Department of German news

German Department Writing Competition Results

4 March 2014

Winners of this year's German Department writing competition have been announced.

German collaborative studentship with the British Library

18 February 2014

The School of Modern Languages has been awarded an AHRC PhD studentship in collaboration with the British Library for research on the Stefan Zweig Literary Manuscripts Collection.

German Writing Competition

22 January 2014

Details of this year's German Writing Competition are now available.

AHRC Doctoral Award

18 December 2013

A fully-funded three-year PhD studentship is available from 1 October 2014, as part of the project ‘Digital Critical Edition of Middle-Period Works by Arthur Schnitzler (1862-1931)’

Winners announced in the Ernst Jünger Translation Competition

30 September 2013

The winners of the Ernst Jünger Translation Competition have now been announced.

Update on Ernst Jünger Translation Competition

20 September 2013

Due to the high number of submissions for the Ernst Jünger Translation Competition, the judges are taking slightly longer in making a decision. The winners will be announced on September 27, 2013.

Ernst Jünger Translation Competition attracts large number of entries

15 July 2013

The Ernst Jünger translation competition organised by the School of Modern Languages has attracted a large number of entries from all over the world.

East meets West workshop at Bristol Metropolitian Academy, Fishponds

12 July 2013

A group of year 7 pupils at the Bristol Metropolitan Academy took part in an interactive workshop which gave them an insight on life under state socialism organised by the Department of German.

Pirahã: a language without complexity? Lecture by Dr Jeanette Sakel

12 June 2013

Using her fieldwork on Pirahã as a basis, Dr Sakel introduced a topic that is at the forefront of discussions surrounding the existence of a Universal Grammar.

‘We want to be free men!’ - Launch event 9 May 2013

5 June 2013

An exhibition to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of the June Uprising in the former German Democratic Republic