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Research Postgraduate students

Darren Barber, IMS PG Researcher

Thesis: The Heirs of Alcuin: Educational Standards and Career Advancement in Ninth-Century Carolingian Europe
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Henry Clarke, Teaching Fellow in Roman History and Culture Study Abroad & Work Placement Year Coordinator; Social Media Coordinator

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Roman History and Archaeology; Iron Age to Roman Spain and Portugal; Identity, Cultural Change and Landscape Studies; Roman Historiography; Latin; Ancient Greek; Historical Receptions; Ancient Rowing
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Hannah Coates, PG Researcher

PhD student interested in early modern political culture. Currently researching the political thought of Sir Francis Walsingham.
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Elinor Cosgrave, Postgraduate Researcher

Roman History and Culture, 'The Other' in the Roman World, Captives and Hostages in Rome, Disability in Roman Society, Classical Art and Material Culture. BA Hons. (Leeds), MA Hons. (Leeds)
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Adina Covaci, PhD Student

In my project I investigate the practice of moral deference and whether there is anything problematic about it as such. My supervisor is prof. Pekka Väyrynen.
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Ruth Daly, Doctoral Researcher Teaching Assistant

My PhD is concerned with the relation between experimental women’s writing in Southern Africa and ethical reading practices.
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Joshua Doble, History PG Researcher

Kenya and Northern Rhodesia's European settlers; decolonisation; social and political history of white settlement; race and gender; history of emotions
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Emily Ennis, Teaching Assistant in the School of English

I am a recent PhD graduate from the School of English, now working as a postdoctoral teaching assistant. I am also a Short-Term Postdoctoral Fellow in the Leeds Humanities Research Institute
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Michael Flexer, PhD Student

Thesis title 'I am only a response to other people, I have no identity of my own': the authorial battle for an everyday schizophrenic narrative.
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Joseph Ford, PhD Student in French and Francophone Studies

twitter: @mrjoeford

Francophone North African, particularly Algerian, literature; Francophone intellectuals; theories of representation; memory and trauma.
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Steven Foster, Religious History PG Researcher

Thesis: Subject to the Higher Powers:The Reception of Romans 13:1-7 during the English Reformation.
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Sarah Gandee, Postgraduate Student and Tutor

Deconstructing the 'Criminal Tribe': Refugees, Repeal and Reservations in Postcolonial Punjab, 1918-82
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Rachael Gillibrand, IMS PG Researcher

Thesis: The Materiality of Physical Impairment: Mobility & Daily Living Aids in the late Medieval West. Rachael is also interested in broader elements of the non-conformist body.
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Rebecca Macklin, PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature

Rebecca Macklin is a PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Leeds and 2017-18 Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher at Cornell University.
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Alessio Mattana, Postgraduate Researcher

My research area is the long eighteenth century, particularly the relation between literature and science in Great Britain and the interconnections between Italian and British writers and translators.
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Lauren McCarthy, Postgraduate Research Student

Exploring support for animal welfare and animal rights amongst Black American social justice activists, in the nineteenth and twentieth century United States.
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Daniele Morossi, IMS PG Researcher

Venice, the Byzantine Empire and Norman Southern Italy (11th-12th centuries); Byzantium and the West (11th-12th centuries); Venetian Mediterranean trade (11th-12th centuries)
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Lauren Mottle, PhD Student

Analysing how the anti-war activism of active-duty soldiers and Vietnam-veterans reconfigured long-standing ‘truths’ about the relationship between soldiering, masculinity, citizenship and patriotism
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Ioannis Papadopoulos, IMS PG Researcher

Thesis: The Idea of Rome in Late Antiquity, The Concept of Utopia in the Late Roman Empire, The Idea of the City - Public Space and the Sacred in Rome During Late Antiquity
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Samuel Perks, Postgraduate research student

I am examining contemporary Singaporean historical novels' negotiations with economic development and precarity, as literary alternatives to 'the Singapore Story'.
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Francesca Petrizzo, IMS PG Researcher

The Normans in Southern Italy and Syria, the Crusades, the Hauteville Family, Family History, Military History, Gender History.


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Giovanni Pozzetti, PhD Candidate and Postgraduate Tutor

Thesis: "Diet, health and identity in early modern England and Italy: A comparative study of the application and understanding of Galenic principles"
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Philippa Read, Research Postgraduate Student Postgraduate Tutor

White Rose Studentship holder on "Classical Influences on European Discourses of Heroism in the War Effort and Peace Movement 1914-24" network.
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Hilary Rhodes, IMS PG Researcher

The Forgotten Crusades: The Northern Crusader, the Reconquista, & 13th century Models of Religious Conflict & Sozialpolitik
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Claudia Rogers, WRoCAH PhD Student in History

First encounter between Europeans and Indigenous groups in the Caribbean & Mesoamerica; comparative history; Indigenous histories; subaltern voices; identity; cultural intermediaries; space
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Bryan Ross, PhD student

My thesis focusses on animal rights with the aim of examining various points of contact between normative theory and animal ethics.
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Matthew Salway, PhD Research Student

My thesis, entitled "The Pursuit of Character: Masculinity, Legibility and the American Novel," is about character as a political, religious and literary parameter of recognisability in U.S. life.
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Alexander Nicholas Shaw, WRoCAH PhD Researcher

My PhD project looks at British intelligence in Singapore during the period of the early Cold War and Malayan Emergency. This is funded by the White Rose College for the Arts and Humanities and AHRC.
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Trevor Russell Smith, IMS PG Researcher and Postgraduate Tutor

Thesis: Conceiving Individuality and Emotions: English Rhetorical Approaches to War and Peace during the Hundred Years War
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Lucy Taylor, PhD Student

My current research revolves around the relationship between constructed understandings of 'masculinities', and young men's engagement in violence in Northern Uganda since the pre-colonial era.
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Emily Kate Timms, PhD Candidate

Postcolonial Literature and Film (especially indigenous and Caribbean); ageing studies and cultural gerontology; medical humanities; contemporary poetry and 'little' poetry magazine culture
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Hayley Toth, PhD Candidate

I am broadly interested in the writing and reading of postcolonial literatures in English. I am especially concerned with migrant fiction and have secondary research interests in spatial theory.
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Iason - Eleftherios Tzouriadis, IMS PG Researcher

Thesis: The development, use and significance of staff weapons in medieval Europe: circa 1300 to circa 1500
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Oscar Webber, PhD Student

Environmental history; responses to nature-induced disasters; British colonialism; 19th century Caribbean history.
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Romina Westphal, IMS PG Researcher

Tapestries of the Late Middle Ages; Political Potential of Art; Gender and Patronage of Art; Hero Topos and Tapestries in Courtly and Civic Contexts; West-Central Europe
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Nathan Wood, PhD Student

My research is concerned with the application of justice and equity within global climate change frameworks.
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Victoria Yuskaitis, IMS PG Researcher

I am an IMS PhD Student (beginning October 2016) pursuing multidisciplinary research that intersects History, English, and Archaeology. I am also the IMS Promotions and Communications Intern.
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