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Cambridge AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership - Student Profiles

 

Cambridge AHRC DTP Cohort 4 - Student Profiles


 Oliver  Aiken
Department: History
Supervisor: Professor Saul Dubow
College: Trinity
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Futures Past: Making the Radical Case for the Bantustans in Apartheid South Africa
 Chloe  Allison
Department: Music
Supervisor: Professor Susan Rankin
College: Selwyn
AHRC Subject Area: Music
Thesis Title: The Creation, Transmission and Dissemination of the Medieval Polyphonic Practice of Organum Purum
 Monique  Arntz
Department: Department of Archaeology and Anthropology
Supervisor: Dr. Augusta McMahon
College: Trinity College
AHRC subject area: Archeaology
Title of thesis: Beyond meaning. An Artefact Approach to the Neolithic Figurines from Tell Sabi Abyad (Syria) and Ҫatalhöyük (Turkey)
 Robin  Bates
Department: History
Supervisor: Professor Gary Gerstle
College: Queens' College
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: Civil War Veterans' Pensions, Politics, and Historical Memory in Gilded Age America.
 Alice  Blow
Department: History of Art
Supervisor: Dr Alexander Marr
College: Downing
AHRC subject area: History of Art
Title of thesis: Cross-dressing in Art and Culture in Early Modern Northern Europe, c.1500-1650
 Jenny  Boddy
Department: Law Faculty
Supervisors: Ms Jo Miles and Ms Amy Goymour
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC subject area: Law and Legal Studies
Title of thesis: Property Law: A Person with Vulnerability's Experience
 Annie  Bosse
Department: Philosophy
Supervisor: Professor Rae Langton
College: Girton
AHRC subject area: Philosophy
Title of thesis: It's a stereotype because it's true!
 Laura  Brassington
Department: History and Philosophy of Science
Supervisors: Professor Jim Secord and Dr Anne Secord
College: King's
AHRC subject area: History
Title of Thesis: Considering Nineteenth-Century Hierarchies through Charles Darwin's Correspondence
 Ella  Brown
Department: Archaeology and Anthropology
Supervisor: Dr Jay Stock
College: Downing
AHRC subject area: Archaeology
Title of thesis: The functional adaptation of mandibular trabecular bone in relation to the dentition
 Katarzyna  Buzanska
Department: Social Anthropology
Supervisor: Sian Lazar
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC Subject Area: Language & Literature: Ethnography and Anthropology
Title of Thesis: [provisional] Language, Identity and Plurinationalism in Bolivia's Schooling Environment
 Chiara  Capulli
Department: History of Art
Supervisor: Dr Donal Cooper
College: Pembroke
AHRC subject area: History of Art
Title of thesis: [Provisional] The effects of the Florentine Siege on spaces for devotion and artistic patronage networks c.1480-c.1550
Department: History
Supervisor: Professor Alexandra Walsham
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Traversing the boundary between the passions and pathology in England c. 1425-1625
 Eoin  Carter
Department: History and Philosophy of Science
Supervisor: Professor James Secord
College: Darwin
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Radical Politics and Popular Science in Britain, 1815-48
 Francesco  Colombo
Department: Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Supervisor: Dr Judy Quinn
College: Clare
AHRC subject area: Languages and Literature
Title of thesis: (provisional) The Young Sigurðr Section of the Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: A Literary Analysis
 Sarah Kaarina Crockford
Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Dr Napoleon Katsos
Trinity College
Linguistics
The interaction between multilingualism and cognition in autism spectrum conditions
 Eloise  Davies
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr Richard Serjeantson
College: Peterhouse
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: The Venetian connection in English intellectual life in the early seventeenth century
 Lewis  Defrates
Department: History
Supervisor: Professor Gary Gerstle
College: Sidney Sussex
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: Performing America: Travelling Americans, Movement and the Exportation of Visions of the United States to Great Britain, 1875-1914.
 Nicholas  Devlin
Department: Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Brooke
College: Robinson
AHRC subject area: Political Theory
Title of thesis: Dialectic of Disillusionment: The political thought of ex-communists, c.1929 - c.1960
 Rachel Claire Dryden
Department: Divinity
Supervisor: Dr Holger Zellentin
College: Lucy Cavendish
AHRC subject area: Theology and Religious Studies
Title of thesis: Angels in the Qur’ān: Heavenly Messengers in the light of Late Antique, Near Middle Eastern, Jewish-Christian Beliefs about Angels
Department: Law
Supervisor: Professor John Bell
College: Robinson College
AHRC Subject area: Law and Legal Studies
Title of Thesis: Counter-extremism and control of religious belief
 Michael  Foran
Department: Law
Supervisor: Professor T.R.S. Allan
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC Subject Area: Law and Legal Studies
Title of Thesis: (provisional) Pillars of Sand: Equality and the Rule of Law
 Imogen  Galilee
Department: Law
Supervisors: Professor David Feldman and Dr Kirsty Hughes
College: Wolfson
AHRC Subject Area: Law and Legal Studies
Title of Thesis: (provisional) Legal controls on politicians who lie
 Lewis A Graham
Department: Law
Supervisors: Professor Mark Elliott and Dr David Erdos
College: Pembroke
AHRC Subject Area: Law
Thesis title: Personalities, Preferences and Politics: An Examination of the Individual Ideologies of the Justices of the UK Supreme Court
 Valentina A. Grasso
Department: Faculty of Divinity
Supervisor: Professor Garth Fowden
College: St Edmund’s College
AHRC subject area: Theology, Divinity and Religion
Title of thesis: Pagan and Scripturalist Antecedents of Islam in Arabia
 Kathryn Ania Haley-Halinski
Department: ASNC
Supervisor: Dr Judy Quinn
College: Pembroke
AHRC subject area: Languages and Literature
Title of thesis: (Provisional) Birds in Old Norse Mentalities and Realities: 400-1200 AD
 Harry  Harland
Department: Law
Supervisor: Professor Matthew Kramer
College: Gonville and Caius
AHRC subject area: Legal Philosophy
Title of thesis: (provisional) Responsibility as Revelation: Reconciling Free Will Scepticism and Individual Responsibility
 Alexandra S. Ilieva
Department: Divinity
Supervisor: Dr. Ankur Barua
College: Lucy Cavendish College
AHRC Subject Area: Religious Studies
Thesis Title: (Provisional) "Exposing Traditions: Using Intercultural Studies to Broaden the Boundaries of Our Thought"
 Anton Maria Maurits Jäger
Department: History
Supervisor: Chris Meckstroth/Chris Bickerton
College: Girton
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Populism and the 'Democracy of Producers' in the United States, 1877-c.1922
 Sarah  Jilani
Department: English
Supervisor: Dr. Priyamvada Gopal
College: King's College
AHRC subject area: Comparative Literature, Post-Colonial Studies
Title of thesis: Subjectivity and Decolonisation in African and South Asian Film and Literature
 Maxwell  Jones
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Meckstroth
College: Clare
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Pessimist Thought in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Schopenhauer and Leopardi, c.1800 - 1860
 Lisa  Kazianka
Department: Faculty of Education
Supervisor: Dr Zoe Jaques, David Whitley
College: Churchill
AHRC subject area: Education
Title of Thesis: Tradition and Transformation - Representations of Masculinities in Recent Arthurian Narratives for Young Readers
 Serena  Laiena
Department: Italian
Supervisor: Helena Sanson
College: Clare College
AHRC subject area: Italian Studies
Title of thesis: New Perspectives on Giovan Battista Andreini's (1576-1654) dramaturgy.
 Thomas Robert Langley
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Professor Christopher Kelly
College: Peterhouse
AHRC Subject Area: Classics
Title of Thesis: The Idea of the City in Fourth Century Intellectual Culture
 Michael  Lewis
Department: Archaeology
Supervisor: Dr Augusta McMahon
College: Magdalene College
AHRC subject area: Archaeology
Title of thesis: How do social transformations from the 4th-early 3rd millennium BCE influence and manifest themselves in the choice of raw materials, and chaîne opératoire of pottery in the Shahrizor and Bazyan Valley?
 Christa  Lundberg
Department: History
Supervisor: Scott Mandelbrote
College: Trinity College
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Charles de Bovelles and humanist philosophy in sixteenth-century France
 Benjamin  Marschall
Department: Philosophy
Supervisor: Dr Tim Button
College: Darwin
AHRC subject area: Philosophy
Title of thesis: Carnap on Ontology
 Thomas  Matthews Boehmer
Department: Archaeology
Supervisor: Professor Martin Millett
College: Fitzwilliam
AHRC subject area: Archaeology
Title of thesis: Tracking identity change and societal shift in the Late Iron Age and Early Roman southern North Sea basin. Can new and alternative narratives be used to describe the archaeological developments of the period?
Department: Philosophy
Supervisor: Professor Rae Langton
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC subject area: Philosophy
Title of thesis: The Power of Speech
Mr Conor  McKee
Department: English
Supervisors: Prof Nicolette Zeeman, Prof John Marenbon
College: Pembroke
AHRC subject area: Language and Literature
Title of thesis: Piers Plowman and Scholastic Creation Theology
 Liana  Minkova
Department: Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)
Supervisor: Dr Adam Branch
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC subject area: Politics and International Studies (Diplomacy and International Relations), Law and Legal Studies
Title of thesis: The 'ICR Dilemma': Individual Criminal Responsibility for Collective Crimes at the ICC
 Dorota  Molin
Department: Hebrew Studies, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Supervisor: Prof Geoffrey Khan
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC subject area: Languages and Literature: Asiatic & Oriental Studies
Title of thesis: The North-Eastern Neo-Aramaic Jewish dialect of Dohok (Iraqi Kurdistan)
 Matyas  Moravec
Department: Faculty of Divinity
Supervisor: Prof Sarah Coakley / Prof Robin Le Poidevin
College: Pembroke College
AHRC Subject Area: Theology, Divinity and Religion
Title of Thesis: Bathing God in an Atmosphere of Spatiality: Henri Bergson and Analytic Philosophy of Religion
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr Ben Griffin
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC subject area: History
 Lily  Ní Dhomhnaill
Department: English
Supervisor: Dr. Fiona Green
College: Corpus Christi
AHRC subject area: American Literature
Title of thesis: Listening for Inheritance in the Late 20th Century US poetry and performace
 Yahya  Nurgat
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr Helen Pfeifer
College: Clare
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Space, Ritual and Religious Experience in the Ottoman Hajj, 1660-1760.
 Alice  O'Driscoll
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr Clare Jackson
College: Jesus
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Women under siege in the Wars of the Three Kingdoms 1638-1653
Department: Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)
Supervisor: Dr Duncan Bell
College: Girton College
AHRC subject area: Political Theory and Aesthetics
Title of thesis: Towards a New Social Imaginary - The Aesthetic Dimension of Radical Democratic Politics
 Calum  Platts
Department: Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Supervisor: Prof. Simon Keynes
College: Christ's
AHRC subject area: History
Title of Thesis: Anglo-Saxon Kingship: Foreign Perceptions and Influences in the Seventh and Eighth Centuries.
 Damien  Pollard
Department: Centre for Film and Screen, MML
Supervisor: Dr John David Rhodes
College: Pembroke
AHRC subject area: Film
Title of thesis:The Voice in Giallo Cinema
 Benjamin  Quarshie
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Supervisor: Dr Rory O'Bryen
College: King's
AHRC subject area: Languages and Literature
Title of thesis: [Provisional] In What Country?: Flight, Dispossession and the Locations of 'Blackness' in Latin America
 Jeanine  Quené
Department: History
Supervisor: Professor Gary Gerstle
College: Sidney Sussex College
AHRC subject area: (American) History
 Emma Joy Reay
Department: Faculty of Education
Supervisor: Dr. Zoe Jaques
College: Homerton
AHRC Subject Area: Education
You have to be kidding: How are children depicted in digital narrative games?
 Syamala  Roberts
Department: German
Supervisor: Dr. Lucia Ruprecht
College: Jesus
AHRC subject area: Languages and literature
Title of thesis: Conceptions of Hearing in German Modernism
 Frances  Rothwell Hughes
Department: History of Art and Architecture
Supervisor: Dr Alexander Marr
College: Pembroke
AHRC subject area: History of Art
Title of thesis: [Provisional] The Early Modern Heraldic Imagination
 Jana Christina Schuster
Department: Faculty of Architecture and History of Art
Supervisor: Dr James Campbell
College: Robinson College
AHRC subject area: Architecture
Title of thesis: The Architectural Patronage of the 2nd Duke of Montagu, 1709-49.
 Helen  Sunderland
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr Ben Griffin
College: Corpus Christi
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: The Political Socialisation of Schoolgirls in Late Victorian and Edwardian England
 Hester  van Hensbergen
Department: POLIS
Supervisor: Dr Duncan Kelly
College: King's
AHRC subject area: Political Science and International Relations
Title of thesis: Population, Growth, and Scarcity in Postwar Political Thought.
 Benedek  Varga
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr William O'Reilly
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: August Ludwig Schlözer and the Frontiers of Enlightenment