Dr Ian Magedera M.A. (Cambridge) Ph.D. (London)

Senior Lecturer Languages, Cultures and Film

Research

Research

My research focuses on the different ways in which French and English speakers understand India and its domestic built and intangible cultural heritage. I have also published monographs on literary biography, French grammar and on the work of Jean Genet (1910-1986).

Research Grants

The Hugli River of Cultures Pilot Project, from Bandel to Barrackpore

DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY (BEIS) (UK)

February 2018 - January 2020

Peripheral Voices and European Colonialism: Representations of India in French Literature and Culture 1750-1962.

ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL (AHRC)

September 2006 - June 2011

Envisioning the Indian City: Spaces of Encounter (ETIC)

UK-INDIA EDUCATION AND RESEARCH INITIATIVE (UK)

March 2013 - February 2016