Dr Andrea Hammel

Dr Andrea Hammel


Department of Modern Languages

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Module Coordinator


  • 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 2022, No concession to 'English' taste? Refugees from National Socialism writing in Britain. in P Tew & G White (eds), The 1940s: A Decade of Modern British Fiction. The Decades, Bloomsbury, pp. 249-274.
Hammel, A 2021, ‘I Remember Their Labels Round Their Necks’: Britain and the Kindertransport. in T Lawson & A Pearce (eds), The Palgrave Handbook of Britain and the Holocaust. Springer Nature, pp. 93-111.
Grosz, A, Homer, S & Hammel, A 2020, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the Child Refugees of the 1930s in the UK: History Informing the Future. Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University.
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. 10.1111/glal.12249
Hammel, A 2019, 'Narrating the Margins and the Center: Kindertransportees' stories of national and religious belonging', Shofar, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 203-228. 10.5703/shofar.37.3.0203
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