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Dr Manu Braganca


Manu Braganca

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
+ 353 1 716
University College Dublin, School of Languages Cultures and Linguistics, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


Dr Braganca's background is in French literature, history and cultural studies. He worked at Queen's University Belfast, Nottingham Trent University and the University of Manchester before joining UCD in 2016. His main publications, to date, are: - Hitler's French Literary Afterlives, 1945-2017 (Palgrave 2019); - Writing Vichy: Ego-Histories of France and the Second World War (Palgrave 2018); - The Long Aftermath: Cultural Legacies of Europe at War, 1936-2016 (Berghahn, 2018, 2nd edition); He is on the editorial board of the journal Open Cultural Studies(De Gruyter), an editor of H-France, and a Committee Member of the United Kingdom Sartre Society (UKSS). He is also a peer-reviewer for the British Academy and regularly reviews book proposals and research articles for leading publishers and journals in his field, including Palgrave, Routledge, the Journal of European Studies and Modern & Contemporary France.


  • assistant editor
    Open Cultural Studies, Poland1 Sep 2016
  • editorial assistant
    H-France, United States1 Jun 2015
  • committee member
    UK Sartre Society, UK1 Nov 2014
  • committee member
    ADEFFI (Association de études françaises et francophones d'Irlande), Dublin, Ireland1 Sep 2016 - 1 Sep 2019
  • editorial board member
    Modern & Contemporary France, United Kingdom1 Nov 2013 - 1 Nov 2016
  • assistant editor
    Year's Work in Modern Language Studies (MHRA), UK1 Jan 2009 - 8 Jan 2012


  • PhD
    Queen's University of Belfast
  • Prof Cert University Teaching & Learning
    University College Dublin


  • Postgraduate Teaching Certificate
    University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland1 Jun 2018


  • Portuguese
    Can read, speak and understand
  • Spanish; Castilian
    Can read and understand
  • Italian
    Can read