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Nicola Cooper

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Accepting PhD Students

20002018

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Biography

  1. Nikki studied for her PhD at Warwick University. She taught at the Universirty of Paris X whilst doing research for her PhD, and her first academic post was in the School of European Studies at the University of Sussex. She subsequently held senior posts at the Universities of Bristol and Swansea, before coming to the University of Northampton in 2015.

Research Interests

  1. Nikki’s doctoral research led to her first book on Indochina, and she has subsequently published widely on the French Empire and its aftermaths. In 2008, she was one of the founding editors of the Journal of War and Culture Studies, and continued to co-edit the journal until 2018. She produced a number of special issues of the journal, and co-edited a book on Men After War for the journal’s book series. She has been an associate editor of French Cultural Studies since 2006. Nikki co-held a large ESRC grant for research into the Treaty Port of Tianjin, resulting in work on the French and Belgian concessions in late c.19 China. Her work on empire and imprisonment  has now led to a project on the beginnings of French criminal anthropology. She was made Editor in Chief of the journal French Cultural Studies in 2019.

Teaching Interests

Nikki teaches HIS1020 Liberty Equality Fraternity: French History from 1789; and HIS2009 Empires through History. She offers a special subject in HIS3031 Algerian Colonisation and the War of Independence, and an MA module HISM053 on Memories of War.

Supervision

Antony Bounds; History

Decolonisation and Federation in the West Indies 1945-62

 

Daniel Jones; History

British far right and anti-fascist media's construction of identity: Searchlight and Spearhead, 1964 - 1982.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Warwick

Award Date: 14 Jul 1996

External positions

Editor in Chief, French Cultural Studies, Sage.

2019 → …

Founding Editor, War and Culture Studies, Taylor and Francis

20082018

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Research Output

Biribi: disciplining and punishing in the French empire

Cooper, N., 28 Oct 2018, In : French Cultural Studies. 29, 4, p. 321-329 9 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

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  • Introduction: Men at war – masculinities, identities and cultures

    Cooper, N., 7 Sep 2013, In : Journal of War & Culture Studies. 5, 3, p. 245-248 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

    Men After War

    McVeigh, S. & Cooper, N., 5 Mar 2013, Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Grandeur et servitude coloniales

    Cooper, N., 1 Sep 2012, L'Harmattan. 200 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • The Development of War and Culture Studies in the UK

    Cooper, N., Hurcombe, M. & Kelly, D., 1 Jan 2011, French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century. Lane, P. & Worton, M. (eds.). Liverpool University Press, p. 220-234 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

  • Introduction

    Chafer, T. & Cooper, N., 3 Jun 2010, In : Journal of Contemporary European Studies. 11, 2, p. 159-166 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

  • Memories of Conflict in Eastern Europe

    Cooper, N. & Jones, K., 2009, In : Journal of Contemporary European Studies. 17, 1, p. 3-7 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to JournalArticle

    Activities

    • 3 Editorial work
    • 1 Organising a conference or workshop

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    Nicola Cooper (Organiser)

    2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising a conference or workshopOrganising a conference or workshopResearch

    French Cultural Studies (Journal)

    Nicola Cooper (Editor in chief)

    2019 → …

    Activity: Publication Peer-review and Editorial WorkEditorial workResearch

    Journal of War and Culture Studies (Journal)

    Nicola Cooper (Editor in chief)

    20072018

    Activity: Publication Peer-review and Editorial WorkEditorial workResearch

    French Cultural Studies (Journal)

    Nicola Cooper (Editor)

    20062019

    Activity: Publication Peer-review and Editorial WorkEditorial workResearch