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German Undergraduate Conference 2020

**Deadline extended to 4th December**

6th & 7th February 2021

Call for Papers on the topic of ‘Interruption’

Saturday 6th - Sunday 7th February 2021


The seventh Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies will be taking place online on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th February 2021.

Undergraduates of German Studies, or a degree containing an element of German (such as Linguistics, History or Film Studies), at universities in the UK and Ireland are invited to apply to present a 15-minute paper on an aspect of the theme ‘Interruption’. We are looking for a range of papers dealing with the theme of ‘Interruption’ and encourage creative interpretation of the theme. Presentations can concentrate on ideas from studies in literature, film, history, politics, linguistics, thought and society. Previous speakers have drawn on themes developed in dissertations, coursework or year abroad projects.

We aim to put together as diverse a programme as possible; presentations in English or German are warmly welcomed. Mentoring for speakers will be available from Cambridge postgraduates. The presentations will be divided up into panels of 3-4 speakers organised by field or theme.


To apply to present a paper: Please fill in the registration form below and submit an abstract (150-200 words) for a 15-minute presentation:

Please submit abstracts by Friday 4th December 2020. Successful applicants will be informed shortly afterwards.

Please contact with any questions you may have.


Photograph taken at last year’s conference on the theme of ‘Invention and Innovation’.





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