Research clusters

We support new interdisciplinary, collaborative, research clusters, giving early-career and more experienced academics the opportunity to investigate new areas of research.

2018-19 Research Clusters

Bodies of Water 

Co-ordinator: Dr Michael Malay (English)

Creative Writing

Co-ordinator: Mimi Thebo (English) 


Co-ordinator: Dr Su Lin Lewis (History) 

Development and displacement in East Asia and South East Asia

Co-ordinator: Professor Graeme Were (Anthropology and Archaeology)

Early Modern Studies (EMS)

Co-ordinator: Dr Sebastiaan Verweij (English)

The Embodied Mind

Co-ordinator: Professor Esther Eidinow (Classics and Ancient History)

Global Feminisms

Co-ordinator: Dr Rowena Kennedy-Epstein (English)

Linguistics and Language Variation

Co-ordinator: Professor Fiona Jordan (Anthropology and Archaeology)

Modern Britain Research

Co-ordinator: Dr Amy Edwards (History)

Oral History Research

Co-ordinator: Dr Grace Huxford (History)


Co-ordinator: Dr Paul Earlie (French)

Screen Research

Co-ordinator: Dr Catherine O’Rawe (Italian)


Co-ordinators: Dr Emma Cole (Classics and Ancient History) and Dr Lyndsay Coo (Classics and Ancient History)

Urban Humanities

Co-ordinators: Dr Ruth Glynn (Italian), Dr Erika Hanna (History), Simeon Koole (Liberal Arts and History) and Dr Lena Zuchowski (Philosophy)

Collaborations and Institutes

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