Jörg Weber

University lecturer

Chair of Anglophone Literature and Culture und English language courses

Room 1.47  •  Ernst-Lohmeyer-Platz 3  •  D-17487 Greifswald

Phone: +49 3834 420 3359

"'A splendid afternoon to set out!' said one of the friends who was seeing me off, peering at the rain and rolling up the window." — A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Willkommen auf meiner Seite  /  Welcome to my homepage  /  Tere tulemast minu kodulehele / Välkommen på min hemsida  /  Bem-vindo à minha página pessoal

Areas of expertise

  • Classes on Anglophone culture and literature
  • English courses at CEFR level C1+ (Reading, Listening, Presentations, Speaking, Writing)
  • Webmaster of the Department of British and North American Studies

Presentations and Workshops (selection)

  • 'Tea as an 'iconic' and 'national' drink in Britain' (Vortrag), Kulturelle Ikonen als Multimediale Verbreitungs- und Verdichtungsmuster, Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg, Greifswald, 31 August 2018
  • 'Cultural Perspectives on the Sea' (Workshop). GrIStuF 2016: Sea: The Future - Discovering the Ocean Current, Greifswald. 4-11 June 2016
  • 'Hemingway und der Alkohol' (Vorlesung). AStA 24-Stunden-Vorlesung, Audimax Greifswald, 14 Nov 2015
  • 'Irony and engineering: The Caledonian Canal in Scotland and Göta Canal in Sweden' (Vortrag), Norden / The North: Anglo - Nordic Exchanges, 1700 - 1830, St. Mary's University, London, 28-29 November 2014
  • 'English and German language use in Sweden (past and present)' (Vortrag), Erasmus Summer School "Language Contact in Contemporary Europe", Universität Greifswald, 21 August 2014
  • 'Großbritannien und Europa' (Vortrag und Workshop), 6. EU-Projekttag an Schulen, Pädagogium Schwerin, 06 May 2013

Publications (selection)

Publications (selection):

  • Weber, Jörg, 2018. “Language interest : Swedish”, Encyclopedia of Romantic Nationalism in Europe, ed. Joep Leerssen. Amsterdam University Press / Chicago University Press
  • Weber, Jörg, 2018. “Visual arts : Sweden”, Encyclopedia of Romantic Nationalism in Europe, ed. Joep Leerssen. Amsterdam University Press / Chicago University Press
  • Weber, Jörg. 2017. “Spiritual romanticism in Patrick Leigh Fermor’s work and life”, The Philhellene [Journal of the Patrick Leigh Fermor Society], Issue 8
  • “Deutsch/German”, in: Pocket Party Phrasebook. Chambers Harrap, 2007


  • born in Rostock (Germany)
  • U.S. High School Diploma near Boston, Massachusetts (USA)
  • Abitur (German university entrance exam) near Rostock (Germany), followed by 2.5 months in Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from the University of Greifswald, eight months as an international student at the University of Tartu (Estonia)
  • One school year PAD / British Council Foreign Language Assistant at George Watson's College in Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom)
  • Two-year Masterexamen (M.A.) at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden)
  • since 2011: Assistant professor (university lecturer) for Anglophone Literature & Culture and English language courses