German Historical Institute Washington & PRO Berkeley
GUMELAB collaborates with the German Historical Institute Washington DC (GHI Washington) and it’s Pacific Regional Office at the UC Berkeley (PRO Berkeley). The GHI Washington is one of eleven overseas institutes of the Max Weber Stiftung - Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland (Max Weber Foundation - International Humanities), funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundeministerium für Bildung und Forschung - BMBF). The GHI conducts and supports innovative research, promotes cooperation, development and networking opportunities between German and North American scholars at various career stages and, at increasingly, international historical scholarship. opens . The Institute's structural working areas are German/European and Jewish History, American and Transatlantic History, and Global and Transregional History. Current research spotlights the history of knowledge, the history of mobility and migration, and digital history studies. At its Pacific Office at UC Berkeley, the GHI has developed a specific focus on knowledge history of migration and the international research network "Migrant Knowledge” linked to it. The focal pointis on the Pacific as a historical space and Latin America, as well as on transpacific, inter-American and transatlantic interconnections.