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Thomas Van de Putte

Dr Thomas Van de Putte

Research Associate

Research interests

  • Languages
  • Sociology
  • Culture

Biography

Thomas Van de Putte is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow. He works on questions of cultural and collective Holocaust memory, combining perspectives from sociology, linguistics and cultural studies.

Thomas worked previously at Nottingham Trent University, the Université Catholique de Louvain and the University of Trento.

His work is published in the most prominent journals of memory studies, Holocaust studies and narrative studies.

He published his first monograph, Contemporary Auschwitz/Oswiecim, in 2021 with Routledge. Thomas’ second monograph, Outsourcing the European Past, is under contract with Palgrave Macmillan.

Research 

  • The Holocaust in cultural and collective memory.
  • Memory politics.
  • Cultural and Interactional Sociology.
  • Sociolinguistics and linguistic ethnography.

Publications

A list of Thomas Van de Putte's publications can be found on his Pure profile here

Research

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Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication (LDC)

The Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication is a major centre for descriptive linguistics, applied linguistics and language in education.

Events

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Book Launch: Outsourcing the European Past - An Interscalar Study of Memory and Morality

Join us for an exciting book launch and panel discussion of ‘Outsourcing the European Past. An Interscalar Study of Memory and Morality’ (Palgrave, 2024).

Research

books-1204029_1920
Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication (LDC)

The Centre for Language, Discourse & Communication is a major centre for descriptive linguistics, applied linguistics and language in education.

Events

18Junthumbnail_Luke James_607228_89260172_Cover

Book Launch: Outsourcing the European Past - An Interscalar Study of Memory and Morality

Join us for an exciting book launch and panel discussion of ‘Outsourcing the European Past. An Interscalar Study of Memory and Morality’ (Palgrave, 2024).