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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 Honorary Senior Research Associate at UCL Institute of Education, London and 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 Hsiao-Yuh Ku is an Honorary Research Associate at UCL Institute of Education until 2018. She completed her PhD with Prof Gary McCulloch in 2012. After graduation she returned to Taiwan, and continued the research developed from my PhD thesis, ‘Education for Liberal Democracy: Fred Clarke and Educational Construction in England, 1936-1952’. From August 2015, she became an Assistant Professor at the National Chung Cheng University and was awarded two years’ funding by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) to support the writing of her book on democratic discourses and educational reform in England in the 1930s and 1940s. With the financial support, Hsiao-Yuh Ku returns to the UK to collect primary and secondary sources in the summer of 2016 and 2017.


TingheDr Tinghe Jin is the 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. She 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 to teaching and learning Chinese in British universities and contributed to the History SIG at the 2016 BERA conference in Leeds with a paper on Interculturality across millennia: A study of cultural contact between China and Europe and the changing significance of Chinese as a language. She is currently writing a book commissioned by Routledge to be titled Aspects of Interculturality in the Teaching and Learning of Chinese Language.




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