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Liz Rideal

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Liz Rideal (© Mike Dye)

Liz Rideal is an artist and lecturer at the Slade School of Fine Art and the National Portrait Gallery. Her work is in the Tate, the V&A, the British Museum, the Bibliothèque Nationale (Paris), the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Yale Center for British Art (USA) and the Museet for Fototkunst (Denmark).

Jonathan Wolff

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Jo Wolff

Professor Jonathan Wolff is Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Philosophy at UCL. From around 2002-5 he acted as an adviser to the Railway Safety and Standards Board on questions of the ethics of risk.

Timothy Mathews

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Professor Tim Mathews

Timothy Mathews is Professor of French and Comparative Criticism at UCL.

His writing explores what relating to art can tell us about relating to others. His most recent book is Alberto Giacometti: the Art of Relation (I. B. Tauris 2013).

Michael Stewart

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Michael Stewart

Michael Stewart teaches in the UCL Department of Anthropology. He has had a lifelong engagement with film and the performing arts.

Pantelis Michelakis

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Dr Pantelis Michelakis

Dr Pantelis Michelakis is Senior Lecturer in Classics at the University of Bristol. He works on ancient Greek theatre, literature and culture and their reception.

Maria Wyke

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Professor Maria Myke

Professor Maria Wyke (UCL Department of Latin) works on Latin poetry and the reception of ancient Rome, especially in popular culture.

Amna Malik

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Dr Amna Malik is Lecturer in Art History and Theory at the Slade School of Fine Art. She has published a number of articles examining contemporary art practice from the perspective of diaspora.

Bojan Aleksov

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Dr Bojan Aleksov

Dr Bojan Aleksov is a lecturer in Southeast European History at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies. Previously he held posts at the European University Institute in Florence and the Osteuropa Institut of the Free University in Berlin.

Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel

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Rebecca Lamarche Vadel (copyright Kate Fitchard)

Rebecca Lamarche-Vadel is a French curator and writer. She studied Political Sciences, History and Art History at the Sorbonne University (Paris) and at the Frei Universität (Berlin).

François Guesnet

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Dr Francois Guesnet

Dr François Guesnet is a Reader of Modern Jewish History at the UCL Department of Hebrew & Jewish Studies.

His ongoing research includes a project on Jewish intercession in Europe in a comparative perspective (18th and 19th centuries), a project on Jewish self-government in Poland from its inception until the present (in collaboration with colleagues from Poland, Israel and North America), and a comparative project on anti-Semitism in Eastern Central Europe after 1989.

Mererid Puw Davies

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Mereid Puw Davies

Dr Mererid Puw Davies is Senior Lecturer in German at UCL. She has published widely on modern literature, film and cultural studies.

Dean Machin

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Dr Dean Machin

Dr Dean Machin was an undergraduate at UCL (1996-99) and now teaches in the Department of Philosophy and works as a researcher for the Rt Hon David Willetts, Minister for the Universities and Science.

Peter Swaab

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Dr Peter Swaab

Professor Peter Swaab studied at Cambridge, Harvard and NYU before coming to UCL. He is the editor of the ‘Selected Nonsense and Travel Writings’ of Edward Lear and of the first ever editions of poetry and prose by Sara Coleridge.

Annika Lindskog

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Annika Lindskog

Annika Lindskog is Lecturer in Swedish (language) in the UCL Department of Scandinavian Studies. Her research focuses primarily on cultural studies, looking in  particular at landscape and music (separately or combined) as cultural, societal and/or ideological actors and agents.

Julian Graffy

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Professor Julian Graffy

Julian Graffy is Professor of Russian Literature and Film at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at UCL. He has written widely on Russian literature and film.

Giulia Biffis

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Giulia Biffis

Giulia Biffis is Honorary Research Fellow at in the UCL Department of Greek & Latin. In 2012 she gained her PhD in Classics at UCL, with a thesis on Greek Hellenistic poetry, more specifically Lycophron’s 'Alexandra'.

Katie Meheux

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Katie Meheux

Dr Katie Meheux is Deputy Librarian of the UCL Institute of Archaeology Library, Chair of the UCL Library Services Outreach & Engagement Working Group and a Public Engagement and Impact Champion for the Institute of Archaeology.

Gesine Manuwald

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Professor Gesine Manuwald

Gesine Manuwald is Professor of Latin and has been at UCL since 2007, after stints in Freiburg (Germany), Oxford and Princeton.

Philip Schofield

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Professor Philip Schofield

Philip Schofield is Professor of the History of Legal and Political Thought in the Faculty of Laws and Director of the Bentham Project at UCL.

Matthew Jones

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Dr Matthew Jones

Dr Matthew Jones is a Research Associate in the History Department, working on the AHRC project 'Cultural Memory and British Cinema-going of the 1960s'.

Dr Martin Liebscher

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Dr Martin Liebscher

Dr Martin Liebscher is Honorary Senior Lecturer at the UCL Centre for the History of Psychological Disciplines and Research Fellow at the German Department.

Sonu Shamdasani

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Professor Sonu Shamdasani

Professor Sonu Shamdasani works on the history of psychology and psychiatry.

His research follows two intersecting vertices: the reconstruction of the formation of modern psychological disciplines and therapeutics from the mid-nineteenth century onwards, and a reconstruction of the formation of work of Jung, based on primary archival materials.

Florian Mussgnug

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Dr Florian Mussgnug

Dr Florian Mussgnug is Lecturer in Italian Literature at UCL, where he also directs the graduate programme in Comparative Literature.

Michael Berkowitz

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Professor Michael Berkowitz

Professor Berkowitz, a native of Rochester, New York, received his BA from Hobart College (Geneva, New York) and his MA and PhD from the University of Wisconsin (Madison). At Wisconsin he studied under the late George L. Mosse.

Alicia Spencer-Hall

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Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall completed her BA (Hons) and MPhil at Churchill College, Cambridge, specialising early on in medieval French and German literature. She is in the third year of a PhD at UCL.

Bob Mills

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Dr Robert Mills

Dr Robert Mills joined the UCL Department of Art History in 2012. He is the author of 'Suspended Animation: Pain, Pleasure and Punishment in Medieval Culture' (2005) and co-author of 'A Gay History of Britain' (2007).

Jane Gilbert

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Jane Gilbert

Dr Jane Gilbert teaches French and Comparative Literature at UCL. Her research focuses on medieval French and English literature in dialogue with modern critical theories.

Elizabeth Dearnley

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Elizabeth Dearnley

Elizabeth Dearnley holds a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship within the Department of French. She is conducting a three-year research project, Mapping the European Breton Lai, which traces the journeys made by Breton lais (fantastical short verse narratives) across medieval Europe. She also teaches medieval literature and the history of fairy tales.

Elizabeth has previously worked as a journalist in Shanghai, before completing her MPhil and PhD at the University of Cambridge, in which she focused on French-English translation in late medieval England. She has recently finished a book based on this research, Middle English Translators' Prologues.

Ella Cullen

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Ella Cullen

Ella Cullen is studying for a PhD at UCL, supervised by Jane Gilbert (UCL department of French) and Catherine Keen (UCL Department of Italian).

Belinda É. S.

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Belinda Stojanovic

Belinda É. S. is a psychologist, musician, expressive arts therapist and scholar.

Aside from music performance and composition, her photography has also been internationally awarded and exhibited in London galleries. She lectures and holds workshops on psychology, creativity and biblical studies.

Christopher Peacocke

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Christopher Peacocke

Christopher Peacocke has occupied the Richard Wollheim Chair of Philosophy at UCL since 2007. He teaches at UCL in the summer term, spending the rest of the year at Columbia University in New York City.

Geraldine Brodie

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Geraldine Brodie

Dr Geraldine Brodie teaches Translation Studies and supervises the SELCS Writing Lab at UCL.

Her research centres on the role of translation in theatre and performance, focusing on agency, visibility and collaboration. She is a frequent speaker and writer on this topic, most recently including publications in Contemporary Theatre Review and the Vita Traductiva volume Authorial and Editorial Voices in Translation.

Iwan Morgan

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Iwan Morgan

Iwan Morgan is Professor of US Studies and Commonwealth Fund Professor of American History in UCL’s Institute of the Americas.

Vivienne Lo

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Dr Vivien Lo

Dr Vivienne Lo is director of the UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity.

She is an historian of the body and movement in ancient China and a long term practitioner of the martial arts.

John Mullan

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Professor John Mullan

John Mullan is Professor of English at UCL and the author of 'What Matters in Jane Austen?' (Bloomsbury, 2012). He has published widely on eighteenth-century literature, which is his academic specialism, but also on contemporary fiction.

John Dickie

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Professor John Dickie

John Dickie is Professor of Italian Studies at UCL. He is an internationally recognised specialist on many aspects of Italian history.

Mark Ford

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Professor Mark Ford

Mark Ford is a Professor in the English Department - and a poet: he has published three collections, 'Landlocked' (1992), 'Soft Sift' (2001) and 'Six Children' (2011).

Christiane Wienand

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Dr Christiane Wienand

Dr Christiane Wienand is a Research Fellow on the AHRC-funded research group 'Reverberations of War in Germany and Europe since 1945' at UCL.

Julia Wagner

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Dr Julia Wagner

Dr Julia Wagner is a Research Fellow on the AHRC-funded research group ‘Reverberations of War in Germany and Europe since 1945’ at UCL.

Alexandra Hills

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Alexandra Hills

Alexandra Hills is completing her doctoral dissertation on the legacies of war in post-war Austrian and Italian literature and film; her thesis focuses on the theory of creatureliness and explores the ways in which the body becomes the primary bearer of historical significance in reckonings with the Second World War. Her thesis deals with works by Pasolini, Cavani, Elsa Morante, Anna Mitgutsch, Elisabeth Reichart, Thomas Bernhard, Primo Levi, Curzio Malaparte and Ilse Aichinger. 

Mary Fulbrook

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Professor Mary Fulbrook

Professor Mary Fulbrook is Dean of the Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences, Professor of German History and Director of the European Institute at UCL.

Gaelle Fisher

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Gaelle Fisher

Gaelle Fisher is a teaching fellow in German History. She teaches courses on the social history of the GDR, the history of divided Germany and an interdisciplinary module on Berlin as a site of memorialization.

Stephanie Bird

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Dr Stephanie Bird

Dr Stephanie Bird is Senior Lecturer in German at UCL and Vice-Dean Interdisciplinary (Faculty of Arts & Humanities).

John Took

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Professor John Took

John Took is Professor of Dante Studies in the UCL Department of Italian, previously at Birkbeck College. Author of books on Dante's aesthetic philosophy, his minor works, his general ontology or philosophy of existence, and on the 'Fiore' (a version of the 'Roman de la Rose') attributed to Dante (a critical edition with translation and apparatus).

Ernest Schonfield

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Dr Ernest Schonfield

Dr Ernest Schonfield is a Teaching Fellow in German at UCL. He was educated at the University of Sussex and UCL. Since then he has taught German language, literature and culture at Oxford University, King’s College London and UCL.

Peter Meineck

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Dr Peter Meineck

Dr Peter Meineck is Clinical Associate Professor of Classics at New York University, Honorary Professor of Classics at the University of Nottingham and Founder of Aquila Theatre.

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