International Partnerships

From 2011 to 2016, LERMA's international cooperations and partnerships have taken the form of:

  • 1 Doctor Honoris Causa in English Literature;
  • 7 Visiting Professorships;
  • 2 international agreements;
  • 11 international research partnerships;
  • 13 international events co-organised with foreign partners;
  • Nearly 80 invitations to individual scholars, averaging more than 15 a year (Great Britain, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, Cyprus, The Netherlands, Italy, Denmark, Switzerland);
  • 1 Postdoctoral Fellowship (Aix-Marseille Foundation)

 

 

DOCTOR HONORIS CAUSA

Claude Rawson, Maynard Mack Professor Emeritus of English, Yale University. See Professor Rawson’s personal page.

 

VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS (PROFESSORS INVITED BY AIX-MARSEILLE UNIVERSITÉ)

  1. Prof. Hans Render (Groningen), October-November 2016
  2. Prof. Don Abelson (Professor of Political Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Canada), September-October 2014
  3. Prof. Thomas Carmichael (Associate Professor of American Literature, University of Western Ontario, Canada), 2013-2014
  4. Prof. John Potts (Professor in Media, Macquarie University), 2012.
  5. Prof. Devleena Ghosh (Associate Professor, Social Inquiry Program, University of Technology, Sydney), 2011
  6. Prof. Jeanne C. Reesman (Jack and Laura Richmond Endowed Professor of American Literature, University of Texas at San Antonio), Fullbright, Spring 2011 

 

INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENT (Conventions de coopérations internationales)

Research group in Early Modern Religious Dissents and Radicalism

In 2014, LERMA joined the international research network EMoDiR (http://www.emodir.net/as one of its institutional partners.

EMoDiR promotes work in the history and culture of early-modern dissent. 

Together with: University of Verona, University of Turin, University of Venice, European University Institute, University of Rome La Sapienza, Royal Holloway University of London, Université of Pisa, Université de Genève, University of Maryland, Humboldtuniversität Berlin, Universität Kassel, University of Urbino, University of Brock (Ontario, Canada)

Queen Mary Centre for Religion and Literature in English

QMCRLE, http://www.qmulreligionandliterature.co.uk, is an interfaculty research centre with partners in the School of English and Drama and the School of History at Queen Mary University of London. It is an association of individuals, societies, centres, and projects with a shared commitment to the broad subject of literature in English and religion.

 

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS

Biographers International Organisation: http://biographersinternational.org/

Biography theory network: Prof. Nigel Hamilton (President of the  Biographer's International Association, Senior Fellow, McCormack Graduate School , UMass Boston, U.S.A) Prof. Sigurður Gylfi Magnusson (Director of the Center for Microhistorical Research, Reykjavík Academy, National Museum of Iceland); Prof. J. W. (Hans) Renders (History, Director of the Biography Institute, University of Groningen, NL) ; Binne de Haan (University of Groningen, NL)

Critical Geographies Research Group : Elizabeth Rechniewski (University of Sydney, Australia), Devleena Ghosh (University of Technology Sydney, Australia), Angela Giovanangeli (University of Technology Sydney, Australia), John Potts (Macquarie University, Australia), Shanti Sumartojo (RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia)

The Dickens Fellowship : http://www.dickensfellowship.org/

The Dickens Project : http://dickens.ucsc.edu/

Dissenting Experience Research Group: Michael Davies (Liverpool), Joel Halcomb (UEA), Mark Burden (AMU), Rachel Adcock (Keele), http://dissent.hypotheses.org/

History of Feminism Network : https://historyfeminism.wordpress.com/

The International AutoBiography Association (IABA): https://sites.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/iaba/home

International Virginia Woolf Society (IVW): http://sites.utoronto.ca/IVWS/

International John Bunyan Society (IJBS): http://johnbunyansociety.org/

International Research Network for War Commemoration (IRNWC): Australian National University, University of Sydney, Museum of Australian Democracy, University of Huddersfield (UK)/ https://irnwc.hypotheses.org/

InvenCaP (supported by Aix-Marseille Foundation):

Steering Committee: Dr Federico Barbierato (University of Verona, Director of EMoDiR, Research Group in Early Modern Religious Dissents and Radicalism, Italy), Dr Margaret Bendroth (Executive Director, Congregational Library, Boston, USA), Francis J. Bremer (Millersville University of Pennsylvania, USA), John Coffey (Leicester University, UK), James F. Cooper (Congregational Library, Boston, USA), Dr Polly Ha (University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK), N. H. Keeble (Stirling University, Scotland), John Morrill (Cambridge University, UK), W. R. Owens (Bedfordshire University, UK), Isabel Rivers (Queen Mary University of London, UK), Dr James Vigus (Queen Mary University of London, co-director of the Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies, UK), Dr Emma Walsh (Angus Library and Archive, Regent’s Park College, Oxford, UK), Dr David Wykes (Director, Dr Williams’s Library, London, and co-director of the Dr Williams’s Centre for Dissenting Studies, UK), http://dissent.hypotheses.org/invencap/about-invencap

 

INTERNATIONAL EVENTS iN COLLABORATION WITH OTHER FOREIGN PARTNERS

2016

International John Bunyan Society, 8th Triennial Conference, 6-9 July 2016, http://johnbunyansociety.org/

2015

Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies (Queen Mary University of London and Dr Williams’s Library, London), The University of Liverpool, Symposium Dissenting Experience, 14 November 2015, http://dissent.hypotheses.org

Monash Prato University Centre, Prato, Italie, Seminar Commemorating the centenary of  Gallipoli, with Prof. Bruce Scates et Prof. Rae Francis (Monash), Monash Prato University Centre, Prato, Italy, 14-16 July 2015

Australian National University, The University of Sydney, Museum of Australian Democracy, University of Huddersfield, International conference, Marseille 1915-2015: gateway to the remembrance trails,  9-10 April 2015, http://irnwc.hypotheses.org/510

 

2014

Queen Mary University of London, Dr Williams’s Library, London, Congregational Library, Boston, Workshop (AMU School of Humanities and Social Sciences), Dr Williams’s Library, 7 November 2014

Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies (Queen Mary University of London and Dr Williams’s Library, London), The University of Liverpool, Symposium Dissenting Experience, 8 November 2014, http://dissent.hypotheses.org

ESSE International Conference “Biography theory” round table with Hans Renders (Groningen, NL) and Christian Klein (Wuppertal, Germany), 1st September 2014

 

2013

Dr Williams's Centre for Dissenting Studies (Queen Mary University of London and Dr Williams’s Library, London), The University of Liverpool, Symposium Dissenting Experience, 9 November 2013, http://dissent.hypotheses.org

Loyola University (Center for the Study of New Orleans) and the University of Louisiana Lafayette (USA), International Conference ‘New Orleans, la cité décalée/New Orleans, The Mistfit City’ (8-9 November 2013)

 

2012

The German Marshall Fund, International Conference : Les États-Unis et le monde/ the United States and the World (15-17 November 2012)

The Embassy of the United States, International Conference : Les États-Unis et le monde/ the United States and the World (15-17 November 2012)

Tufts University (Boston, USA), International Conference : Les États-Unis et le monde/ the United States and the World (15-17 November 2012)

McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania (USA), International Conference, ‘Race Ethnicity and  Publishing’ (22-24 March 2012)

 

2011

University of Sydney, AustraliaThe School of Languages and Cultures & the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry (Australia), International Conference ‘Histories of Forgetting in the English and French-speaking Worlds, 19th -21st Centuries’ (8-10 December 2011)

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Washington, D.C)International Conference, Les États-Unis et le Mexique : Problèmes partagés et coopération/The United States and Mexico : Shared Problems and Cooperation (October 21, 2011)

El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Tijuana (Mexico)International Conference, Les États-Unis et le Mexique : Problèmes partagés et coopération/The United States and Mexico : Shared Problems and Cooperation (October 21, 2011)

El Colegio de México, International Conference, Les États-Unis et le Mexique : Problèmes partagés et coopération/The United States and Mexico : Shared Problems and Cooperation (October 21, 2011)

 

Invited Speakers and Keynote Lecturers

 

Great Britain & Ireland

 

Prof. Alexandra Walsham (Cambridge), July 2016 (keynote speaker)

Prof. Andrew Spicer (Oxford Brookes), July 2016 (keynote speaker)

Prof. Helen Wilcox (Bangor), July 2016 (keynote speaker)

Prof. Alec Ryrie (Durham), July 2016 (keynote speaker)

Prof. John Gardner (Professor of English Literature at Anglia Ruskin University), 9 November 2015 (Lecture)

Dr Elizabeth McKellar (Senior Lecturer and Staff Tutor in the Art History Department at the Open University), 4 May 2015 (Lecture)

Dr Andy Mycock (Reader in Politics, Fellow of the Higher Education Authority, co-founder of the Academy for British and Irish Studies, University of Huddersfield) 8 April 2015 (Lecture)

Prof. Christine Stevenson (Professor at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London), 4 May 2015 (Lecture)

Dr Berny Sèbe (Senior Lecturer in colonial and post-colonial studies, University of Birmingham), 10 April 2015 (Lecture)

Prof. Klaus Dodds (Professor of Geopolitics, Royal Holloway, University of London), 6 March 2015 (Keynote Lecture)

Dr Robert V. McNamee (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford), 1 December 2014 (Lecture)

Prof. Klaus Dodds (Professor of Geopolitics, Royal Holloway, University of London), 21 November 2014 (Lecture)

Prof. Lynda Mugglestone (Professor of the History of English, Pembroke College Oxford), 10-12 April 2014 (Margin(s) and Norm(s) in English Language(s) Conference)

Prof. Charlotte Brewer (Professor of English Language and Literature, Hertford College Oxford), 10-12 April 2014 (Margin(s) and Norm(s) in English Language(s) Conference)

Dr James Vigus (Lecturer in English, Queen Mary University of London), 31 March 2014 (Lecture)

Dr David Wykes (Director of Dr Williams’s Library), 31 March 2014 (Lecture)

Prof. Donald Sassoon (Emeritus Professor of Comparative European History, Queen Mary University of London), 10 March 2014 (Lecture)

Prof. James Martin (Professor of Politics, Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Media and Democracy, Goldsmiths, University of London), 9 December 2013 (Lecture)

Prof. W. R. Owens (Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Creative Arts, Technology and Science, University of Bedfordshire), 2 December 2013 (Lecture)

Prof. John Morrill (Professor of British and Irish History, Cambridge University, Fellow of Selwyn College), 21 October 2013 (Keynote address)

Prof. Alastair Cameron (Royal United Services Institute, GB), 31 January 2013 (Lecture)

Dr Caroline Bowden (History Department, Queen Mary University, London), 13  May 2013 (Lecture)

Prof. Christiana Payne (Professor of History of Art, Oxford Brookes University), 19 January 2013 (Lecture)

Prof. Michael Toolan (Professor of Applied English Linguistics, University of Birmingham), 23 November 2012 (Lecture)

Dr Mike Weaver (American Arts, Linacre College, Oxford) 22 December 2012 (Lecture)

Dr Linda Bree (Editorial Director, Arts and Literature, Cambridge University Press), 5 November 2012 (Lecture)

Dr Anne Hammond (American Photography, Centre for the Fine Print Research University of the West of England, Bristol), 22 October 2012 (Lecture)

Dr Angus Gowland (Reader in Intellectual History, University College London), 6 February 2012 (Lecture)

Dr Christopher Tilmouth (Senior Lecturer in Literature and Intellectual History, English Faculty, University of Cambridge), 6 February 2012 (Lecture)

 Dr Esmé Cleall (Lecturer in History, University of Sheffield), 10 December 2011 (Lecture)

Dr Ciarán Wallace (Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, Trinity College, Dublin), 10 December 2011 (Lecture)

Prof. Susan James (Professor of Philosophy, Birkbeck College, London), 10 October 2011 (Lecture)

 

Europe

 

Prof. Stephanos Stephanides (Poet and Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Cyprus, Nicosia), 7 April 2015

Prof. Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (Professor of English Sociohistorical Linguistics, University of Leiden, Netherlands), 10-12 April 2014 (Margin(s) and Norm(s) in English Language(s) Conference)

Prof. Christopher Williams (Professor of English Language for the ‘Specialization’ courses, University of Foggia, Italy), 20-22 March 2014 (GERAS Annual Conference)

Dr Heidi Bojsen (Associate Professor, Department of Culture and Identity, Roskilde Universitet, Denmark), 5 April 2013 (Lecture)

Prof. Thomas Austenfeld (Professor of American Literature, University of Fribourg, Switzerland), 7 December 2012 (Lecture)

Gertjan Storm (Former Ambassador of the Netherlands, counselor for development issues), 15-17 November 2012 (The United States and the World Conference) 

 

North America

 

Prof. Ian Duncan (Professor of English and Scottish Literature, Florence Green Bixby Chair in English, Berkeley University of California, U.S.A.), 9 November 2015 (Lecture)

Prof. Miriam Cooke (Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Chair Braxton Craven, Duke University, USA), 28 mai 2015 (Lecture)

Prof. Bryce Traister (Professor of American Studies, University of Western Ontario, Canada), 13 April 2015 (Lecture)

Sally Shelton-Colby (American diplomat, American University, Washington), 13 March 2015

Prof. Marie-Christine Leps (Professor of Literary theory and Discursive Criticism, Graduate Program director, Department of English, York University, Toronto, Canada), 12 January 2015 (Lecture)

Prof. Don Abelson (Professor of Political Scince, former director of the Center for American Studies, Chair of the Political Science Department, and founding Director of the Canada-US Institute, University of Western Ontario, Canada) 14 October 2014 (Lecture) 

Senator Serge Joyal (Canada), 17 April 2014 (Lecture)  

Prof. John M. Swales (Professor of Applied Linguistics and Discourse Analysis, University of Michigan), 20-22 March 2014 (GERAS Annual Conference)

Prof. Maren Stange (Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, The Cooper Union, New York City), 31 March 2014 (Lecture)

Prof. Barry Jean Ancelet (Granger & Debaillon Endowed Professor in Francophone Studies, University of Louisiana at Lafayette), 8-9 November 2013 (New Orleans Conference)

Prof. Sanford Hinderlie (Rita O. Huntsinger Distinguished Professor of Music, Loyola University New Orleans), 8-9 November 2013 (New Orleans Conference)

Prof. Leslie Parr (Director Center for the Study of New Orleans, Loyola University New Orleans), 8-9 November 2013 (New Orleans Conference)

Prof. Walter Russel Mead (Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities, Bard College/ Professor of American Foreign Policy, Yale), 2 October 2013 (Lecture)

Philip Breeden (Minister Counselor of Public Affairs at the US Embassy, Paris), 15-17 November 2012 (The United States and the World Conference)

Jorne Heine (Professor of Global Governance, Balsillie School of International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada), 15-17 November 2012 (The United States and the World Conference)

Jolyon Howorth (Professor of Political Science, Yale University, USA/ Emeritus Professor of European Studies, University of Bath, GB), 15-17 November 2012 (The United States and the World Conference)

David Mares (Professor of Political Science, Inter-American Affairs, University of California, San Diego, USA), 15-17 November 2012 (The United States and the World Conference)

Jim Nichol (Specialist in Russian and Euroasian Affairs, Congressional Research Service, Washinton, D.C.), 15-17 November 2012 (The United States and the World Conference)

Marina Ottaway (Senior Associate, Middle East Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Affairs), 15-17 November 2012 (The United States and the World Conference)

Jonathan Paquin (Associate Professor, Political Science, Université Laval, Québec, Canada), 15-17 November 2012 (The United States and the World Conference)

Chuck Parker (Former Head of Arms control Coordination, NATO), 15-17 November 2012 (The United States and the World Conference)

Tony Smith (Cornelia M. Jackson Professor of Political Science, Tufts University), 15-17 November 2012 (The United States and the World Conference)

Paolo Sotero Marques (Director of the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.), 15-17 November 2012 (The United States and the World Conference)

Arturo Valenzuela (Professor of Government, Georgetown university ; Former Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Department of State, United States), 15-17 November 2012 (The United States and the World Conference), and 21 October 2011 (The United States of Mexico)

Prof. Max Cavitch (Associate Professor of Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania), 22-24 March 2012 (Race and Publishing Conference)

Prof. Eric Jennings (Professor of History, Victoria College, University of Toronto, Canada), 10 December 2011 (Keynote address, Histories of Forgetting, International conference)

Isabelle Rousseau (Professor of International Relations, El Colegio de México, Mexico), 21 October 2011 (The United States and Mexico conference)

Gustavo Vega (Professor of International Relations, El Colegio de México, Mexico), 21 October 2011 (The United States and Mexico conference)

Monica Serrano (Professor of International Relations, El Colegio de México, Mexico), 21 October 2011 (The United States and Mexico conference)

Olga Odgers (Professor of Sociology, COLEF Tijuana, Mexico), 21 October 2011 (The United States and Mexico conference)

Juan Carlos Foncerrada (Minister, Defense issues, Embassy of Mexico, Washington, D.C.), 21 October 2011 (The United States and Mexico conference)

Clare Seelke (Specialist of Latin America, Congressional Research Service, Washington, D.C.), 21 October 2011 (The United States and Mexico conference)

Dr Andrew Selee (Director of the Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, D.C.), 21 October 2011 (The United States and Mexico conference)

 

Australia

 

Dr Ben Wellings (Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, Monash University), 8 April 2015; 28 September 2012 (Lectures)

Dr Denise Fischer (Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University’s Centre for European Studies, Canberra/ Formerly senior Australian diplomat), 20 January 2012 (Lecture)

Prof. Robert Aldrich (Professor of European and Colonial History, University of Sydney), 9 December 2011 (Keynote address, Histories of Forgetting, International conference)

Dr Stephen Alomes (Adjunct Professor, Department of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT Melbourne), 9 December 2011 (Lecture)

Prof. Judith Keene (Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Sydney), 9 December 2011 (Lecture)

Dr Elizabeth Rechniewski (Senior Lecturer, Department of French Studies, University of Sydney), 9 December 2011 (Lecture)

 

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Dr Mark Burden (GB), InvenCaP Project, October 2014-September 2015. International project funded by Aix-Marseille Foundation. http://dissent.hypotheses.org/invencap/about-invencap