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On 30th October Heiko Feldner, Monika Hennemann and Jan Berendse from founded the ‘GW4 Network for the Study of Socialist and Post-Socialist Europe’ in conjunction with colleagues from partner institutions in Bristol, Exeter and Bath. This will serve as a lively interdisciplinary platform for collaborative research and teaching projects in a wide range of GW4 […]


On 12 November Professor Jan Berendse welcomed the German poet and novelist Jörg Bernig to Cardiff in the University’s Glamorgan Building. This energetic writer, born in 1964 in Wurzen in Saxony, GDR, is at the moment Writer in Residence at Swansea University. After his debut in the late-1990s he has published 8 literary works, many […]


Professor Berendse was awarded a scholarship by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for a project devoted to the writing of a monograph on surrealist fiction, visual art, cinema and other art forms in the German Democratic Republic. The project will be the first stage of examining material that will be the basis for writing the […]



Electronic submission of assessed coursework through Learning Central is compulsory for all School modules. Note that information on deadline dates & times is available in module kits on Learning Central for each module. Submitting your coursework Access the appropriate module in Learning Central Click on Assessment Click the View/Complete link next to the relevant assignment […]


The Book Kernel project is one of the eight innovative initiatives funded in 2013 by AHRC REACT Knowledge Exchange hub which explored the future of digital book publishing by bringing together academic research and the creative economy. Based within the School of European Languages Translation and Politics and led by Prof. Alexis Nuselovici and creative […]


W.I.S.E. is a EU Grundtvig Parnership between educational institutions and the cultural sector connecting communities in Germany, Italy, Poland and the UK. The two-year project (2013-2015) explores the relationship between language identity and memory through story-telling workshops with groups of over 65. WISE seeks to explore the lives of individuals who were in the past […]


Professor Gerrit-Jan Berendse has been awarded a grant of the German Academic Exchange Service the DAAD to conduct research at the University of Leipzig over the summer. The purpose of his research is to determine the various ways writers in the German Democratic Republic published their work in the second half of the 1980s. This […]


The School of History Archaeology and Religion [SHARE] hosted the international conference on Medieval history on the 23rd and 24th of May 2013. There were 19 speakers from the United Kingdom USA and across Europe with a significant number of people attending the sessions over the two days. The event featured eminent academics as well […]


The past week-end saw the beginning of a new tradition for the School of European Languages Translation and Politics: the first Cardiff Annual Post-graduate Conference in Translation and Language Studies 17th May. As a testimony to the growing number of post-graduates in the School we felt it was time to create a platform for our […]