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Alexandra Ludewig

Professor, Dr habil. (Koblenz-Landau), MA & DPhil (LMU-Munich), PhD (Uni of Qld)

  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Professor Alexandra Ludewig, Head of the School of Humanities at The University of Western Australia, is a scholar of German and European Studies.
Her teaching and research focus on issues of identity and ‘Heimat’ and she has published extensively in both German and English on these topics. Among her recent publications are three monographs: Screening Nostalgia. 100 Years of German Heimat Film, published by Transcript Verlag in 2011, Zwischen Korallenriff und Stacheldraht. Interniert auf Rottnest Island 1914-15, published by Peter Lang in 2015 and Born German. Re-born in Western Australia by UWA Publishing in 2016.


  • Contemporary Austrian literature
  • Contemporary Europe
  • Contemporary European film
  • Contemporary German literature and society
  • German cinema
  • Germans and Australians at war
  • Ruhleben Internment Camp
  • Rottnest Island Internment Camp

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Germany Arts & Humanities
Western Australia Arts & Humanities
Internment Arts & Humanities
World War I Arts & Humanities
Loathing Arts & Humanities
Documentary Arts & Humanities
Leni Riefenstahl Arts & Humanities
Africa Arts & Humanities

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Research Output 1994 2019

Open Access
foreign language teaching
language education
intercultural learning

Ostalgie im Dresdner Tatort (2016/2017)

Ludewig, A., May 2019, Heimat: Ein vielfältiges Konstrukt. Hülz, M., Kühne, O. & Weber, F. (eds.). Wiesbaden: Springer VS, p. 279-297 (RaumFragen: Stadt – Region – Landschaft).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

28 Downloads (Pure)

Verfilmte Dörfer

Ludewig, A., 2019, Dorf: Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch. Nell, W. & Weiland, M. (eds.). J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung, p. 276-285

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Open Access

Projects 1998 2005