The Max Weber Foundation's Podcast

»Knowledge Unbound«

An acoustic research trip around the world in ten episodes


Max Weber Network Eastern Europe

MWS founds decentralised network

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The Global Papacy of Pius XII

Transnational Research Group of the Max Weber Foundation

Statement on the listing of the GHI Moscow as an "undesirable organisation"

First issue of the English magazine »Global Insights«

The new Max Weber Network Eastern Europe

The MWS network:

Christoph Streb


MWN Osteuropa

DHI London

CBO Peking

DHI Paris

DFK Paris

DHI Warschau

DHI Moskau

OI Istanbul

OI Beirut

MWF Delhi

DIJ Tokyo

DHI Washington


Worldwide eleven 
Institutes Abroad







About us

Max Weber Foundation is a legal entity closely linked to the German Federal Government located in Bonn. It comprises eleven humanities research institutes. The Foundation’s goal is to promote research with a focus on history, culture, economic and social sciences in selected countries and to promote a mutual understanding between Germany and those countries. The Max Weber Foundation is the only German research institute which is academically active abroad exclusively due to its programme of work.

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Nach den Spielen - Soziale, kulturelle und urbanistische Auswirkungen der Olympischen Spiele auf Austragungsorte und Stadtgesellschaften

20.06.-21.06.2024 | Workshop | DHI Paris & DFK Paris | vor Ort + online

International Penology in Colonial India: Too Advanced, Too American, Too Expensive?

25.06.2024 | GHIL Lecture | GHI London | vor Ort + online

ChatGPT und Co. in der Geschichtswissenschaft. Eine Praxis-Einführung für Einsteiger*innen

28.06.2024 | Workshop | DHI Paris | online

Analysing Reconciliation and Irreconcilability from a Historical Perspective. The Example of Germany and Britain

02.07.2024 | GHIL Lecture | GHI London | vor Ort + online

Calls & Vacancies

Online since: 06.06.2024, Bewerbungsschluss: 15. August 2024

Call for Application: Real-Time History: Engaging with Living Archives and Temporal Multiplicities

Online since: 23.05.2024, Bewerbungsschluss: 31. Juli 2024

Call for Application: Prize of the German Historical Institute London

Online since: 24.04.2024, Deadline: 01. August 2024

Call for Papers: Winter School on In-between: Intermediaries and Intermediate Places in Global Labour – Past & Present

Online since: 24.04.2024, Deadline: 31. August 2024

Call for Papers: Parliamentary Junctures in Continental Europe

Online since: 12.06.2024, Bewerbungsschluss: 21.07.2024

Wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in Musikgeschichte (DHI Rom)

Online since: 06.06.2024, Bewerbungsschluss: 01.10.2024

Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (GHI Washington)

Online since: 06.06.2024, Bewerbungsschluss: 15.07.2024

Verwaltungsmitarbeiter*in (DIJ Tokyo)