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At the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies we have a varied selection of research programmes into literary, linguistic, historical and cultural topics with reference to all parts of the world.

Our research covers themes such as the modern epic, the places of literature, twentieth century European history, colonial history and identity processes in former colonies, functional linguistics, foreign language acquisition, translation studies, lexicography, linguistic change and many others.

Strategic priorities

Engerom is promoting a number of strategic focus areas. These research platforms vil constitute the core of strategic research activities at the Department for English, Germanic and Romance Studies until 2016.

Language areas

The research at the Department is concerned with language, literature, history and society within certain language areas. See the list of language areas, if you want to know more about the scholars working within the different areas. 

Centres and projects

Scholars from Engerom are involved in a number of enterprises from interdepartmental research centres to individual research projects. Check the list of centres and projects.

Researchers at Engerom

If you are looking for a specific scholar at the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, see the alphabetical list of all scientific staff.