Some of the Institute's research students, who have recently completed their doctoral dissertations. Completion date is given in brackets, together with the topic of the dissertation.


Francielle Carpenedo (2021)
Topic: Social Media Languages, Authenticities and Affordances: Brazilian Food Discourses in the UK


Angharad Mountford (2020)
Topic: The Female German Exile in Post-War London


Stephanie Homer (2020)
Topic: Issues of Trauma, Identity and Postmemory in Kindertransport Fiction


Sharon Baker (2018)
Topic: From Satire to Silence: Hans Sachs' Commentary on Civic Decline
Sylvia Naish Visiting Fellow 2021-22


Nicola Sayers (2016)
Topic: Suburban nostalgia, hope and longing in contemporary American literature and culture: a Blochean perspective
Freelance researcher


Steven Jefferson (2016)
Topic: Forgetting cultural memory: shifting representations of the expulsion of ethnic Germans from eastern Europe after 1945
Freelance researcher/lecturer


Jana Buresova (2015)
Topic: The dynamics of forced female migration from Czechoslovakia to Britain, 1938-1950
Freelance researcher/lecturer


Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle (2014)
Topic: The reception history of Stefan Zweig (1881-1942) in the Chinese-speaking world
Erwin Schrödinger Fellow (Berkeley/Hamburg)


Jochen Hung (2012)
Topic: The newspaper Tempo and the end of the Weimar Republic
Lecturer at the University of Utrecht


Raymond C. Coffer (2011)
Topic: The relationship of Richard Gerstl and Arnold Schönberg (1906-1908) and its impact on their artistic works


Isabel Schropper (2010)
Topic: Austrian female migration to Britain, 1945-1960
Teacher at the Jüdisches Berufliches Bildungszentrum, Vienna


Steffen Stadthaus (2010)
Topic: 'Deutsche Jugend wohin?'
Eine Untersuchung des Generationsdiskurses nach dem 2. Weltkrieg der 'jungen Generation'


Zachary Eastop (2021)
Dissertation: Adapting Panurge


Haiyun Liu (Latin American Studies) (2021)


Roberto León Miranda (2021)
Dissertation: Representations of the 'Insider' and the 'Outsider' in Belle Epoque Paris: Lautrec, Maupassant and Daudet


Katherine Ferrufino (2018)
Dissertation: Education Policy and Practice: Guarani Language in Paraguay and Bolivia post 1992’


Margaret May (2018)
Dissertation: Objects and Jewish Identity in Fictional Works by Georg Hermann, Barbara Honigmann and Katja Petrowskaja


Stephanie Homer (2016)
Dissertation: How do Hilde Spiel, Elisabeth Castonier, and Judith Kerr redefine the gendered concept of Heimat in their autobiographical fiction?’