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Read more at: New books on Goethe and Romanticism
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New books on Goethe and Romanticism

Read on for details of two new books on Goethe and the period around 1800, which are intended for researchers and for the general reader alike. Both are edited by Charlotte Lee.


Read more at: Diversity in German Studies - CPD workshop for teachers of German

Diversity in German Studies - CPD workshop for teachers of German

On 1 July 2024, we were delighted to welcome secondary teachers of German to Selwyn College for 'Diversity in German Studies', an in-person workshop. This was the final event in a year-long series of online seminars. Diversity features in A-level German teaching both as a highlighted aspect of contemporary society and as a...


Read more at: German Cambridge Roadshow

German Cambridge Roadshow

The German Section at Cambridge hosted a Goethe Institut Careers Roadshow on Friday 28 June, promoting the study of German and the breadth of careers that a German degree can open up. As well as providing admissions information and a taster session with current students, we hosted local businesses, the Goethe Institut...


Read more at: Dr Tara Talwar Windsor's lecture in "Resonanzen - Schwarzes Internationales Literaturfestival"
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Dr Tara Talwar Windsor's lecture in "Resonanzen - Schwarzes Internationales Literaturfestival"

Dr Tara Talwar Windsor gave a lecture on Friday 31 May in "Resonanzen - Schwarzes Internationales Literaturfestival " in Recklinghausen, a four-day event dedicated to the celebration of Black German-language fiction, curated by Sharon Dodua Otoo and Patricia Eckermann.


Read more at: PhD student in German wins book proposal prize

PhD student in German wins book proposal prize

We are delighted to announce that Katie Unwin has won a prize in the Oxford German Olympiad, presented in association with major publisher, Camden House.


Read more at: Modern Languages taster day at Cambridge on Saturday 11th May 2024

Modern Languages taster day at Cambridge on Saturday 11th May 2024

Modern Languages taster day at Cambridge on Saturday 11th May 2024 (11:00-16:30). This event is geared primarily towards UK-domiciled State School students of colour who are currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), Year 13 (Northern Ireland) and S5 (Scotland). The programme contains a series of talks to provide an insight...


Read more at: What’s novel about a novel? Storytelling and travelling knowledge – Shida Bazyar in conversation with Miriam Schwarz & Tara Talwar Windsor

What’s novel about a novel? Storytelling and travelling knowledge – Shida Bazyar in conversation with Miriam Schwarz & Tara Talwar Windsor

Join prize-winning novelist Shida Bazyar in conversation with Miriam Schwarz and Tara Talwar Windsor to discuss how novels take their characters and their readers on journeys across cultural contexts, and how this can make both characters and readers re-assess the things they think they know.


Read more at: German Graduate Research Series - Conduct, Culture, and Critique: Anthropologies of Ethico-Aesthetic Traditions

German Graduate Research Series - Conduct, Culture, and Critique: Anthropologies of Ethico-Aesthetic Traditions

The next event in this term’s German Graduate Research Seminar series, a collaboration with the Social Anthropology Society (CUSAS), will take place on Thursday 7 March at 16:00 in the Edmund Leach Seminar Room in the Department of Social Anthropology.


Read more at: German Undergraduate Conference this Friday!

German Undergraduate Conference this Friday!

The Faculty is delighted to welcome German Studies undergraduates and sixth form students of German to the Faculty for the Undergraduate Conference in German Studies 2024


Read more at: The 2024 DH Green Lecture
DH Green Lecture

The 2024 DH Green Lecture

The German Section was delighted to welcome back Dr Simon Pickl, from the Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg, to give this year’s D H Green lecture.


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New books on Goethe and Romanticism

13 July 2024

Read on for details of two new books on Goethe and the period around 1800, which are intended for researchers and for the general reader alike. Both are edited by Charlotte Lee.

Diversity in German Studies - CPD workshop for teachers of German

3 July 2024

On 1 July 2024, we were delighted to welcome secondary teachers of German to Selwyn College for 'Diversity in German Studies', an in-person workshop. This was the final event in a year-long series of online seminars. Diversity features in A-level German teaching both as a highlighted aspect of contemporary society and as a...

German Cambridge Roadshow

18 June 2024

The German Section at Cambridge hosted a Goethe Institut Careers Roadshow on Friday 28 June, promoting the study of German and the breadth of careers that a German degree can open up. As well as providing admissions information and a taster session with current students, we hosted local businesses, the Goethe Institut...

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