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Read more at: Funding success for ‘Reading Violent Politics’
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Funding success for ‘Reading Violent Politics’

Professor Sarah Colvin and Dr Katharina Karcher have been successful in their application for a major DAAD grant for an international research project on political extremism in Germany since 1968, called "Reading Violent Politics".


Read more at: WIGS PG Essay Prize for Ina Linge

WIGS PG Essay Prize for Ina Linge

PhD student Ina Linge won the Women in German Studies prize 2014 for the best postgraduate essay.


Read more at: Reading by Thomas Meinecke

Reading by Thomas Meinecke

German writer, DJ and founder of legendary pop band FSK, THOMAS MEINECKE visited the Department on 13th of November. He gave one of the Sozialgeschichte Lectures and read from his book 'Lookalikes'.


Read more at: Inaugural Schröder Lecture: 'Inaudible Stories. German Prisoner Narratives after 1945'

Inaugural Schröder Lecture: 'Inaudible Stories. German Prisoner Narratives after 1945'

The inaugural lecture of Schröder Professor Sarah Colvin was held on 24 October 2014.


Read more at: Grant from the Danish Council for "Uncertain Archives"

Grant from the Danish Council for "Uncertain Archives"

Dr Annie Ring and two colleagues at the University of Copenhagen were awarded a grant for their project.


Read more at: Translation Success for Cambridge Final Year Germanist

Translation Success for Cambridge Final Year Germanist

The Harvill Secker Young Translators' Prize has been awarded to Ellie Collins , fourth year student from Cambridge for her translation of a Julia Franck story. Congratulations.


Read more at: Cambridge German Network - COGS

Cambridge German Network - COGS

The Cambridge Department of German and Dutch has launched a major new facility to support the teaching and learning of German in UK schools: Cambridge Online German for Schools


Read more at: Publication in German of History of the Holy Roman Empire

Publication in German of History of the Holy Roman Empire

September saw the publication in German of Joachim Whaley's acclaimed two-volume history of the Holy Roman Empire 1493-1806.


Read more at: Sport and the Cold War

Sport and the Cold War

Professor Christopher Young and his colleague from the University of California, San Diego, Professor Robert Edelman, finalised the overall funding package for their Cold War and Sports project in September with the award of $64K from the US National Endowment of the Humanities.


Read more at: Austrian Cinema Conference

Austrian Cinema Conference

Picturing Austrian Cinema, a research symposium was held at St John's College, Cambridge, and the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse between 21 and 23 September, 2014.


 

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