2020 applicants
Interdisciplinary Studies centre

European Studies

Director

Academic Staff

Alison Rowlands
Professor, Department of History
Research interests: The social and cultural history of early modern Germany.; Gender in early modern Germany.; Witchcraft, magic and witch-trials, especially in early modern Europe.; Remembering and commemorating early modern witch-trials.
Beatriz De Paiva
Senior Lecturer, Department of Language and Linguistics
Research interests: Intercultural and Interlanguage Pragmatics (pragmatic aspects of conversational interactions between native and non-native speakers); Pragmatics in language teaching; Pragmatics in translation
Carlos Gigoux Gramegna
Lecturer, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Human Rights; Indigenous Peoples; Sustainable Development; Social Movements; Refugees
Claudia Alsdorf
Senior Lecturer, Department of Language and Linguistics
Research interests: language and identity (cultural transfer issues); the performance aspect of interpreting; the use of poetry in language teaching; using portfolio assessment to develop transferable skills for the job market; intensive language learning strategies including multisensory language training; German ab-initio intensive route for beginners leading to mastery level; poetry translation; condensation in subtitling and poetry
Ignazia Posadinu
Senior Lecturer, Department of Language and Linguistics
Research interests: Blended Learning; Technology and language learning; Computer aided translation and interpreting; Audiovosual translation
Lawrence Ezrow
Professor, Department of Government
Research interests: political representation; parties' election strategies; political institutions
Marios Koutsias
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
Research interests: Company Law; Corporate Governance; Comparative Company Law; European Union Law with a special emphasis on the Internal Market; Privacy and Data Protection
Michael Tymkiw
Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: Spectatorship; Histories of modernism; Exhibition design and curation; The relationship between art and politics; The use of digital technologies in museums and galleries; Intersections between pre-modern and modern art
Natasha Ruiz-Gomez
Senior Lecturer, School of Philosophy and Art History
Research interests: Art and science/medicine; Auguste Rodin's oeuvre; Nineteenth-century French sculpture; Architecture and urban planning in nineteenth-century Paris; Auguste Rodin and science; Jean-Martin Charcot and art; Objectivity and medical imagery; Medical portraiture; Nineteenth-century medical photography; Theories of degeneration and genius
Yasemin Soysal
Professor, Department of Sociology
Research interests: Citizenship and Nation-state; National and Transnational; Transnationalization of Higher Education; International Migrations; Human Rights; Regional Integration (Europe and East Asia)