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Daniel Abondolo, BA (Yale), MA, PhD (Columbia ), Reader in Hungarian
Hungarian and comparative metrics; Translation and the evolution of literary norms.
Tim Beasley-Murray, MA (Cantab.), PhD (London), Senior Lecturer in European Thought and Culture
Walter Benjamin and Mikhail Bakhtin; contemporary Slovak literature; literary theory; Czech Structuralism; psychoanalysis and Habsburg literature.
Richard Butterwick, MA (Cantab.), DPhil (Oxon.), Senior Lecturer in Polish History
The political, intellectual, religious and cultural history of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, especially in the eighteenth century
Ramona Gönczöl, MA (Timişoara), Senior Teaching Fellow in Romanian
Romanian language; psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics; translation studies and ethnography
Seán Hanley, PhD (Birmingham), Senior Lecturer in East European Politics
Democratisation and democratic transition; party formation and party organisation; the centre-right in East and Central Europe; politics and society in the Czech Republic; euroscepticism.
Rebecca Haynes, BA (Oxon.), MA, PhD (London), Senior Lecturer in Romanian History
History of Romania; interwar political movements; German foreign policy in the 1930s.
Titus Hjelm, PhD (Helsinki), Lecturer in Finnish Society and Culture
Cultural sociology, sociology of religion, social problems, media and popular culture, social theory
Dorota Hołowiak, PhD (Poznań), Senior Teaching Fellow in Polish
Polish language; language and intercultural communication; the psychological aspects of foreign language acquisition in adult learners; the use of new media to support language learning.
Wojciech Janik, PhD (University of Silesia, Katowice), Librarian - Area Specialist for the former Soviet Union and Poland
Marta Jenkala, MA (London), Senior Teaching Fellow in Ukrainian
Ukrainian language; the problems of teaching Ukrainian grammar to non-native speakers; the development of Ukrainian language teaching materials.
Egbert Klautke, MA, PhD (Heidelberg), Lecturer in the Cultural History of Central Europe
Intellectual, cultural, urban history
Thomas Lorman, PhD (London), Teaching Fellow in Modern Central European History
Kristiina McCabe, BA (London), Teaching Fellow in Estonian
Spinoza's Ethics and Etzioni's communitarianism
Irina Marin, PhD (UCL), Teaching Fellow in Romanian Literature
Tomasz Mickiewicz, MA, PhD (Catholic University of Lublin), habilitacja (UMCS Lublin), Professor of Comparative Economics
Entrepreneurship, corporate governance and privatisation, institutional economics
Richard Mole, BA (Heriot-Watt), MPhil (Cantab), PhD (London), Senior Lecturer in Political Sociology
Central European politics, nationalism and national identity, foreign policy, political discourse, migration, social psychology, ethnic conflict regulation, minority rights, gender and sexuality, domestic and international politics of the Baltic States
Christopher Moseley, MA (London), Teaching Fellow in Latvian
Newly written languages and the creation of orthographies
Ursula Phillips, BA (Dunelm), BA (London), PhD (Warsaw), Honorary Research Fellow
Polish literature and culture, especially of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; comparative literary studies; gender; religion and feminism
Slavo Radošević, PhD (Zagreb), Professor of Industry and Innovation Studies
Industrial and economic restructuring; technology and innovation in Central and Eastern Europe; international business in Central and Eastern Europe; 'East' - 'West' industrial networks
Martyn Rady, BA, PhD (London), Professor of Central European History
Medieval Hungary; history of Central Europe and the Habsburg Monarchy in the 15th and 16th centuries; history of Transylvania; legal history
Daniel Siemens, PhD, DAAD Francis L. Carsten Lecturer in Modern German History
Social, cultural, and political history of Europe and the United States (19th and 20th century); historiography. Current fields of research: history of journalism in the GDR, protestantism and politics in the late 19th century, National Socialism in Berlin
Allan Sikk, PhD (Tartu), Lecturer in Baltic Politics
Party systems, party financing, Baltic politics, electoral behaviour, and electoral systems
Eszter Tarsoly, BA (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest), MA (London), Teaching Fellow in Hungarian
Linguistic purism, bilingualism, language acquisition versus language learning
Riitta-Liisa Valijärvi, PhD (Uppsala), Teaching Fellow in Finnish
Non-finite verb forms, lexicalisation, grammaticalisation, Uralic languages (especially Sami, Udmurt and Northern Selkup), linguistic typology, language documentation and description, Finnish as a second and foreign language, learning styles and teaching methodology
Ivana Vrtič, PhD, Croatian Lector
Croatian language; historical syntax; textual criticism; sociolinguistics (standardisation); Bible translations
Andrew Wilson, BA (Oxon.), PhD (London), Reader in Ukrainian Studies
Ukrainian politics and history; Ukrainian nationalism; problems of post-Soviet democratisation; identity politics in the post-Soviet states
Lucia Wiseman, PhD, Teaching Fellow in Czech and Slovak
Katarzyna Zechenter, MA (Kraków), PhD (Michigan), Lecturer in Polish Studies
Contemporary Polish prose with an emphasis on the concept of loss, displacement and disappearance; women in Polish literature; the role of cities (with particular emphasis on Kraków) in national mythology and cultural discourse
Peter Zusi, BA (Yale), MA, PhD (Chicago), Lecturer in Czech with Slovak Studies
Modern Czech and German literature and culture; theory of modernism and the avant-garde; literature in relation to the visual arts, particularly architecture; Kafka; philosophy of history; and cultural history of central Europe from the Enlightenment onward.
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