French PhD

Major code: FRPR

About us

Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

This School brings together a number of internationally recognised centres of excellence for research and teaching. The departments themselves are steeped in history, and teaching stretches back for more than 100 years in many disciplines. There is a high degree of interdisciplinary activity that generates a lively culture, with staff and students from all disciplines interacting through institutional research groups and forums.

The School comprises the following areas of study:

  • History, including Archives and Records Management
  • Irish Studies
  • Politics
  • Archaeology, Classics, Egyptology
  • Modern Languages and Cultures

Staff research interests

Please see the department's website.


Research Groups and Centres

  • Migrations and Identities
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Postcolonialisms
  • Beyond the Text
  • Histories and Memories

For more information please see our webpage:

Research Centres

Staff and postgraduates in Modern Languages and Cultures are involved in the activities of a number of cross-departmental research centres:

Research Institute of Latin American Studies (RILAS)

Eighteenth-Century Worlds Research Centre

Centre for the Study for International Slavery

Liverpool Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

India in the World Research Centre IWRC

Jasem Eidan