Maria Roca Lizarazu, Renegotiating Postmemory: The Holocaust in Contemporary German-language Jewish Literature (Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2020)


The Institute for German and European Studies's special issue of the peer-reviewed journal German Politics and Society, entitled 'The Importance of Being German: Narratives and Identities of the Berlin Republic' is now published (GP&S, vol. 33, issue 1-2, spring/summer 2015). The special issues was co-edited by IGS deputy director Dr. Isabelle Hertner, Dr. Joanne Sayner (Department of Modern Languages) and Prof. Sarah Colvin (Cambridge). IGS alumnae and (former) staff members have contributed to this special issue, amongst them Dr. Sara Jones (Modern Languages), Dr. Charlotte Galpin, Dr. Leila Mukhida, Prof. Rainer Hillebrand, Prof. Wilfried van der Will.


S. Jones, ‘Catching Fleeting Memories: Victim Forums as Mediated Remembering Communities’, Memory Studies (forthcoming, 2013). Published online before print 23 May 2012.

S. Jones, ‘Memory on Film: Testimony and Constructions of Authenticity in Documentaries about the GDR’, European Journal of Cultural Studies, 16.2 (2013), 194-210 [10.1177/1367549412467180]

S. Jones and C. Firth, ‘German Studies: Literature and Film, 1945 to the Present Day’, The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies 2011, 73 (2013), 376-403


I. Hertner and J. Sloam (2012) 'How Europe votes: the case of Germany'. In: Erol Kuelahci (ed.) How Europe votes. ECPR Press, pp. 35-49.. ECPR Press, pp. 35-49.

Isabelle Hertner and James Sloam (2012) 'The Europeanisation of Social Democracy: Politics without Policy?' In Henning Meyer and Jonathan Rutherford (eds.) The Future of European Social Democracy: Building the Good Society. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 27-38.. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 27-38.

S. Jones, ‘Why Stay? Shifting Perspectives on “Inner Emigration” and Resistance in the Works of Elfriede Brüning’, in The Self in Transition: East German Autobiographical Narratives. Essays in Honour of Dennis Tate, ed. by D. Clarke and A. Goodbody (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012), pp. 73-86

S. Jones, ‘Community and Genre: Autobiographical Rememberings of Stasi Oppression’, in Remembering and Rethinking the GDR: Multiple Perspectives and Plural Authenticities, ed. by D. Pinfold and A. Saunders (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), pp. 67-82

S. Jones, ‘At Home with the Stasi: Gedenkstätte Hohenschönhausen as Historic House’, in Remembering the German Democratic Republic: Divided Memory in a United Germany, ed. by D. Clarke and U. Wölfel (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), pp. 211-22

S. Jones and C. Firth, ‘German Studies, Literature and Film 1945 to the Present Day’, The Year’s Work in Modern Language Studies 2010, 72 (2012), 432-458.


F. Heiduk, “Policing Mars or Venus? Comparing European and US approaches to police assistance”, in: European Security, Vol. 20, No. 3, July 2011, pp. 363-383

I. Hertner (2011) 'Are European Election Campaigns Europeanised? The Case of the Party of European Socialists in 2009'. Government and Opposition, Vol.46, No.3, pp. 321-344, Vol.46, No.3, pp. 321-344

S. Jones and M. Nehru (eds), Writing under Socialism past and present: a comparative approach (Nottingham: Critical, Cultural and Communications Press, 2011)

S. Jones, ‘Staging Battlefields: Media, Authenticity and Politics in The Museum of Communism (Prague), The House of Terror (Budapest) and Gedenkstätte Hohenschönhausen (Berlin)’, Journal of War and Culture Studies, 4.1 (2011), 97-111

S. Jones, ‘Touching on Taboos: Elfriede Brüning and the Reception of Partnerinnen in the GDR’, German Life and Letters, 64.1 (2011), 71-82

S. Jones, ‘Writing in Ambiguity: Negotiating Censorship in the GDR’, in Writing under Socialism past and present: a comparative approach, ed. by S. Jones and M. Nehru (Nottingham: Critical, Cultural and Communications Press, 2011), pp. 11-27