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Read more at: Orli Vogt-Vincent wins German Historical Society's national Undergratudate Prize

Orli Vogt-Vincent wins German Historical Society's national Undergratudate Prize

Congratulations to former History and Modern Languages student, Orli Vogt-Vincent, who has just won the German Historical Society's national Undergraduate Prize.


Read more at: Major research award for Professor Mark Chinca

Major research award for Professor Mark Chinca

The Faculty and German Section are delighted to announce that Professor Mark Chinca has been awarded a Major Research Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust. Mark will be using the three-year fellowship to work on his project “The Formation of Medieval German Literature, 750–1250,” a re-evaluation that will situate early...


Read more at: New Publication: Ab Initio Language Teaching in British Higher Education

New Publication: Ab Initio Language Teaching in British Higher Education

We are delighted to announce the publication by UCL Press of a handbook on German language teaching with contributions by 7 Cambridge based authors. Co-edited by Silke Mentchen , and with contributions by Alexander Bleistein, Maren de Vincent-Humphreys , Daniela Dora , Kasia Lanucha, Annemarie Künzl-Snodgrass and Theresa...


Read more at: Mark Chinca on BBC R4 In Our Time on Thursday 1 December

Mark Chinca on BBC R4 In Our Time on Thursday 1 December

Prof Mark Chinca will be one of Melvyn Bragg’s guests on BBC Radio 4 In Our Time this Thursday at 9:00am, when the programme will be discussing medieval Germany’s most famous and notorious epic, the Nibelungenlied. Listen online here .


Read more at: Former student wins top prize from English Goethe Society
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Former student wins top prize from English Goethe Society

We are delighted to announce that Helena de Guise, one of last year’s Part II students, has won the Thomas Mann Prize of the English Goethe Society for her essay 'Ein ‘Platz an der Sonne’ ohne Sonnenbrand: Understanding Irony in Thomas Mann’s Der Tod in Venedig (1912), Unordnung und frühes Leid (1925), and Mario und der...


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...


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Orli Vogt-Vincent wins German Historical Society's national Undergratudate Prize

11 January 2023

Congratulations to former History and Modern Languages student, Orli Vogt-Vincent, who has just won the German Historical Society's national Undergraduate Prize.

Major research award for Professor Mark Chinca

7 December 2022

The Faculty and German Section are delighted to announce that Professor Mark Chinca has been awarded a Major Research Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust. Mark will be using the three-year fellowship to work on his project “The Formation of Medieval German Literature, 750–1250,” a re-evaluation that will situate early...

New Publication: Ab Initio Language Teaching in British Higher Education

7 December 2022

We are delighted to announce the publication by UCL Press of a handbook on German language teaching with contributions by 7 Cambridge based authors. Co-edited by Silke Mentchen , and with contributions by Alexander Bleistein, Maren de Vincent-Humphreys , Daniela Dora , Kasia Lanucha, Annemarie Künzl-Snodgrass and Theresa...

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