A new play about the end of the First World War from the perspective of German women, based on research by Professor Ingrid Sharp and Dr Corinne Painter, tours in Oct/Nov 2018.
Many congratulations to German at Leeds PhD researchers Neale and Alex, who passed their vivas this week. Neale wrote on Herman Hesse and Japan, and Alex on Tristan Tzara, Marcel Janco and Jewishness.
Congratulations to Iona, whose winning text Werte Entwindet was chosen as the best literary piece in the UK and Ireland! Read Iona's report and her poem about the refugee crisis here.
A review of Dr Cornils' monograph features in the prestigious international weekly for literary culture.
German at Leeds student Ruth Smith talks about her year abroad in South West Germany.
Congratulations to the student team on a fascinating issue covering German politics - from pieces on the SPD to the ZPD 'fun guerilla' art project.
'Night of Years' by Shadowcat was made available online on what would have been Josephine Butler’s 190th birthday.
Many congratulations to Dr Rachel Green, whose thesis 'Heimat, fremde Heimat: Renegotiating and Deterritorialising Heimat in New Austrian Film' has been awarded the International WSD Prize.
Dr Hilary Potter reflects on the 1943 Rosenstrasse Protest in Berlin 75 years on, which she explores in her monograph 'Remembering Rosenstrasse: History, Memory, Identity in Contemporary Germany'.