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Italian Studies at Oxford

Italian Studies at Oxford (ISO) is an interdisciplinary network of scholars working on Italy at the University of Oxford. Established in December 2007, ISO aims to foster dialogue and collaboration among Oxford academics working in different disciplines.

Oxford Kafka Research Centre

The Oxford Kafka Research Centre aims to advance and co-ordinate research on Franz Kafka, and more generally on German-language and especially German-Jewish literature and culture in the period of Modernism.

Oxford Medieval Studies

Oxford Medieval Studies is one of the largest forums in the world for interdisciplinary research on the Middle Ages, bringing together over 200 academics and a large body of graduate students. The period of a thousand years from c.500 to c.


TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities) is a hub for intellectual collaboration and cross disciplinary research projects, based in the Humanities at the University of Oxford.

Voltaire Foundation

As a research department, our mission is to disseminate world-leading research into the Enlightenment, and to bring the debates of Voltaire and his contemporaries to the widest possible audience.