The research environment of the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies hosts the following research centres, each of which promotes an innovative research agenda in a particular area of study:
Centre for the History of Ibero-America | Centre for Translation Studies | Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures | Centre for World Literatures | European Popular Musics | Iqbal Centre for the Study of Contemporary Islam | Leeds Centre for Dante Studies | Leeds Russian Centre | Memory, Violence and Trauma | Soft Power, Cinema and the BRICS
Moreover, School members are active in research networks including the Popular Culture Research Network, the Network for Hispanic and Lusophone Cultural Studies and a number of research centres, institutes and networks, hosted elsewhere in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures and the University of Leeds, including:
Leeds University Centre for African Studies | Centre for Canadian Studies | Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies | Institute for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies | Institute for Medieval Studies
Finally, our staff have been instrumental in establishing a university-wide network of experts in the language sciences, which hosts a range of activities and provides a stimulating environment for interdisciplinary research into language. For more information, visit the Language at Leeds website.