Sophie Kriegel

Curriculum Vitae

since 2019 Lecturer at the Department of British Cultural Studies, Leipzig University
2015-2019 M.A. in English Studies, Free University of Berlin
2015-2017 Student assistant at the collaborative research center "affective societies" (FU, Berlin)
2015-2016 Student assistant at the Kolleg-Forschergruppe "The Transformative Powers of Europe" (FU, Berlin)
since 2014 Translator
2011-2015 B.A. in British Literature and British Cultural Studies, Leipzig University


Research Interests

  • representation of national identities in popular culture
  • New Mobilities Paradigm
  • Topographies of Power
  • South African Culture (with a focus on gender and ethnicity)


  • An Introduction to British Cultural Studies (SoSe 2019)
  • Space, Culture, and South Africa: Theory and Practice (SoSe 2019)