Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin



Current Doctoral Students


PhD Project


Arne Gutsche
European Contract Law and Narratives of National Identity
Between independence and interference: A comparative study of funding agencies as intermediaries between politics and science in the UK and Germany
Christoph König
F.A. Mann (1907-1991)
Florian Pauls
A Cultural Exchange? The British Forces in Berlin and their Relationship to their German Neighbours
Women on War, War on Women: British Women’s Poetry of the First and the Second World Wars in the Context of Contemporary Commemorative Culture – Exclusion, Reception and Re-conceptualization
Literary Festivals in the UK working title
Tathagata Sarkar
Peaceful Protest in a Democracy: A Comparative Study of the Legislative and Police Response of the Democratic Governments of India and the UK and its Effect on the Right to Assemble and Expression
European Literature in the Context of European Cultural Policy – The European Union Prize for Literature in the UK, Ireland and Germany
Ian Smith
Commercial Fraud: Acces to Financial Justice for Victims of Fraud

Former Doctoral Students


PhD Project
Jens Brückerhoff
The Law of Maritime Salvage in Comparative Law and in the Conflict of Laws
Jessica Fischer
AGENCY. The Entrepreneurial Self in Narratives of Transformation: Debuting in the Literary Field at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century

Königshausen & Neumann, 2020. ISBN 978-3-8260-8048-7
Melanie Neumann
Recent Irish and British Migration to Berlin - A Case of Lifestyle Migration?

WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2020. ISBN 978-3-86821-868-8
Katharina Steinbrück
Der Umgang mit dem Recht der Europäischen Union in Großbritannien im Rahmen des "Brexits" – Eine rechtsvergleichende Studie zum Verbraucherkreditrecht und dem Umgang mit missbräuchlichen Klauseln

Associate Members


PhD Project
Visualizations and Performance of Mental Health in Contemporary Artistic and Curatorial Practice in the UK


Senior Researchers


Area of Expertise
English Law, British Economy and Politics
British History and Society
Political Sciences
British Culture and Literature
British Culture and Literature


Associated Researchers


Area of Expertise
University of Ulster, School of Policy Studies
Political Sciences: Local Government, Devolution, Civil Service
Dr Paolo Chiocchetti
European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
Comparative Politics, Western European Politics, European Integration Studies, Political Sciences
University of Oxford, Faculty of English Language and Literature
English Literature: 19th and 20th Century Fiction, Theory, History and Literature
Prof Stefano Evangelista
Trinity College, Oxford University, Faculty of English
English Literature and Culture
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Englisches Seminar
English Literature and Culture: Postcolonial Studies
University of Limerick
German-Irish relations
German literature (19th century to contemporary writing)
Exile studies
The Open University in Wales, Faculty of Social Sciences
Sociology: New Media Technologies
The Open University in Wales, Faculty of Social Sciences
Sociologoy: Welfare Studies, Scottish Devolution
University of Dundee, Economic Studies
Business and Economic History
Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
English Literture and Culture, Postcolonial Studies, Gender Studies
HU Berlin, Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Deutsches Zentrum für Integrations- und Migrationsforschung (DeZIM e.V.)
Sociology, Migration Studies
Universiteit Leiden
International Institute of Air and Space Law
Commercial Law, Competition Law
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Historisches Seminar
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Institut für Philosophie
Philosophy and Politics