Dr Flore Janssen

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Dr Flore Janssen
PhD at Birkbeck (2018)
Position/Fellowship type:
Early Career Research Fellow
Fellowship term:
01-Oct-2019 to 31-Dec-2020
Institute of English Studies
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
English Literature
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Flore Janssen’s research interests centre on women’s activist writing in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

She completed her PhD on activist writers Clementina Black and Margaret Harkness at Birkbeck in 2018 and has since held a Wellcome ISSF fellowship to research late nineteenth-century rhetoric around poverty and public health. She co-edited Margaret Harkness: Writing Social Engagement 1880–1921 (MUP 2019) with Lisa C. Robertson. She is reviews editor of the Literary London Journal.

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