Lectures

Lectures

You are interested in the field of genealogy?
Beyond History gives lectures about the following topics (amongst others):

  • “Genealogy – how do I start?“
  • “Genealogy, name research, emigration“
  • “Emigration via Hamburg“
  • “Jewish genealogy in Germany“
  • “Tracing ancestors in the Nazi era”
  • “Professional genealogy in Germany - the difference between a hobby and a profession”

If you have special requests for a topic, do not hestitate to contact us.

Here you find a selection of lectures given by Andrea Bentschneider:

MyHeritage Webinar: "Paths around the brick wall in genealogical research", November 2020

Will be held in German, November 2020.

MyHeritage Webinar: "Names and calendars in genealogical research", August 2020

Held in German, 26 August 2020.

You can watch the webinar here.

Webinar: "German genealogy & German surnames - a brief introduction", June 2020

Presentation for the Surname Society, 20 June 2020.

Webinar: "Emigration from Hamburg and Bremen in the 19th Century: Causes, Conditions, and Certificates", March 2020

Part of The 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon on Legacy Family Tree Webinars, 13 March 2020.

You can watch the webinar here (for a fee).

Lecture: "Emigration from Germany into the wide world - Causes, Circumstances and Certificates", February 2020

Presentation in German for the Oldenburgische Gesellschaft für Familienkunde e.V. in Oldenburg, 19 February 2020.

MyHeritage Webinar: "Genealogy for Beginners - part 2", December 2019

Held in German, 19 December 2019.

You can watch the webinar here.

Lecture: "Emigration in Genealogy: From Pomerania into the wide world", October 2019

Presentation in German at the 16th annual meeting of the association Ostpommern e.V. in Herford, 26 October 2019.

MyHeritage Webinar: "Genealogy for Beginners", September 2019

Held in German, 25 September 2019.

You can watch the webinar here.

Lecture: "Leaving a paper trail: Other German sources besides church books and civil records", June 2019

Presentation in English at the International German Genealogy Conference 2019, in Sacramento, California, USA, 15 - 17 June 2019.

Lecture: "Emigration from Hamburg and Bremen in the 19th century - Causes, Circumstances and Certificates", June 2019

Presentation in English at the International German Genealogy Conference 2019, in Sacramento, California, USA, 15 - 17 June 2019.

Lecture: "Finding living relatives of your emigrant ancestors from Germany today", June 2019

Presentation in English at the International German Genealogy Conference 2019, in Sacramento, California, USA, 15 - 17 June 2019.

Lecture: "Emigration from Mecklenburg into the World", Apr 2016

Presentation held in German at the spring meeting of the Vereins für mecklenburgische Familien- und Personengeschichte e.V. (MFP) (Society  for Familiy and Individual History of Mecklenburg).

Lecture: "Emigration in Genealogy: Causes, Circumstances and its evidences", Oct 2015

Presentation held in German at the North German Genealogy Day in Rickling, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Lecture: "Hamburg's Emigration Port - Looking into the Past and the Future", Jan 2007

Presentation held in German during the "seminar for family research" organized by the Pommerscher Greif e.V. (Society for Pomeranian family and place history).

Lecture: "Genealogy, onomastics, emigration", Sep 2004

Presentation held in German for the members of Professional Women's Forum (PWF) in Hamburg.