Dr. phil. Rebecca Ehrenwirth


Active for the Research Team in Trier:
01/09/2018 - 30/09/2019
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Project Affiliation:
  • F1 – Transition of genre/genres
  • F2 – Transition of language/languages
  • F3 – Transition of culture/cultures
  • F4 – Transition of society/societies
Research Focus:
  • Sinophone Studies
  • Contemporary Sinophone and Anglophone Literatures
  • Contemporary Sinophone Art
  • Postcolonial Literature and Theory
  • Contemporary Sinophone Film
Current Research Projects:

Ein Exposé finden Sie hier



  • 2018: Zeitgenössische sinophone Literatur in Thailand. (Contemporary Sinophone Literature in Thailand). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.
  • 2017:    By A Lady – Das Leben der Jane Austen. ( engl. By A Lady: The Life of Jane Austen). Darmstadt: Lambert Schneider. (Co-authored with Nina Lieke)

A complete list of Ehrenwirth’s publications and projects can be found here.


Current Positions

Since Sept. 2018: Research Assistant for the DFG-Project „Lyrik in Trasition“


2017 Ph.D. Thesis, „Zeitgenössische sinophone Literatur in Thailand“ (“Contemporary Sinophone Literature in Thailand”) Department of East Asian Studies, Institute for Sinology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU)

2010-2017: Working on Ph.D. Thesis in Sinology (Minor: English Literature)

2010 Magister Artium (M.A.) Sinology (Minors in English Literature and Chinese Art & Archaeology), LMU

2003-2010: M.A. studies in Sinologie, English Literatire and Chinese Art & Archaeology, LMU


  • 2017 to 2019: Teaching Fellow for Global Perspectives on Society at New York University Shanghai
  • 2012 to 2018: Institute of Sinology, LMU
    Research Assistant (Prof. Thomas O. Höllmann), 50%
  • 2014 to 2017: English Department, LMU,
    Research Assistant (Prof. Helge Nowak), 50%
  • 2011 to 2013: English Department, LMU
    Research Assistant (Prof. Hele Nowak), 50%
  • 2011 to 2012 Bavarian State Library, Munich Librarian (part-time)
  • 2010 to 2011 Institute of Sinology, LMU Graduate Assistant