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Read more at: Thomas Mann Essay Prize

Thomas Mann Essay Prize

The German and Dutch Section is very pleased to announce another success in an essay competition for one of our doctoral students. Congratulations to Francesco Albé, who has been awarded the Thomas Mann Essay Prize by the English Goethe Society for his essay, ‘Choreographies of (Dis)order: Dance and Same-Sex Desire in...


Read more at: Annual Schröder Event MT 2020

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...


Read more at: Women in German Studies Essay Prize

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'.


Read more at: A new podcast by Syamala Roberts - On the phone with Kafka and Benjamin

A new podcast by Syamala Roberts - On the phone with Kafka and Benjamin

More details about Syamala and this podcast can be found on the SAS website.


Read more at: New monograph by Section member Simone Kügeler-Race
frauenmystik book cover

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 (...


Read more at: PhD student Melina Mandelbaum wins Forum for Modern Languages Studies essay prize

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)".


Read more at: New student podcasts released

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.


Read more at: PhD student Nick Courtman is expert witness in Bundestag hearing

PhD student Nick Courtman is expert witness in Bundestag hearing

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


Read more at: Prof. Andrew Webber elected as Fellow of the British Academy

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.


Read more at: Nick Courtman referenced in national media for political work

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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Thomas Mann Essay Prize

11 December 2020

The German and Dutch Section is very pleased to announce another success in an essay competition for one of our doctoral students. Congratulations to Francesco Albé, who has been awarded the Thomas Mann Essay Prize by the English Goethe Society for his essay, ‘Choreographies of (Dis)order: Dance and Same-Sex Desire in...

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'.

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