PhD Bursary for Exile Studies at the IMLR

Tuesday 12 May 2015
The Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Trust is offering a bursary for PhD study at the Institute. The bursary is aimed at suitably qualified graduates who wish to focus their research on German-speaking exile, preferably in the UK. Topics may include literature, politics, history, sociology, migration, or the arts. (The previous bursary holder’s topic of research dealt with the dynamics of forced female migration from Czechoslovakia to Britain, 1938-50.)  A working knowledge of German would be advantageous.

Job Opportunities at the Institute for Early Career Researchers

Friday 24 April 2015
The School of Advanced Study, University of London, is at a defining moment in its history, having received a resounding vote of confidence in the public benefit it generates. There have been recent appointments of high-calibre institute directors and an increasing financial commitment from the University of London which places academic excellence at the heart of its strategy. With a mission to further enhance its support for humanities researchers in the UK and internationally the School invites applications for two Early Career Researchers, one in French Studies and one in Transl

New Publication: From North Africa to France

Tuesday 21 April 2015
The IMLR is delighted to announce publication of the ninth volume in the series 'igrs books': From North Africa to France. Family Migration in Text and Film by Isabel Hollis-Touré.

New Publication: Protest and Reform

Wednesday 4 February 2015
The IMLR is delighted to announce the publication of volume 100 in its Germanic Publications series: Protest and Reform in German Literature and Visual Culture, 1871-1918 . Edited by Godela Weiss-Sussex (IMLR) and Charlotte Woodford (Selwyn College, Cambridge), the volume derives from the conference at the Institute in September 2012, sponsored by the British Academy.

Pictures from a Competition – Germany: Memories of a Nation

Wednesday 28 January 2015
The Institute is delighted to make available selection of images, taken by ©Pablo Allison, of the prize-giving that rounded off the ‘Dinggedicht’ competition organised by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the IMLR.

2015 Sylvia Naish Lecture Competition Winner

Wednesday 7 January 2015
In a year when competition was particularly fierce, the Institute is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2015 Sylvia Naish Research Student Lecture is Melanie Dilly . Melanie is a student at the University of Kent, and will deliver her lecture entitled One Eye is not Enough: Stereoscopic Writing after WWII on 19 March 2015.

CCWW Offers One-Stop Access to Work on Contemporary Women's Writing

Wednesday 10 December 2014
The Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s Writing (CCWW) is pleased to announce the CCWW SAS-Space collection. Part of the School of Advanced Study’s e-repository, SAS-Space, at the University of London, this collection contributes to CCWW’s online resources for the promotion and facilitation of research on contemporary women’s writing.

Prizewinners of Poetry Competition Announced

Friday 5 December 2014
Writing a good poem can be difficult, and doing it in a second language more so. Yet more than 180 people, including school students, rose to that challenge from the Institute of Modern Languages Research , the British Museum and the German Academic Exchange Service ( DAAD ).

Funded Doctoral Study at the IMLR (London Arts and Humanities Partnership)

Friday 5 December 2014
The competition for postgraduate studentships under the London Arts and Humanties Partnership scheme is now open and applications are invited for qualified candidates in the field of modern languages. Up to 80 studentships are available from the academic year 2015-2016 for postgraduate research at the School of Advanced Study (University of London), King's College London, and University College London within the framework of the London Arts and Humanities Partnership.

Germany: Memories of a Nation (11-12 December 2014)

Tuesday 2 December 2014
Germany: Memories of a Nation IMLR- and DAAD Events in Partnership with the Exhibition at the British Museum Friday, 12 December 2014, 18.50-19.20 and 19.40-20.10 Join us for two events, organised by the IMLR and the DAAD in partnership with the exhibition at the British Museum. Dinggedichte ('thing poems'): 18.50-19.20pm (West Clore Foyer)