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Events

Lecture Series. Cameron Seglias (FU Berlin) will talk about "Slavery, Colonial Crisis, and the Biopolitics of Containment in Eighteenth-Century America"

Location: Online (via the Cisco based Software WebEx events). Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=e2ba9f3bd82c9d19bf0f4c9274c5d50d4

Nov 25, 2020 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Lecture Series: Bert Hoffmann (FU Berlin/GIGA Berlin) will talk about "How yellow fever and malaria made America great - and why we know so little about it"

Location: Online (via the Cisco based Software WebEx events) Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=e0be36cd139517be564326ff8103ba85f

Dec 02, 2020 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Lecture Series: Eva Horn (Universität Wien) will talk about "Pandemic as Political Phantasy"

Location: Online (via the Cisco based Software WebEx events) Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=e5f17bf3a56bce525036a9afac64a3565

Dec 09, 2020 - Dec 02, 2020

Lecture Series: Ana-Constantina Frost (FU Berlin) will talk about "Disaster, Diseases and Displacement: Migration Control in the 21st Century"

Location: Online (via the Cisco based Software WebEx events) Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=e35f8032505562f51da26e3476987bb5c

Jan 13, 2021 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Salvador Santino Regilme (Leiden University) will talk about "From the 9/11 Terror Attacks to the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States and Beyond: The Politics of Dehumanization and Human Rights "

Location: Online via the Cisca based Software Webex events. Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=ea61e948cf6077da7d39acbdd71f663b8

Jan 20, 2021 | 06:00 PM c.t.

Lecture Series: David Getsy (School of the Art Institute of Chicago) will talk about "Viral Sites: Scott Burton’s Sculpture, Undetectability, and Public Art in the First Decade of the AIDS Crisis"

Location: Online (via the Cisco based Software WebEx events) Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee23aba73ffafe15f6ac0402602b633ae

Jan 27, 2021 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Lecture Series: Betsy Leimbigler (FU Berlin) will talk about "Power, Inclusion, and the politics of COVID-19: Policy responses”

Location: Online (via the Cisco based Software WebEx events) Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=e2062da461df5b2bea86478f90bd57324

Feb 03, 2021 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Lecture Series: Birte Wege (FU Berlin) will talk about "Drawing Fire: War Journalism meets Graphic Narrative in Emmanuel Guibert's The Photographer"

Location: Online (via the Cisco based Software WebEx events) Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=e7d5e2c9af27304e3a25d4200a19d7c3e

Feb 10, 2021 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Lecture Series: Harald Wenzel (FU Berlin) will talk about "Communicating the Dust Bowl Crisis. Disaster Management, Compassion and the Media"

Location: Online (via the Cisca based Software Webex events). Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=ecfe4832ee1ee9f1b6cb75384edf2711b

Feb 17, 2021 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Nov 24, 2020 | 04:00 PM c.t. - 06:00 PM

Berlin Talks by FUBis and FU-BEST withLora Anne Viola and Christian Lammert

Location: Online via erbex events. Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=e75f70bce239e73ae08c52282576eff74 Event password: BjUeYrZS976

Nov 19, 2020 | 07:00 PM c.t. - 08:30 PM

Lecture Series: Daniel Dieckelmann (FU Berlin) will talk about "Recurring Catastrophes: Causes and Consequences of Financial Crises in North America"

Location: Online (via the Cisco based Software WebEx events). Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=e75bd09e6296efdfa4f47c90d6e948379

Nov 18, 2020 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Susanne Strätling (FU Berlin): Kulturtechniken der (Corona-)Krise: Distanzierung, Isolierung, Annullierung“

Location: The talk was recorded and is available under the following link: https://www.oei.fu-berlin.de/institut/mediothek/Grundlagenvorlesung/index.html

Nov 18, 2020 | 04:00 PM c.t. - 06:00 PM

Lecture Series: Gareth Davies (Oxford University) will talk about "Understanding the Trump Administration’s Response to COVID - Can History Help?"

Location: Online (via the Cisco based Software WebEx) Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef7182af08e84f1c9c8f8d9869a178c16

Nov 11, 2020 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM
Nov 11, 2020 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Democracy and Its Limits - Open Online Conference

"Democracy and Its Limits: The United States in Perspective" is the 2020 entry of the annual conference of The Political Science Section of the German Association for American Studies (GAAS) also knowns as the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Amerikastudien (DGfA) .    

Location: Online Conference; please register beforehand.

Nov 05, 2020 - Nov 06, 2020

Lecture Series: Disaster and Disease in North America

Location: Online. Event address: https://fu-berlin.webex.com/fu-berlin-en/onstage/g.php?MTID=e7aaced9fc6339608e0fe39587678686e

Nov 04, 2020 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Orientierungswoche BA / MA Nordamerika Studien WS20/21

This semester's Orientation Week / Studies Introduction for the BA and MA in North American Studies at the John F. Kennedy Institute will be held on  October 26th.            

Oct 26, 2020 - Oct 27, 2020

Prof. Viola als Redner bei Konferenz »Europa. USA. Geteilte Zukunft?«

Lora Viola will be a speaker at this years Bad Homburg Conference , giving her insights into the current US foreign policy at the panel "Transatlantic Security and Foreign Policy under Stress" .

Sep 19, 2020 | 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Jul 13, 2020 | 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

African Atlantic Research Group

Location: Graduate School for North American Studies Lansstr. 5, 14195 Berlin Seminarraum 2

Jun 08, 2020 | 10:00 AM c.t. - 06:00 PM

Lecture by Prof. Vittorio Valli on his new book "The American Economy from Roosevelt to Trump"

Location: Room 319, John-F.-Kennedy-Institut, Lansstraße 7-9, 14195 Berlin

May 12, 2020 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Feb 12, 2020 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM
Feb 12, 2020 | 02:00 PM
Feb 12, 2020 | 11:30 AM
Feb 05, 2020 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

FU Review Winter Reading 'Current Works'

Location: JFK Institute, Room 201

Jan 30, 2020 | 06:30 PM s.t.

Thinking Through Sex - On Screen & on the Page

Madita Oeming in Conversation with US Author Saskia Vogel

Location: JFKI Caféte (basement) Lansstraße 7-9, 14195 Berlin

Jan 23, 2020 | 06:00 PM
Jan 22, 2020 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Institute Board Meeting

Location: Room 203

Jan 15, 2020 | 02:00 PM

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: Public Lecture on "Slavery's Old and New Materialisms" by Seth Rockman

Location: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin IGK Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History Georgenstraße 23, 6th Floor, 10117 Berlin

Jan 14, 2020 | 06:00 PM

Ringvorlesung: Prof. Dr. Birte Wege (FU Berlin, JFKI) - Anna Deavere Smith's Verbatim Theatre

Location: Hs 1b Hörsaal Habelschwerdter Allee 45 14195 Berlin

Jan 08, 2020 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Prof. Andy Ferrara, University of Pittsburgh gives a talk on "WWI Anti-German Sentiment and Economic Growth in U.S. Counties"

Location: Room 319 John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies Freie Universität Berlin Lansstraße 7-9 14195 Berlin

Jan 08, 2020 | 04:00 PM c.t. - 06:00 PM
Dec 18, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM
Dec 18, 2019 | 02:00 PM
Dec 11, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Dear Canada, Welcome to the world of European fragmented politics

A guest lecture by the Ambassador to Germany (Canada) and Special Envoy to the European Union, Stéphane Dion, PhD.

Location: John-F.-Kennedy-Institut Lansstr. 7-9 14195 Berlin Room 340

Dec 10, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM
Dec 03, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Graduation Ceremony 2019

Location: Seminaris Campus Hotel

Nov 30, 2019 | 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Nov 27, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Institute Board Meeting

Location: Room 203

Nov 27, 2019 | 02:00 PM

Comparing the Divided America of the Turbulent 1960s to the Divided America Today

A Guest Lecture by Jim Willis , Professor Emeritus of Journalism at Azusa Pacific University

Location: John-F.-Kennedy-Institut Lansstr. 7-9 14195 Berlin Room 201

Nov 26, 2019 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Nov 25, 2019 | 02:00 PM
Nov 20, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

A Reading and Conversation with Joy Castro

Location: John-F.-Kennedy-Institut Lansstr. 7-9 14195 Berlin Raum 201

Nov 19, 2019 | 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Hearings for the Junior Professorship in Economics with a focus on economic policy and/or economic history of North America

Location: Room 319 John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies Lansstraße 7-9 14195 Berlin

Nov 15, 2019 | 09:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Nov 13, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Panel: Don't Blame the Working Class: Understanding Class Politics and Racism in the Trump Era

A panel with Thomas Greven (JFKI), Sherry Linkon und John Russo (both Georgetown University)

Location: John-F.-Kennedy-Institut Lansstr. 7-9 14195 Berlin Room 201

Nov 11, 2019 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Nov 11, 2019 | 02:00 PM
Nov 06, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM
Oct 30, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Peter Wortsman A Reading from/ *Stimme und Atem. Out of Breath, Out of Mind*/

Location: John-F.-Kennedy-Institut Lansstr. 7-9 14195 Berlin Raum 201

Oct 29, 2019 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Oct 23, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Institute Board Meeting

Location: Room 203

Oct 23, 2019 | 02:00 PM

Herman Bennett (CUNY Graduate Center): Unsteady Foundations: The Problem of 1619 in Histories of the Black Atlantic

Eröffnungsvortrag für die neuen Doktorand*innen der Graduiertenschule für Nordamerikastudien 2019

Location: Raum 340 Lansstraße 7-9 14195 Berlin

Oct 16, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM
Oct 16, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

Orientation Day 2019 - MA

Location: John F. Kennedy Institute Lansstr. 7-9 14195 Berlin / 9 A.M. in the Caféte; 10 A.M. onwards, in room 340

Oct 10, 2019 | 09:00 AM

Orientation Day 2019 - BA

Location: John-F.-Kennedy-Institut Lansstr. 7-9 14195 Berlin / 9 A.M. in the Caféte; 10 A.M. onwards in room 340

Oct 09, 2019 | 09:00 AM
Sep 03, 2019 | 10:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Summer Party at the JFK-I!

Come and join us for an evening of celebration and fun at this years JFK-I Summer Party on Friday, 12. July , starting at roughly 4pm on the parking lot of the institute!

Jul 12, 2019 | 04:00 PM - 11:59 PM

Re: The State of the Art. On Contemporary Poetry

Location: John F. Kennedy Institute Lansstr. 7-9 14195 Berlin Room 340

Jul 11, 2019 | 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Madeleine Thien Reading

Location: John F. Kennedy Institute Lansstr. 7-9 14195 Berlin Room 201

Jul 09, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM
Jul 04, 2019 | 06:00 PM c.t. - 08:00 PM

“Audiovisual Performances of the Liberal Script,” Jessica Gienow-Hecht, Steffen Just, Cooperation with Excellence Cluster SCRIPTS

Steffen Just and Jessica Gienow-Hecht present some ideas on the topic "Audiovisual Performances of the Liberal Script".

Location: Freie Universität Berlin, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Lansstraße 7-9, 14195 Berlin Room 203

Jul 01, 2019 | 06:00 PM

FU Review Reading

Location: JFKI Literature Department Lansstr. 7-9 14195 Berlin Room 340

Jun 27, 2019 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Conference “1898 Imag(in)ing the Caribbean in the Ae of the Spanish-American War”

Location: John-F.-Kennedy Institute for North American Studies Room 340, Lansstraße 7-9, Berlin-Dahlem

Jun 25, 2019 | 10:00 AM

History Research Colloquium: David Armitage (Harvard University)will talk about "Treaty Consciousness"

Location: John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies Lansstr. 7-9 14195 Berlin Room 203

Jun 24, 2019 | 06:00 PM
Jun 21, 2019 | 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

"Poetry Talk" on Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass, June 19th

Location: Location: Akademie der Künste Clubraum Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin Entrance fee: 6/4 €

Jun 19, 2019 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM