Dr Christophe Fricker teaches German contemporary and cultural history as well as translation at the University of Bristol. His work is mainly about the role of language in the life of communities, from political to literary. He has a decade of experience as executive of a research and consultancy firm. Christophe studied Politics and German literature once on (nearly) every continent; including three years (marked by relentless drizzle) at Oxford. Christophe is a prize-winning author, editor, and translator of around twenty books on a wide range of issues around language and communities. His most recent book presents 111 reasons to love England.