Professor Rebecca Braun

Teaching Fellow


I am primarily based at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway), where I am Executive Dean of the College of Arts, Social Sciences & Celtic Studies. I can be contacted at:

I am pleased to retain my connection with Lancaster University, where I worked for ten years, 2010-2020. In this capacity, I am seeing my Lancaster PhD students through to completion.

Selected Publications

World Authorship
Boes, T., Braun, R., Spiers, E. 1/10/2020 Oxford : Oxford University Press. 400 p. ISBN: 9780198819653.

Transnational German Studies
Braun, R., Schofield, B. 17/07/2020 Liverpool : Liverpool University Press. 331 p. ISBN: 9781789621426.

Three Creative Futures Methods for Imagining Life in a Post-Antibiotic World: Report on a Speculative Cross-Sector and Cross-Campus Conversation
Braun, R., Curry, A., Gatherer, D., Kyne, K., Spiers, E. 26/04/2020 Lancaster : Institute for Social Futures, Lancaster University, 15 p.
Working paper

Pacing out a Polyglot Poetics: An Interview with Ulrike Draesner at the Victoria & Albert Museum
Braun, R.J. 3/01/2018 In: German Life and Letters. 71, 1, p. 111-129. 19 p.
Journal article

Doing German Differently: New Research Practices and Partnerships around the UK
Braun, R.J., Schofield, B. 07/2018 In: German Life and Letters. 71, 3, p. 374-394. 21 p.
Journal article

Literary Celebrity
Braun, R.J., Spiers, E. 1/10/2016 In: Celebrity Studies. 7, 4, 146 p.
Special issue

Graphic Futures
17/10/2017 → 30/06/2018

Stories in Dialogue
05/10/2017 → 01/10/2018

Authors and the World
01/09/2015 → …

The Author and the world: New interdisciplinary approaches to authorship
06/01/2014 → 05/01/2016

AHRC (External organisation)
Membership of committee

German Life and Letters (Journal)
Editorial activity

  • Authors and the World
  • Institute for Social Futures - Leadership Team
  • ISF Directors
  • MSF Supervisors 2019/20