Gisela Holfter

Senior Lecturer

 
researcher

Biography

Responsibilities

Academic Background

  • MA (Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA) 1992

  • PhD (Universität Köln, Köln, Germany) 1995

  • Assistant teacher at four schools, Belfast, Northern Ireland 1988/89

  • Teaching a wide variety of short and medium-term language courses at institutions in Cologne (Deutsche Welle, Fortbildungsakademie der Wirtschaft, Carl-Duisberg-Colleg) 1992-96

  • Part time Lecturer Universität Köln, Germany, Spring 1994 and 1995

  • Lektor, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand 1995

  • Since 1996 at the University of Limerick. Starting as Assistant Lecturer in German, Department of Languages and Cultural Studies, University of Limerick, 1999 promoted to Lecturer in German, 2003 promoted to Senior Lecturer in German

 

Research Interests

  • German-Irish relations

  • German literature

  • Exile Studies

Teaching Interests

  • German literature 19th-21st century

  • Comparative & English Literature

  • Business German

  • German area studies

  • Intercultural relations, specifically German-Irish

  • Masterclasses for postgraduate students

Research Interests

Main current focus - Irish-German studies, Exiles studies, specifically German-speaking exiles in Ireland 1933-1945, German literature in the 19th, 20th and 21st century; Contemporary literature and culture in German-speaking countries; Applied Language Teaching, specifically Business German.

Books

  Year Publication
2017 An Irish Sanctuary - German-speaking Refugees in Ireland 1933-1945.
G. Holfter, H. Dickel (2017) An Irish Sanctuary - German-speaking Refugees in Ireland 1933-1945. Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter. [Details]
2012 Heinrich Böll and Ireland - paperback.
G. Holfter (2012) Heinrich Böll and Ireland - paperback. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. [Details]
2011 Connections - Verbindungen: Irish German Perspectives.
G. Holfter, G. Gallagher, M O'hAodha (2011) Connections - Verbindungen: Irish German Perspectives. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. [Details]
2011 Heinrich Böll and Ireland.
G. Holfter (2011) Heinrich Böll and Ireland. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. [Details]
2003 Ireland beyond the troubles [school book & Teachers' Manual].
Holfter, G; Dickel, H (2003) Ireland beyond the troubles [school book & Teachers' Manual]. Berlin: Cornelsen. [Details]
1996 Erlebnis Irland - Deutsche Reiseberichte über Irland im 20.
Holfter, G (1996) Erlebnis Irland - Deutsche Reiseberichte über Irland im 20. Trier: WVT. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2017 'Marginalised Voices – Women in Irish Exile'
Holfter, Gisela (2017) 'Marginalised Voices – Women in Irish Exile' In: The Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Studies. Leiden/Boston: Brill. [Details]
2016 'Internationalisierung außerhalb der Double und Joint Degrees, oder: Germanistik mit Bindestrich'
G. Holfter (2016) 'Internationalisierung außerhalb der Double und Joint Degrees, oder: Germanistik mit Bindestrich' In: Germanistik zwischen Tradition und Innovation, Akten des XII. Internationalen Germanistenkongresses Shanghai 2015. Frankfurt/Bern/New York: Peter Lang. [Details]
2015 'Everyday Life of German-Speaking Refugees in Wartime Ireland'
Horst Dickel, Gisela Holfter (2015) 'Everyday Life of German-Speaking Refugees in Wartime Ireland' In: The Yearbook of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Studies, Vol. 14/ 2015. Leiden/Boston: Brill/Rodopi. [Details]
2015 'Die grüne Insel als Fluchtort – Zur Kontextualisierung von Hans Kohlseisens Bericht'
Gisela Holfter (2015) 'Die grüne Insel als Fluchtort – Zur Kontextualisierung von Hans Kohlseisens Bericht' In: Und ich reise noch immer - Die Geschichte des Hans Kohlseisen zwischen Gmünd, Stadlau und Irland. Vienna: Mandelbaum. [Details]
2015 'Ernst Lewy'
Gisela Holfter (2015) 'Ernst Lewy' In: Dictionary of Irish Biographies. Cambridge: CUP. [Details]
2015 '“He was a friend of the greatest geniuses of his time – indeed, he was one of them” – Ludwig Hopf (1884-1939)'
Gisela Holfter (2015) '“He was a friend of the greatest geniuses of his time – indeed, he was one of them” – Ludwig Hopf (1884-1939)' In: Voices in Exile (Amsterdamer Beiträge zur Germanistik). Leiden/Boston: Brill/Rodopi. [Details]
2015 'Annemarie Böll (1910-2004): Outside the Limelight'
Gisela Holfter (2015) 'Annemarie Böll (1910-2004): Outside the Limelight' In: Cultural/Literary Translators - Selected Irish-German Biographies II. Trier: WVT. [Details]
2014 'Introduction'
Gisela Holfter (2014) 'Introduction' In: The Irish Context of Kristallnacht. Refugees and Helpers. Trier: VWT. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2014 'Reisende Europäer vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg - oder: Irland, eine Zeitreise 100 Jahre zurück'
Gisela Holfter (2014) 'Reisende Europäer vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg - oder: Irland, eine Zeitreise 100 Jahre zurück' In: Der reisende Europäer. Munich: Iudicium. [Details]
2014 'Annette Kolb – Eine Annäherung'
Gisela Holfter (2014) 'Annette Kolb – Eine Annäherung' In: Gehen und doch bleiben. Heidelberg: Synchcron Wissenschaftsverlag. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2013 'Heinrich Böll'
Holfter, Gisela (2013) 'Heinrich Böll' In: Dictionary of Irish Biography - online edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
2012 'Nationale Erinnerungskulturen im Vergleich'
Gisela Holfter (2012) 'Nationale Erinnerungskulturen im Vergleich' In: Akten des XII Internationalen Germanistenkongresses Warschau 2010. Frankfurt et al: Peter Lang. [Details]
2012 'After the Irisches Tagebuch: Changes and continuities in the German image of Ireland 1961-2011'
G. Holfter (2012) 'After the Irisches Tagebuch: Changes and continuities in the German image of Ireland 1961-2011' In: Contemporary German-Irish cultural relations in a European Perspective: Reflections on cultural policy and practice. Trier: WVT. [Details]
2012 'Friedrich Engels im Kontext der deutschsprachigen Irlandrezeption im 19. Jahrhundert'
G. Holfter (2012) 'Friedrich Engels im Kontext der deutschsprachigen Irlandrezeption im 19. Jahrhundert' In: Marx Engels Jahrbuch 2011. Berlin: Akademie Verlag. [ULIR Link] [Details]
2012 'Einleitung'
G. Holfter, J. Herres (2012) 'Einleitung' In: Marx Engels Jahrbuch 2011. Berlin: Akademie Verlag. [Details]
2011 'Transitorische Identitäten – Anmerkungen zu Exil und Migration'
G. Holfter (2011) 'Transitorische Identitäten – Anmerkungen zu Exil und Migration' In: Grenzen überschreiten – transitorische Identitäten. Bremen: edition lumiére. [Details]
2010 'Irish-German Literary and Cultural Connections as Context for Heinrich Böll’s Irisches Tagebuch'
G. Holfter (2010) 'Irish-German Literary and Cultural Connections as Context for Heinrich Böll’s Irisches Tagebuch' In: Heinrich Böll's Irisches Tagebuch in Context. Trier: WVT. [Details]
2009 'John Hennig'
G. Holfter, H. Rasche (2009) 'John Hennig' In: Dictionary of Irish Biographies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
2009 'John Hennig (1911-1986)'
G. Holfter, H. Rasche (2009) 'John Hennig (1911-1986)' In: Creative Influences - German-Irish Biographies Irish German Studies 4. Trier: WVT. [Details]
2009 'Irish-German Biographies and Irish-German Studies'
Fischer J; Holfter, G (2009) 'Irish-German Biographies and Irish-German Studies' In: Creative Encounters: Selected Irish-German Biographies. Trier: WVT. [Details]
2009 'Changes and developments in Irish-German relations since 1989'
Holfter, G; O'Reilly, C (2009) 'Changes and developments in Irish-German relations since 1989' In: Societies in Transition: Ireland, Germany and Irish-German Relations in Business and Society since 1989. Baden-Baden: Nomos. [Details]
2009 'Paul Gottfried Johannes Hennig'
Holfter, G; Rasche, H (2009) 'Paul Gottfried Johannes Hennig' In: Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon, vol. 30. Herzberg: Traugott Bautz. [Details]
2009 'Ein Fallbeispiel zur Rückkehrproblematik aus dem Exil - Ernst Lewy (1881-1966)'
Holfter, G (2009) 'Ein Fallbeispiel zur Rückkehrproblematik aus dem Exil - Ernst Lewy (1881-1966)' In: Dislocation and Reorientation. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi. [Details]
2008 'Und es ist nicht gut für einen Autor über einen Gegenstand zu schreiben, den er zu sehr mag'
Holfter, G (2008) 'Und es ist nicht gut für einen Autor über einen Gegenstand zu schreiben, den er zu sehr mag' In: Ich sammle Augenblicke - Heinrich Böll 1917-1985. Bielefeld: Aisthesis. [Details]
2008 'The experience of German-speaking refugees in Ireland 1933-1945'
Holfter, G; O'Connor, S; Schulz, B (2008) 'The experience of German-speaking refugees in Ireland 1933-1945' In: Facing the Other: Interdisciplinary Studies on Race, Gender and Social Justice in Ireland. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press. [Details]
2008 'Some facts and figures on German-speaking Exiles in Ireland 1933-45'
Holfter, G (2008) 'Some facts and figures on German-speaking Exiles in Ireland 1933-45' In: German Diasporic Experiences: Identity, Migration, and Loss. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. [Details]
2007 'Aspects of Swiss-Irish relations'
Holfter, G; Studer, P (2007) 'Aspects of Swiss-Irish relations' In: From the Margins to the Centre - Irish Perspectives on Swiss Culture and Literature. Bern: Peter Lang. [Details]
2007 'Ein anderes Irisches Tagebuch aus den 50er Jahren - die Radiosendungen von Ernst Scheyer für den RIAS Berlin'
Holfter, G (2007) 'Ein anderes Irisches Tagebuch aus den 50er Jahren - die Radiosendungen von Ernst Scheyer für den RIAS Berlin' In: Irish-German Encounters. Trier: WVT. [Details]
2007 'From bestseller to failure? Heinrich Böll's Irisches Tagebuch (Irish Journal) to Irland und seine Kinder (Children of Eire)'
Holfter, G (2007) 'From bestseller to failure? Heinrich Böll's Irisches Tagebuch (Irish Journal) to Irland und seine Kinder (Children of Eire)' In: Processes of Transposition: German Literature and Film. [Details]
2006 'Ernst Scheyer'
Holfter, G (2006) 'Ernst Scheyer' In: German-speaking exiles in Ireland 1933-45. [Details]
2006 'German-speaking Exiles 1933-1945 in Ireland - an Introduction and Overview'
Holfter, G (2006) 'German-speaking Exiles 1933-1945 in Ireland - an Introduction and Overview' In: German-speaking exiles in Ireland 1933-45. [Details]
2005 'Zu Aspekten und Diskussionen der deutschen Gegenwartsliteratur'
Holfter, G; Bosse, E (2005) 'Zu Aspekten und Diskussionen der deutschen Gegenwartsliteratur' In: Language - Text - Bildung: Essays in Honour of Beate Dreike. Oxford Bern Frankfurt: Peter Lang. [Details]
2005 'Das Bild Neuseelands im deutschsprachigen Europa (translated and revised version of 'The image of New Zealand in German-speaking Europe''
Holfter, G (2005) 'Das Bild Neuseelands im deutschsprachigen Europa (translated and revised version of 'The image of New Zealand in German-speaking Europe'' In: Aus dem Kriegsschatten - die Beziehungen Deutschland - Neuseeland im 20. Jahrhundert Bremen, Edition Temmen 2005. [Details]
2005 'Nordirland hat ein Superklima Ein Beispiel der Darstellung und Beurteilung von Gewalt in der Literatur'
Holfter, G (2005) 'Nordirland hat ein Superklima Ein Beispiel der Darstellung und Beurteilung von Gewalt in der Literatur' In: Gewalt und Kulturelles Ged�tnis. Repr�ntations�formen von Gewalt in Literatur und Film seit 1945. [Details]
2004 'Projects in Business German: A way towards intercultural competence and self directed studies'
Holfter, G (2004) 'Projects in Business German: A way towards intercultural competence and self directed studies' In: Readings in the Teaching of Culture. [Details]
2004 'Die deutschsprachige Rezeption Nordirlands'
Holfter, G (2004) 'Die deutschsprachige Rezeption Nordirlands' In: Denkbilder � Festschrift f�r Eoin Bourke. [Details]
2004 'Austria - Hibernia - Helvetia: Zu osterreichisch- und schweizerisch-irischen Beziehungen und Fragen der Identitat'
Holfter, G; Krajenbrink, M (2004) 'Austria - Hibernia - Helvetia: Zu osterreichisch- und schweizerisch-irischen Beziehungen und Fragen der Identitat' In: Identitaten und Beziehungen - Irland, Osterreich und die Schweiz, series Wechselwirkungen vol. 6. [Details]
2003 'German travel literature about Ireland - the saga continues'
Holfter, G; Rasche, H (2003) 'German travel literature about Ireland - the saga continues' In: Cross-Cultural Travel. [Details]
2003 'On Hilde Domin's poem 'Exil''
Holfter, G (2003) 'On Hilde Domin's poem 'Exil'' In: Poetry Project - Irish Germanists Interpret German Ver. [Details]
2002 'Auswahlbibliographie - John Hennigs Schriften zu deutsch-irischen Themen, Exil'
Holfter, G (2002) 'Auswahlbibliographie - John Hennigs Schriften zu deutsch-irischen Themen, Exil' In: Irland � John Hennigs Schriften. [Details]
2002 'Heinrich Böll'
Holfter, G (2002) 'Heinrich Böll' In: Keywords in German - The essential guide. [Details]
2002 'Versuch einer Annäherung'
Holfter, G; Rasche, H (2002) 'Versuch einer Annäherung' In: Exil in Irland � John Hennigs Schriften. [Details]
2001 'Petra Kelly and Ireland'
Holfter, G (2001) 'Petra Kelly and Ireland' In: YEARBOOK OF CENTRE FOR IRISH GERMAN STUDIES (U.L.). Trier: WVT. [Details]
2001 'Im Gespräch mit Sten Nadolny'
Holfter, G (2001) 'Im Gespräch mit Sten Nadolny' In: Glossen. [Details]
2001 'Petra Kelly and Ireland'
Holfter, G (2001) 'Petra Kelly and Ireland' In: Yearbook of the Centre for Irish-German Studies 2000/01. [Details]
2001 ''Petra Kelly and Ireland''
Holfter, G (2001) ''Petra Kelly and Ireland'' In: YEARBOOK OF CENTRE FOR IRISH GERMAN STUDIES. Trier: WVT. [Details]
2000 'From Tomás Ó Criomhthain's An tOileánach to Böll'sDie Boote fahren nicht mehr aus'
Holfter, G; Nic Bhloscaidh, N (2000) 'From Tomás Ó Criomhthain's An tOileánach to Böll'sDie Boote fahren nicht mehr aus' In: Reading Across the Lines. [Details]
2000 'Deutsche Literatur weltweit? Die Rezeption Heinrich Bölls und seiner Werke'
Holfter, G (2000) 'Deutsche Literatur weltweit? Die Rezeption Heinrich Bölls und seiner Werke' In: Cosmopolitans in the Modern World. [Details]
1998 'The image of New Zealand in German-speaking Europe'
Holfter, G (1998) 'The image of New Zealand in German-speaking Europe' In: The German-New Zealand Connection in the 20th Century. [Details]
1997 'England- und Irlandreisen 1933-1945'
Holfter, G (1997) 'England- und Irlandreisen 1933-1945' In: Reisen und Reisebeschreibungen 1918-1945. [Details]
1996 'Fasziniert von Irland - eine Untersuchung über die Begeisterung für Irland bei deutschen Schriftstellern in den 50er bis 70er Jahren von Heinrich Böll bis Arno Schmidt'
Holfter, G (1996) 'Fasziniert von Irland - eine Untersuchung über die Begeisterung für Irland bei deutschen Schriftstellern in den 50er bis 70er Jahren von Heinrich Böll bis Arno Schmidt' In: Goldstrand und Teutonengrill - Kultur- und Sozialgeschichte des Tourismus in Deutschland 1945 bis 1989. [Details]
1996 'Irland mit den Augen von Heinrich Böll und Richard Bermann'
Holfter, G (1996) 'Irland mit den Augen von Heinrich Böll und Richard Bermann' In: Eiswasser, Sonderausgabe zur Deutschen Buchmesse. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2014
Gisela Holfter (Ed.). (2014) The Irish Context of Kristallnacht. Refugees and Helpers. Trier: VWT. [Details]
2012
G. Holfter, J. Herres (Ed.). (2012) Marx Engels Jahrbuch 2011. Berlin: Akademie Verlag. [Details]
2010
G. Holfter (Ed.). (2010) Heinrich Böll's Irisches Tagebuch in Context. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier. [Details]
2009
G. Holfter, J. Fischer (Ed.). (2009) Creative Influences – German-Irish Biographies Irish German Studies 4. Trier: WVT. [Details]
2007
G. Holfter, H.W. Schmidt-Hannisa (Ed.). (2007) German-Irish Encounters - Deutsch-irische Begegnungen. Trier: WVT. [Details]
2006
Holfter, G (Ed.). (2006) German-speaking Exiles in Ireland 1933-1945. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi. [Details]
2004
Holfter G., M. Krajenbrink and E. Moxon-Browne (Ed.). (2004) Identitäten und Beziehungen; Irland, Österreich und die Schweiz. Bern/New York: Peter Lang. [Details]
2004
Holfter, G. / Krajenbrink, M. / Moxon-Browne, E (Ed.). (2004) Beziehungen und Identitäten: Österreich, Ireland und die Schweiz / Connections and Identities: Austria, Ireland and Switzerland. Bern: Peter Lang. [Details]
2002
Holfter G., H. Rasche (Ed.). (2002) Exil in Irland - John Hennigs Schriften. Trier: WVT. [Details]
2000
Holfter G., J. Lerchenmueller and E. Moxon-Browne (Ed.). (2000) Yearbook of the Centre for Irish-German Studies 1999-2000. Trier: WVT (Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier. [Details]
1999
Holfter G., J. Lerchenmueller (Ed.). (1999) Yearbook of the Centre for Irish-German Studies 1998-1999. Trier: WVT. [Details]
1998
Holfter G., J. Fischer and E. Bourke (ed) (Ed.). (1998) Deutsch-Irische Verbindungen: Geschichte · Literatur · Übersetzung. Trier: WVT. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2014 'Review of Eoin Bourke’s Poor Green Erin’: German Travel Writers’ Narratives on Ireland from before the 1798 Rising to after the Great Famine'
Gisela Holfter (2014) 'Review of Eoin Bourke’s Poor Green Erin’: German Travel Writers’ Narratives on Ireland from before the 1798 Rising to after the Great Famine'. Studies in Travel Literature, 18 (1):86-88 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'He Was a Friend of the Greatest Geniuses of His Time - Indeed, He Was One of Them - Ludwig Hopf (1884-1939)'
Holfter, G,Wallace I (2015) 'He Was a Friend of the Greatest Geniuses of His Time - Indeed, He Was One of Them - Ludwig Hopf (1884-1939)'. Processes Of Transposition: German Literature And Film, 85 :113-140 [DOI] [Details]
2009 'A case example to comeback problem from the exile - Ernst Lewy (1881-1966)'
Holfter, G,Goodbody, A,ODochartaigh, P,Tate, D (2009) 'A case example to comeback problem from the exile - Ernst Lewy (1881-1966)'. Dislocation And Reorientation: Exile, Division And The End Of Communism In German Culture And Politics, 71 :139-151 [Details]
2008 'Akademiker im irischen Exil'
Holfter, G (2008) 'Akademiker im irischen Exil'. GERMAN LIFE AND LETTERS, 61 (3):361-385 [Details]
2007 'From Bestseller to Failure? Heinrich Boll's Irisches Tagebuch (Irish Journal) to Irland und seine Kinder (Children of Eire)'
Holfter, G,Schonfeld, C (2007) 'From Bestseller to Failure? Heinrich Boll's Irisches Tagebuch (Irish Journal) to Irland und seine Kinder (Children of Eire)'. Processes Of Transposition: German Literature And Film, 63 :207-221 [Details]
2005 'Literarische Kulturvermittlung'
Holfter, G (2005) 'Literarische Kulturvermittlung'. ZEITSCHRIFT DER KOREANISCHEN HEINRICH BOLL GESELLSCHAFT, 5 :11-28 [Details]
2003 'Was ausgewandert sein heisst, erfährt man erst nach Jahrzehnten?. John Hennig im (irischen) Exil German Monitor'
Holfter, G; Rasche, H (2003) 'Was ausgewandert sein heisst, erfährt man erst nach Jahrzehnten?. John Hennig im (irischen) Exil German Monitor'. GERMAN MONITOR, 57 :55-87 [Details]
2003 '...traditionell freundschaftlich und ohne Probleme? Die deutsch-irischen Beziehungen früher und heute'
Holfter, G (2003) '...traditionell freundschaftlich und ohne Probleme? Die deutsch-irischen Beziehungen früher und heute'. ZEITSCHRIFT FUR KULTURAUSTAUSCH, 53 (1/03):117-119 [Details]
2001 'Im Gespräch mit Sten Nadolny'
Holfter, G (2001) 'Im Gespräch mit Sten Nadolny'. GLOSSEN, 12 (*) [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2011 'Alighting in the Long Journey of Life – An ‘oral histories’ Migrationsprozesse untersuchen'
Gisela Holfter, Hermann Rasche und Kathrin Vogt (2011) 'Alighting in the Long Journey of Life – An ‘oral histories’ Migrationsprozesse untersuchen' Unterricht Englisch, 110 :2-6. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
1994 Travel Literature Symposium
Holfter G (1994) Auf B¿lls Spuren - Irlandreiseberichte von DDR- und BRD-Autoren nach B¿ll . In: * eds. Travel Literature Symposium , 11-MAR-94 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1994 Reisen und Reisebeschreibungen 1918-1945¿, Conference
Holfter G (1994) Deutsche Ansichten ¿ber England und Irland 1933-1945 - die ¿andere germanische Nation' und das gr¿ne 'Land der goldenen Harfe¿ . In: * eds. Reisen und Reisebeschreibungen 1918-1945¿, Conference , 23-JUN-94 - 25-JUN-94 , pp.*-* [Details]
1995 New German Writing¿, Conference
Holfter G (1995) Das Motiv der Reise in den Romanen Sten Nadolnys . In: * eds. New German Writing¿, Conference , 30-AUG-95 - 31-AUG-95 , pp.*-* [Details]
1996 German-Irish Society
Holfter G (1996) Heinrich B¿ll's Irisches Tagebuch . In: * eds. German-Irish Society , 22-MAY-96 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1996 Life and Work
Holfter G (1996) Vergangenheit bei Heinrich B¿ll . In: * eds. Life and Work , 17-MAY-96 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1996 Women's Studies Seminar
Holfter G (1996) Romantic Women? Salon Culture in Germany around 1800 . In: * eds. Women's Studies Seminar , 07-NOV-96 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1997 German Department Seminar Series
Holfter G (1997) Heinrich B¿ll . In: * eds. German Department Seminar Series , 12-FEB-97 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1997 *
Holfter G (1997) Heinrich B¿ll Memorial Lecture . In: * eds. * , 12-AUG-97 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1997 Department of Languages and Cultural Studies Seminar Series bnm
Holfter G, H. Rasche (1997) Sten Nadolny and Uwe Timm . In: * eds. Department of Languages and Cultural Studies Seminar Series bnm , 01-MAY-97 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1998 UCD/IRAAL conference on LSP
Holfter G (1998) TV studio discussion on Heinrich B¿ll . In: * eds. UCD/IRAAL conference on LSP , 08-MAR-98 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
1998 IASIL conference
Holfter G (1998) Ireland -the troublesome country - a German Perspective . In: * eds. IASIL conference , 20-JUL-98 - 25-JUL-98 , pp.*-* [Details]
1998 Royal Irish Academy 25. Annual Research Symposium on Transitions, Transpositions and Translations - Cross Currents in Language and Literature and Other Arts
Holfter G, N. Nic Bhloscaidh (1998) From Tom¿s ¿ Criomhthain¿s An tOile¿nach to B¿ll¿s Die Boote fahren nicht mehr aus . In: * eds. Royal Irish Academy 25. Annual Research Symposium on Transitions, Transpositions and Translations - Cross Currents in Language and Literature and Other Arts , 13-NOV-98 - 14-NOV-98 , pp.*-* [Details]
1999 ABC International Convention - Business through language and communication
Holfter G (1999) Experiments with Projects in Business German . In: * eds. ABC International Convention - Business through language and communication , 20-MAY-99 - 22-MAY-98 , pp.*-* [Details]
2000 Four seminars
Holfter G (2000) Modern Ireland¿, ¿Ireland and Europe¿, ¿German-Irish relations¿, ¿Intercultural communication Germany-Ireland . In: * eds. Four seminars , 05-JUN-00 - 08-JUN-00 , pp.*-* [Details]
2000 Interkulturelle Sommerakademie
Holfter G (2000) Ireland workshop . In: * eds. Interkulturelle Sommerakademie , 26-AUG-00 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2000 UL - College of Humanities Research Day
Holfter G, Joachim Fischer (2000) The Role of Research Centres in Humanities . In: * eds. UL - College of Humanities Research Day , 20-SEP-00 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2000 Image into Identity International Conference
Holfter G, M. Krajenbrink (2000) Identities and Intercultural Connections at work - The Centre for Irish-German Studies at the University of Limerick . In: * eds. Image into Identity International Conference , 14-SEP-00 - 17-SEP-00 , pp.*-* [Details]
2000 German Studies Association
Holfter G (2000) Geld bei Heinrich B¿ll . In: * eds. German Studies Association , 05-OCT-00 - 08-OCT-00 , pp.*-* [Details]
2002 Perspectives on the Profession
Holfter G (2002) German Studies in the English-speaking world ¿ a selective overview . In: * eds. Perspectives on the Profession , 10-MAY-02 - 12-MAY-02 , pp.*-* [Details]
2002 29th Annual Research Symposium Royal Irish Academy on Travel Literature
Holfter G, H. Rasche (2002) German perspectives on Ireland ¿ the 20th century . In: * eds. 29th Annual Research Symposium Royal Irish Academy on Travel Literature , 08-NOV-02 - 09-NOV-02 , pp.*-* [Details]
2002 *
Holfter G (2002) Die Beziehungen zwischen Deutschland und Irland aus der Sicht interkultureller Kommunikationsprobleme . In: * eds. * , 28-OCT-02 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2002 Seminar on Travel Writing
Holfter G, Hermann Rasche (2002) Travel writing ¿ new perspectives? . In: * eds. Seminar on Travel Writing , 07-APR-02 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2002 *
Holfter G (2002) The Irish economy ¿ a German perspective . In: * eds. * , 20-JUN-02 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2003 Master class on German literature
Holfter G (2003) Aspekte der deutschen Literatur der letzten 10 Jahre¿ . In: * eds. Master class on German literature , 11-MAY-03 - 25-MAY-03 , pp.*-* [Details]
2003 The Rhetoric of Agression ¿ The Representation of Violence in German Literature and Other Textual Media from 1945 to the present
Holfter G (2003) Nordirland hat ein Superklima . In: * eds. The Rhetoric of Agression ¿ The Representation of Violence in German Literature and Other Textual Media from 1945 to the present , 11-APR-03 - 12-APR-03 , pp.*-* [Details]
2003 DAAD Jahreskonferenz f¿r Lektorinnen und Lektoren in Gro¿britannien und Irland
Holfter G (2003) German Hibernophilia: Irland als das Andere im Blick deutscher Autoren¿ . In: * eds. DAAD Jahreskonferenz f¿r Lektorinnen und Lektoren in Gro¿britannien und Irland , 03-DEC-03 - 05-DEC-03 , pp.*-* [Details]
2003 Royal Irish Academy Conference 2003 on Intercultural Spaces
Holfter G, H. Rasche (2003) The German-speaking exiles in Ireland 1933-1945 project . In: * eds. Royal Irish Academy Conference 2003 on Intercultural Spaces , 07-NOV-03 - 08-NOV-03 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 Goethe-Institut conference on German in career and business
Holfter G (2004) The Business German in Ireland Working Group¿ . In: * eds. Goethe-Institut conference on German in career and business , 30-JAN-04 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 2nd Swiss Day 2004
Holfter G (2004) Die Rolle der Schweiz am Zentrum fur deutsch-irische Studien . In: * eds. 2nd Swiss Day 2004 , 12-MAR-04 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 7th Limerick Conference in Irish-German Studie
Gisela Holfter (2004) Dr Ernst Scheyer, German-speaking Exiles in Ireland 1933-1945 . In: * eds. 7th Limerick Conference in Irish-German Studie , 10-JUN-04 - 12-JUN-04 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft fur Exilforschung
Gisela Holfter (2005) Exilland Irland in ausgewahlten Biografien und Autobiografien deutschsprachiger Exilanten . In: * eds. Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft fur Exilforschung , 10-MAR-05 - 12-MAR-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Double Vision conference
Gisela Holfter (2005) Exile in Ireland . In: * eds. Double Vision conference , 18-MAR-05 - 20-MAR-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Literatursalon der Heinrich B¿ll Foundation
Gisela Holfter (2005) B¿cher ver¿ndern die Welt . In: * eds. Literatursalon der Heinrich B¿ll Foundation , 01-JUL-05 - 02-JUL-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Heinrich B¿ll und China ¿ Interkulturelle Kommunikation und Kulturkritik
Gisela Holfter (2005) Literarische Kulturvermittlung . In: Sun Zhouxing eds. Heinrich B¿ll und China ¿ Interkulturelle Kommunikation und Kulturkritik , 14-NOV-05 - 16-NOV-06 , pp.52-62 [Details]
2005 Heinrich B¿ll Memorial Weekend
Gisela Holfter (2005) ¿Heinrich B¿ll and Ireland ¿ love and controversy¿ . In: * eds. Heinrich B¿ll Memorial Weekend , 14-OCT-05 - 16-OCT-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Teaching Business German in Ireland - Ideas, Methods, Questions, Annual meeting of the Business German in Ireland working group
Gisela Holfter (with S. Nothnagel) (2005) ¿Interkulturelle Aspekte im Wirtschaftsdeutschen¿ . In: * eds. Teaching Business German in Ireland - Ideas, Methods, Questions, Annual meeting of the Business German in Ireland working group , 04-NOV-05 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2006 Diaspora Experiences
Gisela Holfter (2006) German-speaking Exiles in Ireland . In: Matt Schulze eds. Diaspora Experiences , 24-AUG-06 - 27-AUG-06 , pp.*-* [Details]
2007 Heinrich Boell and Ireland - 50 years 'Irisches Tagebuch'
G. Holfter (2007) Opening remarks & Introduction to 'Children of Eire' Heinrich Boell and Ireland - 50 years 'Irisches Tagebuch' , 30-AUG-07 - 01-SEP-07 [Details]
2007 Movens - Crossing cultural and aesthetic boundaries
G. Holfter (2007) An Introduction to Masterclasses Movens - Crossing cultural and aesthetic boundaries , 08-NOV-07 - 11-NOV-07 [Details]
2007 Seminar for Graduate Students Summer Semester 2007 - Wissenschaftsemigration
G. Holfter (2007) Forschungsstand zum Wissenschaftsexil in Irland Seminar for Graduate Students Summer Semester 2007 - Wissenschaftsemigration , 01-APR-07 - 01-JUN-07 [Details]
2007 Royal Irish Academy Conference IN/Difference
G. Holfter (2007) Intellectual Networks in the 19th Century - Friedrich Engels and his History of Ireland Royal Irish Academy Conference IN/Difference , 09-NOV-07 - 10-NOV-07 [Details]
2007 Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft f¿r Exilforschung
G. Holfter (2007) ¿Quo Vadis, Exilforschung¿ Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft f¿r Exilforschung , 09-MAR-07 - 11-MAR-07 [Details]
2007 `Refugee Archives: Theory and Practice¿ ¿ An International Conference to launch the Online Database of British Archival Resources Relating to German-speaking Refugees, 1933-1950 (BARGE)
G. Holfter, B. Schulz, S. O¿Connor (2007) `Archival Resources in Ireland¿ `Refugee Archives: Theory and Practice¿ ¿ An International Conference to launch the Online Database of British Archival Resources Relating to German-speaking Refugees, 1933-1950 (BARGE) , 11-APR-07 - 13-APR-07 [Details]
2007 Heinrich B¿ll Memorial Weekend
G Holfter (2007) `Past / Present / Future ¿ Heinrich B¿ll and Ireland¿ Heinrich B¿ll Memorial Weekend , 04-MAY-07 - 06-MAY-07 [Details]
2007 2007 Seminar Series St Finian's Church Dublin
G. Holfter (2007) History of German-speaking refugees in Ireland 2007 Seminar Series St Finian's Church Dublin , 23-APR-07 [Details]
2008 From Trangression to Dialogicity and Interculturality: Transformation of Literary and Cultural Paradigms
G. Holfter (2008) Wissenstransfer und Interdisziplinarit¿t im 19 Jahrhundert ¿ Engels und Irland im Kontext der deutschen Irlandrezeption From Trangression to Dialogicity and Interculturality: Transformation of Literary and Cultural Paradigms , 20-NOV-08 - 23-NOV-08 [Details]
2008 Intercultural Competence for Exchange Students ¿ an Irish-German project
G. Holfter (2008) International Education Conference `Moving beyond Mobility¿ Intercultural Competence for Exchange Students ¿ an Irish-German project , 13-OCT-08 - 14-OCT-08 [Details]
2008 Neither here or there: Writing the Irish Diaspora
G. Holfter, S. O¿Connor, B. Schulz, (2008) Ireland and its German-speaking diaspora Neither here or there: Writing the Irish Diaspora , 30-OCT-08 - 01-NOV-08 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2008 Emigration-Exil-Immigration-Remigration,
Holfter, G. (2008) Exile in Ireland – an Overview. [Invited Lecture], Emigration-Exil-Immigration-Remigration, University of Limerick , 30-MAY-08 - 01-JUN-08 [Details]
2009 Annual DAAD Lektorentreffen , 10-11 December 2009,
Holfter, G. (2009) Exilland Irland,. [Chaired Session], Annual DAAD Lektorentreffen , 10-11 December 2009, Cumberland Lodge, England , 10-DEC-09 - 11-DEC-09 [Details]
2009 Exil- Glaube und Kultur - third international Feuchtwanger Conference,
Holfter, G. (2009) Glaube und Kultur im Exilland Irland. [Invited Lecture], Exil- Glaube und Kultur - third international Feuchtwanger Conference, University of Vienna, Austria , 06-MAY-09 - 09-MAY-09 [Details]
2009 8. Nordisch-Baltisches Germanistentreffen,
Holfter, G. (2009) Perspektiven der Exilforschung. [Invited Lecture], 8. Nordisch-Baltisches Germanistentreffen, Sigtuna/Stockholm, Sweden , 10-JUN-09 - 13-JUN-09 [Details]
2010 Business German in Ireland 2010 – Chances and Challenges’,
Holfter, G. (2010) The Business German in Ireland Working Group – a short review, ‘. [Invited Lecture], Business German in Ireland 2010 – Chances and Challenges’, Goethe Institut Dublin , 05-MAR-10 - 05-MAR-10 [Details]
2010 German Dept Research seminar series,
Holfter, G. (2010) New Trends in Exile Studies. [Invited Lecture], German Dept Research seminar series, Queen’s University Belfast , 04-MAR-10 - 04-MAR-10 [Details]
2010 Children and War: Past and Present,
Holfter, G. (2010) Child refugees in Ireland 1933-45. [Chaired Session], Children and War: Past and Present, University of Salzburg, Austria , 30-SEP-10 - 02-OCT-10 [Details]
2010 Stranger than Fiction Documentary Film Festival,
Holfter, G. (2010) Introduction to 'Irland und seine Kinder/Children of Eire'. [Invited Lecture], Stranger than Fiction Documentary Film Festival, Irish Film Institute, Dublin , 17-APR-10 - 17-APR-10 [Details]
2010 Heinrich Böll Weekend,
Holfter, G. (2010) Annemarie Böll Lecture. [Keynote Address], Heinrich Böll Weekend, Keel, Achill Island , 30-APR-10 - 02-MAY-10 [Details]
2010 Heinrich Böll weekend,,
Holfter, G. (2010) Imagery and Sound in the 'Irish Journal'. [Invited Lecture], Heinrich Böll weekend,, Achill Island , 30-APR-10 - 02-MAY-10 [Details]
2010 Irish Embassy Lecture Series,
Holfter, G. (2010) Das Irisches Tagebuch im Kontext. [Chaired Session], Irish Embassy Lecture Series, Berlin , 12-MAY-10 - 12-MAY-10 [Details]
2010 Movens – Grenzen überschreiten,
Holfter, G. (2010) Emigranten als transitorische Identitäten. [Invited Lecture], Movens – Grenzen überschreiten, Universitaet Greifswald, Germany , 13-MAY-10 - 16-MAY-10 [Details]
2010 ‚Einheit und Vielfalt der Germanistik‘ Vereinigung für Germanistik (IVG),
Holfter, G. (2010) Nationale Erinnerungskulturen im Vergleich. [Invited Lecture], ‚Einheit und Vielfalt der Germanistik‘ Vereinigung für Germanistik (IVG), Warsaw, Poland , 30-JUL-10 - 07-AUG-10 [Details]
2011 English-German seminar series,
Holfter, G. (2011) George Clare’s Last Waltz in Vienna. [Invited Lecture], English-German seminar series, Universität Bamberg, Germany , 17-NOV-11 - 16-NOV-11 [Details]
2011 Contemporary German-Irish cultural relations in a European Perspective: Exploring issues in cultural policy and practice,
Holfter, G. (2011) Changes and continuities in the German image of Ireland 1961-2011. [Chaired Session], Contemporary German-Irish cultural relations in a European Perspective: Exploring issues in cultural policy and practice, Dublin , 06-MAY-11 - 07-MAY-11 [Details]
2011 Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies,
Holfter, G. (2011) Hidden Memories: German-Speaking Exiles in Ireland,. [Invited Lecture], Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, London , 11-MAY-11 - 11-MAY-11 [Details]
2011 Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies Fellows presentation,
Holfter, G. (2011) Exile on the 'Isle of Exile'? A Research Project on German-speaking Refugees in Ireland 1933-1945. [Invited Lecture], Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies Fellows presentation, London , 12-MAY-11 - 12-MAY-11 [Details]
2011 Kultur-Beziehungen / Cultural Relations,
Holfter, G. (2011) The Study of Cultural Relations in Practice. [Invited Lecture], Kultur-Beziehungen / Cultural Relations, Queen Mary, University of London , 15-JUN-11 - 19-JUN-11 [Details]
2011 Friedrich Engels' ‘Geschichte Irlands’ (1869/70) im Kontext der deutsch-irischen Beziehungen im 19. Jahrhundert,
Holfter, G. (2011) Einleitende Überlegungen. Friedrich Engels und die deutsch-irischen Beziehungen. [Invited Lecture], Friedrich Engels' ‘Geschichte Irlands’ (1869/70) im Kontext der deutsch-irischen Beziehungen im 19. Jahrhundert, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science , 11-AUG-11 - 12-AUG-11 [Details]
2011 Anglistische Vorlesungsreihe,
Holfter, G. (2011) John Hennig (1911-1986) Memorial Lecture. [Invited Lecture], Anglistische Vorlesungsreihe, Universität Leipzig, Germany , 15-NOV-11 - 15-NOV-11 [Details]
2011 Lectures in Intercultural Studies,
Holfter, G. (2011) Intercultural connections at work. [Invited Lecture], Lectures in Intercultural Studies, Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena, Germany , 16-NOV-11 - 16-NOV-11 [Details]
2012 Business German in Ireland Working Group Colloquium,
Holfter, G. (2012) Business German in Zeiten der Krise – Herausforderungen und Risiken. [Invited Lecture], Business German in Ireland Working Group Colloquium, NUI Galway , 23-MAR-12 - 23-MAR-12 [Details]
2012 Beispiele für Netzwerke der Hilfe für Exilanten in Irland,
Holfter, G. (2012) Gründungskolloquium des internationalen Netzwerks zur vergleichenden Erforschung der Hilfsstrategien und -organisationen für Exilanten. [Invited Lecture], Beispiele für Netzwerke der Hilfe für Exilanten in Irland, TU Berlin , 17-AUG-12 - 17-AUG-12 [Details]
2012 Seminarreihe der Germanistik,
Holfter, G. (2012) Rezeptionsästhetik und Wirkungsgeschichte anhand der Anekdote zur Senkung der Arbeitsmoral. [Invited Lecture], Seminarreihe der Germanistik, Universität Wien, Austria , 21-JUN-12 - 21-JUN-12 [Details]
2012 New Perspectives on the Profession: Developments & Careers in German Studies,
Holfter, G. (2012) Integrating Masterclasses into PhD education. [Invited Lecture], New Perspectives on the Profession: Developments & Careers in German Studies, Washington University, St. Louis , 18-MAY-12 - 19-MAY-12 [Details]
2012 Forschungskolloquium, Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung,
Holfter, G. (2012) Zum irischen Exil 1933-45 und der Exilforschung in Irland. [Invited Lecture], Forschungskolloquium, Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung, TU Berlin , 30-MAY-12 - 30-MAY-12 [Details]
2012 Erzählte Städte. Beiträge zu Forschung und Lehre in der europäischen Germanistik,
Holfter, G. (2012) Annäherungen an das Exil in Städtebeschreibungen. [Invited Lecture], Erzählte Städte. Beiträge zu Forschung und Lehre in der europäischen Germanistik, FU Berlin , 31-MAY-12 - 03-JUN-12 [Details]
2013 Vortragsreihe Lutheranische Gemeide Dublin,
Holfter, G. (2013) Friedrich Engels‘ Geschichte Irlands. [Invited Lecture], Vortragsreihe Lutheranische Gemeide Dublin, Wesley House, Leeson Street, Dublin , 20-MAY-13 - 20-MAY-13 [Details]
2013 Annual Colloquium Business German in Ireland Working Group,
Holfter, G. (2013) Business German in Ireland 2013 – Chances and Challenges. [Chaired Session], Annual Colloquium Business German in Ireland Working Group, Goethe Institut Dublin , 10-MAY-13 - 10-MAY-13 [Details]
2013 3rd Conference on Social Psychology in Ireland: Constructing Minority Identities,
Gisela Holfter (2013) Poster presentation of Exiles in Ireland 1933-1945. [Poster Presentation], 3rd Conference on Social Psychology in Ireland: Constructing Minority Identities, University of Limerick , 03-OCT-13 - 03-OCT-13 [Details]
2013 Kulturreise Gaeltacht,
Gisela Holfter (2013) Ein Nobelpreisträger als Filmemacher – Einführung zu Bölls Irland und seine Kinder. [Oral Presentation], Kulturreise Gaeltacht, University of Limerick , 08-OCT-13 - 08-OCT-13 [Details]
2013 Der reisende Europäer,
Holfter, G. (2013) Reisende Europäer vor dem Ersten Weltkrieg. [Invited Lecture], Der reisende Europäer, Göteborg, Sweden , 03-JUN-13 - 06-JUN-13 [Details]
2013 Fragen der und an die interkulturelle Literatur,
Holfter, G. (2013) Ist Reiseliteratur auch Interkulturelle Literatur – ein Versuch der Einordnung. [Invited Lecture], Fragen der und an die interkulturelle Literatur, Centre for Transnational Studies, Mary Immaculate College , 12-APR-13 - 13-APR-13 [Details]
2013 Irlandtage 2013,
Holfter, G. (2013) Vorstellung des Centre for Irish-German Studies. [Invited Lecture], Irlandtage 2013, Universität Saarbrücken, Germany , 21-JUN-13 - 23-JUN-13 [Details]
2014 The Emergency: Ireland in Wartime,
Gisela Holfter (2014) German-Speaking Exiles in Ireland 1933-1945. [International Refereed Conference], The Emergency: Ireland in Wartime, Moore Institute, NUI Galway , 28-JUN-14 - 29-JUN-14 [Details]
2014 Irlandreisegruppe Gaelteacht und VHS,
Gisela Holfter (2014) Einführung zu Heinrich Böll und seiner Beziehung zu Irland. [Oral Presentation], Irlandreisegruppe Gaelteacht und VHS, University of Limerick , 08-AUG-14 - 08-AUG-14 [Details]
2014 GDI - Annual Conference of German teachers in Ireland: Lernen fürs Leben und nicht für die Schule,
Gisela Holfter (2014) Deutsch-Irische Beziehungen im Unterricht. [Chaired Session], GDI - Annual Conference of German teachers in Ireland: Lernen fürs Leben und nicht für die Schule, University of Limerick , 10-MAY-14 - 10-MAY-14 [Details]
2014 Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend,
Gisela Holfter (2014) Not only Böll - 20th century travel literature on Ireland from a German Perspective. [Oral Presentation], Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend, Achill Island , 02-MAY-14 - 04-MAY-14 [Details]
2014 25 Jahre Mauerfall - Reflections on GDR literature, its legacy and connections between the GDR and Ireland,
Gisela Holfter (2014) Some Aspects of the Reception of Ireland in the GDR and Vice Versa. [Conference Organising Committee Member], 25 Jahre Mauerfall - Reflections on GDR literature, its legacy and connections between the GDR and Ireland, University of Limerick , 07-NOV-14 - 08-NOV-14 [Details]
2014 Reception of Refugees in Ireland: Legacy and Lessons,
Gisela Holfter (2014) Experiences of German-speaking Refugees in Ireland 1933-45. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Reception of Refugees in Ireland: Legacy and Lessons, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin , 19-NOV-14 - 19-NOV-14 [Details]
2014 Begegnungen in Transiträumen GiG-Intercultural German Studies Annual Symposium,
Gisela Holfter (2014) Vom Suchen und Finden von Transiträumen - zur Theorie und Praxis von Forschungsprojekten im Kontext der Reise- Exil- und Migrationsliteratur. [Plenary Lecture], Begegnungen in Transiträumen GiG-Intercultural German Studies Annual Symposium, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick , 29-MAY-14 - 01-JUN-14 [Details]
2014 Exile and Gender, Triennial International Conference of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Studies,
Gisela Holfter (2014) Marginal Voices - Woman in Irish Exile. [International Refereed Conference], Exile and Gender, Triennial International Conference of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Studies, Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London , 17-SEP-14 - 19-SEP-14 [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2012 Konferenzbericht Friedrich Engels' Geschichte Irlands 1869/1870.
G. Holfter (2012) Konferenzbericht Friedrich Engels' Geschichte Irlands 1869/1870. Germanistik in Ireland, vol 7, 2012, pp. 241-242, Konstanz: Hartung Gorre. [Details]

Invited Lectures

  Year Publication
2015 German-speaking Refugees in Ireland 1933-45, Irish Jewish Museum Dublin.
Gisela Holfter (2015) German-speaking Refugees in Ireland 1933-45, Irish Jewish Museum Dublin. Clontarf Media: Invited Lectures [Details]
2007 Past / Present / Future - Heinrich Böll and Ireland.
Holfter, G (2007) Past / Present / Future - Heinrich Böll and Ireland. Achill Island: Invited Lectures [Details]
2007 `Forschungsstand zum Wissenschaftsexil in Irland.
Holfter, G (2007) `Forschungsstand zum Wissenschaftsexil in Irland. Vienna, Austria: Invited Lectures [Details]
2007 History of German-speaking refugees in Ireland.
Holfter, G (2007) History of German-speaking refugees in Ireland. St Finian Lutheran Church, Dublin: Invited Lectures [Details]
2008 Heinrich Bölls Verhältnis zur grünen Insel.
Holfter, G (2008) Heinrich Bölls Verhältnis zur grünen Insel. Limerick: Invited Lectures [Details]

Presentation

  Year Publication
2008 IRCHSS Migration Research Clustering Event.
Holfter, G (2008) IRCHSS Migration Research Clustering Event. DIT, Dublin: Presentation [Details]
2008 Invited panel presentation on interreligious dialogue.
Holfter, G (2008) Invited panel presentation on interreligious dialogue. Berlin, Germany: Presentation [Details]
2008 New Routes to Postgraduate Education - Masterclasses for Postgraduate Students.
Holfter, G (2008) New Routes to Postgraduate Education - Masterclasses for Postgraduate Students. University of Limerick: Presentation [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
2009 Crossing Borders: An Intercultural Investigation of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and its Aftermath in Hungary and in Ireland.
Holfter, G (2009) Crossing Borders: An Intercultural Investigation of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and its Aftermath in Hungary and in Ireland. Dublin City University: Thesis [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2012 An Duais 2012 German Ireland Fund
2010 Kuratoriumsaward 2010 Irish-German Chamber of Commerce
2011 Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Fellowship in Exile Studies 2011 Institute for Advanced Studies, University of London
2003 IRCHSS Projects Funding IRCHSS
2005 RIA Austrian Academy of Science Exchange Grant RIA and Austrian Academy of Science
2006 IRCHSS Research Fellowship IRCHSS
1993 Heinrich Boll Foundation PhD scholarship
1991 Washington University and Fulbright Grant
1988 Pedagogic exchange service award
2004 Research Grant for Senior Academics
2006 Writer in Residence Böll Cottage Achill Island Heinrich Boell Committee Achill
2011 DAAD Senior Academic Research Grant DAAD - German Academic Exchange Service
2006 RIA-Austrian Academy of Science

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
• Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, Institute for Modern Languages Research, University of London Associate Member /
Exil PEN - P.E.N. Zentrum deutschsprachiger Autoren im Ausland Member 01-MAR-12 /
Association for German Studies in Great Britain and Ireland Member 01-JAN-03 /
Association for German Studies in Ireland Member 01-JAN-99 /
Research Centre for Germanic Connections with New Zealand and the Pacific; University of Auckland Advisory Board Member 01-JAN-09 /
Internationale Vereinigung für Germanistik Member 01-JAN-06 /
Modern Language Association Member 01-JAN-95 /
Business German in Ireland Working Group Chair and Founder 01-JAN-01 /

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Course Board and Student Status Committee of the BA in Public Administration Course Director 1997 / 1899
Steering committee for Cultural Studies Group in LCS Member 2003 / 1899
Special Olympics Limerick Host Town committee Member 2003 / 1899
Modern Language Association Member 1995 / 1899
Centre for the Study of Human Settlement & Historical Change, NUI Galway Member 2001 / 1899
Departmental Research Committee Member 1998 / 1899
College Research Board Member 2000 / 1899
University of Limerick Quality Review team Member 2004 / 1899
Association of Third-level Teachers of German in Ireland Member 1999 / 1899
Conference of University Teachers in Great Britain and Ireland Member 2003 / 1899
Heinrich Böll Arbeitsgruppe, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Berlin Member 1998 / 1899
Boell Foundation Studienwerk Selection PhD scholarship Board Member /
IVG Internationale Vereinigung für Germanistik member 2006 / 1899
ERIH Expert Committee member 2006 / 1899
Business German in Ireland Working Group Chairperson /
Centre for Irish-German Studies, UL Joint Director 1997 / 1899

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand Lecturer 01-FEB-95 / 31-OCT-95
University of Limerick Senior Lecturer in German 01-MAY-03 / 30-DEC-99
University of Limerick Head of German Section 01-SEP-01 / 01-SEP-04
University of Limerick Lecturer in German 01-SEP-99 / 30-DEC-99
University of Limerick Assistant Lecturer 01-MAR-96 / 30-DEC-99
Universitat Koln, Germany Lecturer 01-APR-94 / 31-JUL-94
Universitat Koln, Germany Lecturer 01-APR-93 / 31-JUL-93
Girls' Model High School Assistant teacher 01-AUG-88 / 31-JUL-89
Dominican College Assistant teacher 01-AUG-88 / 31-JUL-89
St. Dominic's High School Assistant teacher 01-AUG-88 / 31-JUL-89
Belfast Royal Academy Assistant teacher 01-AUG-88 / 31-JUL-89
Washington University, St. Louis, USA Teacher 01-AUG-91 / 31-MAY-92

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1995 University of Cologne Ph.D.
1992 Washington University, St. Louis, MO M.A.

Teaching Interests