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New PG Vlog: The Image Speaks

The Image Speaks (Cyd Sturgess, The University of Sheffield) During the late nineteenth century, Germany and the Netherlands witnessed an unprecedented growth in discourses on sexuality, galvanised by the pioneering research of central European sexologists. These early explorations into the field of human sexuality were driven by the impulses of a post-Darwinian era and a desire to … Continue reading

Registration open: WIGS 27th Annual conference (6-7 November 2015, Durham)

WIGS 2015 6-7 November Durham University Van Mildert College Programme Friday 6 November 14:00-14:30     Coffee/Registration 14:30-17:00     Postgraduate Workshop: Working with Visual Culture and Displaying Visual Culture 17:00-17:30     Tea 17:45               Welcome 18:00               Prizegiving: Postgraduate Essay Prize … Continue reading

Just one week left to enter WiGS Postgraduate Essay Prize Competition!

There is just one week left to enter the Women in German Studies Postgraduate Essay Prize competition. Deadline: 1 October 2015. Don’t miss it! Please click here for further details.

Newcastle Chair in German Studies advertised

One of the most attractive Chairs in German Studies in the UK has been advertised: join the lively School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University with a multitude of regional, national and international activities going on. The official blurb below; the following areas of research are named as “desirable”, all of them having strong cross-Faculty … Continue reading

Theme for PG Workshop Durham 2015 announced!

This year at the WiGS annual member’s conference, the theme of the Postgraduate Workshop will be: ‘Working with Visual Culture and Displaying Visual Culture’. This event will focus particularly on how one can curate exhibitions related to one’s own research. We would like to begin the workshop with a session that gives postgraduate students a chance … Continue reading

WiGS Postgraduate Essay Prize 2015

Last year Ina Linge was the winner of the inaugural WiGS Postgraduate Essay Prize. This year it could be you! Send in your entries by 1 October 2015 and you could be the winner of the 2015 WiGS Postgraduate Essay Prize. The winning essay will be announced at the WiGS conference in Durham. Winners of … Continue reading

WiGS Book Prize/ WiGS Postgraduate Essay Prize

Could those of you who submitted an entry for the WiGS First Book Prize by 1 September 2015 but did not receive an acknowledgment from me please resend your original email to this address: katya.krylova@cantab.net? May I also take this opportunity to alert you to our forthcoming deadline (1 October 2015) for the WiGS Postgraduate … Continue reading