Our research

Current Projects

Shifting Constellations: Germany and Global (Dis)Order (Jan. 2019 ‒ Dec. 2021)

Description
This two-year research project, funded by the DAAD's Promoting German Studies in the UK programme, seeks to analyse how Germany is navigating significant disruptions to the "liberal international order".

Previous projects

Global Crises and What it Means to be German (Jan 2017 - Dec 2017)

Description
Global Crises brought together the research completed during three previous DAAD-funded IGES research projects - Zeitgeist (2011-2012), Worldviews (2013-2014) and (Not) Made in Germany (2015-2016).

(Not) Made in Germany? Imagining Germany from the Outside (Jan 2015 - Dec 2016)

Description
Through this project the IGES consolidated and expanded its role as a primary hub for the support and inspiration of German Studies in the United Kingdom, as well as its reputation as a leading global research centre.

The German Past and the Contemporary World: The domestic and foreign politics of memory (Jan 2013 - Dec 2014)

Description
The project examined in detail the interaction between collective memory, policy elaboration, and the personal remembering of different individuals and social groups.