'New Routes, Old Roots' is an arts-based research network focusing on contemporary and historical experiences of exile and migration. Our aim is to broaden debate and generate awareness of issues relating to migration and exile.
Jeannette Baxter is Research Convenor in the Faculty of Arts, Humanties and Social Sciences at Anglia Ruskin University. Her research and teaching expertise includes many areas of 20th-century and contemporary fiction, including literary and visual responses to war (from WWI to present conflicts), literatures of exile and migration, Anglo-American and European literary Surrealisms, and the relationship between modern and contemporary literature and fascisms. She is Director of ‘New Routes Old Roots', an ARU research hub for students, artists, schools, museums and communities exploring issues of migration, exile and marginalisation through creative-research practices.