Professor Edward Timms FBA
About this Fellow
History; social history; cultural anthropology; political history; western Europe; Austria; Germany
- Life Fellow of Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge; Research Professor at the University of Sussex
- Assistant Lecturer in German, School for Global Studies, University of Sussex, 1963 - 1965
- Lecturer in German and Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, 1965 - 1991
- Professor of German, School for Global Studies, University of Sussex, 1992 - 2002
- Life Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, 1992
- Research Professor in History at the Centre for German-Jewish Studies, University of Sussex, School for Global Studies, University of Sussex, 2003
Modern & contemporary literature in English, French, German & Spanish; literary theory; theory of the novel; the history of criticism
Film & cultural studies; theories of representation & entertainment; lesbian & gay culture; white representation; music & film; Italian cinema; the European crime film
Literature & culture of the 'long Romantic period', with a focus on empire, nation & travel writing. My recent focus is Scottish literature & thought 1750-1850, with a special emphasis on Robert Burns & his poetic & intellectual circle.
The study of images, media & visual culture in relation to politics in both traditional & modern societies.