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Cohort Projects: 2014/15 and 2015/16

Glastonbury Tor by Bhagesh Sachania

SWW DTP PhD Student Subject Areas, Project Titles, Supervising Institutions and Supervisors:

2014/15 cohort
Subject Project Title Home Institution Co-supervising Institution(s)
Archaeology Stone Projectile Point Technology:does it exist in the Western European Middle Palaeolithic? Techno-functional analysis applied to archaeological and experimental Levallois points University of Exeter University of Reading
Archaeology Foodways and the Lives of Religious Women in Anglo-Saxon and Medieval England University of Reading University of Southampton/University of Reading
Archaeology Improving methods for recording and managing buried heritage assets through precision farming systems in the UK University of Bristol University of Reading
Archaeology Prehistoric Avian, Mammalian and H. sapiens Footprint- Tracks from Intertidal Sediments as Evidence of Human Palaeoecology University of Reading University of Southampton
Archaeology Fragile Gods: Ceramic Figurines from Roman Britain University of Reading University of Exeter
Archaeology (Working Title) The intentional destruction and deposition of Bronze Age metalwork in South-West England – an assessment of prehistoric personhood and the relationship between people and objects University of Exeter University of Bristol
Archaeology Causewayed Enclosures under the Microscope University of Southampton Cardiff University
Archaeology Impairment and Disability in Late Roman period Italy University of Southampton University of Reading/University of Exeter
Archaeology The archaeology of power: the emergence and development of Neolithic monument complexes in Britain and Ireland Cardiff University University of Southampton
Classics The theory of substance and definition in Aristotle’s metaphysics University of Exeter University of Reading
Classics Working title: Etruscan Identity and Self-representation in the Middle and Late Republic Cardiff University University of Exeter
Classics Ideologies of Gender in Roman Iberia University of Bristol University of Southampton
Creative writing Stories in the Skin: How can authors draw on embodied prose to strengthen the impact of their narratives and/or encourage empathy? Bath Spa University University of Exeter
Creative writing Sugar: a Novel, and Contextualising Research: Writing, Self-Consciousness and the Unhappy Queer Ending Bath Spa University Aberystwyth University
Drama, Film and TV The Alevi Semah as Intangible Cultural Heritage and Transnational Transcendence University of Exeter Cardiff University
English National and diasporic identity in Western Indian Ocean literature University of Southampton University of Reading
English The Farming of Verse: Contemporary British and Irish Georgic Poetry University of Bristol University of Exeter
English Paying attention to digital technologies: Rebuilding the attention span with electracy Cardiff University University of Southampton
English Entomodernism: Insects in Literature, Culture and Thought, 1910-1960 University of Bristol University of Exeter
English Resetting the Stage: The Politics of Pleasure in the Dramatic Works of Sir William Davenant, 1656–1667 University of Southampton University of Exeter
Film Studies and Modern Foreign Languages The Sonic Textures of Italian Cinema University of Southampton University of Bristol
History  ‘Intimate Crime’ in Early Modern England and Wales, 1660-1760 Cardiff University Aberystwyth University
History Foreign and Migrant women in occupied France, 1940-44: History, Memory, Legacy Cardiff University Cardiff University/University of Bath
History Philip II and the Hieronymites: The Spanish Monarch’s Escurialense Collections of Relics and Art and the Cult of St Jerome
in Spain and New Spain, c.1556-1600
University of Bristol Southampton
History From Melton Mowbray to Middleburg: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues in Fashionable Foxhunting, 1870-1930 University of Exeter University of Bristol
History Betraying Bodies and Dissembling Demeanours in Early Modern England, c.1600-1750 Cardiff University University of Exeter
History Reaction to the Soviet Gulag: Labour camps, the British left’s understanding of penality in the early twentieth-century and the impact of relations with Moscow University of Reading University of Exeter
History Fabricating the Female Voice: Women’s work with textiles in the long eighteenth century University of Southampton Bath Spa University
History The depiction and practice of kingship in England and Germany in the Twelfth Century Aberystwyth University University of Exeter
History The Intellectual Life of Mauricius Hispanus 1209-1238 University of Exeter University of Bristol
History Reds in Space: American perceptions of the Soviet space programme from Apollo to Mir 1967-1991 University of Southampton Aberystwyth University
Law Negative Rights in Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights: To What Extent are they Recognised and Protected? University of Bristol Cardiff University
Modern Foreign Languages Research into the iconography and topography surrounding secular martyrdom in Italy from the twentieth century to present University of Bristol University of Bath
Modern Foreign Languages Silenced Bodies: Trauma and Taboo in Algerian and Mauritian Women’s Writing University of Reading University of Bristol
Modern Foreign Languages Representations of modern feminist protest groups in UK, Germany and Italy University of Reading Cardiff University
Music Distant Cousins: Music, Identity and Community in the Cornish Diaspora Cardiff University University of Exeter
Music Composing in the community: creating a language of authentic expression within the context of amateur music University of Southampton Cardiff University and Bath Spa
Music Batáleras on the Frontline: An auto-ethnographic account of gendered performance in Cuba Cardiff University University of Exeter
Philosophy The Scientific Status of Kantian Teleology: A Critical Consideration from Historical and Contemporary Perspectives Cardiff University University of Exeter
Philosophy Aesthetic Value in the Built Environment Cardiff University University of Southampton
Philosophy Reasons Fundamentalism and the nature of normative reasons (both epistemic and practical) University of Reading University of Southampton/University of Reading
Philosophy Connectedness: Identity creation and alienation in the contemporary social world University of Exeter University of Exeter
Philosophy The Weight of Moral Reasons University of Reading University of Southampton
Philosophy Reflectivism in Self-Knowledge University of Southampton Cardiff University
Philosophy Ignorance, Motivation and Responsibility for Climate Justice: Exploring Epistemologies of Ignorance As a Source of Motivational Failure University of Reading University of Bristol
Philosophy and Religious Studies To what extent does the traditional Buddhist belief in rebirth warrant being taken seriously by non-Buddhist practitioners of mindfulness? University of Exeter University of Bristol
Religious studies Negotiated, Asserted or Assumed? A Localised Exploration of the Status of Minority Faith Chaplains in Acute Hospitals Cardiff University Cardiff University
Religious studies A Study of Gluttony and Drunkenness in Narratives of the Hebrew Bible in Relation to the Law of the Rebellious Son Deuteronomy 21:18-21 University of Exeter University of Bristol
2015/16 cohort
Subject Project Title Home Institution Co-supervising Institution(s)
Archaeology Foodways in Southern Britain from AD 300- 500: using lipid analysis to explore changing patterns of food consumption and production from the later Roman to early Medieval periods (working title) University of Bristol Cardiff University
Archaeology What can the lamps of Lusitania (modern Portugal and western Spain) tell us about the way in which people lived in Roman Iberia? University of Reading University of Southampton
Archaeology Like Pulling Teeth: Using microCT to understand the causes of changes in tooth size and morphology in Britain (working title) University of Southampton University of Bristol
Archaeology Therapeutic Landscapes of the Neolithic:  Exploring the potential for Britain’s Neolithic heritage to promote well-being amongst present-day visitors and communities University of Reading University of Bristol
Archaeology The praxis of traditional craft – exploring skilled practice University of Exeter University of Southampton
Archaeology The post-medieval archaeology of hare hunting, 1550-2004 University of Bristol University of Exeter
Archaeology Developing new approaches to human mobility examining residue and geochemical patterns at British archaeological sites (working title) University of Reading University of Exeter
Archaeology Cremation practices in Iron Age and Roman Britain: Funerary responses to transitions of ritualism, culture and technology University of Reading University of Bristol
Archaeology Death, identity and the body: Early Bronze Age mortuary variability in southern England University of Bristol University of Southampton
Celtic Studies The ‘Sacred Reterritorialization’ of Welsh Modernist Verse Cardiff University Aberystwyth University
Classics Death and the Senses in Ancient Rome (working title) University of Exeter University of Southampton
Classics Music and Ritual in Ancient Sparta: the lead votive figurines of the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia University of Reading University of Exeter
Creative Writing 5th Century Britain: A novel in which translation techniques are explored in order to achieve an authentic voice (working title) Bath Spa University Aberystwyth University
Creative Writing ‘And so I am real’: National and personal history in contemporary literature University of Southampton Bath Spa University
Creative Writing A Walk With Wurdergirderdu: Investigations Of Artificial Intelligence, User/Author Agency & Physical/Digital Interactions in Literature Bath Spa University University of Bath
Drama, Film and TV An investigation of rural Welsh cinemas: their histories, memories and communities Aberystwyth University Cardiff University
Drama, Film and TV Aesthetics of Absence in the Films by Otto Preminger University of Reading University of Bristol
Drama, Film and TV VistaVision’s Paramount: Widescreen Technology and Aesthetics in Corporate Hollywood, 1954-61. University of Bristol University of Exeter
English Uncanny Subjects – Social Violence, Psychoanalytic Justification and Modernist Subversion University of Exeter Cardiff University
English Combat, Crusade and Conversion: Prose Romance and the English Printing Press, 1473-1534. Cardiff University University of Bristol
English At Home in the World’: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Global Literary Networks Cardiff University University of Reading
English Nerves, Networks, and Delay: Physiology and the Sensation Novel University of Exeter University of Reading
English The West Barbary Barbarian: Identifying a Cornish Gothic in Nineteenth Century British Literature University of Exeter University of Bristol
English The Unwhole Text of Medieval Literature: from Chrétien to Chaucer Cardiff University University of Bristol
English Conjoined Bodies: Bodies Politic. University of Exeter University of Bristol
English Wireless Women: Listening In to Forgotten Female Voices at the BBC, 1922-1955 University of Exeter University of Bristol
English Writing the More-Than-Human World: an exploration of the anthropocentric and anthropomorphic tradition in British nature poetry focusing on the work of Alice Oswald and Maggie O’Sullivan Bath Spa University University of Southampton
History Children, Accidents, and Death in England and Wales, c.1600-1800 Cardiff University University of Exeter
History British charities’ humanitarian efforts for German civilians during and after the First World War University of Exeter University of Bristol
History Memories and representations of the Holocaust in London, 1945 to the present day University of Bristol University of Southampton
History The Courtenay Heiresses: Aristocratic Prestige, Female Agency and Royal Control in Thirteenth Century France University of Reading University of Exeter
History The Representation and Narration of Ritual and Ceremony in Late Fourteenth Century English Chronicles. University of Exeter University of Bristol
History Social Memory of the English Civil Wars in Britain, 1647 – 1700 University of Bristol University of Southampton
History Sacred cows, veterinary science and the dairy industry: How perceptions of animal agency shaped the nature of domestication in colonial India, 1870 – 1947 Cardiff University University of Bristol
History Masculine Magic: The perception and evolution of male ritual magic in the medieval and early modern South West University of Bristol University of Exeter
Interdisciplinary/Cultural Geography Watery lives: drawing multi-species narratives from field and archive: the figure of the wild crane in the unfolding politics of nature and conservation, in the wider Severn estuary and the Huleh wetlands in the North of Israel. University of Bristol Bath Spa University
Law Collaborative Governance in the Global Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage University of Exeter Cardiff University
Modern Languages Humans, Nature and Modernity: Encounters and Confrontations in Inter-War Russian and Czech Culture (working title) University of Bristol University of Exeter
Modern Languages The Diaspora of Italian intellectuals in Britain 1940s-1960s: Multiculturalism, Multilingualism, Anti-Fascism University of Reading University of Bristol
Modern Languages Transforming the Classics: Ovid’s Metamorphoses and its readers in Renaissance Italy University of Bristol University of Reading
Music Kònòw meet Malandragem: Researching musical transmission and transformation through collaborative performance practice Cardiff University University of Bristol
Music Italian Diminution Treatises in Context University of Southampton The University of Reading
Philosophy Deflationary Truth within Models of Arithmetic University of Bristol University of Southampton
Philosophy Self-Knowledge and Rationality University of Southampton University of Reading
Philosophy The Later Wittgenstein on Grammar and Idealism University of Southampton University of Reading
Philosophy Mind and Self in Society: Phenomenology as Social Philosophy Cardiff University University of Exeter
Philosophy Explaining human behaviour – the relationship between evolutionary and social constructivist approaches University of Bristol University of Exeter
Philosophy An inquiry into whether there can be a justifiable account of objective Kuhnian paradigm choice University of Bristol University of Reading
Philosophy how strong are our reasons for believing the theorems of various set theories, or other mathematical axioms systems? University of Bristol University of Bristol
Religious Studies Thomas Aquinas and ‘Metaphysics’ University of Bristol University of Exeter
Visual Cultures and Archaeology (interdisciplinary) Giving Suck: from liquid assets to solid state: How do the milk and the milk jug, clay and dairy collide in material histories, the contemporary moment and the philosophical imaginary? University of Reading University of Southampton