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Research Fellow, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

Ben Gook was most recently an Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow at Humboldt University, Berlin. His first book - Divided Subjects, Invisible Borders: Re-unified Germany after 1989 - was published in 2015.

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Fellow, The University of Melbourne
  • 2017–2019
    Postdoctoral fellow, Humboldt University, Berlin
  • 2016–2017
    Postdoctoral fellow, University of Erfurt
  • 2013–2013
    Course coordinator and lecturer, The University of Melbourne
  • 2006–2010
    Subject tutor, Faculty of Arts, The University of Melbourne

Education

  • 2014 
    The University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 2005 
    The University of Melbourne, Bachleor of Arts (Honours)

Publications

  • 2015
    Divided Subjects, Invisible Borders: Re-unified Germany after 1989,
  • 2011
    Being there is everything!, Memory Studies
  • 2008
    Really-existing Nostalgia? Remembering East Germany in Film, Traffic

Professional Memberships

  • The Australian Sociological Association
  • Cultural Studies Association Australasia
  • Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy

Research Areas

  • Social Theory (160806)
  • Cultural Studies (2002)
  • Psychoanalytic Philosophy (220318)
  • Cinema Studies (190201)
  • Consumption And Everyday Life (200203)
  • Literature In German (200512)
  • European History (Excl. British, Classical Greek And Roman) (210307)