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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Research in the Department

 We have strong research specialisms in

  • aesthetic paradigms;
  • the study of emotions and trauma;
  • literature and the history of science;
  • intercultural transfer and communication;
  • transnationalism and migration;
  • gender and sexuality;
  • memory studies;
  • the history of ideas;
  • visual culture;
  • language policy and politics;
  • modern theatre.

We welcome PhD applications across all of these areas. (Please note the Department's interests are very broad and if you have a project in an area not mentioned please get in touch and discuss with us.)

Research takes place within subject areas and in interdisciplinary clusters and research centres:

Our various subject areas run many research events seminar series as well as occasional research events, and many also organize yearly named lectures:

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