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Prof Anna Saunders

Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures / Head of Department Modern Languages and Cultures

    Publications

    2020

    THE EVENTISATION OF ANNIVERSARY ACTIVITY: INVESTING IN 1989 (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2020). THE EVENTISATION OF ANNIVERSARY ACTIVITY: INVESTING IN 1989. German Life and Letters, 73(3), 464-489. doi:10.1111/glal.12277

    DOI: 10.1111/glal.12277

    ‘ANNIVERSARY CAPITAL’: INTRODUCTION (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2020). ‘ANNIVERSARY CAPITAL’: INTRODUCTION. German Life and Letters, 73(3), 357-364. doi:10.1111/glal.12271

    DOI: 10.1111/glal.12271

    After the Berlin Wall: Memory and the Making of the New Germany, 1989 to the Present (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2020). After the Berlin Wall: Memory and the Making of the New Germany, 1989 to the Present. GERMAN STUDIES REVIEW, 43(2), 431-432. doi:10.1353/gsr.2020.0058

    DOI: 10.1353/gsr.2020.0058

    Risen from Ruins: The Cultural Politics of Rebuilding East Berlin. (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2020). Risen from Ruins: The Cultural Politics of Rebuilding East Berlin.. AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, 125(2), 743-744. doi:10.1093/ahr/rhz082

    DOI: 10.1093/ahr/rhz082

    2018

    Memorializing the GDR. Monuments and Memory after 1989 (Book)

    Saunders, A. (2018). Memorializing the GDR. Monuments and Memory after 1989. Berghahn Books. Retrieved from https://www.berghahnbooks.com/

    2017

    Introduction: city margins, city memories (Journal article)

    Jein, G., Rorato, L., & Saunders, A. (2017). Introduction: city margins, city memories. JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN STUDIES, 25(4), 405-411. doi:10.1080/14782804.2017.1381588

    DOI: 10.1080/14782804.2017.1381588

    Journal of Contemporary European Studies (Edited special journal issue)

    Saunders, A., Jein, G., & Rorato, L. (Eds.) (2017). Journal of Contemporary European Studies (Vol. 4). Taylor & Francis.

    2015

    1989 after 1989: Remembering the end of communism in east-central europe (Chapter)

    Mark, J., Blaive, M., Hudek, A., Saunders, A., & Tyszka, S. (2015). 1989 after 1989: Remembering the end of communism in east-central europe. In Thinking through Transition: Liberal Democracy, Authoritarian Pasts, and Intellectual History in East Central Europe after 1989 (pp. 463-504).

    2014

    The new Unease with the Culture of Remembrance: An Intervention (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2014). The new Unease with the Culture of Remembrance: An Intervention. GERMAN HISTORY, 32(3), 511-513. doi:10.1093/gerhis/ghu023

    DOI: 10.1093/gerhis/ghu023

    Memorialising the "Heldenstadt der DDR" (Chapter)

    Saunders, A. (2014). Memorialising the "Heldenstadt der DDR". In F. Hofmeister, & D. Boehnke (Eds.), Kulturkontakte - Cultures in Contact (pp. 181-193). Leipzig: Edition Hamouda.

    2013

    Remembering and Rethinking the GDR. Multiple Perspectives and Plural Authenticities (Book)

    Saunders, A., & Pinfold, D. (2013). Remembering and Rethinking the GDR. Multiple Perspectives and Plural Authenticities. Palgrave Macmillan.

    The Politics of Memory in Berlin's Freiheits- und Einheitsdenkmal (Chapter)

    Saunders, A. (2013). The Politics of Memory in Berlin's Freiheits- und Einheitsdenkmal. In A. Saunders, & D. Pinfold (Eds.), Remembering and Rethinking the GDR: Multiple Perspectives and Plural Authenticities (pp. 164-178). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

    2011

    The Luxemburg Legacy: Concretizing the Remembrance of a Controversial Heroine? (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2011). The Luxemburg Legacy: Concretizing the Remembrance of a Controversial Heroine?. GERMAN HISTORY, 29(1), 36-56. doi:10.1093/gerhis/ghq147

    DOI: 10.1093/gerhis/ghq147

    Thomas Brussig's 'Heroes Like Us' (Chapter)

    Saunders, A. (2011). Thomas Brussig's 'Heroes Like Us'. In S. Taberner (Ed.), The German Language Novel since 1990 (pp. 50-63). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    2010

    The Ghosts of Lenin, Thälmann and Marx in the Post-Socialist Cityscape (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (n.d.). The Ghosts of Lenin, Thälmann and Marx in the Post-Socialist Cityscape. German Life and Letters, 63(4), 441-457. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0483.2010.01509.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0483.2010.01509.x

    2009

    Challenging or Concretising Cold War Narratives? Berlin's Memorial to the Victims of 17 June 1953 (Chapter)

    Saunders, A. (2009). Challenging or Concretising Cold War Narratives? Berlin's Memorial to the Victims of 17 June 1953. In B. Niven, & C. Paver (Eds.), Memorialization in Germany since 1945 (pp. 298-307). Springer.

    Constructing and Maintaining Socialism in the German Democratic Republic (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2009). Constructing and Maintaining Socialism in the German Democratic Republic. European History Quarterly, 39(4), 653-661. doi:10.1177/0265691409342662

    DOI: 10.1177/0265691409342662

    Remembering Cold War Division: Wall Remnants and Border Monuments in Berlin (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2009). Remembering Cold War Division: Wall Remnants and Border Monuments in Berlin. Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 17(1), 9-19.

    The Essence and the Margin: National Identities and Collective Memories in Contemporary European Culture (Book)

    Rorato, L., & Saunders, A. (2009). The Essence and the Margin: National Identities and Collective Memories in Contemporary European Culture. Rodopi.

    2007

    Honecker's Children. Youth and Patriotism in East(ern) Germany, 1979-2002 (Book)

    Saunders, A. (2007). Honecker's Children. Youth and Patriotism in East(ern) Germany, 1979-2002. Manchester University Press.

    Junge Identitäten und die Wende (Chapter)

    Saunders, A. (2007). Junge Identitäten und die Wende. In P. Barker, M. -D. Ohse, & D. Tate (Eds.), Views from Abroad Die DDR aus britischer Perspektive (pp. 137-147).

    2006

    "Who has the youth, has the future": Three Youth Movements in Twentieth-Century Germany (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2006). "Who has the youth, has the future": Three Youth Movements in Twentieth-Century Germany. Journal of Contemporary History, 41(1), 175-183.

    Normalising the Past: East German Culture and Ostalgie (Chapter)

    Saunders, A. (2006). Normalising the Past: East German Culture and Ostalgie. In S. Taberner (Ed.), German Culture, Politics, and Literature Into the Twenty-first Century Beyond Normalization (pp. 89-103). Rochester: Camden House.

    2005

    "Wenn es so wäre wie im Geschichtsbuch": The Historical Consciousness of East Germany's Youth before and after Unification (Chapter)

    Saunders, A. (2005). "Wenn es so wäre wie im Geschichtsbuch": The Historical Consciousness of East Germany's Youth before and after Unification. In C. Fehringer, & H. Briel (Eds.), Field Studies. German Language, Media and Culture: Selected Papers from the Conference of University Teachers of German, Vol. 5 (pp. 177-195). Bern: Peter Lang.

    Growing up on the Front Line: Young East Germans and the Effects of Militarism during the 1980s (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2005). Growing up on the Front Line: Young East Germans and the Effects of Militarism during the 1980s. Debatte: review of contemporary German affairs, 13(3), 283-297.

    2004

    "Schrecklich leere Gemüseläden", "nicht wirklich Sozialismus" and "Gemeinschaftsgefühl": Young East Germans' Perceptions of the GDR (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2004). "Schrecklich leere Gemüseläden", "nicht wirklich Sozialismus" and "Gemeinschaftsgefühl": Young East Germans' Perceptions of the GDR. German as a Foreign Language, (3), 25-42.

    2003

    Ostdeutschland: Heimat einer xenophoben Tradition? (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2003). Ostdeutschland: Heimat einer xenophoben Tradition?. Berliner Debatte Initial, 14(2), 50-59.

    2002

    The Socialist and Post-Socialist Jugendweihe: Symbol of an Evolving East(ern) German Identity (Journal article)

    Saunders, A. (2002). The Socialist and Post-Socialist Jugendweihe: Symbol of an Evolving East(ern) German Identity. Focus on German Studies, 9, 43-60.