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Read more at: Prof Jo Whaley gave the 2014 Besterman Lecture in Oxford

Prof Jo Whaley gave the 2014 Besterman Lecture in Oxford

Professor Jo Whaley gave this year's Besterman Lecture in Oxford on Thursday 20 November.


Read more at: Prof Jo Whaley on Radio 4 & writes British Museum blog

Prof Jo Whaley on Radio 4 & writes British Museum blog

Jo Whaley was in four programmes of the Radio 4 series by Neil McGregor on Germany. He also wrote a blog for the British Museum's exhibition on Germany.


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.


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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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