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Germany

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Berlin Rules Sir Paul Lever, Former UK Ambassador to Germany, Honorary Fellow, The Queen's College, gives a talk for the colloquium Sir Paul Lever 10 Jan 2018
2 Trade unions, agency (migrant) workers and the insiders/outsiders debate: Germany and Belgium compared Dr. Valeria Pulignano gives a presentation for the International Migration Institute Trinity Term 2017 seminar series. Valeria Pulignano 21 Jun 2017
3 ‘Boom, ratatata, hui-hui-sss-ttt, woouum’ - Children’s Views of World War II How do people remember the past? Alex Lloyd (Lecturer, German Language and Literature) looks at essays written by children in Germany after the Second World War–examining the words and tone; the political framing; and the challenges for translating them. Alex Lloyd 03 Apr 2017
4 Creative Commons Sharing Sacred Spaces in Early Modern Germany With David Lubeke (University of Oregon) David Lubeke 21 Oct 2016
5 A love-hate relationship? The impact of historical Philhellenism on Germany’s view of the “Greek Crisis” Dr. Helen Roche (University of Cambridge) gives the second talk in the third panel; Renegotiations from the 'outside': International Discourses and Diasporic Perspectives. Helen Roche 26 Apr 2016
6 Book Launch: 'Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage' Professor Todd Hall discussed his recently published book, 'Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage.' Todd Hall 12 Apr 2016
7 Migration through marriage: Analysing struggles around mobility and its control in the European border regime An ethnographic border regime analysis showing that the governing of migration remains an attempt to control rather than effecting a total control of movement, and that marriage becomes an important strategy for migrants' mobility Miriam Gutekunst 09 Feb 2016
8 Light in Germany: Scenes from an Unknown Enlightenment A discussion of Jim Reed's book Jim Reed, Joachim Whaley, Kevin Hilliard, Ritchie Robertson 12 May 2015
9 The UK, Germany, and the European Union Talk given by the former German Ambassador, Georg Boomgaarden, at St Anne's College in November 2014. Part of the inaugural international seminar and dinner at the College. Georg Boomgaarden 11 Mar 2015
10 ‘True Enlightenment can be both achieved and beneficial.’ The German Enlightenment and its Interpretation Professor Joachim Whaley, Professor of German History and Thought, Cambridge, gives the 2014 Besterman Lecture, hosted by The Besterman Centre for the Enlightenment and the TORCH Enlightenment Programme. Joachim Whaley, Richie Robertson 20 Nov 2014
11 Creative Commons The Political Arena of Low Fertility - Comparing Japan and Germany Professor Axel Klein gives a talk for the Nissan Centre for Japanese Studies Seminar Series. Axel Klein 31 Mar 2014
12 Creative Commons “If you do not want to see God’s hand in everything, even in the most unbearable, you are lost.” Experiencing the First World War Alongside Kaiser Wilhelm II Leeds University's Professor of Central European History, editor of An Improbable War?The Outbreak of World War I and European Politicsl Culture before 1914, views the war through the letters of one of the Kaiser's generals to his wife. Holger Afflerbach 04 Mar 2014
13 Creative Commons Hilary Seminar Series 2014: Fortress Europe or Europe of Rights? 'Fortress Europe or Europe of Rights? The Europeanization of family migration policies in France, Germany, and the Netherlands' presented by Saskia Bonjour (Leiden University). Saskia Bonjour 25 Feb 2014
14 Creative Commons THEMIS: Skilled Iranians in Germany and the United States: Exploring migrants' networks Uta Lehmann presents her paper 'Skilled Iranians in Germany and the United States: exploring migrants' networks' in Parallel session V(C) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Uta Lehmann 24 Feb 2014
15 Creative Commons THEMIS: American migrants in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom: diversity of migration motivations and patterns Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels presents her paper 'American migrants in France, Germany, and the UK' in Parallel session II(D) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels 20 Jan 2014
16 Britain and Germany in Europe: What Prospects? Germany’s role in the EU is becoming more important, while Britain appears increasingly detached from the European project. What roles for Britain and Germany? What prospects for European integration? Keith Jenkins, Kalypso Nicolaidis, Hartmut Mayer 26 Nov 2013
17 Britain and Germany in Europe: What Prospects? Session two. Germany’s role in the EU is becoming more important, while Britain appears increasingly detached from the European project. What roles for Britain and Germany? What prospects for European integration? Christine Dalby, Rudolf Adam, Paul Betts 26 Nov 2013
18 Britain and Germany in Europe: What Prospects? Session One. Germany’s role in the EU is becoming more important, while Britain appears increasingly detached from the European project. What roles for Britain and Germany? What prospects for European integration? Anthony Tucker, David Hannay, David Marquand 26 Nov 2013
19 Creative Commons FMR 44 Threats to liberty in Germany Those seeking asylum in Germany face fast-track assessments, risk of immediate detention and deportation, and lengthy stays in 'communal shelters' scattered throughout Germany. Jolie Chai 03 Oct 2013
20 Creative Commons Reporting the UK to Germany John F Jungclaussen, Die Zeit, UK Correspondent, gives a talk for the RISJ seminar series on reporting UK news to the German news media. John F Jungclaussen 04 Jun 2013
21 Europe: still a common vision? Dr Wolfgang Schäuble (German Federal Minister of Finance) delivers a lecture for the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College on 29th October 2012. Wolfgang Schäuble, Chris Patten, Othon Anistasakis, Margaret MacMillan 03 Dec 2012
22 Modernist Writing and Modernist Events: Fictions of Holocaust Often described as one of the most important historical theorists of our times, Hayden White discusses the ethical and aesthetic implications for discourses dealing with the Holocaust, genocide and industrialized death. Hayden White 27 Jun 2012
23 Creative Commons The Holocaust, Narrative and Remembrance - Part Two Part 2/2. Workshop with Prof Dan Stone (RHUL), Paul Salmons (the IOE's Centre for Holocaust Education) and Prof Mark Roseman (Indiana University). Dan Stone, Paul Salmons, Mark Roseman 19 Jun 2012
24 Creative Commons The Holocaust, Narrative and Remembrance - Part One Part 1/2. Workshop with with Prof Dan Stone (RHUL), Paul Salmons (the IOE's Centre for Holocaust Education) and Prof Mark Roseman (Indiana University). Dan Stone, Paul Salmons, Mark Roseman 19 Jun 2012
25 Creative Commons Saul Friedländer in conversation A discussion forum on writing Holocaust history with Prof Jane Caplan (St Antony's College, Oxford), Prof Mark Roseman (Indiana University) and Prof Nicholas Stargardt (Magdalen College, Oxford). Saul Friedländer, Jane Caplan, Mark Roseman, Nicholas Stargardt 19 Jun 2012
26 Creative Commons Saul Friedländer: Trends in the historiography of the Holocaust Professor Saul Friedländer delivers a lecture as the inaugural Humanitas Visiting Professor in Historiography. Saul Friedländer 19 Jun 2012
27 Creative Commons Freemasons versus Jesuits: Conspiracy Theories in Enlightenment Germany Inaugural lecture by Ritchie Robertson as Taylor Professor of the German Language and Literature. Ritchie Robertson 29 May 2012
28 Creative Commons Institutional hypocrisy: the Imperial Diet in the 18th century - a German Sonderweg? Professor Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger (University of Münster) delivers a lecture as part of the "East and East-Central Europe: Special Paths (Sonderwege) in European Perspective" seminar series. Barbara Stollberg-Rilinger 25 May 2012
29 Creative Commons The Tizard Mission Stephen Phelps, Brasenose Alumnus, introduces his book about the top-secret operation that changed the course of World War II. Available now through Amazon or Pen and Sword. Stephen Phelps, Georgina Edwards 24 Apr 2012
30 Determinants and consequences of the recognition of education among immigrants in Germany Irena Kogan (University of Mannheim) discusses the determinants of immigrants' investments in official recognition of their education, and the labour market effects of this recognition in Germany. Irena Kogan 20 Feb 2012
31 Creative Commons Between Collectivism and Individualism The Reflection of the Israeli-German Relationship in Israeli Dance from the 1970s till Nowadays. Dana Mills, DPhil candidate in Political Theory, University of Oxford gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series, introduced by Phil Clark. Dana Mills 29 Jun 2011
32 The Legacy of Nuremberg Delivered by Benjamin Ferencz, Chief Prosecutor of the Einsatzgruppen Case at the Nuremberg Trials, 1947-8. Part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminar Series, Trinity 2010. Benjamin Ferencz 21 Jun 2010
33 Process and Effects of Unification The history of the Wall — Developments up to 1989 — The international handling of German unification — The domestic politics of unification — Enduring divisions in Germany — Conclusion. Andreas Busch 07 Mar 2007
34 The Social Market Economy Changing assessments over time — Characteristics in brief — Historical experiences — The concept — The institutions — Economic performance. Andreas Busch 28 Feb 2007
35 Federalism and Policy-Making Federalism as a concept — Roots of German federalism — The Länder and their constitutional responsibilities — Developments of German federalism — The influence of European integration — The Bundesrat and policy-making. Andreas Busch 14 Feb 2007
36 Executive-Legislative Relations "Chancellor Democracy" — The Powers and Constraints on a Chancellor — The Rise of the Bundestag — The Bundesrat and Regional Administration — The Federal Constitutional Court — Parapublic Institutions. Andreas Busch 07 Feb 2007
37 The Constitutional Founding of the Federal Republic (1945-1949) Germany after 1945 - Domestic and international situation - Towards the founding of the Federal Republic - The Parliamentary Council - The "Basic Law" and its main institutions. Andreas Busch 31 Jan 2007