Researcher

Dr Neil Ramsey

My Expertise

War Literature

Romantic and Eighteenth Century Literature

Cultural History of War

Military Memoir and Autobiography

War and Media

British and Irish Literature

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Dr Neil Ramsey is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature. He works on the literary and culture responses to warfare during the eighteenth century and Romantic eras, focusing on the representations of personal experience and the development of a modern culture of war. His first book,The Military Memoir and Romantic Literary Culture, 1780-1835, was published by Ashgate in 2011. His most recent, a collection co-edited with Gillian...view more

Dr Neil Ramsey is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature. He works on the literary and culture responses to warfare during the eighteenth century and Romantic eras, focusing on the representations of personal experience and the development of a modern culture of war. His first book,The Military Memoir and Romantic Literary Culture, 1780-1835, was published by Ashgate in 2011. His most recent, a collection co-edited with Gillian Russell, Tracing War in British Enlightenment and Romantic Culture, was published by Palgrave in 2015. He is currently completing a monograph on military writing of the Romantic era, the research for which was funded by an Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship that he held from 2010-2013.

Scholarships of $35,000 (AUD) are available at UNSW Canberra for PhD students who achieved H1/High Distinction in their undergraduate program and/or have completed a Masters by Research. Scholarships of $10,000 (AUD) are also available to Australian/NZ students to undertake Honours. If you are interested, contact me at n.ramsey@unsw.edu.au


Awards and Grants

  • Research Project‐to‐Publication Grant, ARC Centre of Excellence for The History of Emotions, 2016
  • Conference Funding, Mediating War in the Early Modern World, 1600-1815 Conference, Australian Centre for the Study of Armed Conflict and Society, University of New South Wales Canberra, 2015
  • Rector’s Start-Up Grant, University of New South Wales Canberra, 2014
  • Early Career Researcher Grant, University of New South Wales Canberra, 2014
  • Associate Investigator, ARC Centre of Excellence for The History of Emotions, 2013
  • Conference Funding, War’s Affect Conference, Humanities Research Centre, The Australian National University 2011
  • Conference Funding, Embattled Men: Masculinity and War Conference, Faculty of Arts, The Australian National University 2011
  • Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship, Australian Research Council Discovery Project, 2010-13
  • Conference Travel Grant, College of Arts and Social Sciences, The Australian National University, 2009
  • Australian Bicentennial Fellowship, the Menzies Centre, King’s College London, 2009
  • Stephen Copley Postgraduate Research Award, British Association for Romantic Studies, 2007
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Travel Grant, The Australian National University, 2007
  • Conference Travel Grant, Humanities Research Centre, The Australian National University, 2007
  • Faculty of Arts Fieldwork Grant, College of Arts and Social Sciences, The Australian National University, 2004

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Location

Building 28
Room 208


Contact

+61 2 6268 8880
+61 2 6228 8879

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