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Cambridge AHRC DTP Cohort 2 - Student Profiles

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 Zoe  Adams
Department: Law
Supervisor: Professor Simon Deakin
College: Pembroke College
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Title of Thesis: What is the role of law in capitalist society and what is its relationship with social inequality?
 John  Adenitire
Department: Faculty of Law
Supervisor: Professor David Feldman
College: Fitzwilliam College
AHRC Subject Area: Law
Title of Thesis: The Case for a Constitutional Right to Exemption from Legal Obligations on the Ground of Conscientious Objection
Name: Nicholas Ball
Department: Music
Supervisor: Prof. Susan Rankin
College: Clare
AHRC Subject Area: Music
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 Vilius  Bartninkas
Department: Faculty of Classics
Supervisor: Professor Gábor Betegh
College: Pembroke
AHRC Subject Area: Classics
Title of Thesis: [provisional] ‘Civic Religion in Plato and His Heirs’
 Ilaria  Bernocchi
Department: History of Art
Supervisor: Dr Alexander J. Marr
College: Pembroke
AHRC Subject Area: History of Art/Humanities
Title of Thesis: Italian Heroic Portraits in the Sixteenth Century
 Darren  Bloom
Department: Faculty of Music
Supervisor: Richard Causton
College: Darwin
AHRC Subject Area: Music Composition
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 Carys  Brown
Department: History
Supervisor: Professor Alexandra Walsham
College: St John’s College
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: Toleration, civility, and parish Quakers in England, c. 1689-c.1760
 Philippa  Brown
Department: Archaeology
Supervisor: Dr Kate Spence
College: Selwyn
AHRC Subject Area: Archaeology
Title of Thesis: Text, image and object relationships: multimodal communication and multiplicity of meaning in ancient Egypt
 Rachel  Bryan
Department: Faculty of English
Supervisor: Dr Tamara Follini
College: Jesus
AHRC Subject Area: Literature
Title of Thesis: ‘The life one has not chosen to live’: Optative Prose and Unlived Lives from Henry James to Kazuo Ishiguro
 Sara  Caputo
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr Renaud Morieux
College: Robinson
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: Foreign Seamen and the British Navy, 1793-1815
Department: Law
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Simon Deakin
AHRC Subject Area: Law and Legal Studies
Title of Thesis: Integrating Law & Economics and Corporate Sustainability –
Adapting the Interpretation of Corporate Law to Social Challenges through an Analysis of its Socio-Philosophical and Economic Foundations
Department: German
Supervisor: Dr Sheila Watts
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC Subject Area: German
Title of Thesis: The assignment of grammatical gender in German
 Nicholas  Dixon
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr Andrew Thompson
College: Pembroke
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: 'The Activity and Influence of the Established Church in England, c. 1800-1837'
 Philipp  Ebert
Department: Faculty of History
Supervisor: Dr. Henning Grunwald
College: St. Edmund’s College
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: The Border Guard cases 1991-2004. An inquiry into Transitional Justice and Collective Identity in reunited Germany
 Thomas  Fairclough
Department: Faculty of Law
Supervisor: Dr Mark Elliott
College: Gonville & Caius College
AHRC Subject Area: Law
Title of Thesis: Human Rights Without a Human Rights Act: An Interepretative Analysis of the British Constitution
 Christina  Faraday (Farley)
Department: History of Art
Supervisor: Dr Alexander Marr
College: St John’s
AHRC Subject Area: History of Art
Title of Thesis: 'Liveliness' in English visual culture, c.1500-c.1635
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 Tom  Forster
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr Carl Watkins
College: Selwyn
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Title of Thesis: Julius Caesar and Fortune in Twelfth-Century England
 Arthur  Ghins
Department: Politics and International Studies (POLIS)
Supervisor: Dr. Christopher Brooke
College: Magdalene College
AHRC Subject Area: History, Philosophy, Religion and Law
Title of Thesis: ‘Reaching Equilibrium: Liberalism and Christianity in Constant and Tocqueville’
 Benjamin  Graves
Department: Music
Supervisor: Richard Causton
College: Darwin
AHRC Subject Area: Composition
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 Kim  Groothius
Department: Italian
Supervisor: Professor Adam Ledgeway
College: Christ’s
AHRC Subject Area: Italian studies
Title of Thesis: The Inflectional Domain from Latin to Italo-Romance
 Samuel  Hughes
Department: Faculty of Philosophy
Supervisor: Angela Breitenbach
College: Selwyn
AHRC Subject Area: Philosophy
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 James  Hutton
Department: Philosophy
Supervisor: Richard Holton
College: Pembroke
AHRC Subject Area: Philosophy
Title of Thesis: Experience of Normativity
 Krisztina  Ilko
Department: History of Art
Supervisor: Donal Cooper
College: Pembroke
AHRC Subject Area: History of Art
Title of Thesis: The Early Artistic Patronage of the Augustinian Friars in Central Italy
Department: History of Art
Supervisor: Prof Paul Binski
College: Corpus Christi College
AHRC Subject Area: Art of the Middle Ages
Title of Thesis: Picture-books, Politics & Pedagogy:
Illustrating Histories for a Young Reader, 1338-40 (British Library, Egerton MS 3028)
 Jessica  Kaplan
Department: Philosophy
Supervisor: Clare Chambers
College: King's
AHRC Subject Area: Philosophy
Title of Thesis: How should a feminist perspective on autonomy inform egalitarianism?
 Sebestian  Kroupa
Department: History and Philosophy of Science
Supervisor: Dr Emma Spary, Prof Jim Secord
College: Darwin
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: Georg Joseph Kamel SJ (1661-1706): negotiating the identity of a Jesuit missionary–naturalist at the frontiers of colonial empires
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 James  Lello
Department: Faculty of English
Supervisor: Dr. Tamara Follini
College: St Catharine’s
AHRC Subject Area: English Language and Literature
Title of Thesis: 'Intonation in Henry James'
 Maxime  Lepoutre
Department: Philosophy
Supervisor: Dr Clare Chambers
College: Trinity College
AHRC Subject Area: Philosophy
Title of Thesis: Democratic Speech in Divided Times
 Alexandre  Loktionov
Department: Archaeology & Anthropology
Supervisor: Dr. Hratch Papazian
College: Robinson
AHRC Subject Area: C: Archaeology
Title of Thesis: The Development of the Legal System of Ancient Egypt from the Old to the Middle Kingdom
 Matteo  Mantovani
Department: Faculty of Law
Supervisor: Prof Peter Harris
College: Churchill College
AHRC Subject Area: Law and Legal Studies
Title of Thesis: 'Introducing the separate-legal-entity principle into the EU VAT law system: addressing VAT-avoiding schemes and the BEPS phenomenon'
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 Oliver  Mayeux
Department: Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Supervisor: Professor Mari Jones
College: Peterhouse
AHRC Subject Area: Linguistics
Title of Thesis: Language contact, change and endangerment in creole languages: A diachronic corpus analysis of Louisiana Creole
 Patrick Seamus McGhee
Department: History
Supervisor: Professor Alexandra Walsham
College: Corpus Christi
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: "Heathenism" in the Protestant Atlantic World, c. 1558 - c. 1700
 George  Moore
Department: History
Supervisor: Prof Alison Bashford
College: Jesus
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: Amnesty International: 1961-77
 Anna  Neima
Department: History
Supervisor: Professor Peter Mandler
College: Selwyn
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Dartington Hall and holism in interwar Britain
 Katherine  Olley
Department: Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Supervisor: Dr. Judy Quinn
College: Trinity
AHRC Subject Area: English language and literature
Title of Thesis: Kinship Patterns in Old Norse – Parent-Child Relations in Mythic-Heroic Texts
 Amelia  Papworth
Department: Italian
Supervisor: Dr Abigail Brundin
College: Fitzwilliam College
AHRC Subject Area: Languages and Literature
Title of Thesis: A Return to the Spotlight: Laura Terracina in Early Modern Naples
 Eóin  Parkinson
Supervisor: Dr Simon Stoddart
College: Magdalene
AHRC Subject Area: Archaeology
Title of Thesis: Body size, habitual behaviour and skeletal biomechanics in Neolithic Gozo, Malta
 Jack  Parlett
Name: Jack Parlett
Department: Faculty of English
Supervisor: Dr. Anne Stillman
College: Gonville & Caius
AHRC Subject Area: American Literature
Title of Thesis: Walt Whitman and Frank O’Hara: Walks in New York
 Antonia Marie Reinke (née Schrader)
Department: Faculty of Classics
Supervisors: Professor Simon Goldhill, Professor Richard Hunter, Dr Rebecca Laemmle
College: Murray Edwards College
AHRC Subject Area: Classics
Title of Thesis: Concepts of (un)dressing in Greek drama
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr Sujit Sivasundaram
College: Gonville and Caius
AHRC Subject Area: A – History, Thought and Systems of Belief
 Katie  Robertson
Department: Philosophy
Supervisor: Dr. Jeremy Butterfield
College: Pembroke
AHRC Subject Area: Philosophy
Title of Thesis: Inter-theoretic relations in Thermodynamics and Statistical
Mechanics
 Sofia  Ropek-Hewson
Department: French
Supervisor: Dr Martin Crowley
College: Pembroke
AHRC Subject Area: Languages, Literature
Title of Thesis: Pharmacopornographic Subjectivity in the work of Paul B. Preciado
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 Ester  Salgarella
Department: Faculty of Classics
Supervisor: Dr. Torsten Meissner
College: Peterhouse
AHRC Subject Area: Linguistics
Title of Thesis: 'Aegean Linear Script(s): Rethinking the Relationship between Linear A and Linear B'
 Christoph  Schmidhuber
Department: Archaeology
Supervisor: Dr Martin Worthington
College: St John’s
AHRC Subject Area: Archaeology
Title of Thesis: Childhood in Ancient Iraq: Perspectives from Babylonia in the 2nd millennium BC
 Thomas  Smith
Department: History
Supervisors: Professor Andrew Preston and Dr Sujit Sivasundaram
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC Subject Area: A
Title of Thesis: Jesus in the American Pacific, 1854-1930
 Frederick  Smith
Department: History
Supervisor: Alexandra Walsham
College: Clare
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: Catholic Exile and the Origins of English Roman Catholic Identity, 1533-1553 (Provisional)
 Daniel John Soars
Department: Divinity
Supervisors: Dr Douglas Hedley and Dr Ankur Barua
College: Clare
AHRC Subject Area: Theology and Religious Studies
Title of Thesis: The nature of the relation between God and world in Christianity and Vedantic Hinduism
Dr Emilija  Talijan
Department: French
Supervisor: Professor Emma Wilson
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC Subject Area: Film History, Theory and Criticism
Title of Thesis: An Extreme Ear to the World: Noise in Contemporary European Cinema
 Rebecca  Thomas
Department: Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Supervisor: Dr Fiona Edmonds
College: St John’s
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: Perceptions of Peoples in Early Medieval Wales
 Jess  Thompson
Department: Archaeology
Supervisor: Dr John Robb
College: Magdalene
AHRC Subject Area: Archaeology
Title of Thesis: Modes of Burial in Late Neolithic Malta: Taphonomic Analysis of Human Remains from the Xaghra Circle and Xemxija Tombs
 Alice  Thorpe
Department: English
Supervisor: Prof. David Trotter
College: Clare
AHRC Subject Area: Languages and Literature/Film History, Theory and Criticism
Title of Thesis: The Social Logic of Narrative Space in Classical Hollywood Cinema
 Elina  Vessonen
Department: History and Philosophy of Science
Supervisor: Dr. Anna Alexandrova & Prof. Hasok Chang
College: Newnham College
AHRC Subject Area: Philosophy
Title of Thesis: A Practice-Based Approach to Concept Formation and Measurement in Social Sciences
 Ralph Stefan Weir
Department: Philosophy
Supervisor: Tim Crane
College: Jesus
AHRC Subject Area: Philosophy
Title of Thesis: The Self
 Daniel  Williams
Department: Faculty of Philosophy
Supervisor: Professor Richard Holton/ Professor Huw Price
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC Subject Area: Philosophy
Title of Thesis: Predictive Processing and Mental Representation
 Jon  Wright
Department: Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Supervisor: Dr. Elizabeth Ashman Rowe
College: Magdalene
AHRC Subject Area: Medieval Literature
Title of Thesis: AM 748 Ia 4to: contextualising the transmission of eddic poetry
by identifying the output of one scribe
 Wesley  Wrigley
Department: Philosophy
Supervisor: Dr Tim Button
College: Sidney Sussex
AHRC Subject Area: Philosophy
Title of Thesis: Axiomatization and Incompleteness in Arithmetic and Set Theory