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‘Thesis of the Month’ goes to Erica Wickerson, the University of Cambridge.

Where the recent theses of the month have been fascinatingly interdisciplinary, my thesis returns to a more resolutely literary form of analysis. The point of my thesis was to consider how the subjective experience of time is conjured in words, to consider not just narratives with time machine-style shifts backwards and forwards, or works of … Continue reading

WIGS Committee Meeting in Durham

The WIGS committee met in Durham on Saturday to prepare for this year’s WIGS members’ conference, which will take place at Durham University on 6-7 November 2015. Watch this space for details about the programme, registration information, postgraduate workshop, as well as for information about the WIGS Postgraduate Essay Prize and the inaugural WIGS Book … Continue reading

Four-year Postdoc Position in Tübingen on Religious Knowledge Exchange

Great opportunity for anybody working before 1800 – four year postdoc position on “religious knowledge exchange” in Tübingen.   Ausschreibung / Job advertisement Religiöses Wissen im vormodernen Europa (800-1800) Religiöses Wissen im vormodernen Europa (800-1800) Transfers und Transformationen – Wege zur Wissensgesellschaft der Moderne Religious Knowledge in pre-modern Europe (800-1800) Transfers and transformations – Ways … Continue reading

CFP: WIGS 27th Annual Conference, Durham, 7 November 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS WIGS 27th Annual Conference Saturday 7 November 2015 University of Durham The annual Women in German Studies members’ conference will be held at the University of Durham this November. Abstracts (c.150 words) are invited for papers of about 20 minutes duration, on any topic within German Studies. There will be a workshop … Continue reading

Postdoctoral Writing Fellowship

Women in the Humanities (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities) Postdoctoral Writing Fellowship announcement

Request for Contributions: Centre for Contemporary Women’s Writing

Dr Katherine Stone (National University of Ireland, Maynooth) would be grateful to hear from anybody willing to contribute an author biography to the German-language webpage of the Centre for Contemporary Women’s Writing in London. The aim is to build up a resource on European women writers, including bibliobiographies, media resources, and further reading. ‘Contemporary’ is … Continue reading