Upcoming Events and Conferences

Consul General of the German Consulate in Chicago, Herbert Quelle, will be at UW-Madison on October 21st for the opening of UW Hillel's exhibit on Israelis in Berlin. He will be discussing "Germany's Challenges Today" at 3:30pm in Ingram 206. Click here for Hillel's event page.

2015-2016 Lecture Series on 25th Anniversary of German Reunification: 9/22/15 Michaela Kreyenfeld; 10/22/15 David Barclay; 11/12/15 Stephen Szabo: 4/2/16 Eli Rubin, April Eisman, Alice Weinreb, Ben Robinson, Sonja Klocke, and Marc Silberman. Click here for more details.

"Outside the Kaiserreich: The German Diaspora in the World War I Era." October 8th-10th, 2015. Keynote address: Professor Werner Sollors of Harvard. For more information, click here.

Michaela Kreyenfeld, "25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall: Did East Germans 'adapt' to West German family behavior?" September 22nd, 2015. For more information, click here.

"Tales from Planet Earth" Film Festival. November 6-8, 2015. Featuring films by Fatih Akin, Niko von Glasow, Johannes Krell, Philip Gröning, and many others. See festival website for more details.

News and Announcements
  • New Book by CGES Director Pamela M. Potter! "Art of Supression: Confronting the Nazi Past in Histories of the Visual and Performing Arts." For more information, click here.

  • CGES Professor Greg Mitman Directed and Produced "In the Shadow of Ebola." Watch his film here.

  • CGES receives DAAD funding, 2015-2016. Press release.

  • Funding and Program Opportunities

Archive of Events

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Hans-Ulrich Klose, November 20, 2014

Hans-Ulrich Klose at UW-Madison, November 20, 2014

Dr. Sascha Munnich at the University Club, Madison, WI, June 4th, 2015



On the Calendar

Recent Conferences and Workshops

Conference: "The Anthropocene, Cabinet of Curiosities Slam"
November 8- November 10, 2014. Town Center, Wisconsin Institute of Discovery. For more information and weekly updates, please visit the website.

47th Wisconsin Workshop: "Measuring the World: Formation, Transformation, and Transmission of the 'National' and the 'Universal' from the Eighteenth Century to the Present"
September 25- September 27, 2014. Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.
Workshop program available here.


New book publications from CGES faculty

Pamela M. Potter
Art of Supression: Confronting the Nazi Past in Histories of the Visual and Performing Arts(University of California Press, 2015)

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The Madison Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany

"The Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany proves members and the general public around the United States with a dynamic forum for discussing economic, political, and social issues on the transatlantic agenda. The Madison Warburg chapter is an important part of the program." For more information, visit the website for the American Council on Germany.

To view the 2015 Warburg Director List, click here.

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Email: europe@international.wisc.edu

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