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RA6a: Additional observations, Evidence of esteem

1. External recognition (Much relevant information already included in RA5.)
Kirkbright: Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation Fellowship (Heidelberg 2000/01). Knowles: 1996/97 President of The European Association for Lexicography. Reeves OBE; Goethe Medaille; Medal of the European Foundation for Quality Management; Vice-President of CUTG (1995-97); Bundesverdienstkreuz Erster Klasse (Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, 1999); Medal of the European Foundation for Quality Management (Brussels, 1996 – for thesis graduation); UK Visitor of the Year to Japan (Japan Foundation, 1996); Vice-President of the Institute of Linguists; Panel Chairman, Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences; Member of SHEFC Modern Languages Research Project (SCOTLANG). Schäffner: Secretary General, European Society for Translation Studies; Guest Professor, Helsinki University. Görner: Director (on 50% basis) of the Institute of Germanic Studies (University of London) from January 1999. Gaffney, Fieschi, and Varouxakis: Convenors of Comparative European Politics Group of the Political Studies Association. Stevens: Visiting Professor: Université de Paris II (1998 and 1999), Université de Paris I (2000). Wright: Visiting Scholar: European Union Center of New York University, Columbia and CUNY (1999).

2. Membership of advisory boards, editorships, etc. Chilton: Editor of the book series Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture (John Benjamins, Amsterdam). Fieschi: Co-editor of Modern and Contemporary France. Gaffney: Series editor for Continuum publishers. Görner: Academic advisory board of KulturPoetik (Göttingen); Advisory Board of the Austrian Cultural Institute, London; Academic Advisory Board of the Alexander Lernet-Holenia Gesellschaft für Literatur (Vienna); Academic Advisory Board of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Österreichische Literatur und Kultur (Dortmund). Review panels (literature) of Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Die Presse (Wien). Kelly-Holmes: CILS editorial board. Reeves: Editorial board of Asia-Pacific Journal for Language Education and Advisory Panel of The Hong Kong Linguist Journal of the Institute of Linguists Hong Kong. Schäffner: Advisory boards of The Translator, Discourse & Society, and CILS. Sutton: Covers France for the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU – The Economist Group). Varouxakis: European Editorial Board of the European Review of History/Revue Européenne D’histoire. Wright: CILS editor.

3. Other external academic functions
External Examining (PhD only) Gaffney
: Leeds; Görner: UCL, KCL (at present acting as PhD supervisor and examiner at Rhein-Ruhr-Universität Bochum/Germany); Reeves: Nottingham Trent; Stevens: Loughborough, LSE.
Invitation to act as co-supervisor (PhD only) Görner: University of Bochum; Reershemius: University of Reading; Reeves: University of Limerick.
Other invitations Görner: invitations to chair a Summer Academy, ‘The Crisis of Humanism’ Fondation Suisse d’Etudes (Zurich, 2001), and to act as a referee in a Habilitationsverfahren by University of Innsbruck.

4. Visiting scholars and research workshops
The School benefits from visiting research scholars supported by ERASMUS/SOCRATES, Multilingual Matters, British Council, DAAD, French Embassy. The ISLS, the German Research Colloquium, and the Aston French Lecture series (funded by the French Embassy and the Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France) provide a research focus for visitors. Between 1996 and 2000 visitors have included Jeremy Adler (KCL), Wilfried von Bredow (Marburg), François Bédarida, Douglas Johnson (London), Dominique Moïsi, Chaim Noll (Ben Gurion University, Israel) Michael Sharratt (Durham), Mary Snell-Hornby (Vienna), Gideon Toury (Tel Aviv), Jef Verschueren (Antwerp), and Gottfried Wagner (Milan), as well as scholars from the Czech Republic and Romania under the Tempus scheme. Workshops organised in the School included the PSA group on Nationalism (Varouxakis, summer 1998), the UACES workshop on Theoretical Approaches to the EU in the post-Amsterdam Era (Howarth, spring 1999, published as a special issue of Current Politics and Economics in Europe, January 2000), a workshop on "Les temps du passé“ (Larrivée and Labeau, spring 1999), CEPSG workshop on European Integration Theory (Howarth, May 1999), and "German Cosmopolitans“ (Görner, summer 1999).


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