In residence at the CCGC

The Centre for Contemporary German Culture has an exciting in residence programme.  To read more about previous and current visits, click on the links below.

Andreas Dresden, visiting film-maker, 25-27 November 2014.

The Centre is pleased to announce that Andreas Dresen will be our first ever film-maker in residence from 25-27 November 2014. Dresen will be discussing his work with students of German in seminars, lectures, and language classes on the mornings of Wednesday and Thursday (26 and 27 November). In addition there are two public events on 26 November to which all are invited.

Jörg Bernig, visiting writer, 21 October to 15 November 2013.

German author Jörg Bernig, who spent two years as a language tutor in Swansea University, returned to Swansea to work with students and staff as Writer in Residence at the Centre for Contemporary German Culture, in a scheme supported by the German government. 

German Writers Today

The writers Ilija Trojanow and Feridun Zaimoglu will be the subjects of the first two volumes due out in 2012 in a new series co-ordinated by the Centre entitled German Writers Today published by Peter Lang. Each volume contains an interview with the author, an original piece of writing by the author, and scholarly essays on his work. Proposals for new volumes are always welcome and should be addressed to the Director of the Centre, Professor Julian Preece.


Ilija Trojanow

whose writings were the subject of a symposium in May 2010.

Ilija Trojanow

Feridun Zaimoglu

who visited Swansea in July 2008

Feridun Zaimoglu