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Read more at: MMLL German at the Cambridge Festival

MMLL German at the Cambridge Festival

We are pleased to share the upcoming workshop, 'Trail Poetry' by Daniela Dora at the Cambridge Festeival on Sunday 28 March.


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.


Latest News

German Academics on The CLC News Podcast: The German Election

26 October 2021

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...

German Academic on CRASSH Podcast

25 October 2021

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-...

Doctoral Dissertation Won Wolf-Erich-Kellner-Prize

30 September 2021

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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