DAAD Writer-in-Residence Roman Ehrlich at Lancaster und Liverpool

German writer Roman Ehrlich has been acclaimed as one of the most unconventional and interesting voices among young contemporary writers in Germany and we are happy to welcome him as DAAD Writer-in-Residence at Lancaster University and the University of Liverpool from January 28th – February 9th. We would like to invite everyone interested to take[…]

Teacher Workshop – Teaching German Grammar at GCSE and A-Level

      On Thursday, December 7th teachers from four different schools in Lancashire and Lancaster University came together at Cardinal Newman College in Preston to share practices and discuss teaching German Grammar across all key stages. The workshop was organised by Sally Conroy (Cardinal Newman College) and supported by the North West German Network.[…]

Graduate Researcher Position at Hyperion (Liverpool) – German Speaker

Hyperion Executive Search, a specialist clean energy talent acquisition company that matches the industry’s leading talent with the sector’s leading businesses and organisations, is looking for a German Speaker as a Graduate Researcher in Liverpool. Please find the complete job offer below: Graduate Researcher Position – German Speaker   Hyperion Executive Search are leading players in[…]

2 – 3 May: I Exist Only as a Reflection: Theatre Performance and Workshops at Lancaster University

    Lancaster University invites you to the performance ‘I Exist Only as a Reflection’ and accompanying workshops, which are part of this year’s Hear Me Roar feminist festival. The performance will take place on the 2nd of May at the Nuffield Theatre and consists of a stage monologue portraying parallels in the works of Elfriede[…]

Thursday 9th March: Joseph Vogl on ‘Financial Governance’ at UoM

CIDRAL PUBLIC LECTURE   Thursday 9th March, 17pm-19pm, University of Manchester, Samuel Alexander Building, Room A113, followed by a wine reception at Kro Bar.   Joseph Vogl (Professor of Modern German Literature, Cultural, and Media Studies, Humboldt-University Berlin) will deliver a lecture entitled ‘Financial Governance’. Power and political structures, as well as economic strategies are at the[…]

February 21: Melbourne/Manchester Collaborative Research “Censorship in the GDR”

ALL WELCOME!!   Melbourne/Manchester Collaborative Research Censorship under Communism: Institutions and Agents of Control in Literary Communication in the German Democratic Republic   First Workshop Manchester 21 February 2017 10.30am – 5pm Venue: C138, Ellen Wilkinson Building (Meeting Room HCRI)     10.30 Alison Lewis and Steve Parker: Introduction to the Project 10.45 Alison Lewis:[…]

Toni Erdmann (2016) in cinemas in Liverpool, Manchester and Lancaster

“If you feel there’s no space in your life for a 162-minute German comedy, make room.” The Daily Telegraph Winfried (Simonischek) is a divorced retiree who delights in persistent pranks and impersonations that alienate everyone in his German suburb. He is also estranged from his daughter, Ines (Sandra Hüller), a high-ranking management consultant who is[…]

22 February: The Poetry in Translation Launch Event at the University of Liverpool

The Poetry in Translation Launch Event for Centres of Cataclysm and Currently & Emotion: Translations takes place on Wednesday 22 February at 5:30 pm in the School of the Arts Library at the University of Liverpool. Centres of Cataclysm is a testimony to diversity of voices, celebrating 50 years of Modern Poetry in translation. Currently & Emotion foregrounds the[…]

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