Ongoing projects

Chinese Semiotic Studies (CSS), a peer-reviewed academic journal sponsored by the International Institute of Semiotic Studies of Nanjing Normal University and the Chinese Semiotic Research Center of the Chinese Association of Linguistic Semiotics. Published by De Gruyter Mouton: Associate Editor since November 2016.

Language and Cognitive Science (LCS), published by Xanadu Publishing Ltd., UK, is an international peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the School of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Nanjing Normal University: Associate Editor since 2017.

Major past projects

Copy editor

Contexto Internacional (CINT), Brazil-based journal in International Relations, published three times a year by the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Instituto de Relações Internacionais: Copyeditor from April 2016 until June 2020 .

Published translations

Alexander Ziem, Frames of Understanding in Text and Discourse: Theoretical Foundations and Descriptive Applications, in the series Human Cognitive Processing. Translated into English by Catherine Schwerin. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Co., 2014.

 Louis Henri Seukwa,The Ingrained Art of Survival: The Nexus between Competence and Migration as Reflected in Refugee Biographies, in the series Topics in Interdisciplinary African Studies, Vol. 6. Translated into English by Catherine Schwerin. Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe Publishers, 2007.

Marielle Schwerin (ed.), Living Tiwi: Tiwi Awuta Yimpanguwi – contemporary Tiwi paintings from Milikapiti, Melville Island. Translated into German by Catherine Schwerin. (Publication produced to coincide with an exhibition of selected Tiwi paintings at the Museum für Völkerkunde [Museum of Enthnography] in  Hamburg, Germany.) Winnellie, N.T.: Jilamara Arts & Crafts Association, 2004.

Collaboration as language editor/ consultant

Thomas Richter and Martin Beck (eds), Oil and the Political Economy of the Middle East. Manchester: Manchester University Press, in press.

Martin Beck, Dietrich Jung and Peter Seeberg (eds), The Levant in Turmoil: Syria, Palestine, and the Transformation of Middle Eastern Politics, in the series: The Modern Muslim World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Dietrich Jung, Marie Juul Petersen, Sara Lei Sparre, Politics of Modern Muslim Subjectivities: Islam, Youth, and Social Activism in the Middle East, in the series: The Modern Muslim World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Dietrich Jung (ed.): The Middle East and Palestine: Global Politics and Regional Conflict, New York: Palgrave, 2004.

Stefano Guzzini and Dietrich Jung (eds): Contemporary Security Analysis and Copenhagen Peace Research, with Stefano Guzzini, London and New York: Routledge, 2004.

Dietrich Jung (ed.): Shadow Globalization, Ethnic Conflicts, and New Wars: A Political Economy of Intra-State War, London and New York: Routledge, 2003.

Dietrich Jung with Wolfango Piccoli: Turkey at the Crossroads: Ottoman Legacies and a Greater Middle East, London and New York: ZED books, 2001.

Publications of my own writing

Articles and essays

“The pursuit of wrongdoing”, essay in the program booklet Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanley by The Hamburg Players. Hamburg, 2010.

“Speaking the Unspeakable – Manifestations of Silence in Gail Jones’ Sorry, in Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Braşov, Vol. 2 (51) – 2009, Series IV.


Venero Armanno: Candle Life. Australian Studies journal Zeitschrift für Australienstudien 23, 2009.

Gail Jones (2007): Sorry. Australian Studies journal Zeitschrift für Australienstudien, 21-22, 2007/2008.

Colin Dyer (2005). The French Explorers and Aboriginal Australians 1772–1839. Australian Studies journal Zeitschrift für Australienstudien 19, 2005.

James Jupp (2004). The English in Australia. Australian Studies journal Zeitschrift für Australienstudien 19, 2005.

Teaching resources

Task Manual for the Guided Independent Study Unit “From English to Englishes”. University of Hamburg, 2013.

Essay Writing: Developing Academic Writing Skills in English. University of Hamburg (PriMa), 2007.