Dr Ed  Charlton

Dr Ed Charlton

British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow

LSE Cities

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Key Expertise
Urban Planning

About me

Ed Charlton is a British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at LSE Cities. His current project is entitled ‘Metropolitan Melancholia: Articulating Loss in the Contemporary City’.  He first joined the LSE in 2015 as a Mellon Fellow in Cities and the Humanities, before spending a year as a Lecturer in Postcolonial and World Literature at Queen Mary, University of London. He holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Cambridge, which was funded by the AHRC, and an MA from King’s College, London. He is particularly interested in non-fictional modes of representation, negative affect, and postcolonial urban culture.


Research Projects

Metropolitan Melancolia, The Mellow Fellowship


Full publication list on LSE Research Online


Expertise Details

Urban Planning