Recent IMLR Students

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?’