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Postgraduate and Early Career Research

Organized by the MITN Doctoral Fellows Lola Sundin (, Christina Efthymiadou (, Gaia Aragrande ( and Beatrice Spallaccia (

Sustainability Officer: Kyoungmi Kim (

May 2015 - August 2016: Organized by MITN Doctoral Fellows Jessica Trevitt and Gioia Panzarella

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Research Clusters

These clusters represent common points of interest among the MITN PG/ECRs, and they offer the opportunity to develop skills by organizing interdisciplinary events in order to facilitate collaboration and career development. Click on the links to find out more, and if you are interested in taking part, please email the cluster coordinators.

Identity and Workplace Communication

Space, Place and the City

Performing Narratives

Conflicts and modernity in literature, cinema and new media


These are made possible by the International Portal facilities which bring the two student cohorts into a single classroom using video conferencing technology.

Inaugural Event
Second Event
Third Event
Fourth Event
Fifth Event
Sixth Event
August 13 2015 October 28 2015 February 3 2016 March 9 2016 June 1 2016 June 8 2016

'Sharing Research' session

Workshop run by Jo Angouri from Warwick

Workshop run by Felix Nobis from Monash

Launch of the 'Space, Place and the City' research cluster

First reading group for the 'Space, Place and the City' research cluster

Launch and first reading group for the 'Performing Narratives' cluster

Second reading group for 'Space, Place and the City'

Links: Storify Links: Storify and blog post Links: Storify and blog post Links coming soon Links coming soon Links coming soon
Seventh Event
1st December 2016

'Sharing Research' session

Workshop run by Cathia Jenainati from Warwick

Links coming soon


This monthly publication is circulated among the MITN community to share news and initiatives.

Newsletter n° 1 - January 2016 link pdf 

Newsletter n° 2 - February 2016 link pdf

Newsletter n° 3 - March 2016 link pdf 

Newsletter n° 4 - April 2016 link pdf

Newsletter n° 5 - May 2016 link pdf 

Newsletter n° 6 - June 2016 link pdf 

Newsletter n° 7 - November 2016 link

Newsletter n° 8 - February 2017 pdf

Newsletter n° 9 - March 2017 pdf 

Newsletter n° 10-special issue - March 2017 pdf

Newsletter n° 11 - May 2017 pdf