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Read more at: Radio: Dr Sharma on multilingualism and migration in Germany

Radio: Dr Sharma on multilingualism and migration in Germany

We are delighted to announce that our Teaching Associate in German Linguistics, Abhimanyu Sharma was recently interviewed by the Bayerischer Rundfunk. You can listen to the report on multilingualism and migration in Germany here . Dr Sharma is interviewed at around 00:21:00.


Read more at: 'Shadowland: The Story of Germany Told by Its Prisoners' by Prof. Sarah Colvin

'Shadowland: The Story of Germany Told by Its Prisoners' by Prof. Sarah Colvin

Congratulations to Schröder Professor Sarah Colvin on the publication of her new book, Shadowland: The Story of Germany Told by Its Prisoners . A nation, in the words of Nelson Mandela, ‘should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones’. Shadowland tells the sometimes inspiring, often painful...


Read more at: Congratulations to Charlotte Lee

Congratulations to Charlotte Lee

The MMLL German Section would like to congratulate Dr Charlotte Lee, who has been awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship for the academic year 2022-23.


Read more at: Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies

Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies

'Optimism in the German-speaking world' 18th & 19th February 2022 With a keynote from Kübra Gümüşay Panel discussions: 'Building optimistic societies' 'Optimism in entertainment' 'Sensitive optimism: memorial work' 'Optimism in thought and literature' Careers panel with German studies graduates All German studies...


Read more at: New Schröder Scholars and Schools Ambassadors

New Schröder Scholars and Schools Ambassadors

The German Section, with the support of the Schröder Fund, is delighted to announce the appointment of six new Schröder Scholars and Schools Ambassadors. The new team is made up of first- and second-year students at Cambridge: Adnaan Ali, Sophie Clare, Jasleen Garcha, Sophia Khwaja-Clarke, Saul Packer, and Benson Sands...


Read more at: Event: ‘Deutschland 83’ - Comparing British and German TV awards

Event: ‘Deutschland 83’ - Comparing British and German TV awards

DAAD Cambridge and the Grimme Institut invite you to attend an online debate (3 Dec) featuring the team behind 'Deutschland 83' on the similarities and differences between British and German TV and its awards.


Read more at: German Academics on The CLC News Podcast: The German Election

German Academics on The CLC News Podcast: The German Election

Two affiliated lecturers at the Section of German, Dr Darren O’Byrne and Dr Tara Talwar Windsor, talk about the September election on the Cambridge Collective Language podcast. 'In this episode, the results of this election and the prospects for Germany’s future are analysed in depth along with an exploration of the...


Read more at: German Academic on CRASSH Podcast

German Academic on CRASSH Podcast

Thoughtlines podcast episode 10: Charlotte Lee – We are what we read 'From the Ancient Greeks to nursery rhymes to hip hop, literature is always moving to the beat. But we’re only just discovering where it could take us.' https://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/gallery/audio/thoughtlines-podcast-episode-10-charlotte-lee-we-are-what-...


Read more at: Doctoral Dissertation Won Wolf-Erich-Kellner-Prize

Doctoral Dissertation Won Wolf-Erich-Kellner-Prize

Congratulations to Margarete Tiessen whose doctoral dissertation, entitled ‘Creating Liberal Germany from Empire to Exile: The Fischer Circle, 1908-1950’ and supervised by Professor Joachim Whaley from 2016 to 2020, won this year's Wolf-Erich-Kellner-Prize, administered by the prestigious Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation for...


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Book announcement

The Section is pleased to announce the publication of a fine collection of essays by Emeritus Schröder Professor of German, Roger Paulin: From Goethe to Gundolf: Essays on German Literature and Culture . The book is available with open access at: https://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/1425 .


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Radio: Dr Sharma on multilingualism and migration in Germany

29 September 2022

We are delighted to announce that our Teaching Associate in German Linguistics, Abhimanyu Sharma was recently interviewed by the Bayerischer Rundfunk. You can listen to the report on multilingualism and migration in Germany here . Dr Sharma is interviewed at around 00:21:00.

'Shadowland: The Story of Germany Told by Its Prisoners' by Prof. Sarah Colvin

13 September 2022

Congratulations to Schröder Professor Sarah Colvin on the publication of her new book, Shadowland: The Story of Germany Told by Its Prisoners . A nation, in the words of Nelson Mandela, ‘should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones’. Shadowland tells the sometimes inspiring, often painful...

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