German Philanthropy in Transatlantic Perspective: A Brief History
Book Forum on German Philanthropic History / New Works in the Field

German Philanthropy in Transatlantic Perspective: A Brief History

Editors’ Note: HistPhil continues its book forum on German philanthropic history with a post from Gregory R. Witkowski, the co-editor of the recently published volume, German Philanthropy in Transatlantic Perspective.  Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America casts a long shadow on discussions of the role of charitable giving, associations, and civil society in a democracy.  … Continue reading

Conferences / Philanthropy and Historical Research

Dialoging with Indiana’s Past: Philanthropy in a State-wide Context

Editors’ Note: Gregory Witkowski introduces the Hoosier Philanthropy Conference, which will take place February 18-19. The Hoosier Philanthropy Conference: Understanding the Past, Planning the Future (follow us February 18-19 on Twitter at #INPHIL200) aims to integrate practice and scholarship, providing an avenue for a constructive exchange between scholars and philanthropy and nonprofit professionals throughout the … Continue reading