Find a research supervisor in exile and migration 

Staff in the Department of Modern Languages who supervise PhD/MA by Research in the area of exile and migration.

Dr Monica Jato

Reader in Hispanic Studies

  • The invention of America in the Spanish culture of the exile of 1939
  • Women's personal narratives
  • 19th- and 20th-century Spanish literature
  • Modern Spanish poetry

Professor Francis Lough

Professor Francis Lough

Professor of Hispanic Studies

  • Spanish literature and culture of the XX and XXI centuries
  • The literature of the avant-garde, Spanish Republican Exile and the Spanish Civil War

Dr Elisenda Marcer Cortés

Lecturer in Catalan Studies

  • Translating National Identity
  • The Reception of Catalan Literature in English

Dr Maria Roca Lizarazu

Dr Maria Roca Lizarazu

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow

Maria Roca Lizarazu is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Department of Modern Languages within LCAHM, specialising in contemporary German-language literatures of (post-)migration, German Jewish literature and culture, Holocaust literatures, and Memory studies.

Maria was Academic Director for the Graduate Centre for Europe from 2018-2020

 

Dr Lorraine Ryan

Dr Lorraine Ryan

Lecturer in Hispanic Studies
Birmingham Fellow

  • Contemporary Spanish Literature
  • Gender in Contemporary Spain
  • The Child in Spanish Culture
  • Contemporary Spanish Women´s Writing
  • Cultural Memory and Trauma in Contemporary Spain
  • Sociology of Memory

Dr Berny Sèbe

Dr Berny Sèbe

Senior Lecturer in colonial and post-colonial studies

  • Colonial and Postcolonial Studies
  • British and French imperial history
  • Decolonisation and the End of Empire
  • Colonial memory
  • Nineteenth and Twentieth French History

Modern languages staff research supervision areas