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Dr Kaltërina Latifi


Research Fellow, Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations and Privatdozentin at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Room Number: Arts One 2.12


Kaltërina Latifi studied German Literature and Philosophy at the University of Lausanne (BA), Editorial Philology and Textual Criticism at 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.

In 2016 she joined the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations as Visiting Research Fellow with an editorial project on August Wilhelm Schlegel’s translation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Her edition appeared with Georg Olms Verlag Hildesheim in autumn 2018. She was the 2018/19 Max Geilinger Fellow for Swiss Literature and Culture in SLLF/MLC (German).

As Research Fellow at the CAGCR and, following her habilitation with a study on The Aesthetics of the Fragment, Assistant Professor (Privatdozentin) at the University of Göttingen, she is currently working on projects relating to Max Frisch’s public engagement and aspects of the Poetics of Science.


Research Interests:

European Romanticism, literary Modernism, literary Criticism, E.T.A. Hoffmann’s poetics, Aesthetics of the Fragment, Shakespeare reception in Germany, Swiss Literature (especially Max Frisch)



See for a full list of publications.

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