Peter Lang is delighted to announce Dr. Rey Conquer, The Queen's College, Oxford, as the winner of the 2018 Institute of German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies. The winning monograph "Reading Colour: Four German Poets" will be published in 2019 in Peter Lang's Studies in Modern German and Austrian Literature series. The Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies is a collaboration between the Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang. Proposals are invited each year from early career scholars in German Studies with connections to the UK and Ireland. Previous winners and runners-up include Dr. Lauren Selfe ("Representations of Muslim Woman in German Popular Culture, 1990-2016", forthcoming in 2019), Dr. Peter Eckersley ("Power and Capacity in Urban Climate Governance. Germany and England compared", published in 2018) and Dr. Jessica Wood ("Portraits of the Artist. Dionysian Creativity in Selected Works by Gabriele D'Annunzio and Thomas Mann", published in 2017).