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Research Students in History

Current research students and their research topics:

Claire Ashwell, ‘Emotion and emotional response engendered within the funeral processions and pageants of Tudor Queens’ (Supervisors: Neil Younger, Sara Wolfson, Silvia de Renzi)

Lynn Berry, ‘”All that can be wished for”: Representations of nature by colonial authors from New France, 1603-1708’ (Supervisors: Silvia de Renzi, Anna Plassart)

Gareth Bryant, ‘Nuclear Disarmament and the Break-up of Britain: Nationalism and Internationalism in the Peace Movement between 1979 and 1992’ (Supervisors: Luc-André Brunet and Geoff Andrews) – Collaborative Doctoral Award with LSE Library

Sophie Dubillot, ‘Ce n'est pas une blague: Purposes and limits of humour in early post-war France, 1944-46’ (Supervisors: Luc-André Brunet, Vincent Trott, Annika Mombauer) - Collaborative Doctoral Award with Cambridge University Library

Dylan Fowler, ‘Impossible Antiquities: Scottish Enlightenment Nationalist Identities and Reactions to Historical Revisionism’ (Supervisors: Anna Plassart, Richard Marsden) – Collaborative Doctoral Award with University of Edinburgh Library

Ann Gillan, ‘”We do not wish to impose our ideas on other nations”: Promoting the aims of the Third Reich to an international audience. A study of the National Socialist journal Freude und Arbeit, 1936 to 1939’  (Supervisors: Annika Mombauer, Luc-André Brunet)

David Hatfield, ‘The Indian Ocean port network and communications across the Indian Ocean between 1870 and 1930’ (Supervisors: John Slight, Karl Hack)

Holly Hiscox, ‘English public schools and the imperial networks of the City of London, ca 1880-1945: the case of Rugby School’ (Supervisors: Katie Donington, Rosalind Crone) – Collaborative Doctoral Award with Rugby School

Joan Hornsby, ‘Managing Pauperism and Poverty in Axminster Union 1860-1901’ (Supervisors: Donna Loftus, Robin Mackie)

Eve Lewis, ‘A True Repository of the Gwerin or a Romanticised Hiraeth? St Fagans and the Construction of Welshness-as-Folk, 1946-1971’ (Supervisors: Richard Marsden, Paul Lawrence) – Collaborative Doctoral Award with National Museum Wales

Phil Lines, ‘Transnational influences leading to the surge in World War II conscientious objection in Britain and the United States’ (Supervisors: Vincent Trott and John Wolffe)

Ciaran McKillop O’Shea, ‘How the Irish Free State managed the public expectations of the Boundary Commission’ (Supervisors: Chris Williams, William Sheehan)

Sophie Michell, ‘The Dynamics of Death: Peterborough Coroners’ Court, 1854-1905’ (Supervisors: Paul Lawrence, Donna Loftus)

Amy Moore, ‘Oxford 1575-1640 ; Town, Crown and People’ (Supervisors: Neil Younger, Gemma Allen)

Lizzie Wells, ‘Ready to fight everybody. The rise and fall of pupil insurgency in England's public schools 1768-1868’  (Supervisors: Rosalind Crone, Anna Plassart)

Helen Wilson, ‘BAME people in British politics, 1750-1850: A story of unrecorded presence’ (Supervisors: Amanda Goodrich, Suzanne Forbes) - Collaborative Doctoral Award with the History of Parliament Trust.

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