Professor Ken Parker

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Professor Ken Parker
Position/Fellowship type:
Senior Research Fellow
Institute of English Studies
Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Colonies & Colonization, emigration & immigration, Early Modern, English Literature
Asia, Middle East, United Kingdom
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Shakespeare; Early Modern Women Writers; Early Modern Travel Writers to Orient/Near East

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
31-Jul-2012 Islamophobia Abroad: Anti-Catholicism at Home: The Making of the English Nation

History Research. Vol. 2, No. 7 (July 2012): 461-466

01-Jan-2011 Mandeville Reviscent: Early Modern Travel Tales


A Knight's Legacy: Mandeville and Mandevillian Lore in Early Modern England, ed. Ladan Niayesh. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2001. pp 52-71

01-Jan-2010 Review of Raymond Suttner 'The ANC Underground in South Africa'

in African Identities, 8:1: 84 – 86 (February, 2010-12-20)

01-Jan-2009 Brief Chronicles; South African Literatures in Historic Context

Pretoria: Unisa Press Leyden, Koninghjke Brill NV

01-Jan-2005 Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra

2nd. ed., Writers & Their Works series, Tavistock, Devon: Northcote House

Relevant Events

Related events:

Date Details
01-Jun-2012 Islamophobia abroad; ant-Catholicism at home: the making of the English nation

University of Liverpool conference at The British Library, June 2012

01-Jan-2011 Making the Nation. English travel writing to Turkey & Persia in the contexts of trade, commerce and religious differences with those spaces as well as with European others

University College London Centre for Early Modern Studies, September 2011

01-Jan-2010 Dorothy Osborne Reads her Present in the Context(s) of her Past

Les Femmes Témoins de l’historie en France et dans les iles Brittaniques 16-18e siècles/Women as witnesses to history in Early Modern Britain and France). Paris: Sorbonne-Nouvelle, May 2010

01-Jan-2003 '"This Island Now": Perspectives on "Britishness"'

'"This Island Now": Perspectives on "Britishness"', Finnish-British Society Conference, British Embassy, Helsinki (September 2003)

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