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Winner of the 2018 Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the 2018 Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies:


Dr Rey Conquer

Reading Colour: Four German Poets

Congratulations to Rey, whose book will be published in 2019. Thank you to our distinguished editorial board and to all those who took part in the competition.

The Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies is a collaboration between the Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang. Proposals were invited by 31 May 2018 from early career scholars in German Studies with connections to the UK and Ireland. The winner of the competition is offered a contract for a non-subsidized book to be published by Peter Lang.

Previous Winners and Runners-up

Dr Lauren Selfe, Representations of Muslim Women in German Popular Culture, 1990–2016. Forthcoming 2019.

Dr Peter Eckersley, Power and Capacity in Urban Climate Governance: Germany and England Compared. Published 2018.

Dr Jessica Wood, Portraits of the Artist: Dionysian Creativity in Selected Works by Gabriele D’Annunzio and Thomas Mann. Published 2017.

For more information, please contact Dr Laurel Plapp, Senior Commissioning Editor, Peter Lang Ltd, 52 St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LU, UK. Email: Tel: 01865 514160. OR Dr Nicholas Martin, Director of the Institute for German Studies, Department of Modern Languages, University of Birmingham, B15 2TT. Email:

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