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Faculty Research Centres

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences supports inter-disciplinary research centres which connect research activity across the nine academic units.

Director: Professor Rüdiger Görner (School of Languages, Linguistics and Film)

Director: Professor Colin Jones (School of History)

Director: Dr Sarah Wolff (School of Politics and International Relations)

Director: Dr Tiffany Watt Smith (School of English and Drama), Deputy Director: Dr Rhodri Hayward

Director: Dr Elena Baglioni (School of Business and Management)

Director: Professor Susan Rudy (School of English and Drama)

Directors: Dr Linda Briggs (School of History), Professor Kate Lowe (School of History), Professor Joad Raymond (School of English and Drama), Dr Rosa Vidal Doval (School of Languages, Linguistics and Film)

Directors: Professor Alison Blunt (School of Geography) and Sonia Solicari (Director at the Museum of the Home)

Director: Professor Kiera Vaclavik (School of Languages, Linguistics and Film - Comparative Literature and Culture )

Directors: Professor Georgios Varouxakis (School of History) and Professor Andrew Fitzmaurice (School of History)

Director: Professor Markman Ellis (School of English and Drama)

Director: Dr Regan Koch (School of Geography)

Centre for Global Shakespeare

Director: Professor David Schalkwyk (School of English and Drama)

Director: Professor Kavita Datta (School of Geography)

In addition, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences supports a wider array of inter-disciplinary activity through:

  • Mile End Institute a public policy, politics and governance institute based in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Peoples’ Palace Projects a registered charity directed by Paul Heritage and based in the Department of Drama, School of English and Drama, which researches the role of arts practice and cultural policy in supporting people to transform their worlds in contexts of risk, violence and crisis.