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Cambridge AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership - Student Profiles

 

Cambridge AHRC DTP Cohort 5 - Student Profiles


 Lawrence  Alexander
Department: Centre for Film and Screen
​Supervisor: Prof Andrew Webber
​College: Churchill
​AHRC subject area: Film History, Theory and Criticism
​Title of thesis (preliminary): Exploring the Production of Space in Contemporary Artistic Practices: Farocki, Paglen, Steyerl
 Patrick  Armstrong
Department: English
Supervisor: Dr Drew Milne
College: Corpus Christi
AHRC Subject Area: English Language and Literature
Title of Thesis: Microscopes, Microbes, and the Minuscule in Modern Fiction (1870-1940)
 Ben  Ashbridge
Department: Faculty of History
Supervisor: Prof. David Maxwell & Dr Rachel Leow
College: Churchill
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis (preliminary): A comparative analysis of faith mission dynamics during the era of decolonization in the Malayan and Kenyan Emergencies
 William K. S.  Aslet
Department: History of Art
Supervisor: Dr. Frank Salmon
College: Peterhouse
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis (preliminary): The Architectural Life and Legacy of James Gibbs
Department: History
Supervisor: Professor David Maxwell
College: Girton
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: Anglicanism, the Mau Mau Conflict and Decolonisation in Kenya, 1952 - 1960
 Alex Reina Barker
Department: Archaeology
Supervisor: Dr Martin Worthington
College: Trinity Hall
AHRC Subject Area: Archaeology
Thesis Title (Preliminary): 'Mesopotamia: A View from World Literature'
 Albert  Bates
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Dr Caroline Vout
College: Christ’s College
AHRC subject area: Classics
Title of thesis: The Mythology of Ecphrasis in Rome and Roman Greece (50 B.C. - 500 A.D.)
 Giulia  Bellato
Department: Faculty of History
Supervisor: Dr Caroline Goodson
College: Trinity
AHRC subject area: Medieval History
Title of thesis: The Deliberate Destruction of Urban Residences in Medieval Italy, 800-1200.
 Tom  Boekestein
Department: Law
Supervisor: Professor Kenneth Armstrong
College: Hughes Hall
AHRC Subject Area: EU Law
Title of Thesis: EU Citizenship after the UK's withdrawal from the European Union
 Robert  Britten
Department: German and Dutch
Supervisor: Dr Charlotte Lee
College: Christ's College
AHRC subject area: Literature
Title of thesis: 'Illusion, Critique? Brecht and Cognitive Realism' (preliminary)
 Lee  Colwill
Department: Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Supervisor: Dr Judy Quinn
College: Pembroke
AHRC subject area: Gender and Sexuality / Scandinavian Studies / Medieval Literature
Title of thesis (preliminary): The Performance of Gender in Late Medieval Icelandic Poetry
Pronouns: singular 'they'
 James Peter Dawson
Department: Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Supervisor: Prof. H. van de Ven
College: Gonville & Caius
AHRC subject area: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Title of thesis: "Third Front Spirit": Maoist Industrialisation and Heritage in China's Hinterland (tentative)
 Katherine Ellen Dixon
Department: English
Supervisor: Dr Alex da Costa
College: St Edmund's College
AHRC subject area: Languages and Literature
Title of thesis: Leading by example: the pedagogy of the Middle English homiletic exemplum and the Festial of John Mirk
 Panagiotis  Doudesis
Department: History of Art
Supervisor: Prof. Caroline van Eck
College: Pembroke
AHRC subject area: Architecture History, Theory and Practice/ Fine Art History, Theory and Practice
Title of thesis (preliminary): Analogies between architecture and cuisine during the long eighteenth century
 Francesca  Dytor
Department: History of Art and Architecture
Supervisor: Professor Caroline van Eck with Dr Donal Cooper
College: Pembroke
AHRC subject area: History of Art
Title of thesis: The Primitive Quattrocento
 Jean David  Eynard
Department: English
Supervisor: Dr Gavin Alexander
College: Pembroke College
AHRC subject area: English Language and Literature
Title of thesis: Discordant aesthetics in Seventeenth Century England
 Jamie  Fenton
Department:
 English
Supervisor: Dr Edward Allen
College:
 Pembroke
AHRC subject area:
 English Language and Literature
Title of thesis: Hearing and its Limits in the Poetry of the American Civil War
 Giulia  Garbagni
Department: Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Supervisor: Dr John Nilsson-Wright
College: Corpus Christi
AHRC Subject Area: Asian Studies
Title of thesis: "Japan's Envoy Diplomacy: Personal Networks and Conflict Mediation in Asia" (tentative)
 Wiktor Michal Gebski
Department: Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Supervisor: Prof. Geoffrey Khan
College: Homerton
AHRC subject area: Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Title of thesis: The influence of Modern Israeli Hebrew on the grammar of the Samaritan Hebrew
 Despoina  Georgiou
Department: Faculty of Law
Supervisor: Professor Catherine Barnard
College: Girton
AHRC subject area: EU labour and competition law
Title of thesis: 'The new European 'worker': Subordination in the age of extreme casualisation of work'
 Jessica  Hagley
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Supervisor: Dr Rodrigo Cacho
College: Clare
AHRC subject area: Spanish Literature
Title of thesis: Rhetorical Visions of Conquest in the Epic Poetry of the New World
Department: History and Philosophy of Science
Supervisor: Professor Liba Taub
College: Robinson
AHRC subject area: Classics
Title of thesis: The Peripatetic Mechanical Problems
 Luke A. Hase
Department: Faculty of Divinity
​Supervisor: Dr James Nicholas Carleton Paget
College: Clare Hall
AHRC Subject Area: Theology, Divinity and Religion
​Title of Thesis: "Co-Crucified with Christ": Rethinking Myth as a Hermeneutical Tool in Pauline Studies
 Matthew  Hassall
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr Peter Sarris
College: Trinity
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Political Ideas and Debate in the Age of Justinian I
 Joshua  Heath
Department: Divinity
Supervisor: Dr Rowan Williams
College: Trinity
AHRC Subject Area: Theology, Divinity and Religion
Title of Thesis: Language and Metaphysics in the Thought of Sergii Bulgakov
 George  Heath-Whyte
Department: Archaeology
Supervisor: Dr Laura Selena Wisnom
College: Trinity
AHRC subject area: Archaeology
Title of thesis: Bēl and Marduk in the First and Late-Second Millennium BC
 Celine  Henne
Department: History and Philosophy of Science
Supervisor: Prof. Hasok Chang
Advisor: Prof. Huw Price
College: Corpus Christi
AHRC subject area: Philosophy
Title of thesis: Realism without Truth: A Deweyan framework for the epistemology of complex cases
 Maximilian Gregor  Hepach
Department: Geography
Supervisor: Professor Mike Hulme
College: Girton
AHRC subject area: Geography
Title of thesis: Under the weather. Towards a phenomenological genealogy of weather and climate
 Alexander  Hobday
Department: English
Supervisor: Dr Christopher Tilmouth
College: King's College
AHRC Subject Area: Languages and Literature
Thesis Title: Managing Feeling in the Literature of the Late Eighteenth Century
 Tomasz  Hollanek
Department: Centre for Film and Screen
​Supervisor: Dr Martin Crowley
​College: Gonville & Caius
​Title of thesis: Design and Desire. Speculating on Artificial Intelligence
Department: Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Supervisor: Dr Rosalind Love
College: Corpus Christi
AHRC subject area: Medieval Literature / Scandinavian Studies
Title of thesis (preliminary): Laughter in Old Norse Prose
 Calum  Humphreys
Department: Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Supervisor: Professor Khaled Fahmy
College: Robinson
AHRC subject area: Middle Eastern Studies
Title of thesis: The Petitionary Politics of Everyday Life in Turn-of-the-Century Egypt
 Luke  Ilott
Department: History
Supervisor: Dr. Christopher Meckstroth
College: Christ's
AHRC subject area: Intellectual History
Title of thesis: Michel Foucault and the politics of historical narrative, c. 1966-1984
 Jack  Kellam
Department: Politics and International Studies (POLIS)
Supervisor: Dr Duncan Bell
College: St Edmund's
AHRC subject area: Political Philosophy
Title of thesis: 'Our desire is for the future': temporality, technology and politics in the new utopianism
 Georgios  Koukovasilis
Faculty: Classics
Supervisor: Caroline Vout
College: Magdalene
AHRC subject area: Classics
Title of thesis (preliminary): From Greek to Roman: Portraits and Identity in Roman Greece
 Fatima  Lahham
Department: 
Music
Supervisor:
 Dr Bettina Varwig
College:
 Christ's College
AHRC subject area:
 Music
Title of Thesis: Listening in Damascus: Sound and the Body in Premodern Islam, 1516-1731
 Anna M Lawrence
Department: Geography
Supervisor: Dr Philip Howell
College: King's College
AHRC subject area: Historical Geography
Title of thesis: 'Botanical Biopolitics: The Sociopolitical Lives of Flowers in Victorian Britain'
 Joel  Lipson
Department: English
Supervisor: Dr James Wade
College: Wolfson College
AHRC subject area: English Language and Literature
Title of thesis: Distinctions of Kind and Place: Liminal Encounters and the Visitation Motif in Medieval English Literature (Provisional)
 Alessandro Nicola Malusà
Department: Faculty of History
Supervisor: Professor Ulinka Rublack, FBA
College: Corpus Christi College
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: Fashion, Art and the Early Modern Court, Frans Pourbus the Younger (1569-1622)
 Oliver  Marjot
Department: Divinity
Supervisor: Dr Simon Gathercole
College: St Catharine’s
AHRC subject area: Theology, Divinity and Religion
Title of thesis: Reinterpretations of Sacrifice in Early Christianity
 Alicia  Mavor
Department: History
Supervisor: Prof. Annabel Brett
College: Peterhouse
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Legal and Political Conceptions of World Community 1525-1625
 Andy  McCormack
Department: Faculty of Education
Supervisor: Dr Zoe Jaques
College: Robinson College
AHRC subject area: English Language and Literature
Title of thesis: Representation and functions of children's books and their authors in 'Adults' Literature'.
 Francesco  Milella
Department: Music
Supervisor: Dr. Benjamin Walton
College: Jesus College
AHRC subject area: Music
Title of thesis: Manuel García and the globalization of opera. Translation and reception of operatic models in Mexico City at the beginning of the nineteenth century
 Julia  Montes-Landa
Department: Archaeology
Supervisor: Prof Marcos Martinón-Torres
College: Trinity College
AHRC subject area: Archaeology
Title of thesis: Evolution, co-existence and adaptation of bronze-making recipes in Prehistory. A study case from North-Eastern Iberia.
 Victoria  Mullins
Department: Faculty of Education
Supervisor: Dr Zoe Jaques
College: Homerton
AHRC subject area: Film Studies
Title of thesis: A Study in Innocence: The Relationship Between Disney Animation and the Hollywood Horror Genre
 Anna-Lisa  Nicholson
Department: French
Supervisor: Professor Nicholas Hammond
College: Corpus Christi
AHRC subject area: French
Title of thesis: Reconstructing the Mazarin Salon: Confession, Collaboration and Cosmopolitanism in seventeenth-century London
 Jerry  O'Shea
Department: POLIS
Supervisor: Dr Peter Sloman
College: Corpus Christi
AHRC subject area: Political Science
Title of thesis: The Political Economy of New Labour and John Prescott: a study of the politics of UK housing 1997-2008
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 Odile Liliana Panetta
Department: History
Supervisor: Professor Mary Laven
College: Girton
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: The political thought of Italian radical reformers in exile, c. 1542 - c. 1604
 Anna  Parker
Department: Faculty of History
Supervisor: Professor Ulinka Rublack
College: Pembroke
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: The 'social lives' of clothes in Late-Renaissance Prague
 Christopher James Parry
Department: History
Supervisor: Professor Elisabeth van Houts
College: King's College
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: Perceptions of the Unfree in the Anglo-Norman Realm, c.1000-c.1100
Department: Centre for Film and Screen
Supervisor: Professor Emma Wilson
College: Churchill
AHRC subject area: Film History, Theory and Criticism
Title of thesis (provisional): Relationality in Contemporary Trans Cinema
 Chloe Yale Pinto
Department: English
Supervisor: Dr Alex Houen
College: Pembroke
AHRC Subject Area: English Language and Literature
Title of thesis: Ahrtvork: Aesthetics and Antisemitism in Ezra Pound's Work and Thought
 Sarah  Rafferty
Department: Geography
Supervisor: Dr Alice Reid
College: Corpus Christi
AHRC Subject Area: Historical Geography
Title of Thesis: Infant and early childhood mortality decline in London, 1870-1929: a spatial and temporal analysis of its patterns, inequalities and policy impacts.
 Krishnan J Ram-Prasad
Faculty: Classics
Supervisor: Rupert Thompson
College: Peterhouse
AHRC Subject areas: Classics and Linguistics
Thesis title (preliminary): Elements of Proto-Indo-European Syntax: A Minimalist reconstruction
 Richard  Saich
Department: History
Supervisor: Professor Gary Gerstle
College: Sidney Sussex
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Is Another World Possible? Social Justice and The Politics of Globalisation in the 1990s (Provisional)
 Frederick  Schmidt
Department:
 Social Anthropology
Supervisor:
 Dr Yael Navaro
College:
 Homerton
AHRC subject area:
 Art Theory and Aesthetics, Ethnography and Anthropology, Performance and Live Art, Ethics, Cultural History, Cultural Geography
Title of thesis: Art & Politics: Sketching a post-Ottoman cartography (Tentative)
 Robert  Scott
Department: English
Supervisor: Dr Ross Wilson
College: King's College
AHRC subject area: English Language and Literature
Title of thesis: Recollecting Hegel
 Mark  Seow
Department: Music
Supervisor: Bettina Varwig
College: King’s College
AHRC subject area: Music
Title of thesis: A Flowing Bach: Listening in Early Modern Germany
Department: Faculty of English
Supervisor: Dr Priyamvada Gopal
College: Jesus College
AHRC subject area: Literature
Title of thesis: Speaking in the South: anticolonialism, modernities, and the re-writing of South Africa, India, and New Zealand
 Lucy  Sixsmith
Department: English
Supervisor: Dr Ruth Abbott
College: Trinity
AHRC subject area: Literature
Title of thesis: The Bible as a Material Text in the Nineteenth Century
 Elena  Emma Sottilotta
Department: Italian
Supervisor: Dr Helena Sanson
College: St. Catharine's College
AHRC subject area: Languages and Literature
Title of thesis (preliminary): Femininity, Storytelling and Insular Identity: A Comparative Study of European Women Writers' Folkloric Imagination (1870-1920)
 John  Stowell
Department: Faculty of English
Supervisor: Ewan Jones
College: St John's College
AHRC Subject Area: Literary and Cultural Theory
Thesis: Aesthetics and Prose Style in 19th Century Evolutionary Theory
 Jasmin  Tabaković
Department: Social Anthropology
Supervisor: Dr Yael Navaro
College: Churchill
AHRC subject area: Ethnography and Anthropology
Title of thesis: Nervoza: Archival-to-Everyday Affectual Entanglements in Post-War Sarajevo (provisional)
Dr Hannah  Tomczyk
Department: History and Philosophy of Science
Supervisor: Prof. Hasok Chang
College: Emmanuel College
AHRC subject area: Philosophy
Title of thesis: The Representational Role of Mathematical Formalisms
 Alisa  Valpola-Walker
Department: Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Supervisor: Dr Judy Quinn
College: King's
AHRC subject area: Languages and Literature, History
Title of thesis: (provisional) A Study of AM 589f 4to
 Jasmine  Vieri
Department: Archaeology
Supervisor: Professor Marcos Martinón-Torres
College: St John’s College
AHRC subject area: Archaeology
Title of thesis: Regional and Temporal Patterns in the Composition of Pre-Columbian Gold and Copper Alloys
 Koenraad  Vos
Department: History of Art
Supervisor: prof. dr. Caroline van Eck
College:
 King's
AHRC subject area:
 Visual Arts - Art History
Title of thesis: The display of sculpture in European museums — 1770-1830
 Zoe  Walker
Department: Philosophy
Supervisor: Professor Rae Langton
College: Pembroke
AHRC subject area: Philosophy
Title of thesis: Behind the Comedic Mask (provisional)
 Simon M. Weppel
Department: Archaeology
Supervisor: Dr Liliana Janik
College: Girton
AHRC Subject Area: Heritage
Title of Thesis: Heritage Socialisation in the Context of Cultural Change: A Russian Case Study
Department: Classics
Supervisor: Professor Tim Whitmarsh
College: Trinity
AHRC subject area: Classics
Title of thesis: Riddles and the Enigmatic in Greek literature
 Edward  Wren
Department: History
Supervisor: Miss Sylvana Tomaselli
College: Girton
AHRC subject area: History
Title of thesis: Pedagogy and Practice in Adam Smith's Moral Philosophy, 1752-64
Department: History and Philosophy of Science
Supervisor: Dr Stephen John
College: Peterhouse
AHRC subject area: Philosophy
Title of thesis: Evidence for Policy