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Academic visitors

We welcome visting scholars from around the world who wish to base themselves in the HRC to pursue their research.  Find out more 

Current and recent visitors

NameHome institutionResearch interestsDates of visit
Dr Chantal Camenisch University of Bern, Switzerland

Climate and weather impacts on society and economy in Western Switzerland, Normandy and Yorkshire from 1315 until 1715

Aug 18-July 19

Prof Naoko Takeda School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Japan Seebohm Rowntree and the urbanisation of York during the inter-war period

Sep 18- Sep 19

Prof Masataka Ota Daito Bunka University, Tokyo, Japan WH Auden

Apr 18-Apr 19

Prof Xu Li Southwest University of Science and Technology, China British Enterprises in China and Sino-British Relations in the 1950s

Mar 18-Mar 19

Dr PaweĊ‚ Wojtas Faculty of Liberal Arts, University of Warsaw, Poland Parallels between a fictional staging of disability and narrative construction in JM Coetzee’s novels.

Feb-Mar 18

Dr Saeedat Aliyu  University of Ilorin, Nigeria Postcolonial literature, with an emphasis on environmental criticism, specifically on poetry and activism in the Niger Delta region.

Mar 17-Feb 18

Dr Li Ying Department of English, School of Foreign Studies, Nanjing University, China The works of Julian Barnes Jan-Dec 17
Dr Changjie Luo Institute of European and American Culture and Philosophy, Tianjin Foreign Studies University, China Early modern philosopher David Hume and analytic philosopher PF Strawson Aug-Dec 17
Dr Li Hui Fang Hebei Normal University, China A textbook of British history for use in Chinese universities Jan-Dec 17
Dr Christa Knellwolf King Dept of English, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman Critical Approaches to Reading and Reader Identification Jun-Jul 17 and Jun-Jul 18
Dr Ding Hui  Anhui Agricultural University, China The translation and reception of China’s classical dramas (Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties) in Britain in the 20th century. Jun-Dec 17
Prof Mari Hatavara Institute for Advanced Social Research, University of Tampere, Finland Literature and everyday life Jan-Mar 17