Gerhard Fischer is adjunct professor of German and European studies at the University of New South Wales and fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

A literary scholar and historian, Fischer has published on World War I (Enemy Aliens, UQP, 1989) and on nineteenth-century migration history, as well as on modern German and European literature and drama.

His book The Enemy at Home: German Internees in WWI Australia (with Nadine Helmi, UNSW Press, 2011) won a 2012 National Trust Heritage Award.


Pieces by Gerhard Fischer

Dragon mother
Edition 53: Our Sporting Life

Immigration, integration, disintegration
Edition 48: Enduring Legacies

Griffith Review