Department of German and Dutch “Germany in 2015” Undergraduate Conference in German Studies Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 21 February 2015 From 9.30 am Registration and coffee 10.00 am Welcome (Professor Sarah Colvin) Bateman Auditorium 10.15 am Panel 1: Language matters Chair: Pavlo Shopin (Cambridge). Respondent: Leila Essa (Cambridge) Anna Collier (Bristol), ‘Das Englische ist auf dem Vormarsch’ Elizabeth Nichols (Queen Mary), Anredepronomen Joseph Prestwich (KCL), The translation of German texts into English 11.15 am Panel 2: Gender matters Chair and respondent: Ina Linge (Cambridge) Silvia Feindt (UCL/Freiburg), Gender in the media Eleanor Linsell (Leeds), The changing face of sexual politics in Germany: lust and law in 2015 Emma Watson (Leeds), LGBT in Germany Bateman Room Posters* Bateman Auditorium 1.15 pm Panel 3: Social questions, social problems Chair: Ali Jones (Cambridge). Respondent: Rafael Dernbach (Cambridge) Sona Jalilzadeh Afsahari (KCL), Extremismus in Deutschland Kirsten Hald (Nottingham), Who is a German? Daniel Walsh (Bangor), Pressures on workers in Germany 12.15 Lunch Bateman Auditorium 2.15 pm Keynote speech and discussion: Germany in Europe in 2015 Chair: Professor Joachim Whaley (Caius) Martin Schulz (President of the European Parliament) with Michael Binyon (The Times) Professor Christopher Clark (Cambridge) Professor Anne Fuchs (Warwick) Bateman Room 3.30 pm Coffee Posters Bateman Auditorium 4 pm Panel 4: Memory and renewal Chair: Christoph Pretzer (Cambridge). Respondent: Rob Craig (Cambridge) Mark McFadden (Birmingham), Constructing the new (old) Berlin Republic Sophia Danielsson-Waters (Nottingham), Commemoration of the Holocaust Laura Bannister (Leeds), A new era of Vergangenheitsbewältigung Bateman Auditorium 5 pm Where now? Outlooks and careers in and after German Studies Chair: Dr Charlotte Lee (Postdoctoral Research Fellow) with Nicky Bolster (Television Producer/Director and Journalist) K.T. Bosse-Foy (PR and communications executive for NOMOS Glashütte) Niall Sheridan (Analyst with Deutsche Bank, London) 6 pm Drinks reception * Posters present a topic in outline on paper, and may be viewed in the Bateman Room throughout the conference and discussed with their authors during the lunch break.
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