Simone has written 11 posts for Women in German Studies

Author Renate Ahrens at University College Dublin (13 and 14 April)

German author, Renate Ahrens — whose latest novel Das gerettete Kind, set in Dublin and Hamburg, appeared last month — is in UCD next week. She is addressing two final-year German modules on Wednesday at 13:00 and on Thursday at 10:00. More information at: https://www.ucd.ie/slcl/newsandevents/ Visitors are very welcome to either or both events.

Bursary Leo Baeck Institute MA in European Jewish History 2016-17

Please use this link for further information: http://www.leobaeck.co.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploadsaug14onwards/2010/02/Funding-Opportunities-2016-17-MA-in-European-Jewish-History3.pdf

Bursary for the Leo Baeck Institute MA in European Jewish History

Deadline for receipt of applications for bursaries: 13 April 2015 LBI MA 2015-16 information

Until 8 December: 30 % discount on Peter Lang ‘Women in German Literature’ series for WiGS November conference participants

Reihenflyer WGL

The Road to Publication: WiGS Postgrad Workshop 2014

Upcoming Free Translator Training Webminars

This might be useful for colleagues interested in translation work: http://www.proz.com/translator-training/format/free-webinars

John A. S. Grenville PhD Studentship in Modern Jewish History and Culture

LBI PhD Grenville announcement

For Translators: May Free Webminar Week on ProZ.com

The translators’ website ProZ.com is offering a variety of free webminars this week – might be worth a look!

Vitae Researcher Development Framework

Vitae Researcher Development Framework A very interesting link!

Collective Blog Entry – Situation of German Studies ‘Nachwuchs’

With German Studies fighting for its position in the British and Irish university landscape, the situation of its ‘Nachwuchs’ seems more precarious than ever: an increasing number of early-career academics find themselves in a succession of short-term contracts with very limited prospects of permanent employment. WiGS would like to invite members and non-members to share … Continue reading

WIGS Freelance Register Update

The Freelance Register is currently undergoing a thorough update. WIGS members who wish to be on the new register are kindly requested to fill in the attached  info sheet and to e-mail it to wigs[at]transend.de (Simone Schroth). The new register will be uploaded to the WIGS website and be updated regularly.WIGS Freelance Register Info Sheet