Emma Harris - Institute of English Studies - University of Warsaw
Institute of English Studies University of Warsaw

Emma Harris

prof. UW dr Emma HarrisTitle: Associate Professor
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Degrees and titles:

  • M.A., University of Edinburgh, 1968
  • Ph. D., University of Edinburgh, 1979

Research interests:

Economic history, in particular the role of British capital in Polish territories in the first half of the 20th century; British 19th-century social and cultural history; political immigrants in 19th-century Britain.

Selected publications:

  • Harris, E. (2012). “Distressed Poles and Refugee Spaniards in mid-19th century London: nation, nationalism, national identity”, in Karolina Kumor, Edyta Waluch de la Torre [Eds.], Realidades Heterogeneas. Reflexiones en torno a la litteratura, lengua, historia y cultura ibericas e ibericoamericanas. Homenaje a la Profesora Grażyna Grudzińska, Warszawa: Instituto de Estudios Ibericos e Iberoamericanos, Museo de Historia del Movimiento Popular Polaco (pp. 235-248).
  • Harris, E. (2012). “ ‘Health and fraternity’: the Schell-Viettinghoffs in mid-19th century London”, in Emma Harris, Grażyna Bystydzieńska [Eds.], From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th-century British Literature and Culture, Vol. III,Warszawa: Ośrodek Studiów Brytyjskich UW (pp. 193-203).
  • Harris, E. (2011). "Poland in Chartist Polemics: Ernest Jones and The maid of Warsaw", in Emma Harris, Grażyna Bystydzieńska [Eds.], From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th-century British Literature and Culture, Vol. II,Warszawa: Ośrodek Studiów Brytyjskich UW (pp. 161-174).
  • Harris, E. (2009). "Changing Attitudes to Society and Education: Commentary in Britain and Poland on John Stuart Mill's schooling", in Emma Harris, Grażyna Bystydzieńska [Eds.], From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th-century British Literature and Culture. Warszawa: Ośrodek Studiów Brytyjskich UW (pp. 229-242).
  • Harris, E. (2006). "Edukacja Johna Stuarta Milla w świetle współczesnych mu kontrowersji i praktyk edukacyjnych", in Przegląd Filozoficzny, Nowa Seria, Rocznik 15:2006, Nr 4 (60), Warszawa 2006 (pp. 109-125).
  • Harris, E. (1999). “British Council lecturers in Poland, 1938-1998”, in Peter J. Conradi, Stoddard Martin [Eds.],Cold War, Common Pursuit, Starhaven, London (pp. 147-162).
  • Harris, E. (1989). "J. & P. Coats Ltd. in Poland", in Alice Teichova, Maurice Levy-Leboyer, Helga Nussbaum [Eds.], Historical Studies in International Corporate Business, Cambridge University Press (pp. 135-142).

Editor:

  • (with Grażyna Bystydzieńska): From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th-century British Literature and Culture, Warszawa, Ośrodek Studiów Brytyjskich UW, vol. 1 2009, vol. 2 2011, vol. 3, 2012
  • (with Grażyna Bystydzieńska): PASE Papers in Language, Literature and Culture, Instytut Anglistyki UW, Warszawa 2005.
  • 1993-2003 - academic consultant to Wielki Słownik Angielsko-Polski (PWN/Oxford University Press 2003).
  • (with Grażyna Bystydzieńska): From Norwid to Kantor. Essays on Polish Modernism, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, Warszawa 1999.
  • (with Patrick Lyons): The New Review, an International Journal of British Studies, vol. I, University of Glasgow, Glasgow 1997.
  • (with Grażyna Bystydzieńska): PASE Papers in Language, Literature and Culture, Instytut Anglistyki UW, Warszawa 1996.

Translation:

  • Andrzej Walicki, The Enlightenment and the Birth of Modern Nationhood, Notre Dame, Indiana (1986).