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Dr

Heather Benbow

Associate Professor
Languages And Linguistics
German cinema and television
Gender studies
European
Migrant literature and film
German
Australian food studies
arts & humanities
germany
social sciences
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Dr

Heather Benbow

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Food and war
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Dr

Heather Benbow

 

Dr Heather Benbow is an associate professor in German Studies and is the Director of the Hansen Scholarship Program, a flagship university scholarship program for high-achieving students who have faced barriers to higher education. She received her PhD from the University of Melbourne in 2003.

She has published widely on German, European and Australian topics in cultural, gender and food studies and the history of ideas, including in leading international journals. Her latest book, Marriage in Turkish German Popular Culture: States of Matrimony in the New Millennium, was published in 2015. Her recent research has focused on food and culture with a particular emphasis on food and intercultural contact and food in war time. She has been an invited researcher at the Free University of Berlin, the University of Cambridge and the University of Tübingen. She has experience supervising PhD students on topics in literature, film studies and food studies.

Scholarly Works

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Credentials

Positions


Associate Professor

Languages And Linguistics

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Arts (honours)

University of Melbourne