Durham University and over 30 partner organisations have created an international network that will open new research and collaboration opportunities for Nineteenth-Century Studies.
We’ve joined over 30 universities, museums and professional associations - united by a mutual love of Nineteenth-Century Studies - to forge an international and interdisciplinary partnership that dramatically expands research and collaboration opportunities.
Our Vice-Chancellor Karen O’Brien joined leaders of organisations recognised for their contributions to Nineteenth-Century Studies in signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 12 October.
The MOU is more than just a document – it celebrates the birth of two new Nineteenth-Century Studies networks that Durham University has created with partners following a series of informal meetings starting in 2015.
Both are the first and largest organisations of their kind. They aim to change our thinking about the Nineteenth Century – and how we use it to understand ourselves today – by bringing together academics and professionals in a wide range of disciplines.
The MOU broadens the scope of the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, which was founded in 2013 to expand and internationalise research partnerships in Nineteenth-Century Studies for universities in the Northeast of England. CNCS International recently organised a two-day conference funded by the Daiwa Foundation, Japan, Transnational Studies of 19th-Century Japanese and British Science and another conference, Beyond the Veil: Cross-Cultural and Interdisciplinary Studies of Horror, Gothic and the Occult in the Nineteenth Century.
Find out more about the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies International.
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