Dr Nicolas Detering is Professor of German Literature at the University of Bern. He holds degrees from the Universities of Oxford and Freiburg and has received funding from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel. Together with Albrecht Koschorke and Kirsten Mahlke, he has recently founded the Research Centre ‘European Cultures in a Multipolar World’ at the University of Konstanz.
Among his relevant publications are: with Clementina Marsico and Isabella Walser (eds.) Contesting Europe: Comparative Perspectives on Early Modern Discourses of Europe (15th–18th Century) (Leiden: [in preparation for 2019]); Krise und Kontinent. Die Entstehung der deutschen Europa-Literatur in der Frühen Neuzeit (Cologne, 2017); ‘Europe in Love. Contemporary History and Fiction in the German “European novel”’, in Gerd Bayer and Florian Kläger (eds.), Early Modern Constructions of Europe (London, 2016), pp. 90–110.