Jochen Hung

7 May 2014


Jochen Hung (Mag. Art., PhD) studied at Freie Universität Berlin, the University of Edinburgh and the Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies (IGRS), University of London. At UCL, he teaches German and European History in the German Department and the Department of European Social and Political Studies. His principal research interests are contemporary German history, consumer culture and media history.

His PhD thesis, '"Die Zeitung der Zeit': The Newspaper Tempo, 1928-1933. Discourses on Democracy, Consumption, Youth and Women', analyzes the role of the tabloid newspaper Tempo in the political culture of the later Weimar Republic. He is also regularly writes about German politics and culture in German and UK media, including The Guardian.