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Academic Visitors

ICHRE welcomes a wide range of honorary research associates, from early-career scholars to visiting professors. Those currently involved with ICHRE are:

Professor Michèle Cohen is Emeritus Professor in Humanities at Richmond University in London. Her research focuses on the relations between English education, gender, language and national character in the long eighteenth-century. Her publications include Fashioning Masculinity: National identities and Language in the Eighteenth Century (1996), English Masculinities 1660-1800 (with Tim Hitchcock) (1999), articles on the Grand Tour as an educational practice, and on ‘conversation’ as a pedagogical tool, in the Oxford Review of Education, the Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, History of Education, the Journal of British Studies, as well as book chapters in French as well as English publications. She was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence and has held Fellowships at Cambridge University, CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities) in Cambridge, the Yale Centre for British Art, the Walpole Library, Yale University, and several Visiting Fellowships at the Institute of Education, London. She is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and is currently writing a monograph on the Cultural History of Education in the Long Eighteenth Century. She convenes the Education in the Long Eighteenth century Seminar at the IHR.

Dr Tinghe Jin is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at Durham University. She is also president of the Chinese Educational Research Association in the UK. She was a Chinese language teacher for four years in China after she obtained her first degree in Chinese language and literature. She pursued her MA in International Education at the University of Leicester and completed her PhD as a Centenary Scholar at UCL Institute of Education. Her research specialises in intercultural education, specifically in relation to the teaching and learning of Chinese. She has published several articles and book chapters on Chinese language education and teachers’ professional development, and has co-edited books and a journal special issue which address issues and developments in Chinese educational research. She is interested in the history of teaching and learning Chinese in British universities. She is currently writing a book commissioned by Routledge to be titled Aspects of Interculturality in the Teaching and Learning of Chinese Language.

Dr Marcella P. Sutcliffe is a nineteenth-century historian and a Visiting Fellow at ICHRE.  Marcella’s research focuses on the history of education in England and Italy in the long Nineteenth Century. After completing her PhD at Newcastle University, Marcella published her book on the transnational networks within the adult education movement in Victorian provincial England ( Boydell & Brewer, 2014). Marcella was an Award-holder at the British School at Rome and an AHRC researcher on the project  Active Citizenship, Public Engagement and the Humanities: The Victorian Model. She has published articles in a number of journals and was Special Section editor in the History of Education journal. As an independent scholar, Marcella runs and hosts Academic Writing Retreats at Chapelgarth Estate, North Yorkshire, where she is currently venue coordinator and academic facilitator. Academic Writing Retreats at the venue are run according to the established Rowena Murray Structured Retreat Writing model.

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