Current projects

The following projects and fellowships currently receive external funding. If you would like details of your project to be included please contact Jessica Wedlake (

Title of projectSchool/departmentPrincipal investigator
Scholars, hacks, and gentlemen: the politics of authorship in Renaissance France Modern Languages (French) Dr Rowan Cerys Tomlinson
‘Literary Archaeology’: Exploring the Lived Environment of the Slave Humanities (English) Dr Josie Gill
Charlemagne: A European Icon Modern Languages (French) Dr Marianne Ailes
Connecting the Wireless World: Writing Global Radio History Humanities (History) Dr Simon Potter
Continental Stoicisms: Beyond Reason and Wellbeing Humanities (Classics and Ancient History) Dr Kurt Lampe
The Idea of Animation: Aesthetics, Locality and the Formation of Media Identity Arts (Film and Television) Dr Kristian Moen
The Social Context of Technology: Non-ferrous Metalworking in Later Prehistoric Northwest Europe Arts (Archaeology and Anthropology) Dr Joanna Brück
Digital Critical Edition of Middle Period Works by Arthur Schnitzler Modern Languages Robert Vilain
Transitory Monuments: The Literary Aesthetics of the Railway Station Modern Languages Robert Vilain
Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations Modern Languages Rajendra Chitnis
Applying Homotopy Type Theory in Logic, Metaphysics, and Philosophy of Physics Arts (Philosophy) Professor James Ladyman
Life of Breath Arts (Philosophy) Professor Havi Carel
Sound and Materialism in the 19th Century Arts (Music) Dr David Trippett
Beyond East and West: Developing and Documenting an Evolving Transcultural Musical Practice Arts (Music) Dr Michael Ellison
The Old Hispanic Office Arts (Music) Dr Emma Hornby
Darwinism and the Theory of Rational Choice Arts (Philosophy) Professor Samir Okasha
Epistemic Utility Theory: Foundations and Applications Arts (Philosophy) Professor Richard Pettigrew
The Scientific Approach to Epistemology Arts (Philosophy) Professor Richard Pettigrew
The Power and the Water: Connecting Pasts with Futures Humanities (History of Art) Professor Peter Coates
Modernism, Medicine and the Embodied Mind: Investigating Disorders of the Self Humanities (English) Dr Ulrika Maude
The Figure of the Witch Humanities (History) Ronald Hutton
Thatcher’s Pension Reforms and Their Consequences Humanities (History) Dr Hugh Pemberton
Productive Margins: Regulating for Engagement Arts (Drama: Film, Theatre, Television) Morag McDermont
Transnationalizing Modern Languages: Mobility, Identity and Translation in Modern Italian Cultures Modern Languages (Italian) Charles Burdett
The Stefan Zweig Collection Literary Manuscripts Modern Languages (German) Dr Steffan Davies
Individal variation in lower-class writing. Evidence from 19th-century patient letters from 'Lunatic Asylums' Modern Languages (German) Dr Markus Schiegg
The Cabot Project Humanities (History) Dr Evan Jones
Digitising Daghestan’s Manuscript Heritage Modern Languages (Translation Studies) Dr Rebecca Gould
Understanding 'harmful cultural practices': female genital cutting in Africa Arts (Archaeology and Anthropology) Dr Mhairi Gibson
Fate, luck and fortune: Narratives of environmental risk Humanities (Classics and Ancient History) Professor Esther Eidinow