The 2017 Toynbee Prize Lecture – “Arnold Toynbee and the Problems of Today”

Did you miss the Toynbee Prize Lecture at this year’s American Historical Association Annual Meeting? Or did our recap of Jürgen Osterhammel’s Prize Lecture leave you curious to see the full address? Thanks to the generosity of Professor Osterhammel, we are able to make available the full text of the 2017 Toynbee Prize Lecture, “Arnold … Continue reading The 2017 Toynbee Prize Lecture – “Arnold Toynbee and the Problems of Today”

Jürgen Osterhammel Delivers 2017 Toynbee Prize Lecture on “Arnold Toynbee and the Problems of Today”

Jürgen Osterhammel, Professor of History at the University of Konstanz and author of The Transformation of the World, used the 2017 Toynbee Prize Lecture to speak to the legacy of historian Arnold Toynbee. Delivering his lecture to a full audience of attendees of the American Historical Association’s 2017 Annual Convention in Denver, Colorado, Osterhammel sought … Continue reading Jürgen Osterhammel Delivers 2017 Toynbee Prize Lecture on “Arnold Toynbee and the Problems of Today”

“Laudatio Jürgen Osterhammel” – Introductory Remarks for the 2017 Toynbee Prize Lecture (Dominic Sachsenmaier)

Laudatio Jürgen Osterhammel Dominic Sachsenmaier (President, Toynbee Prize Foundation) January 6, 2017 Annual Convention of the American Historical Association It is my great honor to introduce this year’s Toynbee price winner, Jürgen Osterhammel. Our foundation awards this prize for more long-term achievements, not for single works. I will thus not only focus on Jürgen Osterhammel’s … Continue reading “Laudatio Jürgen Osterhammel” – Introductory Remarks for the 2017 Toynbee Prize Lecture (Dominic Sachsenmaier)

The 2017 Toynbee Prize Lecture: “Arnold Toynbee and the Problems of Today” (Jürgen Osterhammel)

The 2017 Toynbee Prize Lecture: “Arnold Toynbee and the Problems of Today” Professor Jürgen Osterhammel (University of Konstanz) January 6, 2017 Annual Convention of the American Historical Association It is one of the greatest possible privileges for a speaker to give a surprise address under nothing but a formal title. Today: “The Toynbee Lecture”. This … Continue reading The 2017 Toynbee Prize Lecture: “Arnold Toynbee and the Problems of Today” (Jürgen Osterhammel)

The Toynbee Prize Foundation at the 2017 American Historical Association Annual Meeting

A quick reminder for readers of the Toynbee Prize Foundation’s website attending this year’s American Historical Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. On Friday, January 6, 2017 from 3:30 PM-5:00 PM, Professor Jürgen Osterhammel (Unversity of Konstanz) will deliver the 2017 Toynbee Prize Lecture, titled “Arnold Toynbee and the Problems of Today.” The lecture will take … Continue reading The Toynbee Prize Foundation at the 2017 American Historical Association Annual Meeting

Jürgen Osterhammel Named 2017 Toynbee Prize Winner

The Toynbee Prize Foundation has selected Jürgen Osterhammel as the recipient of the 2017 Toynbee Prize. The Prize, given every other year to a distinguished practitioner of global history will be formally awarded at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in Denver, Colorado on January 6, 2017. Osterhammel is Professor of History … Continue reading Jürgen Osterhammel Named 2017 Toynbee Prize Winner

Call for Papers: “The Global Public: Its Power and Its Limits” (German Historical Institute, London)

Our friends at the German Historical Institute in London are organizing a conference this coming autumn that will surely interest followers of the Toynbee Prize Foundation. Entitled “The Global Public: Its Power and Its Limits,” the conference, taking place from October 22-24, 2015 and organized by Valeska Huber (GHI London) and Jürgen Osterhammel (Koblenz), will explore theories and … Continue reading Call for Papers: “The Global Public: Its Power and Its Limits” (German Historical Institute, London)