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Annual General Meetings

2008 German History Society Annual Meeting and Conference

25 October 2008

"Africa in Germany, Germany in Africa"
10.00
German History Society AGM
11.15
Tea/Coffee break
11.30
Vera Lind (Northern Illinois University)
"Born in Moor-Land, Born Again in Germany, Made White in Spirit from Original Sin": Africans and Germans in the Eighteenth Century
12.00
Bernhard Gißibl (Universität Mannheim)
"German Colonialism and African Environments"
12.30
Discussion
13.00
Lunch
13.45
Jörgen Zimmerer (University of Sheffield)
"Between Amnesia and Denial. Genocide, colonialism and German national identity"
14.15
Larissa Förster (Universität Köln)
"The memory of colonialism among German-speaking Namibians"
14.45
Discussion
15.15
Tea / Coffee break
15.30
Wolfgang Fuhrmann (Universität Kassel)
"The Colonies in Motion: German Colonial Cinematography"
16.00
Ulrich van der Heyden (Humboldt Universität/Freie Universität Berlin)
"Wie geht die deutsche Hauptstadt mit ihrem kolonialen Erbe um? - Einige historische und aktuelle Reminiszenzen"
16.30
Discussion

AGM minutes

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