Academy for the Study of Britishness
Based at the University of Huddersfield, the Academy promotes interdisciplinary study about identity in the UK and beyond.
AHRC Research Centre for the History and Analysis of Recorded Music
As well as details of events and publications, this site offers access to a major online discography of early recordings and a library of ex-copyright recordings.
Arnold Bennett Society
The society aims to promote the study and appreciation of Arnold Bennett and related provincial writers, and holds an annual conference.
Association for Research in Popular Fictions
Established by John Moores University and the University of Liverpool to offer a forum for research into popular fictions and to support the teaching and understanding of popular fiction in an interdisciplinary context.
Australian Print Cultures Network
This network focuses on the dynamics between print culture/the print economy, national cultures and global structures of production and consumption, and the use of digital technologies for research in bibliographical, textual and editing studies, information storage and delivery, and scholarly communication.
Centre for the History of the Book, Edinburgh
The Centre at Edinburgh University was established in 1995 as an international and interdisciplinary centre for advanced research into all aspects of the material culture of the text - its production, circulation, and reception from manuscript to the electronic text.
Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network
The Leverhulme Trust funded Network is a partnership between the Universities of Exeter and Kingston (UK), Witwatersrand (South Africa), Hofstra (USA), Griffith (Australia) and the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, and its purpose is to support scholarly activities relating to the cultural life of the suburbs.
An interdisciplinary site on houses, homes and gardens, addressing how different disciplines conceive, represent, and analyse domestic space, and how different methodologies approach attitudes to and constructions of domestic space. The site includes a bibliography, events listing and related web links.
H G Wells Society
The H G Wells Society was founded in 1960. It has an international membership, and aims to promote a widespread interest in the life, work and thought of Herbert George Wells. It publishes an annual journal, and issues a biannual newsletter.
Magazines, Travel, and Middlebrow Culture in Canada, 1925-1960
An AHRC-funded project which developed directly out of the Middlebrow Network. The site offers information on mainstream Canadian magazines, sample content, bibliographies and visualisations.
Modernist Studies Association (MSA)
The MSA, an international association founded in the US, is devoted to the study of the arts in their social, political, cultural, and intellectual contexts from the later nineteenth- through the mid-twentieth century. MSA conferences have included several panels and seminars on middlebrow in recent years. Those at the 2009 conference were organised by the Middlebrow Network.
Reception Study Society
The Reception Study Society (RSS) promotes exchanges between scholars in reader-response criticism and pedagogy, reception study, history of reading and the book, audience, communication, and media studies. They produce an annual journal and organise a conference every two years.
Scottish Network for Modernist Studies
This is a forum for discussion and exchange between those working on modernism in any discipline. The Network embraces Modernism in its broadest senses. This includes modernity, the avant-garde, the fin-de-siècle, modern and contemporary legacies and historical anticipations.
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP)
A global network for book historians, SHARP is concerned with the creation, dissemination, and reception of script and print, including newspapers, periodicals, and ephemera.