The House by the Lake: Thomas Harding in conversation with Nick Viner

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September 2020

The road to 1990: German reunification

28 September @ 14:30 - 15:30

Online event - A discussion with Timothy Garton Ash, Charles Grant and Helene von Bismarck on the run-up to German reunification in 1990 Timothy Garton Ash is the author of ten books of political writing or ‘history of the present’ which have charted the transformation of Europe over the last half century. He is Professor of European Studies at the University of Oxford, Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.…

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October 2020

Reflecting on German reunification 30 years on

6 October @ 12:30 - 13:30

Joint Zoom event between the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and the British-German Association MEMBERS' REGISTRATION Join Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas Wendy Morton MP, German Ambassador to the United Kingdom Andreas Michaelis, former Cabinet Minister Lord Waldegrave, and Senior Editor at The Economist Anne McElvoy at a virtual event organised jointly by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and the British-German Association. We will take this opportunity to celebrate and reflect upon the momentous events of 1990,…

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Lecture by Professor Margaret MacMillan

14 October @ 18:30 - 19:30

Total War and European Society How war and conflict shaped human society in Britain, Germany and Europe A lecture by Professor Margaret MacMillan Margaret MacMillan is Professor of History at the University of Toronto and Emeritus Professor of International History at the University of Oxford. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Honorary Fellow of Trinity College, University of Toronto, and Honorary Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, St Hilda’s College and St Antony’s College at the University…

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November 2020

The COVID pandemic in the UK and Germany: comparing responses

12 November @ 18:30 - 19:30

COVID-19 has had a far-reaching impact on public health, the economy, politics, and society. Globally, countries are still learning to deal with and control the pandemic. At this BGA event, Professor Matthew Flinders and Professor Anna Holzscheiter will examine the UK's and Germany's comparative responses to the COVID crisis. The discussion will be chaired by Stefanie Bolzen. Professor Flinders is Professor of Politics and Founding Director of the Sir Bernard Crick Centre for the Public Understanding of Politics. He is…

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The House by the Lake: Thomas Harding in conversation with Nick Viner

24 November @ 18:30 - 19:30

Join the BGA for a discussion between bestselling author Thomas Harding and Chair of the Jewish Museum London Nick Viner to mark the publication of the picture book adaptation of Harding's Costa-shortlisted biography, The House by the Lake. The House by the Lake tells the astonishing true story of a wooden cottage on the shore of a lake on the outskirts of Berlin. Over the course of a century, this little house played host to a loving Jewish family, a…

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