Experiencing traumatic events may be associated with greater mental resilience among residents rather than causing widespread angst, suggests a study published this week that investigated the effect of World War II bombing on the mental health of citizens in German cities.
Historian Prof. Dr. Lutz Raphael, recipient of the 2013 Leibniz Prize, will deliver first in an annual series of lectures
In this article, Katharina Karcher from the Department of German and Dutch discusses the election prospects of the self-described “chancellor for turbulent times”.
At a workshop next Monday (25 April 2016), Dr Ina Linge and Professor David Spiegelhalter will lead a discussion about the historical documentation of human sexuality – from questionnaires to the diaries of cross-dressers. The event (part of a series titled Sex in Six Objects) is open to people aged 16 to 25.
Katharina Karcher (Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages) discusses Germany's regional elections, which saw major gains made by the right-wing populist party.
An exhibition of early colour printing in Germany shines a light on the ways in which technology jump-started a revolution in image making. The British Museum show is curated by Dr Elizabeth Savage, whose research makes a radical contribution to an understanding of colour in woodcuts.
Henning Grunwald (Faculty of History) discusses how accurate the representation of life in Cold War era East Germany is in Channel 4 drama Deutschland 83.
Do you say splinter, spool, spile or spell? English Dialects app tries to guess your regional accent11 Jan 2016
A new app which tries to guess your regional accent based on your pronunciation of 26 words and colloquialisms will help Cambridge academics track the movement and changes to English dialects in the modern era.
Seventy years after Hitler’s soldiers were driven from Paris, Cambridge University Library is staging the first-ever exhibition to examine the outpouring of literary works that followed the German retreat from French soil.