British Studies

In the Mood for Nostalgia: Hong Kong’s Colonial Legacy in Transition

October 4, 2021

On September 16, 2021, IES was pleased to host Claudia Lillge for her lecture In the Mood for Nostalgia: Hong Kong’s Colonial Legacy in Transition. Professor Lillge is a Visiting Professor from the Freie Universität Berlin, where her research focuses on German and Anglophone literature, media studies, theories of gender, and postcolonial and neocolonial studies. Her academic background in American, English, and German studies as well as extensive field experience have provided a global perspective to her research projects. This includes her work on Hong Kong in the postcolonial context, in...

Center for British Studies Grants

The Center for British Studies supports graduate work on any topic that requires substantial research in the UK. Applicants need not have Britain as the primary focus of their research, although preference will given to projects concerned with Britain's imperial or transnational influence and impact.

The Graduate Travel (Pre-Dissertation) Grant is specifically intended to fund airfare expenses to Britain for UC Berkeley graduate students in their second or third year who have not yet advanced to candidacy. The winner will receive a round-trip ticket to the...