Category Archives: Projects

Launch Event – Friday 25 November: UK Sikh Survey Report 2016

CTTR hosts the Launch of the Findings of the UK Sikh Survey, the first ever comprehensive analysis of issues that matter to the British Sikh Community. The event takes place on Friday 25 November 2016, 2-4pm, MA 221 (The Council Room, Wulfruna … Continue reading

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Communities of Authorship Update: The Marchioness Solari and the Royal Literary Fund

This post is the second of a series of profiles in which Dr Benjamin Colbert will feature an author and her work from Women’s Travel Writing, 1780-1840, as well as an update on the research underway for the British Academy project, … Continue reading

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Stories in the Sand

This is the last of four blog posts by CTTR’s Candi Miller recounting her experiences with the San people in Northeastern Namibia over the summer, and the development of her latest research project.   For previous installments see Part 1, Part 2, … Continue reading

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The School Problem

This is the third of four blog posts by CTTR’s Candi Miller recounting her experiences with the San people in Northeastern Namibia over the summer, and the development of her latest research project. [See Part 1, Part 2] Imagine you are the … Continue reading

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Finding Koba

This is the second of four blog posts by CTTR’s Candi Miller recounting her experiences with the San people in Northeastern Namibia over the summer, and the development of her latest research project. [See Part 1] I’ve shown Tsamkxao, one of the … Continue reading

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Nyae Nyae Journey

This is the first of four blog posts by CTTR’s Candi Miller recounting her experiences with the San people in Northeastern Namibia over the summer, and the development of her latest research project.  Courtesy of my employer, the University of … Continue reading

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Women Travel Writers, 1780-1840: Communities of Authorship

CTTR is pleased to announce the commencement of a British Academy funded research project, Women Travel Writers, 1780-1840: Communities of Authorship. Led by Dr Benjamin Colbert in collaboration with database designer Chris Veness of Moveable Type Ltd., the project aims to restore visibility to … Continue reading

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Database of Women’s Travel Writing: Marianne Colston

This post is the first of a series of profiles in which Dr Benjamin Colbert will feature an author and her work from the Database of Women’s Travel Writing, 1780-1840: No. 1: Marianne Jenkins Colston (1792-1865) In 1822, the Paris-based … Continue reading

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CTTR Researcher Profiles: Dr Irina Moore

Dr Irina Moore is a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, TESOL, and Russian at the University of Wolverhampton’s Department of English, Linguistics, and Creative Writing. Her research and teaching interests have been fostered by many years of teaching and mentoring in the … Continue reading

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Project Update: British Travel Writing, 1780-1840

In this blog post, Dr Benjamin Colbert, Reader in English Literature and co-director of the Centre for Transnational and Transcultural Research, reflects on the recent launch of a pilot travel writing database and on its future development. On 10 July … Continue reading

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