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Current Student Projects

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

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2014/15 cohort
Subject Project Title Home Institution Co-supervising Institution(s)
Archaeology Levallois Points as Hafted Spear Systems Among Neanderthal Population in South-Western Europe University of Exeter University of Reading
Archaeology Foodways of religious women in Anglo-Saxon and Medieval England University of Reading University of Southampton
Archaeology Precision Farming and Archaeology 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 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 An exploration of impairment and dis/ability at Alington Avenue, Dorset University of Southampton University of Reading/University of Exeter
Archaeology The archaeology of power: understanding the emergence and development of Neolithic monument complexes in Britain and Ireland Cardiff University University of Southampton
Classics Aristotle’s Metaphysics Z from the Standpoint of his Theory of Definition University of Exeter University of Reading
Classics Etruscan identity and self-representation in the Middle and Late Roman Republic Cardiff University University of Exeter
Classics Images of Gender in Roman Iberia University of Bristol University of Southampton
Creative writing The Listening & Love in the Time of Einfuhlung Bath Spa University University of Exeter
Creative writing W, a Novel, and the Unhappy Queer Ending Bath Spa University Aberystwyth University
Drama, Film and TV Movement and Adaptation of the Alevi Semah in Contemporary Turkey and Western Europe University of Exeter Cardiff University
English Coastal historiographies of the Indian Ocean: aesthetics in Somali 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 Anatomies of (De)Individualisation: Anonymous Bodies, Individual Subjects, and the Impersonal Force of Life Cardiff University University of Southampton
English The Modernist Exoskeleton University of Bristol University of Exeter
English The Revolutionary Theatres of Sir William Davenant, 1650–1667 University of Southampton University of Exeter
History ‘Intimate Crime’ in Early Modern England and Wales, c.1660-c.1760 Cardiff University Aberystwyth University
History British women in Occupied France 1939-1945: History, Memory, Legacy Cardiff University University of Bath
History The Spanish Tudors: Self-fashioning the Anglo-Spanish Elite through Dress, c.1554-1603 University of Bristol University of 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.1600-1740 University of Exeter University of Southampton
History Searching for Socialism? British Labour, the Soviet Union and Penal Politics, 1880-1939 University of Reading University of Exeter
History ‘Gender and the Sartorial Politics of Rebellion and Revolution in Britain and the Early American Republic, c. 1745-1825’ University of Southampton Bath Spa University
History ‘Images of kingship in twelfth-century English and German saints’ lives and bishops’ deeds’ Aberystwyth University University of Exeter
History Between Paris and Al-Andalus: Bishop Maurice of Burgos and his world (1208-1238) 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 Cardiff University
Law The development of the Strasbourg jurisprudence concerning freedom of religion or belief and the need for a reappraisal of the conventional understanding of Article 9 of the European Convention on Human Rights University of Bristol Cardiff University
Modern Languages The construction, role and maintenance of secular martyrdom in twentieth century Italy University of Bristol University of Bath
Modern Languages Breaking the Silence (?): Representations of Female Bodily Experience in Women’s writing from Algeria, France, and Mauritius University of Reading University of Bristol
Modern Languages Representations of Contemporary Feminist Protest Groups in Germany and the UK University of Reading Cardiff University
Music Distant Cousins: Music, Community and Identity in the Cornish Diaspora Cardiff University University of Exeter
Music Composing in the Community: Creative Dialogues with the Amateur Music Vernacular University of Southampton Cardiff University and Bath Spa
Music Bataleras on the Frontline: Gender Narratives in Cuban Batá Performance 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 Defending Reasons Fundamentalism University of Reading University of Southampton
Philosophy Connectedness: alienation and identity creation in the contemporary social world University of Exeter University of Exeter
Philosophy The Weight of Moral Reasons University of Reading University of Southampton
Philosophy How We Know Our Reasons University of Southampton Cardiff University
Philosophy ‘Three arguments for the Epistemology of Ignorance in the work of Charles W. Mills’ 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 The Status and Integration of Minority Faiths in Acute Health Care Chaplaincy Cardiff University Cardiff University
Religious studies ‘A Glutton and a Drunkard’: Excessive and Deviant Consumption of Food and Alcohol in the Hebrew Bible in relation to the Law of the Rebellious Son (Deut. 21:18-21) University of Exeter University of Bristol
2015/16 cohort
Subject Project Title Home Institution Co-supervising Institution(s)
Archaeology Foodways in Roman Gloucestershire University of Bristol Cardiff University
Archaeology Lighting in Lusitania University of Reading University of Southampton
Archaeology Like pulling teeth: studying variation in tooth form in Southern Britain. University of Southampton University of Bristol
Archaeology Therapeutic Landscapes of Prehistory: Exploring the Potential for Prehistoric Landscapes to act as Therapeutic Environments in the Present Day University of Reading University of Bristol
Archaeology Tacit practices and the emergence of heritage crafts University of Exeter University of Southampton
Archaeology Post-medieval archaeology of hare hunting University of Bristol University of Exeter
Archaeology Developing new geoarchaeological approaches to the topic of past human mobility University of Reading University of Exeter
Archaeology Cremation practices in Late Iron Age and Roman Hertfordshire: Changes and continuities in culture, technology and society University of Reading University of Bristol
Archaeology Death, Identity and the Body: Early Bronze Age Mortuary Variation in Southern Britain University of Bristol University of Southampton
Classics Rewriting the Classics: Ovid’s Metamorphoses and its Readers in the Italian Renaissance University of Bristol University of Reading
Classics Music in Ancient Sparta University of Reading University of Exeter
Creative Writing Art of Betrayal: Language Manipulation in an English-Welsh Creative Writing Context 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 Project knole: Autocosmic Approaches to Authoring A Resonant Computational Character Bath Spa University University of Bath
Drama, Film and TV The History of Rural Welsh Cinemas and Ciemagoing 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: ‘High Fidelity’ Widescreen Features in Britain and the USA University of Bristol University of Exeter
English Gods and Goods: Transcendental Bodies, Psychoanalysis and Material Culture in Modernist Women’s Writing 1918-1958 University of Exeter University of Exeter
English Combat, Crusade and Conversion: Prose Romance and the English Printing Press, 1473-1534. Cardiff University University of Bristol
English Pursuing God: Poetic Pilgrimage and the Welsh Christian Aesthetic Cardiff University Aberystwyth University
English At Home in the World’: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Global Literary Networks Cardiff University Aberystwyth University
English Modernity and Sensation Fiction: Nerves, Networks and Delay University of Exeter University of Reading
English Corpses, Coasts, and Carriages: Identifying a Cornish Gothic Tradition, 1840-1910 University of Exeter University of Bristol
English Whole and Unwhole Texts of Medieval Literature: A Study of How Poems End from Chrétien to Chaucer Cardiff University University of Bristol
English Conjoined Twins and the Anatomy of the Neoliberal Subject: Representing the Conjoined Body in Contemporary Literature and Screen Media 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 Contemporary British Nature Poetry Bath Spa University University of Southampton
History Children, Accidents and Death in Early Modern England and Wales University of Exeter University of Southampton
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 Marriage as a tool of power for the king, the aristocratic family, and the heiress: The Courtenay heiresses of Nevers, Auxerre, and Tonnerre, 1180-1273 University of Reading University of Exeter
History A Plethora of Perspectives: The English Chronicles between 1377 and 1422. University of Exeter University of Bristol
History Recollection in the Republics: Memories of the British Civil Wars in England, 1649-1659 University of Bristol University of Southampton
History Sacred Cows, Veterinary Science, and the dairy industry: Perceptions of Animal agency in colonial India Cardiff University University of Bristol
History Gender and Magic in England, 1350-1650 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 An Integrated Planning Approach to the International Law Governing Underwater Cultural Heritage Protection University of Exeter Cardiff University
Modern Languages ‘Towards a ‘Healthy Modernity’?: Medicine and Medical Practice in Interwar Russian and Czech Literature and Cinema’ University of Bristol University of Exeter
Modern Languages Carlo Dionisotti and Luigi Meneghello from Italy to England (1940-1980): an intellectual biography. Fascism, antifascism, multiculturalism. University of Reading University of Bristol
Music Kamalengoni Harp in Mali and Burkina Faso: The Tradition of Invention Cardiff University University of Bristol
Music Italian Diminution Treatises in Context University of Southampton University of Reading
Philosophy Deflationary Truth within Models of Arithmetic University of Bristol University of Southampton
Philosophy Self-Knowledge and Rational Agency University of Southampton University of Reading
Philosophy 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 gender difference – the relationship between biological and social scientific approaches University of Bristol University of Exeter
Philosophy Can there be rational, objective theory choice? University of Bristol University of Reading
Philosophy The Soundness of Mathematics University of Bristol University of Bristol
Religious Studies Thomas Aquinas and Metaphysics University of Bristol University of Exeter
Visual Cultures and Archaeology (interdisciplinary) Deeper in the Pyramid University of Reading University of Southampton
2016/17 cohort
Subject Project Title Home Institution Co-supervising Institution(s)
Archaeology TRACKS – an isotopic investigation of the seasonality of Middle and Upper Palaeolithic prey species in Estremadura, Portugal University of Southampton University of Reading
Archaeology The role of sarsen stone in southern Britain. An archaeological and ethno-historical approach to an ancient industry University of Reading University of Southampton
Archaeology Cooking and Consumption in the Phoenician and Punic world: new data from organic residue analyses University of Bristol Cardiff University
Archaeology Iron Age Mortuary Practices in Eastern England: An Integrated Approach to Burial Evidence Cardiff University University of Exeter
Archaeology Churches in the Landscape: the Cultural, Historical and Social impact of Early Christianity in south-west Britain University of Exeter University of Reading
Archaeology Going Global: Arabian palaeoenvironment and Human Evolution University of Reading University of Southampton
Classics Who were the Thracians? A material perspective on ancient ethnicity Cardiff University University of Reading
Classics Networks and Relationships in Imperial Politics, A.D. 337-363 Cardiff University University of Exeter
Creative Writing Meme: a ‘digital Gothic’ novel, and investigation of the effects of interactivity on storytelling strategies and narrative phenomenology Bath Spa University Cardiff University
Creative Writing State of Emergency University of Exeter Bath Spa University
Drama, Film and TV Back from the Future: Screening the Cultural Heritage of the 1980s in Contemporary American Television Drama University of Reading University of Southampton
Drama, Film and TV DIY Cinema in the UK: emancipating contexts for spectatorship University of Reading Aberystwyth University
Drama, Film and TV “Actors, Sir, and as good as any”: Early Modern Boy Actors and their Performance Practices University of Exeter University of Bristol
Drama, Film and TV How can my Applied Theatre practice support young people in the transition between Child & Adolescent and Adult Mental Health Services? University of Exeter University of Reading
Drama, Film and TV Masculinity and the Performing Body in South West England 1880 – 1930 University of Bristol University of Exeter
Drama, Film and TV The Manifestation of Haan in Contemporary Korean Cinema University of Southampton University of Exeter
English Postal Bodies: Networks of communication and travel in Nineteenth-Century Literature University of Exeter University of Southampton
English Wyndham Lewis in Context : Grounding the Modernist Novel in the Communications Circuit of the Literary Industry University of Reading Bath Spa University
English Hairwork in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture University of Exeter University of Bristol, University of Exeter
English Object-Oriented Gothic? : The Supernatural, the Speculative and the Real in Nineteenth-Century Gothic Fiction University of Exeter University of Bristol
English The Lives of Charles Dickens: A Metabiography 1870-present Cardiff University University of Exeter
English Fantastic Flora: Vegetable Imaginaries in fin de siècle Literature University of Exeter University of Reading
English Pirates and Their Fellows: Representations of pirates, privateers, and highwaymen 1724 – 1734 University of Southampton Cardiff University
English ‘For the Love of Ink: Patronage and Performance in the letters and works of the early bluestocking circle’ Cardiff University University of Bristol
English Alternative Forums, Subversive Identities: Education and Pedagogy in the Works of Sylvia Townsend Warner, 1926-1954 University of Exeter University of Bristol
English Letters and the Modern Novel: the Epistolary Art of Flaubert, Joyce and Beckett University of Reading University of Bristol
History The Experience of Time in Twelfth and Thirteenth Century England Aberystwyth University University of Bristol
History Rape, Race and Resistance: Challenging Narratives in the Reconstruction South University of Reading Cardiff University
History Thomas Paine, Radicalism, and the Celtic Periphery Aberystwyth University Cardiff University
History Apathy or Beyond Administrative Absorption of Politics? Political interest, networks and citizens’ involvement in politics in colonial Hong Kong, 1945-1997 University of Bristol University of Southampton
History ‘No Pakis at Dunkirk’:  Remembering and Forgetting Force K6 in Europe: 1939-1945 University of Exeter Cardiff University
History The Poets Laureate of the Long Eighteenth Century University of Exeter University of Southampton
Interdisciplinary Marrying High Stakes Speculative Fiction with Real World Risk Analysis: How can Games be designed to Engage Players with Depictions of Difficult Futures? Bath Spa University University of Bath
Law Union at gunpoint: The use of sexual slavery and forced marriage by the Islamic State University of Reading University of Exeter
Law Girls in Armed Conflict: Exploring the challenges in providing legal protection during and post-conflict for girl fighters. An analysis from the Sri Lankan and Sierra Leonean conflicts University of Bristol University of Reading
Modern Languages Women’s bodies as sites of history, memory and trauma: the case of head-shaving during the Spanish Civil War and the Liberation of France Cardiff University University of Exeter
Modern Languages Displacing the Hybrid? Representations of Chineseness and Chinese immigration in Spanish audio-visual culture University of Exeter University of Reading
Modern Languages An Aesthetics of World History: The Literature of Svetlana Alexievich, Roberto Bolaño, and Marlon James University of Bristol University of Reading
Modern Languages Multilingual tales: Writing and translating for children in minority language contexts Cardiff University University of Bristol
Modern Languages Materialising Migration: Transcultural Textiles in Germany University of Bristol University of Bath
Modern Languages Narrating a New Tunisia: A Study of Postcolonial Tunisian Women’s Life-Narratives in French (1974-2016) University of Bristol University of Bath
Modern Languages A study of the importance of Dante’s Purgatorio for the development and representation of Purgatory from the early 14th century to the Council of Trent in the 16th century University of Bristol University of Bristol
Music Italian opera and domestic music making in England, c.1780-1830 University of Southampton Cardiff University
Music Unlocking the Sound of British Song: Performance Practice, c.1150-1300 University of Southampton University of Bristol
Philosophy Do Intuitions Support Multiple Types of Knowledge? University of Southampton University of Reading
Philosophy The Three Spheres of Existence as Illustrated by Kierkegaard: A Challenge to the Tiered Interpretation University of Southampton University of Exeter
Philosophy A Wittgensteinian Defence of Meta-Ethical Naturalism University of Southampton University of Reading
Philosophy A Bayesian Framework Modelling Scientific Reasoning University of Bristol University of Bristol
Philosophy In- and exclusion in sustainable citizenship Aberystwyth University University of Bristol
Philosophy Ontic vs Relational interpretations of the quantum wave function University of Bristol University of Bristol
Philosophy Framing Effects and Context in Language Comprehension University of Reading University of Reading
Philosophy Psychophysical Unity in Action: Overcoming the Cartesian Legacy University of Southampton Cardiff University
Philosophy/Law Outsourcing pregnancy/Women’s work and invisible labour: is a reconceptualisation of the mother-foetus relationship the key to better understanding (international commercial gestational) surrogacy and its regulation? Cardiff University University of Southampton, University of Bristol
Religious Studies A comparative study of the character of Moses in the Hebrew Bible and the Qur’an and their exegesis of him Cardiff University University of Southampton
Religious Studies New Insights from a Translation and Analysis of Unpublished Jewish Incantation Bowls from Late Antiquity – Early Medieval period University of Exeter University of Southampton
2017/18 cohort
Subject Project Title Home Institution Co-supervising Institution(s)
Archaeology A Crimson Horizon – The Religious Landscapes of Warfare in Northern Britain, c. 1050-1500 University of Reading University of Southampton
Archaeology Household Archaeology of 5th- to 6th-Century Settlements in Central Europe University of Exeter Cardiff University
Archaeology Testing the resilience of agricultural systems to human activities and climate change in the Peruvian Andes University of Reading University of Exeter
Archaeology Can Airborne Remote Sensing Data Contribute to a Re-Evaluation of Territorial Oppida in Southern Britain? University of Reading Cardiff University
Archaeology Changing Social Relations and the Making of an Early Medieval Kingdom: People and Pottery in Anglo-Saxon Kent AD 450-850  University of Reading Cardiff University
Archaeology Early to Mid Holocene climate and its impact on the development of the Neolithic in Iraq and Iran University of Reading University of Southampton
Archaeology Climate change and socio-economic transformations in the Late Antiquity of the Middle East University of Reading University of Southampton
Archaeology Archaeology and STEM in Primary School Education: Integration and Development Cardiff University University of Southampton
Archaeology Evolving perceptions of virtue in the region of the Burgundian Settlement; a study of funerary epigraphy from the c. 300- c. 750 AD University of Reading University of Exeter
Archaeology Fire in the Lower Palaeolithic: Absence of evidence or evidence of absence University of Reading University of Exeter; University of Reading
Creative Writing A novel, and a comparative exploration of the representation of the Second World War in Contemporary British and German Fiction Aberystwyth University Cardiff University
Creative Writing Can travel writing reshape our views of Otherness? A case study on Palestine Bath Spa University University of Exeter
Drama, Film and TV An Exploration of The Cultural Value of Intergenerational Arts for People Living with Dementia University of Exeter Aberystwyth University
Drama, Film and TV Video, community and political support in the cultural policy of the Greater London Council 1981-1986 Aberystwyth University University of Exeter
Drama, Film and TV Keaton cutting Keaton: the craft and synchronicity of film editing and performance in silent slapstick comedy University of Bristol University of Exeter
English Shaking, Breaking, Remaking: Anxiety in Contemporary American Literature University of Bristol University of Exeter; University of Bristol
English The Place of Books in Parochial Communities: Parish Libraries of Early-Modern Devon University of Exeter University of Reading
English ‘Mouldering Quarries and Mines’: Welsh Mining Literature and the Environment Cardiff University Bath Spa University
English ‘Everybody Believes He Knows All About It’: Grant Allen, the Victorian Periodical, and the Construction of Knowledge University of Exeter University of Reading
English The Final Frontier: Extraterrestrial New Worlds and Anglophone Adventure Fiction, 1870-1914 University of Exeter University of Reading
English Committed to Print: Antifascist Women Writers and Modernist Magazine Culture University of Bristol University of Exeter
English Conceptualisations of Environment and The Victorian Realist Novel: 1838-1881 Cardiff University University of Bristol
English Angela Carter’s Toyshop: A Materialist Investigation of Angela Carter’s Representation of Things Cardiff University University of Exeter
English King Arthur and the Regional Turn in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Period University of Bristol Cardiff University
English Worlding Fiction, Fictionalizing the World: Representations of Globalization in Contemporary Literature University of Bristol University of Southampton
English Literary Censorship and the Victorian Novel University of Exeter University of Reading
History The formation of Chinese communists in France in the 1920s University of Bristol Cardiff University
History Fleshing Out the Animal: The taxidermy specimen and its network (1880-1930) University of Bristol University of Exeter
History Conflict and Conformity: Feminism, Agency and Gender Inequality in English Secondary Education, 1970-2000 University of Reading University of Bristol
History Losing the Hearts and Minds: The Role of Aid in Counter-Insurgency Warfare in Kenya and Zimbabwe, 1952-1980 University of Reading University of Exeter
History Making a ”sexual revolution” in France, 1945-1968: the revolutionary politicisation of sexuality University of Bristol University of Southampton
History ‘Micro-Signals of Civilisation in Mandate Palestine: British Women’s Perceptions of Arab and Jewish Communities, 1920-1948 University of Exeter University of Southampton,
History Labour and the Left in a suburban context: politics, identity and culture in Croydon, 1917-1997 University of Reading University of Exeter
History FROM MAD HOUSE TO MENTAL HOSPITAL:  Institutional subcultures during the remaking of psychiatry (1900 – 1939) University of Exeter Cardiff University
History Our Chequered Past: Imperial Socialisation in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Anglo-Indian Board Games, 1815-1914 University of Exeter University of Reading
History Road Building and Forgotten Responses to Modernisation in Post-War France Cardiff University University of Southampton
History of Art Sacred Images of Interpretation: A Reception-Historical Study of the New Testament in Counter-Reformation Art University of Exeter University of Bristol
History of Art Interpreting Impressionism: Literary Responses to Painting in the Writings of Symons, Ford and Pound (1890-1914) University of Bristol University of Exeter
Law Palestinian refugees: A crises of recognition under international law Cardiff University University of Exeter; University of Cardiff
Modern Languages Fernanda Pivano and the Italian Beat generation: Translation and literary agency in the Italian postwar publishing market University of Reading University of Bristol
Modern Languages Italy’s Other: A Study of Transnational Calabrian Identity University of Bristol Cardiff University
Modern Languages ‘Woman at War’: Comparing the representation of Spanish and Irish female combatants in visual and memory culture University of Southampton University of Bristol; University of Southampton
Modern Languages Beyond Wilde: Representations of the Salome figure in turn-of-the-century Germany and Austria University of Bristol University of Exeter
Philosophy A Non-reductive Approach to Unification of Science: Convergence and its role in the production of scientific knowledge University of Bristol University of Bristol
Philosophy Doing and allowing harm to future generations University of Southampton University of Reading
Philosophy Fault, Blame and Decision-Making in Autonomous Vehicle Collisions University of Bristol University of Reading
Philosophy A Paradoxical Theory of Truth University of Bristol University of Bristol
Philosophy Temporal Infinities in Spacetime Structure and Cosmology University of Bristol University of Bristol
Philosophy What is affective atmosphere and how can it contribute to the ongoing debate about the nature of emotions and affect? University of Exeter Cardiff University
Philosophy Common ground and the law University of Reading University of Reading
Philosophy Attitude psychology, reflexive social influence, and character development: a model of the Aristotelian social animal Cardiff University University of Southampton
Philosophy Accuracy in Networks – Informational Cascades and Stability University of Bristol Cardiff University
Religious Studies Syriac Christian Magic in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: a translation, transliteration, and analysis of John Rylands Library Ms. Syr. 52. University of Exeter University of Southampton
Religious Studies Religious conscientious objection to forced abortion: The Role of Capacity Cardiff University University of Bristol
Religious Studies ‘Let us go up to the Mountain of the Lord, and to the House of Lady Poverty’: Gendered Divinity and Bodily Subjectivity in Late Medieval Devotional Writing University of Bristol University of Exeter
2018/19 cohort
Subject Project Title Home Institution Co-supervising Institution(s)
Archaeology Barbarian migrations and the fall of Rome Cardiff University University of Reading
Archaeology For change and charities (trade tokens) University of Exeter Cardiff University
Archaeology Papua New Guinea University of Bristol University of Exeter/Bristol Museum and Art Gallery
Archaeology Meroitic connectivity University of Exeter Cardiff University
Archaeology Compound-specific radiocarbon dating of organic pottery residues University of Bristol University of Southampton
Archaeology Life histories of Middle Neolithic specialised artefacts University of Southampton University of Bristol
Archaeology 4th century Romano-British mosaics University of Exeter Cardiff University
Archaeology Origins of agriculture in Syria University of Reading University of Bristol
Archaeology Making flour the German way (lava queens in Roman Britain) University of Reading University of Exeter
Archaeology Late Bronze Age eastern Mediterranean collapse University of Reading University of Bristol
Archaeology Copenhagen and its harbour, and the re-envisaging of Port communities in North Western Europe from 1400-1700 University of Bristol Cardiff University
Archaeology Evidence-based management of archaeological copper alloys: predicting corrosion, assessing treatment success and specifying storage parameters Cardiff University Cardiff University
Art History Ismael de la Serna and Transnational European Modern Art (1915 – 1945) University of Bristol University of Exeter
Art History The Stile Liberty Ceramics from Nineteenth Century Florentine Workshops University of Exeter Bath Spa University
Art History Radical Relations: Curating Artistic Practices for Social Justice of the Global South (1990-2017) University of Reading University of Exeter
Celtic Studies Rediscovering and reshaping a national memory in the early modern period Cardiff University Aberystwyth University
Classics and Ancient History Moving communities and changing ceramics: the impact of Batavian auxiliaries across the Roman empire University of Exeter University of Reading
Classics and Ancient History Titles, functions, spaces: the gendered organisation of elite Byzantine society: 1028-1204 Cardiff University University of Reading
Creative Writing Creative Representations of South Asian Identities in Welsh Writing in English Cardiff University University of Bristol
Drama, Film and TV Verdi’s Les Vêpres Siciliennes: From Page to Performance University of Southampton University of Bristol
Drama, Film and TV Affectivity and culture: a phenomenological study of the contemporary actor’s creative process University of Exeter Bath Spa University
Drama, Film and TV If They Be Two: Relationships in experimental collaborative moving-image practice by women University of Reading University of Exeter
English Cris-Crossing the Channel University of Southampton Cardiff University
English Verbal Morphology Simplification in late Northumbrian Cardiff University University of Bristol
English Class, Culture & Citizenship: Queer Literature in Post-War Britain Cardiff University University of Exeter
English The World of Work: Neoliberalism, Labour, and Literary Form in
World-Literature, 1984–Present
University of Exeter University of Bristol
English Visions of Cyprus in the Early Modern English Imagination University of Bristol University of Reading
English Thomas Hardy’s Wessex Women University of Exeter University of Southampton/Dorset County Museum/Dorset History Centre
English Metaphor and Meta-translation in Recent Homeric Reception University of Exeter University of Bristol
English “Kind of A Woman but More like a Girl” Cardiff University University of Exeter
English Grey Literature and Grey Areas: Hardy’s Wessex University of Exeter University of Southampton/Dorset County Museum/Dorset History Centre
English Conflicted voices: Mary E Coleridge and the fin-de-siecle female aesthete University of Exeter Cardiff University
English Coming to our senses: sensuous and emotional geographies in twentieth century experimental women’s writing University of Bristol Cardiff University
History Shared Solutions to Common Problems: Comparative Study of Byzantine treaties 886-969 and English Treaties 1153-1216 Cardiff University University of Reading
History Representations of Manic Depressive Illness from 1830-1930 Cardiff University University of Exeter
History Friendship, Patronage and Identity: A Prosopographical Study of Royal Councillors in England, 1509-1603 University of Bristol University of Southampton
History Masculinity and the 1984-5 Miners Strike University of Reading University of Exeter
History The New Poor Law in Wales, 1831-1901: A Distinct Welfare Region? Cardiff University Aberystwyth University
History The Implementation of Canon Law in Medieval Europe: The Case of Livonia 1147-1320 University of Reading Cardiff University
History Deindustrialization and the ‘rise and fall of the traditional working class’ in Britain 1956-90 University of Exeter University of Bristol
History The emotional content and process of letter writing in the long eighteenth century as seen in the epistolary network of the Canning family circle Bath Spa University Cardiff University
Law Between Consensus and Evolution: The legitimacy of Evolutive Interpretation under the European Convention on Human Rights University of Reading University of Bristol
Modern Languages The Politics of Intersectional “Othering”: (dis)embodiment in the novels of Linda Lê and Marie Ndiaye University of Southampton University of Exeter
Modern Languages Proust and poetry: lyric subjectivity and poetic voice in the work of Marcel Proust University of Exeter University of Bristol
Modern Languages The topos and tropes of pudeur (modesty) in sixteenth-century French society and French women’s writing University of Exeter University of Bristol
Modern Languages Orphans and the Turn(s) to Childhood in Spanish Visual Cultures: from Transition to Transaction Cardiff University University of Exeter
Modern Languages Translation theory in post-Stalin period University of Bristol University of Exeter
Modern Languages Reclaiming a traumatic past: the role of civic memory associations in Spain’s memory movement University of Southampton University of Bath
Modern Languages Margherita Durastanti: travelling opera star and mother University of Bath Bath Spa University/University of Southampton
Music Isaac Albéniz’s Musical World: Style, Influence, and Intertext University of Southampton University of Bristol
Music Hip-hop and Conspiracy Theory: Reframing the problem of the political in popular music University of Bristol Cardiff University
Music Immediacy and New Material Ethnography in New Music and Performance Installation University of Southampton Bath Spa University
Music Origin and Distribution of Mensural Music in Thirteenth Century Italy University of Southampton University of Bristol
Music Listening to Noise [Pollution]: Performer and Audience Environments Bath Spa University University of Southampton
Music Multivalence and Interchangeability in the Two-Part Organa of Notre-Dame University of Southampton University of Bristol
Philosophy Tomaselio & the Role of Shared Intentions in First Language Acquisition University of Reading University of Southampton
Philosophy Scientific Models & Reality University of Bristol University of Exeter
Philosophy Speech, Truth and Normative Arguments in Political Theory University of Exeter University of Southampton
Philosophy Scientific Perspectivism and Embodied Cognition University of Exeter University of Bristol
Philosophy Understanding Psychiatric Illness Through a Phenomenology of Speech Expression University of Bristol Cardiff University
Philosophy Theories of Truth and Foundations of Mathematics University of Bristol University of Bristol
Philosophy Towards an Anti-realist Theistic Metaethic University of Southampton University of Reading
Religious Studies Holocaust Memorials in London and Ottawa: Sacred Secular Space University of Exeter University of Southampton
Religious Studies The Augustan marriage plot; a narratological study of the leges iuliae University of Bristol University of Exeter
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