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Read more at: Doctoral Dissertation Won Wolf-Erich-Kellner-Prize

Doctoral Dissertation Won Wolf-Erich-Kellner-Prize

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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Book announcement

The Section is pleased to announce the publication of a fine collection of essays by Emeritus Schröder Professor of German, Roger Paulin: From Goethe to Gundolf: Essays on German Literature and Culture . The book is available with open access at: https://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/1425 .


Read more at: New publication: Writing the Economic Subject in Modern Western Europe: Representation, Contestation, Critique

New publication: Writing the Economic Subject in Modern Western Europe: Representation, Contestation, Critique

We are pleased to announce the publication of Writing the Economic Subject in Modern Western Europe: Representation, Contestation, Critique .


Read more at: Tiarks scholarship awardee won the Postgraduate Prize of the British Association of Jewish Studies

Tiarks scholarship awardee won the Postgraduate Prize of the British Association of Jewish Studies

Congratulations to Martin Lindner on the award of the Postgraduate Prize of the British Association of Jewish Studies for an essay on works by Anna Mitgutsch and Doron Rabinovici. Martin completed the ELAC MPhil this year, with a focus on German and supported by a Tiarks Scholarship.


Read more at: Alumnus' book publication

Alumnus' book publication

Congratulations to our alumnus - Tom Zille for the publication of his book 'Christian Felix Weiße the Translator. Cultural Transfer and Literary Entrepreneurship in the Enlightenment.' The book explores the singularly extensive output of Enlightenment translator, Christian Felix Weiße. Originated as an Optional...


Read more at: Congratulations to Prof. Christopher Young

Congratulations to Prof. Christopher Young

Congratulations to Prof. Christopher Young who has won the North American Society of Sports History Anthologies Award for 2021 for his co-edited book 'The Whole World was Watching: Sport in the Cold War' (Stanford 2020) .


Read more at: The Section announces the appointment of Dr Tara Talwar Windsor

The Section announces the appointment of Dr Tara Talwar Windsor

The Section is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Tara Talwar Windsor, currently at Birmingham, to a Schröder Research Associate position in Equality and Diversity in German Studies. Tara, who joins us on 1 September, will be working on ‘Creative Writers, Postmigrant Politics and the German Public Sphere’ in...


Read more at: Melina Mandelbaum publishes article with OUP

Melina Mandelbaum publishes article with OUP

The Section warmly congratulates PhD student Melina Mandelbaum for her publication of an article with the Forum for Modern Language Studies , winner of the Forum prize, which has been published by OUP. The article can be found here , and the abstract has been pasted below. Abstract : Once an international best-seller but...


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...


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

28 November 2022

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 .

Former student wins top prize from English Goethe Society

2 November 2022

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...

Radio: Dr Sharma on multilingualism and migration in Germany

29 September 2022

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.

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