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Department of German and Dutch


Former PhD students in the Department of German and Dutch

Name College Thesis title Supervisor
Elinor Beaven Lucy Cavendish The 'Künstlerpaar' in the Weimar Republic.  
Horatio Berra-Naranjo Wolfson Aesthetic representations of history and shattered spaces in W.G. Sebald and Anselm Kiefer.  
Christopher Geissler Jesus

German writing on slavery and abolitionism from 1789 to 1888. Webpage.

Max Haberich Clare Hall The correspondence between Arthur Schnitzler and Jakob Wassermann.  
Stefan Hilpert Sidney Sussex Politics in contemporary German-language auteur cinema.  
Marie Kolkenbrock Trinity Hall Stereotype and Destiny in Narrative Writings by Arthur Schnitzler.  
Martin Modlinger Robinson Approaching something that repels: Literature and the horrors of history.   
Edward Saunders Darwin Representations of Königsberg-Kaliningrad after 1945.  
Erica Wickerson Churchill The experience of time in selected works by Thomas Mann.  
Daniel Wolpert Trinity Hall Trümmerfilme. Further details.  

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Election views from inside Germany

14 April 2017

An article written by Michelle Martin, a former MML student

German as a Foreign Language Conference

3 April 2017

A conference on teaching German as a Foreign Language with several workshops will be held on Saturday 22 April.

German ab initio students on study trip to Wust in Saxony-Anhalt

27 March 2017

Five ab initio students from the German Department spent a week with German host families.

Dutch section secures a grant for Du5.

15 March 2017

A grant of 1500 Euros from 'De Nederlandse Taalunie' has been secured to spend on Du5.