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Ana de Medeiros

Reader in French and Life Writing in the School of European Culture and Languages and Academic Director of the University of Kent, Paris

Ana was born in Lisbon and educated in Portugal, Germany, France and the USA, gaining degrees in Political Sciences and French Studies. In 1996 she accepted a position as Lecturer in French at Kent and became a member of Rutherford College. Soon after arriving at Kent she organised the UK’s first international conference on the work of the celebrated author Marguerite Yourcenar. In 2014 she organised two international conferences at University of Kent at Paris which brought together leading scholars and the acclaimed writer Marie Nimier, as well as the best-selling author Amélie Nothomb. Ana has been instrumental in developing and implementing the Faculty of the Humanities’ internationalisation strategy at Kent. As the Academic Director of the Paris Centre, Ana is overseeing a large expansion in provision for postgraduate students.

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