Research clusters

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

2017-18 research clusters

Borders and Borderlands

Co-ordinator: Professor Helen Fulton (English)

Early Modern Studies (EMS)

Co-ordinators: Dr Sebastiaan Verweij (English) andDr Kenneth Austin(History)

The Embodied Mind

Co-ordinators: Professor Esther Eidinow (Classics and Ancient History) and Dr Isabella Sandwell (Classics and Ancient History)

Global Feminisms

Co-ordinator: Dr Rosalind Powell (English)

Global Slaveries

Co-ordinators: Dr Andrea Livesey (History) and Dr Richard Stone (History)

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-ordinators: Professor John Foot (Italian) and Dr Grace Huxford (History)

The Perspective from the Sea

Co-ordinator: Dr Laurence Publicover (English)

Screen Research

Co-ordinators: Dr Jacqueline Maingard (Film and Television) and Dr Catherine O’Rawe (Italian)


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

Transnational Theatrical Exchange, 1750

Co-ordinator: Dr Clare Siviter (French)

Urban Humanities

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

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