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GSSN is Moving

Scotland

The German Screen Studies Network (GSSN) will be moving its base to Scotland, where colleagues from the Universities of St Andrews and Aberdeen will continue to coordinate and promote both online and in-person events, including screenings, interviews, workshops and much else. Watch this space for further announcements about our autumn programme and write to Dr. Dora Osborne (do38@st-andrews.ac.uk) or Dr. Paul Flaig (pf49@st-andrews.ac.uk) with any GSSN-related questions.  

Tangled Pasts: Negotiating Politics of the Past and Present in Postwar German Film

Online

Speakers Elizabeth Ward (Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London) Bill Niven (Professor Emeritus in Contemporary German History, Nottingham Trent University) Chair: David Clarke (Professor of Modern German Studies, Cardiff University) Institute: Institute of Modern Languages Research Focusing on the West and East respectively, Bill Niven and Elizabeth Ward discuss two different attempts to contain socially or politically contentious subjects within political frameworks in the Federal Republic and German Democratic Republic. Throughout its existence, ... Read more

Mini-Season – Hussein Shariffe (1934 – 2005): Exile and homecoming between London, Cairo and Khartoum

Online

Panels: December 18–19, 2020 Online screenings throughout December 2020 Register here Find the recordings of the online panels here In 1959, the Slade School of Fine Art staged its annual group photograph of the class of ’59. Amidst the group sits a young Sudanese student, Hussein Mamoun Shariffe.  Shariffe was by the late 1950s attracting acclaim for his art, winning the John Moores Prize for Young Artists, and staging his first solo ... Read more