Friday, March 13, 2020

Grimm Lecture cancelled

In response to concerns about the coronavirus, the University of Waterloo is cancelling all non-essential events, and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is cancelling all bookings of its facilities. The Grimm Lecture was scheduled to be held in the CIGI Auditorium on Thursday, 19 March 2020, and must now be cancelled.

Monday, January 14, 2019

WCGS Book Prize 2017 Winner

WCGS Book Prize 2017 Winner Logo

The winner of the inaugural WCGS Book Prize is Alice Weinreb of Loyola University for her book Modern Hungers: Food and Power in Twentieth-Century Germany, published by Oxford University Press.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

WCGS Book Prize 2017 - Shortlist

WCGS Book Prize Finalist Logo
 

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is happy to announce the shortlist for the WCGS Book Prize 2017.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

WCGS Director Gives Talk on the History of Christmas Traditions

Headshot of WCGS Director James Skidmore

On Tuesday, November 28th, WCGS Director James Skidmore gave a talk on the history of Christmas traditions in German-speaking Europe. The event was connected with Kitchener's Christkindl Market, which opens next week, on Thursday, December 7th.

Monday, October 30, 2017

WCGS Member Alice Kuzniar to Receive Prize for Work on the History of Homeopathy

Alice Kuzniar, UWaterloo Research Chair and WCGS Member

Alice Kuzniar, University Research Chair and Professor of German and English, will be awarded the Hans-Walz Research Prize at a champagne reception on 1 December at the Robert Bosch Haus in Stuttgart for her work on the history of homeopathy.  

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