Welcome to the Curt Engelhorn Chair in American History
The Profile of the Curt Engelhorn Chair in American History
The Curt Engelhorn Chair in American History offers a broad range of lectures and seminars in North American History from colonial times to the present. Our scholars' research focuses on political, social, and cultural history. This also defines topics in teaching, ranging from a general overview, to the history of African Americans and other ethnic groups, racism, violence and the transnational as well as transcultural interrelations between the U.S. and Germany.
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Important Information (14.01.2021, 12 o'clock): Due to the current situation the Schurman-Bibliothek remains closed. From 18.01.2021 there is the possibility of taking 3 books home for the duration of 1 week for students of the Historical Seminar. For further information please visit the homepage of the Historische Seminar.