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PhD Students

We invite MA and PhD students to visit the Archive and use its holdings.

Current PhDs

  • Caroline Rowan-Olive: Cultural Memory and Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung in Christa Wolf's Prose Works

PhD theses recently completed

  • Richard McKenzie: Foundations of a 'New Germany'. An Investigation of East and West German films dealing with WWII
  • Stephen Brown: The Transformation of Disaffection into Dissent: The Conciliar Process for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation in the German Democratic Republic
  • Barrie Baker: 'From Page to Stage': The State and the Theatre in the German Democratic Republic in the 1980s
  • Rosemary Stott: The Western Feature Film Import in the GDR 1971-1989
  • Andrea Rinke: Gender Relations in DEFA Films
  • Catherine Bishop: Narratives of the 'Wende'. Exploring Identities in German Fiction, 1991-1996
See also

9 November @ MERL 10am - 5pm

Popular Protest - Then and Now: A Reflection on 1989

A Special Collections and East German Studies Archive event

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