Dr Doris Schüpbach

  • Lecturer in German Studies

    Doris Schüpbach completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne in 2005. Her thesis investigated how 15 immigrants from German-speaking Switzerland in Australia make sense of migration. It showed how shared language practices and shared elements of identity construction situate them between being successful, well-integrated immigrants in Australia and maintaining a distant affiliation with Switzerland, while simultaneously presenting themselves as exceptional immigrants and atypical Swiss.

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    Monash University
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    AUSTRALIA