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Read more at: Cartography of the Political Novel in Europe (CAPONEU)
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Cartography of the Political Novel in Europe (CAPONEU)

We are pleased to share that a research team from the Cambridge MMLL Faculty, together with academic colleagues and NGOs from Zagreb, Nicosia, Brighton, London, Poznan and Berlin, has begun work on the Horizon Europe/UKRI Innovate Horizon Europe Guarantee – funded project Cartography of the Political Novel in Europe (CAPONEU).


Read more at: Dr. Doriane Zerka publishes 'Imagining Iberia in Medieval German Literature'
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Dr. Doriane Zerka publishes 'Imagining Iberia in Medieval German Literature'

Warmest congratulations to Dr Doriane Zerka on the publication of her book, Imagining Iberia in Medieval German Literature .


Read more at: PhD student Frederick Hauke publishes article

PhD student Frederick Hauke publishes article

We are happy to share that while working on his PhD project on human dignity in German intellectual history, Frederick Hauke has written an article published in 'The Conversation.'


Read more at: Dr. Joe Prestwich features in ZDF news item on Pride Month in the UK

Dr. Joe Prestwich features in ZDF news item on Pride Month in the UK

Our very own Dr. Joe Prestwich has been featured on ZDF News. Watch him speak about Pride Month in the United Kingdom at the following link: https://www.zdf.de/nachrichten/heute-in-europa/pride-month-in-grossbritannien-100.html


Read more at: New Publication from Daniela Dora

New Publication from Daniela Dora

Congratulations to Daniela Dora, whose new publication, co-edited with Katie Ritson, has just appeared in Oxford German Studies , ‘Ecology in German Literary Criticism – Recent Developments and Approaches’. It is available to read here: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/yogs20/51/3?nav=tocList


Read more at: Events celebrating the Art of Ruth Rix: Cross Connections
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Events celebrating the Art of Ruth Rix: Cross Connections

The first of three events accompanying the exhibition Cross-Connections was a great success. After visiting the exhibition in Magdalene College’s Robert Cripps Gallery , visitors gathered in a packed seminar room to listen to Professor Georgina Paul and the artist Ruth Rix in conversation. Guided by their exchange, the...


Read more at: German at Cambridge to Host Major International Womxn’s Day Event

German at Cambridge to Host Major International Womxn’s Day Event

Queer, Working-Class and Kurdish Experiences. Narrative Interventions in Contemporary German Literature Date: 8 March 2023, 5.00-6.30 p.m. (GMT) A hybrid event: In person ( Cynthia Beerbower Room, Newnham College ) & online Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/queer-working-class-and-kurdish-experiences...


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...


 

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The 2024 DH Green Lecture

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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.

Ninety Year 12/13 students attend German Study Day

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On Saturday January 27th, Professor Silke Mentchen joined colleagues from Kings' College London, Bristol University and Leeds University as well as a team of teachers from St Paul's School for Girls for a German Study Day. Year 12 and Year 13 students (approx. 90 students in total) from 19 different schools, including both...

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24 January 2024

All are warmly invited to the annual collaboration of the Cambridge German Graduate Research Seminar and Section Research Colloquium, who are joining together this Lent term to welcome the distinguished writer Esther Dischereit to Cambridge for a reading and discussion (in English) about her current exhibition on Fritz Kittel

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