In October, Corinna Ludwig presented her research at the University of Mannheim’s colloquium for economic history in a talk titled “Bridging the Atlantic Gap: German Business in the United States after the Second World War.”

Jan Logemann gave a talk on “Designing the American Dream? European Immigrants and Mid-Twentieth-Century U.S. Commercial Design” at the American Studies Association’s annual meeting in Washington in November.

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He also presented on “European Émigrés and the Engineering of American Wartime Consumption” at a conference on home front consumption during WWII at the German Historical Institute in London, Dec. 5-7.

Andreas Joch will present on “Community Eludes the Architect? German  Architect Planners, American democracy, and the Question of Community Building in Transatlantic Perspective” as part of the conference (Re)Constructing Communities in Europe, 1918-1968,” at Ravenstein (near Nijmegen), Netherlands, Dec. 18-20.