The German Historical Institute (GHI) is holding a conference, "The Consumer on the Home Front: World War II Civilian Consumption in Comparative Perspective," on December 5-7, 2013, at the GHI London. The conveners are Hartmut Berghoff (GHI Washington), Andreas Gestrich (GHI London), Nikolaus Katzer (GHI Moscow), Jan Logemann (GHI Washington), Felix Römer (GHI London), and Sergey Kudryashov (GHI Moskau). According to the call for papers , the conference "will look at the role of the consumer and civilian morale in the war efforts of Germany, Japan, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the United States." The preliminary program is available here . The conference language will be English. Inquiries may be addressed to Felix Römer ( email@example.com ) or Jan Logemann ( firstname.lastname@example.org ).