Natalia Bremner

Natalia Bremner

Dr Natalia Bremner

Lecturer

Biography

Natalia Bremner is Lecturer in French in the Business School. She is involved in the delivery of undergraduate modules in languages (French) and intercultural communication.
Before joining Edinburgh Napier in September 2015, Natalia was Postdoctoral Fellow in Francophone Studies at the Institute for Modern Languages Research (IMLR) and the Centre for Postcolonial Studies (CPS) at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. She is currently editorial assistant for the journal Francosphères, based at the CPS and published by Liverpool University Press.
Her PhD thesis examined the cultural politics of contemporary popular music and youth cultures in the multiethnic, multilingual, postcolonial societies societies of Mauritius and Réunion (a French overseas department, or DOM), based on participatory research with youth organisations and music groups. She is aims to encourage cultural curiosity and intercultural reflexivity through both her teaching and research.

Research Areas

Esteem

Reviewing

  • Francosphères
  • Journal of Romance Studies

 

Conference Activity

  • Organiser, Minor Translingualisms seminar series, (Institute of Modern Languages Research)
  • Organiser, Enhancing Modern Foreign Language Teaching
  • Co-organiser, Back to the Future: Interrogating the Contemporary Use of Imperial Terms in the Academy (Institute of Commonwealth Studies)
  • Co-organiser, Finding Ourselves: Writers Exploring Legacies of Indenture public readings (Institute of Commonwealth Studies)
  • Co-organiser, Resonances 1st Annual Postgraduate Qualitative Research Conference
  • Co-organiser, Trash Cultures in the Francophone World (Institute of Modern Languages Research)