Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies

Dr David Clarke

Senior Lecturer in German

1 West North 4.31
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 6244


Dr David Clarke joined the Department in 2003. He studied at the Universities of Leeds, London (UCL) and Wales (Swansea). He later taught as a Lektor at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz and then as a lecturer in German at the Nottingham Trent University.

Research Interests

  • The politics of memory
  • Cultural memory
  • Literature of the German Democratic Republic (GDR)
  • German film
  • Contemporary German literature


He teaches undergaduate units on the German Democratic Republic and contemporary Germany, and coordinates a postgraduate unit on the politics of memory.


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