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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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The Poetics of Personhood - Conference on 22 September

22 September 2017

Dr Michael Minden & Dr Annja Neumann from the Department of German & Dutch, together with Prof Leonard Olschner from QMUL are organising a one-day conference at Magdalene College.

Alfred Döblin Conference in Cambridge 18-20 September 2017

18 September 2017

Prof David Midgley, Dr Martin Ruehl from the Department of German and Dutch and Dr Steffan Davies from the University of Bristol are organising the 21. Alfred Döblin-Kolloquium here in Cambridge, at St John's college.

Prof Joachim Whaley opened exhibition in Schloss Friedenstein in Gotha, Thüringen

11 August 2017

On 5 August 2017 Professor Joachim Whaley opened the latest exhibition in Schloss Friedenstein in Gotha, Thüringen with a lecture on the Duchess Luise Dorothea von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg.