Olaf Stapledon Timeline for Last and First Men

Research Projects

Citizens of Everywhere Citizens of Everywhere

Citizens of Everywhere

Citizens of Everywhere is a multidisciplinary project that aims to generate dialogue and response to recent political shifts in Europe and America.

Dissenting Experience

Dissenting Experience

Dissenting Experience is a research group interested in the history and literature of the Baptist, Congregational, and Presbyterian Churches in Britain across the early modern period (c.1500–c.1800).

Envisioning the Indian City

Envisioning the Indian City

Researching cross cultural exchanges in colonial and post-colonial India.

TIDE

TIDE

TIDE is a 5-year European Research Council funded project (2016-2021) that aims to investigate how mobility in the great age of travel and discovery shaped English perceptions of human identity based on cultural identification and difference.

Variation and style in Liverpool English Variation and Style in Liverpool English

Variation and Style in Liverpool English

This is an overarching project that comprises of two strands: 1) the qualitative exploration of social meaning, orders of indexicality and identity of Liverpool English (LE) in secondary school classrooms and 2) the creation and systematic annotation of a large corpus of LE that can be used for automatic speech recognition.

Research Groups

Centre for New & International Writing

Centre for New and International Writing

The Centre for New and International Writing is the University of Liverpool's focal point for the study of contemporary and international literatures, for creative writing, and new writing in its many manifestations.

Literature and Science Hub

Literature and Science Hub

A centre for research, teaching and public debate about the relationships between those two traditionally opposed spheres of knowledge, the arts and the sciences.

18th Century Worlds

Eighteenth Century Worlds

Eighteenth-Century Worlds (ECW) is an interdisciplinary research centre, which aims to promote research in the political, social, economic, intellectual, and cultural life of the ‘long’ eighteenth century (1650-1850).

Centre for the Humanities & Social Sciences of Health, Medicine and Technology

The Centre for Humanities and Social Science of Health, Medicine and Technology

The Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences of Health, Medicine and Technology brings together developments across the arts, critical scholarship and engagement with various publics to enhance understandings of medical, (bio)scientific and technical practice.

Liverpool Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Liverpool Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

We are a hub for interdisciplinary study and research of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance in Europe and beyond from c.300 to c.1700.

Olaf Stapledon Centre for Speculative Futures

The Olaf Stapledon Centre for Speculative Futures is an interdisciplinary research centre based in the University of Liverpool, bringing together researchers from various disciplines but focused primarily on English, Philosophy, and Special Collections & Archives.