Our areas of research strength are:

  • aspects of twentieth-century German and Austrian cultural history;
  • twentieth-century and contemporary German literature;
  • German film and visual culture;  
  • exile studies;  
  • translation studies.

Our research activity in German Studies is also associated with the activities of the Centre for Modern Thought, the Wilson Centre for Visual Culture, and  the Sir Herbert Grierson Centre for Textual Criticism and Comparative Literary History. 

For more information, see individual staff pages.