

HCA Spring Academy

This event will take place online.

February 10, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Lecture

“How NATO Adapts: Strategy and Organization in the Atlantic Alliance”

SETH JOHNSTON

Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University

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

February 4, 2022 | 5:00 p.m.

"Berufsbrücke: HCA Absolvent*innen berichten über ihre Berufswege"

This event will take place online.

January 25, 2022 | 12:30 p.m. | Encounters – New Perspectives…

"Visions of a New Global Order – A View from China"

WANG HUI & MARINA RUDYAK

Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Tsinghua University / Institute of Chinese Studies, Heidelberg University

This event will take place online.

Preview

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January 21, 2022 | 5:00 p.m.

"Berufsbrücke: HCA Absolvent*innen berichten über ihre Berufswege"

This event will take place online.

December 15, 2021 | Fireside Chat

"Bröckelnde Brücken: Die Zukunft der transatlantischen Allianz"

Wilfried Mausbach & Sigmar Gabriel

HCA Executive Director / Chairman of Atlantik-Brücke

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CANCELED! December 14, 2021 | Lecture

6:15 p.m., HCA

"The Diffusion of Romantic Nationalism in the Long Nineteenth-Century"

ANDREAS WIMMER

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

In cooperation with GKAT

CANCELED! December 9, 2021 | Lecture

6:15 p.m.r, HCA

"The Invective in American (Popular) Culture"

KATJA KANZLER

UNIVERSITY OF LEIPZIG

In cooperation with GKAT

CANCELED! December 2, 2021 | Awarding of the Rolf Kentner Dissertation Prize

6:15 p.m., Old Lecture Hall

"Narratives on Technological Changes: The Future of Work in the U.S."

Natalie Rauscher, HCA

November 30, 2021 | 7:00 p.m. | Encounters: New Perspectives on Asia, America and Europe

"Transforming U.S.-China Conflicts? Common Interests and Transnational Perspectives"

Cheng Li & Sebastian Harnisch

Director, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institution / Institut für Politische Wissenschaft, Universität Heidelberg

CATS,

This event will take place online.

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October 29, 2021 | Lecture

6:15 p.m.

"Pox, Populism, and Politics: Three Centuries of American Vaccination Controversies"

ROBERT JOHNSTON

University of Illinois Chicago

 

October 19, 2021 | HCA Book Launch

7:00 p.m., HCA

"Deutschland und die USA 1871-2021"

Detlef Junker

Gründungsdirektor HCA

October 15, 2021 | HCA Commencement

6:15 p.m., Neue Aula

Keynote Address: DANIEL BENJAMIN, President, The American Academy in Berlin

October 12, 2021 | 1. Christian Broecking Lecture

7:00 p.m., HCA

"Music with Other Means: The Interviews of Christian Broecking"

GEORGE E. LEWIS, Columbia University

In cooperation with ENJOY JAZZ

August 20-21, 2021 | Conference

"James W.C. Pennington and the World of Transatlantic Reform"

Conveners: Jan Stievermann (HCA) & Eddie Glaude Jr. (Princeton University)

Supported by the Manfred-Lautenschläger-Foundation

June 17-19, 2021 | Conference (online)

"Participation in American Culture and Society" International Conference (online)

67 Annual Convention of the German Association for American Studies Conveners: Manfred Berg, Ulrike Gerhard, Günter Leypoldt, Margit Peterfy, Jan Stievermann, Martin Thunert, Welf Werner Heidelberg University

January 25, 2021 | 7:30 P.M. | Ringvorlesung "Quo Vadis USA?"

"Nach der Amtseinführung: Quo Vadis USA?"

Manfred Berg & Claus Kleber

Universität Heidelberg | ZDF "Heute Journal"

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January 18, 2021 | 7:30 P.M. | Ringvorlesung "Quo Vadis USA?"

"#BlackLivesMatter: Bürgerrechtsbewegung 2.0?"

Simon Wendt

Universität Frankfurt

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January 14, 2021 | 6:15 P.M.

"James Baldwin and the Illusion of American Democracy"

Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor, Princeton University

Watch the lecture in our videos section!

January 11, 2021 | 7:30 P.M. | Ringvorlesung "Quo Vadis USA?"

"Religion and Politics after Trump"

Jan Stievermann & Daniel Silliman

Universität Heidelberg | Christianity Today

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December 14, 2020 | 7:30 P.M. | Ringvorlesung "Quo Vadis USA?"

"Renaissance oder Krise? Überlegungen zur aktuellen Situation und Zukunft der US-amerikanischen Stadt"

Ulrike Gerhard

Universität Heidelberg

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December 7, 2020 | 7:30 P.M. | Ringvorlesung "Quo Vadis USA?"

"Verschwörungstheorien nach Trump"

Michael Butter

Universität Tübingen

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November 30, 2020 | 7:30 P.M. | Ringvorlesung "Quo Vadis USA?"

"Die US-Wirtschaft nach der Krise"

Andreas Falke & Welf Werner

Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg / Universität Heidelberg

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November 26, 2020 | 6:15 P.M.

Vertrauen: Die unsichtbare Macht (2020)

Martin Hartmann

Professor für Philosophie, Universität Luzern

In cooperation with the Graduiertenkolleg "Authority and Trust" | online discussion of his new book via Zoom; please register with hnagl@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

November 23, 2020 | 7:30 P.M. | Ringvorlesung "Quo Vadis USA?"

"Columbus, Jefferson, Bismarck & Co vom Sockel holen? Aktuelle Konflikte um Erinnerungskulturen und Geschichtspolitik"

Sabine Sielke

Universität Bonn

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November 16, 2020 | 7:30 P.M. | Ringvorlesung "Quo Vadis USA?"

"Forschungserfolg versus Privatsphäre: Humangenetik in den USA und Deutschland"

Myles Jackson

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton

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November 9, 2020 | 7:30 P.M. | Ringvorlesung "Quo Vadis USA?"

"Die USA nach den Wahlen: Steht die Außenpolitik vor einer Kurskorrektur?"

Florian Böller & Sebastian Harnisch

Technische Universität Kaiserslautern / Universität Heidelberg

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November 2, 2020 | 7:30 P.M. | Ringvorlesung "Quo Vadis USA?"

"Four More Years? Die USA vor den Wahlen"

Panel Discussion

Nana Brink (Deutschlandradio Kultur), Horst Kläuser (ehemaliger USA-Korrespondent der ARD), Rachel Tausendfreund (German Marshall Fund), Martin Thunert (HCA); Moderation: Wilfried Mausbach (HCA)

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October 16-17, 2020

"Authority and Trust: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives"

International Conference

Conveners: Graduiertenkolleg "Authority & Trust" (GKAT)

Online Conference

Canceled! July 14, 2020

"Bare Handed"

Holly Lynton

Artist, Massachusetts

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

Canceled! July 9, 2020

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Thomas Andrews

Professor of U.S. History, University of Colorado, Boulder

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

Canceled! July 7, 2020

"The Performitivity of Objects"

Jeffrey Alexander

Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology, Yale University

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

July 2, 2020 | 7:30 P.M.

Zum 100. Geburtstag von Kurt Klein

Gedenkveranstaltung

In Kooperation mit Forum 84 und der Vereinigung Walldorfer Heimatfreunde

Aufgrund der Covid-19 Pandemie ist die Zahl der Plätze sehr begrenzt. Die Veranstaltung ist bereits ausgebucht.

Astoria-Halle, Schwetzinger Str. 91, Walldorf

Canceled! June 30, 2020

"Assaulting Democracy: The Religion of the Gun in America"

Dominic Erdozain

Research Fellow, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

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

Canceled! June 23, 2020

"City on a Hill: A History of American Exceptionalism"

Abraham VanEngen

Professor of English, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

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

Canceled! June 16, 2020

"The Politics of Memory in American Culture: 1620 and Beyond"

David Hall

Bartlett Research Professor, Harvard Divinity School

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

Canceled! May 14, 2020

"A History of Fake News"

Michelle Nickerson

Loyola University

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

Canceled! April 30, 2020

HCA Commencement

David Thomas

President, Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia

Alte Aula, Universität Heidelberg

Canceled! April 23, 2020

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

Jackson Janes

President Emeritus of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at the Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.

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

Conference canceled! March 23-27, 2020

HCA Spring Academy 2020

Interdisciplinary Conference for Ph.D. Candidates

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

Canceled! March 19 - April 29, 2020 | Mon-Fri, 9 A.M. - 5 P.M.

"Suffrage: Bilder einer Bewegung"

Exhibition

Kurator: Reinhard Schultz

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

March 4-6, 2020

Jahrestagung des Wirtschaftshistorischen Ausschusses des Vereins für Socialpolitik

Conference

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

Program

March 4, 2020 | 2:00 P.M

"'It's the Economy, Stupid!' Or Is It? Zum Verhältnis von sozialer Ungleichheit und Populismus in den USA"

Manfred Berg

Curt-Engelhorn-Stiftungsprofessor für Amerikanische Geschichte, Universität Heidelberg

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

March 4, 2020 | 4:00 P.M.

"Autorität und Vertrauen in der US-Wirtschaft: Trends und Brüche"

Panel Discussion

With Hartmut Berghoff, Alexander Engel, Korinna Schönhärl and Welf Werner. Moderation: Jan-Otmar Hesse

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

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

Chicago’s Redevelopment Machine and Blues Clubs

David Wilson

Professor of Geography and Geographic Information Services, University of Illinois

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 21, 2020 | 6:15 P.M.

"Das schwierige Ganze: Goethe, Emerson und die Literatur der offenen Gesellschaft"

Kai Sina

Universität Göttingen

HCA, Curt und 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 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 9, 2020 | 6:15 P.M.

"Hurricanes in New Orleans"

Eleonora Rohland

Professor for Entangled History of the Americas, University of Bielefeld

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

 

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