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Catherine Julie Smith, BA (Hons)


Foreign Language Assistant and Office Manager



Tel +49 (0)30 2093 99040

Fax +49 (0)30 2093 99042

Catherine is the foreign language assistant at the Centre.

She studied Humanities with History of Art (B.A. Hons.) at the Open University in England.

Apart from managing the office, she supports the Centre’s teaching and research activities. Further duties include co-ordinating visiting arrangements for international guests, organising conferences, seminars, meetings and events. She is also responsible for the co-ordination and organisation of public readings, the public lecture series, and assists with public relations, poster design and press releases.

Catherine also co-ordinates the M.A. British Studies interviews each year, and is the first point of contact for interested MA British Studies students concerning application and study plans.

Other duties include the editing of research papers and publications and translating German texts into English.

After the 2016 UK referendum, she is now the proud owner of both British and German passports.