Love and Anarchy: bringing chanson to the UK19 February 2013A new recording of English language versions of songs by Léo Ferré, made by a researcher, Dr Peter Hawkins at the University of Bristol, aims to brings the work of this famous chanson artist to a wider audience in the UK.
Ernst Jünger Translation Competition25 January 2013As part of an EU-funded research project hosted by the German Department at the University of Bristol, we invite translations of extracts from some of Ernst Jünger’s travel writings. Attractive prizes will be awarded to FOUR winning entries, with one category limited to entries from current undergraduate students. The aim is to promote the study of Ernst Jünger’s works in English. The deadline for submission of entries is 1 July 2013.
Bristol-Brazil Centenary Scholarships 2012-1325 January 2013The Aim of the Prizes: The Prizes will support existing and/or new links between Bristol University and Brazil and are intended for students wishing to study in Brazil. The value of each grant is of £800 each, and there will normally be four awards available. Undergraduate and postgraduate students may apply.
Poetry Competition21 January 2013The German Department is holding a poetry competition and invites all budding poets and songwriters of the University of Bristol to participate.
Les Misérables: from page to screen14 January 2013With the stage musical of Les Misérables now a major Hollywood film, Dr Bradley Stephens was interviewed on BBC Radio Bristol about how Victor Hugo's much loved novel has been adapted.