- The facilitation of innovative research on Anglo-German cultural relations with special reference to the fields of literature, language, intellectual history and comparative cultural practice, to be published in the Centre's refereed Yearbook, ANGERMION.
- The provision of high quality postgraduate teaching on Anglo-German cultural relations through an MA programme and through PhD supervision.
- Outreach to the academic and general public through public lectures, colloquia and conferences on important Anglo-German themes and questions with a significant Anglo-German dimension.
Patron: Alfred Brendel, since 2011
Professorial Research Fellow (em.): Irène Heidelberger-Leonard
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MA in Anglo-German Cultural Relations
Application to the Master in Anglo-German Cultural Relations can now be made. BASF (Ludwigshafen/Germany) have generously given four bursaries for students enrolled in the MA.Applications to the bursaries close on 1 May 2017 - more information can be found HERE. More information about the MA can be found here and enquiries can be made to Professor Rüdiger Görner.
International Conference on Biography in Britain and Germany Comparing Theories and Practices
14-16 June 2017
Venue: London Notre Dame – The London Global Gateway University of Notre Dame, 1-4 Suffolk Street, London SW1Y 4HG
and the Goethe Institut, London 50 Princes Gate Exhibition Road, London SW7 2PH
In collaboration with QMUL, Centre of Anglo-German Cultural Relations Internationales Kolleg Morphomata, University of Cologne Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für Geschichte und Theorie der Biographie, Wien Goethe Institut, London (host institution) University of Notre Dame – The London Global Gateway
This conference, the first in a series organized by The Centre for Anglo-German Cultural relations at Queen Mary University of London, The Morphomata Institute for Advanced Study in the University of Cologne and the Ludwig Boltzmann Centre for Biographical research in Vienna, will focus predominantly on 19th and 20th century examples of biographical writing with reflections on practices in, and resonances of, this genre. Some of the questions that will need to be addressed on a comparative basis refer to the cult of biography, the pitfalls of “hero and hero-worship” (Carlyle) and its ambiguous impact on the culture of biography, individualism and biography, practices of writing biographies in Britain and Germany and their cultural status.
Dr Kaltërina LatifiThe Centre's Visiting Research Fellow is Dr Kaltërina Latifi with the following two research projects: • “Shakspeare’s Hamlet”, critical edition of A. W. Schlegel’s Hamlet translation, including a diplomatic transcription of Schlegel’s draft manuscript (Dresden) This project is supported by the Suhrkamp Foundation, Berlin. • Hans Max von Aufseß, War Diaries, Channel Islands 1943– 1945, critical edition (assistant: Moritz Ruppe) This project is externally funded by an anonymous benefactor. Biographical note: Kaltërina Latifi (born 1984) studied Germanistik and philosophy at the University of Lausanne (BA), editorial philology and textual criticism at the University of Heidelberg (MA), in 2015 she obtained her PhD in German philology at the University of Heidelberg with a thesis on E.T.A. Hoffmann’s poetics. Elected President of the E.T.A. Hoffmann Society for a three-year period 2017-19; as from 2017 co-editor of the E.T.A. Hoffmann yearbook.
Call for Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship scheme 2017The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary University of London encourages outstanding postdoctoral scholars to apply to the 2017 round of the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship scheme. For more information and how to apply please download the Call Document.
The Centre of Anglo-German Cultural Relations congratulates its Patron, Alfred Brendel KBE, on his ECHO-Klassik 2016 award for his life-time achievement as pianist and writer.
Research Colloquia 2016/17 In 2016/17 the Director’s Friday Research Seminar on AGCR will focus on The Psychology of Anglo-German Wagnerianism. Time & Venue: 4-6 pm at Lockkeeper’s Cottage, QMUL/Mile End Campus (please note that some dates have a different venue - for full details please check the programme)Dates: 7th October 2016; 28th October 2016; 9th December 2016; 27th January 2017; 17th February 2017; 24th March 2017; 19th May 2017. Please download the full programme here.
Writers in Residence 2016/17The Centre welcomes Ulf Stolterfoht who will be Writer in Residence from 26.09. to 04.12.2016 Profile Barbara Honigmann will be our Writer in Residence from 16.01. to 26.03.2017. Profile
Visit our writers in residence page for more details.
BASF MA Bursary The BASF (Ludwigshafen/Germany) bursary for the MA in Anglo German Cultural Relations for 2016/17 was awarded to Ms Richelle Whitehead, BA.
Bursary from the Anglo-German Club in Hamburg - for MA students in Anglo-German Cultural Relations - Two travel bursaries were donated by the Anglo-German Club in Hamburg for research to be conducted in Germany on Anglo-German Cultural Transfers in 2016.
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