Prof. Gesa Stedman

Gesa Stedman is Professor of British culture and literature at the Centre for British Studies at the Humboldt University. After studying English, French and Theatre/Film Studies at Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Warwick, she worked as a junior lecturer at the HU Centre for British Studies, which she helped set up in the late 1990s. She has written widely on the subject of cultural exchange and has co-edited the Journal for the Study of British Cultures from 2007-2013, and the Anglo-German magazine Hard Times from 2005-2013. She heads the research network “Writing 1900” together with Dr Stefano Evangelista (Oxford) and is currently working on a book on Anglophone travellers to Berlin with Dr Evangelista.