Institute for German Studies (IGS)

The Institute for German Studies (IGS) belongs to a worldwide network of centres for German and European Studies linked with the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Our research is cross-disciplinary and encompasses the culture, history, politics and economics of Germany in its European context.

Our mission is to be a centre for expertise on contemporary Germany, and to support postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers, bringing them together with experienced scholars and exciting international thinkers on Germany and Europe.

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Posted 26 January 2016

IGS podcast: 25 Years of German Unification

Speakers: Dr Tereza Novotna (Université Libre de Bruxelles): 'How Germany Unified and the EU Enlarged: Negotiating the Accession through Transplantation and Adaptation'. Professor Chloe Paver (University of Exeter): 'Emotions and Everyday Life in Museums of GDR History and Culture'. Chair: Dr Isabelle Hertner (IGS).

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