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Durham University

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Miss Yundi Guo

Classical music culture in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and in Anglo-GDR relations under Honecker (1971-1989) in the Department of History

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Research Interests

  • Anglo-GDR cultural relations
  • Cultural history in the German Democratic Republic
  • East German musicians’ defections to the West
  • Musical diplomacy during the Cold War
  • Orchestras and opera houses in the GDR

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Selected Grants

  • 2017: Postgraduate Bursary from the German History Society