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Director and Core Group

Dr Alexander Korb

Associate Professor  in Modern European History

Dr Paul Moore

Acting Director

Lecturer in Modern European History

Dr Fransiska Louwagie

Lecturer in French Studies

School of Modern Languages

Professor Aubrey Newman

Honorary Associate Director

Emeritus Professor of History

Dr Svenja Bethke

Acting Deputy Director

Lecturer in Modern European History

Dr Elke Schwarz Lecturer in International Politics 2708
Dr Victoria Stewart Reader in Modern and Contemporary Literature 2634
Dr. Fenoglio, Luca Leverhulme early career fellowship
Dr Martin Stern MD (retired)                                       

Associate Members

Dr Rabah Aissaoui       

Senior Lecturer in French

School of Modern Languages          



Dr Larissa Allwork Honorary Associate Fellow
Dr Viv Golding

Emeritus Associate Professor

School of Museum Studies

Dr Jovan Byford

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

The Open University

Dr Janet Marstine

Academic Director

School of Museum Studies

Dr Simona Storchi

Deputy Head of the School of Arts

Lecturer in Italian

School of Modern Languages

Dr Mandi Jamalian Hamedani


Stanley Burton Centre

Advisory Board

Professor Donald Bloxham University of Edinburgh
Professor Christopher Browning UNC Chapel Hill
Professor Elizabeth Harvey University of Nottingham
Professor Dan Stone Royal Holloway, University of London
Dr Anton Weiss-Wendt HL Senteret Oslo

Honorary Associate Members

  • Ruth David
  • Dr Olaf Jensen
  • Dr Irina Marin
  • Dr Caroline Sharples
  • PhD Students

    Josh Cohen
    Namak Khoshnaw
    Nadine Tauchner
    Anna Scanlon (graduated 2017)
    Christina Winkler (graduated 2016)
    Stefanie Rauch (graduated 2015)
    Thomas Mckay (graduated 2012) 

    Student Volunteers Supervisor

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    Frances Oldfield
    Josh Malam

    HET Officer

    James Milton       

    Research Assistant

    Nadine Tauchner                                  


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    News in the Centre

    Dr Maria Framke from the University of Rockstock will be giving a number of research seminars, co-hosted by the School of History, Politics and International Relations Global, Colonial and Postcolonial cluster: 

    Wednesday 23 May - 'India a safe haven for Jewish refugees?: Exploring the entangled web of Indian anti-fascism, anti-colonialism and humanitarian solidarity in the interwar period'.  The venue is the seminar room at 3-5 Salisbury Road, at 5pm.

    Thursday 24 May  Dr Maria Framke will give a seminar on the subject of her book, titled 'Delhi-Rome-Berlin: Taraknath Das’s Engagement with Italian Fascism and German National Socialism'. The venue is in the Attenborough Tower room ATT208, at 2pm.

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