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Awards

Selected Awards

November 2012
‘An Duais 2012’ of the German Ireland Fund for the newly established MA in Irish-German Studies

June-July 2011
Research Grant for Senior Academics, DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften & Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung, Technische Universität Berlin (Dr Gisela Holfter)

2011
Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Fellowship in Exile Studies 2011(Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London School of Advanced Study) (Dr Gisela Holfter)

2009/10
IRCHSS Senior Fellowship (Dr Joachim Fischer)
IRCHSS postgraduate award (PhD project on German-speaking refugees in Northern Ireland) (Martti Steinke)
Visiting Fellowship at the Institut für Europäische Geschichte in Mainz, 2009 (Dr Joachim Fischer)

2007/8
IRCHSS Fellowship (Dr Gisela Holfter)

2006
DAAD/Dept of Education travel grant (Dr Joachim Fischer)

2005/2006  and 2006/7
Research scholarship Royal Irish Academy and Austrian Academy of Science (for project on Austrian refugees in Ireland), (Dr Gisela Holfter)

2004/5
IRCHSS postgraduate award (PhD project on Questions of Identity - German-speaking refugees in Ireland) (Birte Schulz)

2003
IRCHSS Project Funding (principal investigator Dr Gisela Holfter)

2001/2
IRCHSS Fellowship (Dr Joachim Lerchenmueller)

 

The Centre in the News (national and international)

THE SMART SOCIETY – Review of Irish-German Studies 6: Contemporary German-Irish Relations in a European Perspective, Joachim Fischer and Rolf Stehle (eds), Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier bySiobhán Parkinson, Dublin Review of Books

Das Zentrum für irisch-deutsche Studien, das Centre for Irish-German Studies, konnte in diesem Jahr sein höchst erfolgreiches 15jähriges Bestehen begehen. Irland journal, XXIV (2013), p. 138.

RTE 1 Arts Tonight (one hour programme about the publication on Heinrich Böll and Ireland) 30 April 2012

Heinrich Böll’s affection for Achill does not prevent him from focusing on poverty, emigration & religion. Heinrich Böll and Ireland by Gisela Holfter, reviewed by John F Deane, Irish Times 21 January 2012

‘Wissenschaftler diskutieren über Friedrich Engels "Geschichte Irlands"’, Deutschlandfunk, 18 August 2011. (Interview by Peter Leusch with Gisela Holfter, Jürgen Herres and Eberhard Illner, about the 13th conference in Irish-German Studies)

Die edlen Wilden der Kommunisten – Eine Berliner Tagung über das Irland-Bild von Friedrich Engels und Karl Marx, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 17 August 2011 (report about the 13th conference in Irish-German Studies)

Mary, Lydia und die Fabrikarbeit – Neu entziffert: Friedrich Engels Manuskript zur Geschichte Irlands, Gert Lange Süddeutsche Zeitung, 16 August 2011 (report about the 13th conference in Irish-German Studies)

Irish-German relations ‘excellent’, Jason Michael Irish Times 6 May 2011 (report about the 12th conference in Irish-German Studies)

Mosaic – a Celebration of Irish Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences 2010), pp. 124-127

Thar Sáile TG4 on 3 November 2009 (Interview with Jooachim Fischer)

Heinrich manoeuvres in Limerick, Irish Times 25 August 2007

9th Irish-German Studies Conference Lyric FM Interview with Prof Eda Sagarra, 25 August 2007

Diary that defines us for Germans still secret but not for much longer, Irish Times, 8 September 2007

NDLR podcast The 9th Limerick Conference in Irish-German Studies 27 July 2007 (discussion with Gisela Holfter)

50 Jahre “Irisches Tagebuch” von Heinrich Böll – eine Tagung in Limerick (including interview with Dr Gisela Holfter) MOSAIK – Das Kulturmagazin WDR, 3 September 2007

“Achill Island – das neue Berlin? – Bericht von einer Konferenz in Limerick” Irland Journal XVIII, 03/2007, pp 74-77