Details

Name
Dr Peter Cherry
Address 1
Position
Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Country
Turkey
Email
pcherry@biaatr.org
EURAMES Member
No
AFMA Member
No
MESA Member
No
BASIS Member
No
Institution Name
British Institute at Ankara
Institution Address 1
Tahran Caddesi 24
Institution City
Ankara
Institution Postcode
TR-06700
Institution Country
Turkey
Discipline 1
Cultural Studies
Discipline 2
Women's Studies
Discipline 3
Literature
Geographical Area 1
United Kingdom
Geographical Area 2
Turkey
Languages Mastered
Turkish
Proficiency
Advanced
Qualifications
PhD Comparative Literature (University of Edinburgh) MSc Comparative and General Literature (University of Edinburgh) BA (Hons) English Literature (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Early Career Researcher
Yes
Biography
Peter Cherry is a comparative literature scholar, interested in questions of and intersections between gender, race, sexuality, and national and cultural identity in twentieth and twenty-first century British and Turkish literature, film and culture. Peter holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Edinburgh where his thesis, entitled British Muslim Masculinities in Transcultural Literature and Film 1985-2012, examined constructions of masculinity in literature and film by British writers and filmmakers with a Muslim cultural heritage. Peter’s research was funded by the University of Edinburgh’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences scholarship. His post-doctoral research explores the impact of the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire and representations of post-Ottoman Turkish national and cultural identities in mid-twentieth century British literary and travel narratives. Peter also holds a Certificate in Teaching English to Adults (CELTA); he has three years’
Research description
Gender, sexuality, masculinities, race, and national and cultural identity in C20th and C21st British and Turkish literature, film and culture. Also theories of comparative literature, world literature and transculturation in relation to British and Turkish cultural production. Cultural and literary relations between Britain and Turkey in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Reception and translation of Turkish literature and film in Britain.
External Funders
0
Contemporary Relevance