About us

We are committed to excellence in research and teaching. Our staff and postgraduate students are at the forefront of interdisciplinary research into literature, culture, history, film and TV, politics and international relations. 

The Centre has also developed collaborative partnerships with internationally-prominent institutions in Iran (the University of Tehran), China (Huazhong University for Science and Technology and Shanghai Maritime University), Ireland (University College Dublin), Holland (the Roosevelt Centre), Berlin (the Free University, Berlin and University of Bonn), Canada (Dalhousie University) and Japan (Doshisha University, Kyoto, Sophia University, Tokyo and the University of Tokyo).