Dr Florian Stadtler

Biography

Born and educated in Kronberg, near Frankfurt am Main, Germany, I completed a BA in English and European Studies (First Class Hons) at the University of Kent at Canterbury, before moving on to study for an MA in Postcolonial Studies. I completed my PhD on Salman Rushdie and Indian Popular Cinema in 2007 at the University of Kent. From 2008-13 I worked as Research Fellow in Literature at The Open University on the collaborative cross-institutional and interdisciplinary projects, 'Making Britain: South Asian Visions of Home and Abroad, 1870-1950' (2007-10), ‘Archiving South Asian Heritage’ (2010-11) and 'Beyond the Frame: Indian British Connections, 1858-1950’ (2011-12). I joined the English Department at the University of Exeter in September 2013.