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The 2015-16 Lecture List can be seen as a pdf document here and is available online here


Special Announcements


Two of the Department's Postdocs have been nominated for the inaugural Public Engagement with Research Award. Please see News and Events section for full details. 
 


The theatre production of Schnitzler's Professor Bernhardi is coming to Cambridge this October. For full details, please see the Schnitzler website


 

 

This Department is a leading institution in the field of German studies and has always achieved excellent results in successive national research assessment exercises, as well as sharing in the outstanding rating awarded to the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages in the last Teaching Quality Assessment.

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On our special events and news page you will find details of current and forthcoming items of interest, with links to our research events and any special seminars or lectures.

The Department of German and Dutch is happy to answer any questions that current or prospective students may have. Please contact us via e-mail, telephone or letter, or drop in to see us at the Sidgwick Site.

 

 

Our Star Students

Read about some of our students’ success stories, including those who read German ‘Ab Initio’ (from scratch).

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Applying to Cambridge

Information for prospective applicants thinking of studying German at Cambridge.

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Cambridge Online German for Schools

Cambridge Online German for Schools (COGS) is a core element of the Cambridge German Network

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Latest News

Professor Joachim Whaley gave Graham Nattrass Memorial Lecture at the British Library

20 June 2016

Professor Joachim Whaley gave the inaugural Graham Nattrass Memorial Lecture at the invitation of the German Studies Library Group and the British Library at the British Library in St Pancras on 17 June 2016.

Dr Ina Linge nominated for Public Engagement with Research Award

31 May 2016

Dr Ina Linge has been nominated for a Public Engagement with Research Award for her work on the Sex in Six Objects project. As the organiser of the Sex in Six Objects project, Dr Ina Linge curates a series of workshops using objects from the history of sexuality to engage young people on contemporary issues of gender and sexuality.

Dr Annja Neumann nominated for Public Engagement with Research Award

30 May 2016

Department member Dr Annja Neumann has been nominated for the inaugural Public Engagement with Research Awards. Her research on medical topographics is at the intersection of Literary Studies, Medical Humanities and Digital Humanities.

'Jüdin und Moderne' - new book by Dr Weiss-Sussex published

16 May 2016

Jüdin und Moderne Literarisierungen der Lebenswelt deutsch-jüdischer Autorinnen in Berlin (1900–1918) [Jewish Women and Modernity: Models of Femininity and Jewishness in the Works of Female German-Jewish Writers in Berlin (1900–1918)]