Stuart Taberner (University of Leeds)

As Professor of German at the University of Leeds, UK, his research focuses on the relationships between politics and writing, the role of the German intellectual in the period after 1945, and literature after 1989. He has written on the Holocaust, its impact on post-unification Germany, ‘normalisation’ and national identity, and relationships between Germans and Jews, as expressed in film, literature and intellectual debate. He also worked extensively in South Africa, especially translating his research on Germany into public engagement, exhibitions, and other outreach activities relevant to the transformation of post-apartheid South Africa. A key partner is the South African Holocaust and Genocide Foundation. Stuart joined the UK Research Councils in January 2017, as the director of international and interdisciplinary research on a 24 month secondment, working on the Global Challenges Research Fund.

Stuart is the Co-Investigator on Phase 1 project ‘The Change makers‘ and Principal Investigator of ‘PRAXIS: Arts and Humanities for Global Development.


Resource Archive

Search or browse the resource archive for films, reports, toolkits and other resources produced by the Changing the Story and its commissioned projects. Items written by Prof Stuart Taberner are listed below:

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The Change Makers – South AfricaBlog (2018/03/29) The Change Makers – South AfricaProf Chaya Herman, Prof Stuart Taberner, Tali Nates, , phase1 south-africa locationblog language-english
Where’s the Research in Evaluation?Blog (2018/10/31) Where’s the Research in Evaluation?Prof Stuart Taberner, , , phase1 south-africa locationblog language-english subject-reflections
Phase One Critical Review: The Change-Makers (South Africa)In March 2018, Prof Chaya Herman, Dr Charity Meki-Kombe and Prof Stuart Taberner conducted a critical evaluation and review of Changing the Story Phase 1 project ‘The Change-makers.’ The report …Dr Charity Meki-Kombe, Prof Chaya Herman, Prof Stuart Taberner, , , , , , phase1 south-africa locationreport language-english sdg-10-inequalities sdg-11-sustainable-cities sdg-4-education subject-reflections

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