Dr Andrea Hammel

Dr Andrea Hammel


Department of Modern Languages

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  • Literature and history of German-speaking refugees
    • Autobiographies and memoirs
    • The Kindertransport
    • Issues of translation
    • German-Jewish literature and culture
    • Women's writing.

Dr Hammel is Committee Member of the Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies, IGRS, University of London; member of the Editorial Board of the Yearbook of the Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies (Rodopi); Co-director of the AHRC Network 'Holocaust Writing and Translation'; holder of a British Academy Small Grant to facilitate research on the Kindertransport.


Hammel, A 2019, ''I believe that my experience began in the womb and was later absorbed through my mother's milk': Second Generation Trauma Narratives', German Life and Letters, vol. 72, no. 4, pp. 556-569. https://doi.org/10.1111/glal.12249
Hammel, A 2019, 'Narrating the Margins and the Center: Kindertransportees' stories of national and religious belonging', Shofar. An Intersiciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 203-228. https://doi.org/10.5703/shofar.37.3.0203
Hammel, A 2018, 'Negotiating the ‘I’ and the ‘We’: Aspects of Modernism in the Exile Novels of Anna Gmeyner and Martina Wied', Leo Baeck Yearbook, vol. 63, no. 1, pp. 135-154. https://doi.org/10.1093/leobaeck/yby013
Hammel, A 2017, 'The Forgotten Kindertransportees: The Scottish Experience By Frances Williams. London: Bloomsbury, 2014 ISBN 978-1-7809-3803-5, 254 pp.', Children & Society, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 168-169. https://doi.org/10.1111/chso.12193
Hammel, A 2017, Translating Cultures and Languages: Exile Writers between German and English. in J Boase-Beier, P Davies, A Hammel & M Winters (eds), Translating Holocaust Lives. Bloomsbury Advances in Translation, Bloomsbury Publishing.
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