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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.

Read more at: Ab Initio Success

Ab Initio Success

The Department would like to congratulate two of its students who had both started German "ab initio" on their outstanding 2014 exam results.

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Orli Vogt-Vincent wins German Historical Society's national Undergratudate Prize

11 January 2023

Congratulations to former History and Modern Languages student, Orli Vogt-Vincent, who has just won the German Historical Society's national Undergraduate Prize.

Major research award for Professor Mark Chinca

7 December 2022

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...

New Publication: Ab Initio Language Teaching in British Higher Education

7 December 2022

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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