Category archives for Austrian German

Anglo-Austrian Society Award for Doctoral Studies in the UK

The Anglo-Austrian Society proposes to make a further award for doctoral study, funded from the Otto Harpner Fund and the Angela Krosik Bequest, to a British or Austrian citizen from September 2014. The award is for doctoral research on a topic related to Austria. The award may be used for tuition fees or maintenance, or […]

CONF: GERMAN IN THE WORLD (London, IMLR, 2 June 2014)

  With globalisation comes the need to redefine boundaries and research agendas of academic fields and the Humanities, especially Foreign languages, are no exception. With the decline in language learners in the UK and the public and political discussion about the necessity of language learning that has been haunting the media for a while now (click  […]

CfP: 11th IBC International Postgraduate Conference in Austrian Literature and Culture Studies (3-4 July, 2014; 2nd call)

INGEBORG BACHMANN CENTRE FOR AUSTRIAN LITERATURE at the INSTITUTE OF MODERN LANGUAGES RESEARCH (IMLR), UNIVERSITY OF LONDON 2ND CALL FOR PAPERS WITH NEW DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 20 MARCH 2014 11th IBC International Postgraduate Conference on Current Research in Austrian Literature and Culture Studies WEDNESDAY, 3 AND THURSDAY, 4 JULY 2014 Venue: IMLR, Senate House, Malet […]

ACF Book launch: Roman Elegy by Sabine Gruber

For everybody interested in New Austrian Literature: this week, the English translation of Sabine Gruber’s “Roman Elegy” was launched at the Austrian Cultural Forum London:  Tuesday 16 April, 7pm 2013 A compelling tale of lost love, hatred, and reconciliation, during some of the darkest periods of European history. From Rome in the fascist 1940s, to the […]

Call for Papers: Translating Gender in Modern Austrian Literature (IGRS London, 8 May 2013)

INGEBORG BACHMANN CENTRE FOR AUSTRIAN LITERATURE at the INSTITUTE OF GERMANIC & ROMANCE STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON CALL FOR PAPERS Conference: “Translating Gender in Modern Austrian Literature” 8 May 2013 Venue: University of London, Senate House, G35 Co-organised by Heide Kunzelmann (IBC London) & Birgit Friedrich (Centre of Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies, Nottingham) Keynote […]

Three countries divided by a common language – on differences in language use

In general, speakers of English are rather aware of their language being used differently in several parts of the world. The same is true for German speakers, but here, the difference is often seen with a feeling of inferiority on the side of speakers from the small countries, i.e. from Austria and Switzerland. Ulrich Ammon […]