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Congratulations to Jan Stievermann on receiving a substantial grant from the McDonald Agape Foundation to further research in American religous history.


CfP: "Cities as Global Actors in International Politics: Patterns, Processes, and Impacts" (PDF)

 

Marsillius kontrovers: "Wie man sich auf Krisen vorbereitet." With Natalie Rauscher. (RNZ, May 15, 2024)


"Der einsamste Minister im Kabinett." (RNZ, May 4, 2024)


"Ein gewählter Diktator." Interview with Manfred Berg. (SWR Kultur, April 25, 2024)


"Aus der Geschichte gefallen." By Detlef Junker. (RNZ, 17. February 17, 2024)


"Oprah Winfrey, US-Talkshowmoderatorin." With Günter Leypoldt. (WDR Zeitzeichen, January 29, 2024)


"Nichts als das nackte Leben". (Giessener Anzeiger, January 27, 2024)


"Trump als Diktator? Experte erklärt, was nach Wahlsieg drohen könnte." With Martin Thunert.(Web.de, December 18, 2023)


"Amerika den Amerikanern!" By Manfred Berg. (Die Zeit, December 7, 2023)


Interview mit Martin Thunert. (Copyright by hr-iNFO, August 31, 2023)


"Lucy Stone. Kämpferin fürs Frauenwahlrecht in den USA." With Anja Schüler. (WDR Zeitzeichen, August 13, 2023)


"Trump kann wieder gewinnen." Interview with Manfred Berg. (RNZ, August 3, 2023)


"Die Europäer sollten alleine aktiv werden." (RNZ, July 8, 2023)

 
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June 18, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Pennington Award/ Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Abolitionism, Secularism, and the Black Intellectual Tradition"

Christopher Cameron

University of North Carolina Charlotte

HCA Atrium

In Cooperation with the Faculty of Theology, Heidelberg University

June 20, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Book Launch

"Das gespaltene Haus. Eine Geschichte der USA seit 1950"

Manfred Berg

Historisches Seminar Heidelberg

HCA Atrium

In cooperation with Klett-Cotta

June 25, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Justice, Peace and War in the Religious Imagination: Lessons from Contemporary Conflicts"

Scott Appleby

University of Notre Dame

HCA Atrium

July 2, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Migration and the Americas

"Migration and Exclusion of Chinese across the Americas: Historical Origins and Recent Repercussions"

Albert Manke

Universität Osnabrück

HCA Atrium

July 4, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | GKAT Lecture

"Dying and Grief in Contemporary US Culture: The Authority of Literature"

Antje Kley

Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

HCA Atrium

July 11, 2024 | 6:00 p.m. | The Bigger Picture

"Whatever Happened to American Conservatism?"

Manfred Berg & Michelle Nickerson

Universität Heidelberg / Loyola University Chicago

HCA Atrium | online

In cooperation with DHI Washington | DGFA

Preview

July 18, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Future of U.S. Democracy

"Contested and Challenged, but not Dying - Democracy in the United States"

Martin Thunert

HCA

HCA Atrium

July 25, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | GKAT Lecture

"Enfreakment and the Fantasy of Super-Whiteness: The Circassian Beauty in the 19th-Century Freak Show"

Katja Kanzler

Universität Leipzig

HCA Atrium

 

June 10-12, 2024 | GKAT Conference

"Institutional Authority: Trust, Judgment, Value"

Convener: Günter Leypoldt

Program

June 11, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Conference Keynote/ Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Too Close Reading"

Merve Gul Emre

Wesleyan University

HCA Atrium

June 6 - 8, 2024 | Conference

"Authority and Trust in American Politics and Society"

Conveners: Natalie Rauscher (HCA), Maren Schäfer (IPW), Martin Thunert (HCA), Sarah Wagner (Atlantische Akademie) & David Sirakov (Atlantische Akademie)

Annual Meeting of the Political Science Section of the DGFA

HCA

Program

June 6, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Conference Keynote

"On the Democratic Duty to Trust the People"

Roberto Frega

Centre Marc Bloch

HCA Atrium

June 4, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Encounters/ Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Taiwan Rising"

Michael Meyer

University of Pittsburgh

In conversation with Barbara Mittler

HCA Atrium

In cooperation with the American Academy in Berlin

May 29, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar/ GKAT Lecture

"Dollar Signs - The Myth of American Decline and the Future of World Order"

Mark Copelovitch

University of Wisconsin and American Academy in Berlin

HCA Atrium

In Cooperation with the American Academy in Berlin

May 28, 2024 | 6:00 p.m. | The Bigger Picture

"Civil War – Isolationism – Trumpism: Challenges to Democracy in American History and Politics"

In cooperation with the German Historical Institute Washington, D.C. and DGfA

Online

May 16, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | GKAT Lecture

"Grounding Asset-Class Infrastructure in City Logistics: Global Rentiership, Local Frictions, Racial Entanglements"

Susanne Soederberg

Queens University, Kingston, Ontario

HCA Atrium

May 7, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Migration and the Americas

"Crossing No Man’s Land? Acknowledging the Indigenous Communities along US-bound Migrant Routes in the Darién Gap"

Nanneke Winters

Erasmus University Rotterdam

HCA Atrium

May 3, 2024 | 1:00 p.m. | Alfred Weber Lecture

"Finanzpolitik zwischen Auftrag, Erwartung und Anspruch"

Christian Lindner

Bundesminister der Finanzen

Neue Aula

Registered guests only - the event is booked out

May 2, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Lecture

"The Ambiguities of Early Cold War Era Catholic Liberalism and Racial Politics in Suburban Chicago, 1950-1951: A Case Study"

Ian Rocksborough-Smith

University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, British Columbia

Online

Please sign up with ahennemann@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

April 25, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Rolf Kentner Dissertation Prize/ The U.S. and the Holocaust

"Identity Trouble: German American Politics of Memory and the Holocaust"

Julia Lange

Universität Hamburg

HCA Atrium

April 22, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar/ GKAT Lecture

"Indigeneity,'Americanity': Nathaniel Hawthorne's Romance with Settler Colonial Capitalism"

Donald E. Pease

Dartmouth College

HCA Atrium

April 18, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"The Rise and Fall of America’s Federal Theater"

James Shapiro

Columbia University

HCA Atrium

In cooperation with the American Academy in Berlin

February 6, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

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

Jackson Janes

Geman Marshall Fund of the United States

HCA Atrium

MOVED TO February 1, 2024 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"U.S. Policy in a Changing Middle East"

Dalia Dassa Kaye

UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, Fulbright Schuman Scholar, University of Lund

HCA Atrium

In cooperation with Fulbright Germany

CANCELED! December 14, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Migration and the Americas

"Crossing No Man’s Land? Acknowledging the Indigenous Communities along US-bound Migrant Routes in the Darién Gap"

Nanneke Winters

Erasmus University Rotterdam

HCA Atrium

December 11, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | The U.S. and the Holocaust

"Out of Exile: The Photography of Fred Stein"

Filmscreening and Talk with Director Peter Stein, New York

HCA Atrium

December 7, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Migration and the Americas

"Interpreting Complexity and Contradiction in the Study of Language Attitudes: Spanish in the United States"

Andrew Lynch

University of Miami

HCA Atrium

November 30, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | The U.S. and the Holocaust

"Franklin D. Roosevelt and the November Pogroms — A Turning Point on the Road to War?"

David Woolner

University of Southern Denmark

HCA Atrium

In cooperation with Fulbright Germany

November 16, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Migrations/ Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Beyond Trust: Migrants and Their Interactions with Smuggling Facilitators on the US-Mexico Border"

Gabriella Sanchez

Georgetown University

HCA Atrium

November 9, 2023 | 7:30 p.m. | The U.S. and the Holocaust/ Book Launch

"Nichts als das Nackte Leben"

Gerda Weissmann Klein (1924-2022)

Gast: Andrea Rudorff, Fritz Bauer Institut, Frankfurt/M.

HCA Atrium

Registration required with ahennemann@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

November 9, 2023 | 3:00 p.m. | The U.S. and the Holocaust

"Doch mit Euch wieder vereint zu sein - (Kein) US Exil für die jüdische Familie Klein aus Walldorf"

In cooperation with

Junges Theater Heidelberg

Kurfürst Friedrich Gymnasium Heidelberg

Aula der Alten Universität

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

Unfortunately this event is already booked out.

November 7, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | "Eine Uni - ein Buch"

Reading Sylvia Plath's "The Bell Jar"

HCA Stucco

November 2, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar/ GKAT Lecture

"Home-city Geographies: Dwelling in Displacement and Practices of Radical Care"

Olivia Sheringham

Birkbeck University of London

HCA Atrium

October 31, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | "Eine Uni - ein Buch"

Reading Sylvia Plath's "The Bell Jar"

HCA Stucco

October 26, 2023 | 8:00 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Gemeinsam gegen China? Transatlantische Beziehungen vor neuen Herausforderungen"

Michael Link & Marina Rudyak & Florian Böller

Koordinator für transatlantische Zusammenarbeit / Universität Heidelberg / TU Kaiserslautern

dai Heidelberg

In cooperation with dai Heidelberg

October 25, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | "Eine Uni - ein Buch"

Reading Sylvia Plath's "The Bell Jar"

HCA Stucco

CANCELED! October 24, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar/ GKAT Lecture

"Literary Agents and the Development of Commercial Fiction"

Laura McGrath

Temple University

HCA Atrium

October 18, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | "Eine Uni - ein Buch"

Reading Sylvia Plath's "The Bell Jar"

HCA Stucco

October 18, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | GKAT Lecture

"Performing Nature as a Sacred Icon"

Jeffrey Alexander

Yale University

HCA Atrium

CANCELED! October 17, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Jews in the United States and Israel: Increased Separation, Increased Involvement"

Hizky Shoham

Bar-Ilan University

HCA Atrium

In Cooperation with the Hochschule für Jüdische Studien

October 13, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Commencement

"Jump! 2023 Commencement Remarks"

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer

Co-Chair International Leadership Council Center for European Policy Analysis, Federal Minister of Defense (2019-2021), Minister President of the Saarland (2011-2018)

HCA Atrium

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

July 27, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | GKAT Lecture

"American Hunger vs 'America Eats': Richard Wright, The Federal Writer’s Project, and the Racial Politics of Lifestyle Writing"

Colleen Glenney Boggs

Dartmouth College

HCA Atrium

July 20, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Lecture

"Reforming Church History: A History of Reformed Communities in the United States"

David Komline

Western Theological Seminary und Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, Universität Heidelberg

HCA Oculus

CANCELED! July 13, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | GKAT Lecture

"The Battle of Gettysburg in American Memory"

Adam Smith

Oxford University

HCA Atrium

July 6, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | GKAT Lecture

"Populism: Confusing Authority with Authoritarianism and the Erosion of Social Trust"

Marcia Pally

New York University & Humboldt Universität Berlin

HCA Atrium

July 4, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Advising Three Presidents – Gender and Class in U.S. Policymaking"

Fiona Hill

Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C. & Bosch Academy, Berlin

In conversation with

Sebastian Harnisch

Institute for Political Science, Heidelberg University

HCA Atrium

June 29, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"The Most Famous Woman in the World: Frances Willard, the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, and Social Reform in 19th-Century America"

Christopher H. Evans

Boston University

HCA Atrium

In cooperation with GKAT

June 28, 2023 | 2:15 p.m. | Lecture

"Disenchantment of the World or Fragmentation of the Sacred? An Alternative Narrative of Western Modernity"

Philip Gorski

Yale University

Campus Bergheim 00.024

In cooperation with the Max-Weber-Institute for Sociology

June 21, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Unlearning: The Rise of an Aesthetic-Therapeutic Ideal"

Beth Blum

Harvard University

HCA Atrium

June 15, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"The Gospel of Rise and Grind: How Americans Came to Worship Work"

Lauren Kerby

Princeton University

HCA Atrium

In cooperation with GKAT

June 13, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Pennington Award

"Republicanism in Black: Nineteenth-Century African American Contributions to Our Idea of Freedom"

Melvin L. Rogers

Brown University

HCA Atrium

In Zusammenarbeit mit der Theologischen Fakultät der Universität Heidelberg

CANCELED! June 1, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Migration and the Americas

"Beyond Trust: Migrants and Their Interactions with Smuggling Facilitators on the US-Mexico Border"

Gabriella Sanchez

Georgetown University

HCA Atrium

May 31, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | GKAT Lecture

"Domain Specificity and Cultural Diffusion: The Spread of Romantic Nationalism in Europe’s Long 19th Century"

Andreas Wimmer

Columbia University

HCA Atrium

May 30, 2023 | 6:30 p.m. | Encounters

"German Legal Structures and American Promises – Taiwan’s Democracy and the Rule of Law"

Ian-tsing Dieu & Hanno Kube

Taipei Representation Germany, Munich Office / Faculty of Law, Heidelberg University

HCA Atrium

Preview

May 25 - 27, 2023 | Conference

"'By the Mouth of His Holy Prophets': Sacred Discourse in Nineteenth-Century America"

Conveners: Jan Stievermann (HCA) & Everett Messamore

Please pre-register with Everett Messamore: emessamore@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

May 25, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Lecture

"'Many Shall Come in My Name': The Dangers of False Scriptures in America’s Era of Divine Utterance"

Laurie Maffly-Kipp

Washington University

HCA Atrium

Keynote der Konferenz "By the Mouth of His Holy Prophets": Sacred Discourse in Nineteenth-Century America

May 23, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar / GKAT Lecture

"American Self-Narrative and Religious Authority in the Early Nineteenth Century"

Seth Perry

Princeton University

HCA Atrium

May 16, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"American Engineers and Global Networks, ca. 1870-1930"

Ted Beatty

University of Notre Dame

HCA Atrium

May 11, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Conference Keynote

"Measuring Trust"

Paul C. Bauer

Mannheimer Zentrum für Europäische Sozialforschung (d+e)

HCA Atrium

May 9, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Book Launch

"American Freethinker: Elihu Palmer and the Struggle for Religious Freedom in the New Nation"

Kirsten Fischer

University of Minnesota

HCA Atrium

April 27, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Rolf Kentner Dissertation Prize

"Joyriding Otherwise: William Pickens' Automotivity as Spiritual Practice"

Helen Gibson

University of Erfurt

HCA Atrium

April 25, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | GKAT Lecture

"Reading and the Realisation of Sacred Goods"

Angélica Thumala

The University of Edinburgh

HCA Atrium

April 20, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"How the Priesthood of All Believers Became American: The Curious Career of a Reformation Slogan"

Jonathan Strom

Emory University

HCA Atrium

February 16, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | GKAT Lecture

"Reimagining, Repurposing, Reckoning: Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad and the Aesthetics of Infrastructure"

Laura Bieger

Ruhr Universität Bochum

HCA Atrium

February 14, 2023 | 7:00 p.m. | Encounters

"China and the U.S. – Ambition and Frustration in Fragile Societies"

Biao Xiang & Manfred Berg

MPI for Social Anthropology / Historisches Seminar Heidelberg

CATS Auditorium

February 9, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | MAS Colloquium

"Bunkerization in America: Preparing for the Worst Case Scenario"

Robert Kirsch

CAPAS, Universität Heidelberg

HCA Atrium

February 2, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Panel Discussion

"Arid Empire: The Entangled Fates of Arizona and Arabia"

Natalie Koch, Geographisches Institut Heidelberg

Veronika Cummings, Catrin Gersdorf, Christian Henderson, Robert Lee, Brittany Meché, Ingrid Nelson, Francisco Robles & Michele Sollai

HCA Atrium

January 26, 2023 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Hammer and Sickle, Stars and Stripes: Earl Browder’s American Dream"

Laura Browder

University of Richmond

HCA Atrium

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

"Surfing Through the American Century: How Surfing Helps Us Understand the Modern United States"

Scott Laderman

University of Minnesota

HCA Atrium

December 8, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | GKAT Lecture

"Imagining Trustworthy Authority in a Society of Equals"

Daniel S. Malachuk

Western Illinois University

HCA Atrium

December 6, 2022 | 7:30 p.m. | Lecture

"Die USA – Ein gespaltenes Land? Ein Blick auf die USA nach den Midterms"

Frauke Kühnl

Claus Gramckow & Stefanie Wallbraun

Friedrich Naumann Stiftung / GKAT

HCA Atrium

In Kooperation mit der Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung, der Reinhold-Maier-Stiftung und der Liberalen Hochschulgruppe Heidelberg

Bitte anmelden bei service@freiheit.org

November 22, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Baden-Württemberg Seminar

"Red Wave or Blue Wall? The Dynamics of the 2022 U.S. Midterms"

David McCuan

Sonoma State University

HCA Atrium

November 21, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Lecture

"From Eppelsheim to Chicago: 19th Century Jewish Migration from Southwest Germany to the United States"

Tobias Brinkmann

Pennsylvania State University

HCA Atrium

November 15, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Migrations

"American-European Migration and the Unbearable Multi-sitedness of Home: Lessons Learnt from Fieldwork with Ecuadorian Women in Italy"

Paolo Boccagni

University of Trento

HCA Atrium

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

"High-Fidelty Religious Transmission: Orthodox Buddhism in the Religious 'Supermarket' of Secular America"

Luke Clossey & Karen Ferguson

Simon Fraser University

The event will take place online.

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

November 9, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Panel discussion

"Zwischenwahlen in den USA – Eine erste Bilanz"

Nicole Colaianni & Martin Thunert & Welf Werner

Moderated by Wilfried Mausbach

History Department / HCA / HCA

HCA Atrium

November 3, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Lecture

"Understanding Transatlantic Puritanism: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow"

David Hall

Harvard Divinity School

HCA Atrium

October 24, 2022 | 18:15 Uhr | GKAT Lecture

"Budd Schulberg's World War"

Gordon Hutner

University of Illinois

HCA Atrium

October 20, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | GKAT Lecture

"The Production of Judgment"

Phillipa Chong

McMaster University

HCA Atrium

October 18, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Encounters

"Rivals or Enemies? The United States, Russia, and China"

Fiona Hill & Martin Thunert

Brookings Institution / HCA

The event will take place online.

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

In Cooperation with CATS

October 14, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Commencement, Baden-Württemb...

"Navigating Disruption and Uncertainty: Transatlantic Relations in a Fractured World"

Steven Sokol

President of the American Council on Germany

Aula der Neuen Universität

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

October 5, 2022 | 5:30 p.m. | Lecture

Second Christian Broecking Lecture

Angel Bat Dawid

HCA Atrium

In Cooperation with Enjoy Jazz

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

July 26, 2022 | 8:30 p.m. | Encounters - New Perspectives...

"Peaceful World, Where Are You? Activism and Art in a Global Context."

Pat To Yan & Barbara Mittler

Author-in-Residence, Nationaltheater Mannheim / CATS, Heidelberg University

CATS Auditorium, Voßstraße 2, Heidelberg

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 21, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Migration and 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 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 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 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 5, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Lecture

"Trust and Cultural Memory"

Ingrid Gessner

PH Vorarlberg

New venue! Neue Universität, Hörsaal 9

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

June 23, 2022 | 6:15 p.m. | Migration and 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.

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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,

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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

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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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