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Annual Schröder Event MT 2020

You are warmly invited to the German and Dutch Section’s annual Schröder event, ‘From the Classics to Covid: Theatre Practice Today’, at 5 pm on 25 November 2020. This year we will have the opportunity to participate in a conversation with Thomas Ostermeier, hosted by Dr Annja Neumann with Prof. Andrew Webber. Thomas...

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Women in German Studies Essay Prize

Congratulations to Catriona Corke on being selected as runner-up for the WIGS essay prize! Catriona's essay was titled 'Protecting the Public Sphere(s): The Campaign for Peter-Paul Zahl'.

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New monograph by Section member Simone Kügeler-Race

We are happy to offer our congratulations to section member Simone Kügeler-Race for her publication of her new book, entitled: "Frauenmystik im europäischen Kontext: „The Book of Margery Kempe“ und die deutschsprachige Viten- und Offenbarungsliteratur des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts". Köln/Wien/Weimar: Böhlau 2020 (...

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PhD student Melina Mandelbaum wins Forum for Modern Languages Studies essay prize

We're proud to announce that PhD Student in the German Section, Melina Mandelbaum , has won the Forum for Modern Language Studies essay prize for her essay titled, "Administering Exclusion: Statelessness, Identity Papers, and Narrative Strategy in B. Traven's Das Totenschiff (1926)".

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New student podcasts released

An excellent series of podcasts has just been released, featuring students from the German section. Learn about student experience on a range of subjects from current MMLL undergraduates.

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PhD student Nick Courtman is expert witness in Bundestag hearing

PhD student Nick Courtman appears as expert witness for parliamentary hearing in the Bundestag.

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Prof. Andrew Webber elected as Fellow of the British Academy

Congratulations to Prof. Andrew Webber, German and Dutch Section, who has today been made a Fellow of the British Academy.

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Nick Courtman referenced in national media for political work

Nick Courtman has been involved in some political work, relating to the German citizenship rights of descendants of Jewish refugees who escaped the Nazi regime, that has attracted some attention in the national media.

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German Film Event - Friday 10 May, 4.30pm, Winstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College

'Media Archaeology, Found Footage, and Family Memory: "The Sun Island"' (lecture, screening, and Q&A) - Professor Thomas Elsaesser (University of Amsterdam/Columbia University)

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Human puppets - The Great Wurstel; image credit: David L Hone LRPS

Launch of Digital Schnitzler Edition marked by first public performance in UL

The launch of the major new digital edition of works by Arthur Schnitzler was marked by the first ever public performance at Cambridge University Library on 25 April 2019.

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Annual Schröder Event MT 2020

3 November 2020

You are warmly invited to the German and Dutch Section’s annual Schröder event, ‘From the Classics to Covid: Theatre Practice Today’, at 5 pm on 25 November 2020. This year we will have the opportunity to participate in a conversation with Thomas Ostermeier, hosted by Dr Annja Neumann with Prof. Andrew Webber. Thomas...

Women in German Studies Essay Prize

2 November 2020

Congratulations to Catriona Corke on being selected as runner-up for the WIGS essay prize! Catriona's essay was titled 'Protecting the Public Sphere(s): The Campaign for Peter-Paul Zahl'.

New monograph by Section member Simone Kügeler-Race

6 October 2020

We are happy to offer our congratulations to section member Simone Kügeler-Race for her publication of her new book, entitled: "Frauenmystik im europäischen Kontext: „The Book of Margery Kempe“ und die deutschsprachige Viten- und Offenbarungsliteratur des 14. und 15. Jahrhunderts". Köln/Wien/Weimar: Böhlau 2020 (...

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