Kati Tonkin

Dr, MA PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 2.16, Arts Building, Crawley campus

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

19972018
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Personal profile

Biography

Kati Tonkin is a Senior Lecturer in the German Studies and History disciplines. She holds a Ph.D in German and European Studies from the University of Western Australia (awarded with Distinction in 2005) and has conducted research in Germany and in Austria.

Roles and responsibilities

Honours Coordinator, European Languages and Studies
Academic Coordinator, Stuttgart Exchange Program

Funding overview

UWA Teaching Fellowship (2012)
UWA Research Grant Scheme Award (2007)
School of Humanities and Social Sciences UWA Publications Grant (2007)
Early Career Academic Researchers Travel Grant, UWA (2007)
Österreich-Stipendium: Austrian Academic Exchange Service (ÖAD) Fellowship, Vienna (2001-02)
Fay Gale Fellowship, UWA (2001)

Current projects

Intercultural literacy and student exchange

Teaching overview

In German Studies Kati is responsible for the large beginners unit German Studies 1 (GRMN1401).

In the History program Kati teaches three units in European cultural and intellectual history: Contemporary European Culture in Historical Perspective (EURO1101); Civilisation and Barbarism in European Cultural History (EURO2201); and Imagining the Nation in European Cultural History (EURO3302). These three units are also currently available to students in the European Studies major.

She supervises honours and postgraduate students and currently has four PhD students working on topics in European literature.

Research

The novels and journalism of Joseph Roth
Student mobility and intercultural literacy
Internationalisation of education
Contemporary European film
European integration

Languages

English (native)
German (near-native)
French (reading)

Keywords

  • Austrian literature of the 1920s and 1930s
  • Joseph Roth
  • Stefan Zweig
  • Contemporary Europe
  • Ethnic and national identity in Europe
  • European cinema
  • (The) Habsburg Jews
  • Twentieth-century German literature
  • International education

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Projects 2008 2008

Research Output 1997 2018

File
studies abroad
police officer
foreign language
pragmatics
socialization theory
intercultural learning
studies abroad
sociality
learning
student
European Union
Enlargement
Soviet Union
Eastern Europe
Neighbors

Decentring Europe from the Fringe: Reimagining Balkan Identities in the Films of the 1990s

Jenkins, D. & Tonkin, K. 2014 East, West and Centre. Gott, M. & Herzog, T. (eds.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, p. 205-218

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

1990s
Balkans
Stereotypes
Orientalist
Labeling
Antisemitism
Redemption
Germany
History
Parables