Identities and Culture in Europe since 1945

September 2001- August 2007

An interdisciplinary programme of six two-year fellowships that was directed by Professor Michael Worton and funded by the Mellon Foundation. This programme examined the following key themes:

  • Word and Image: the role played by visual and texual representations in the constructions of identity
  • Popular Culture and its role in identity formation
  • National, Regional and Individual Identities in a modern European context
  • Nationhood and Sovereignty
  • Stasis and Mobility

Fellows

Dr Jérôme Game Identities and Culture in Europe - Word and Image, March 2002 - February 2004, then to a post at the American University of Paris

Dr Mirca Madianou Identities and Culture in Europe - National, Regional and Individual Identities, September 2002 - August 2004, then to a post at the University of Cambridge

Dr Richard Mole Identities and Culture in Europe - National, Regional and Individual Identities, September 2003 - August 2005, then to a post at the UCL School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies

Dr Dimitris Papanikolaou Identities and Culture in Europe - Popular Culture and Identity Formation, September 2002-August 2004, then to a post at the University of Oxford

Dr Andrew Shorten Identities and Culture in Europe - Stasis and Mobility, September 2005 - August 2007, then to a post at the University of Linerick

Dr Claire Thomson Identities and Culture in Europe - Visual Arts and Literary Genres, September 2004 - August 2006, then to a post at the UCL Department of Scandinavian Studies