Current research students
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Here is a list of current PhD, MPhil and MA by dissertation students
undertaking research in our Department.
A list of
completed history PhD theses can be found on our Albert Sloman Library
catalogue, and are available for consultation upon request.
- Georgina Bailey - An
examination of the words and influence of the Rev. Isaac Taylor (1759-1829)
and his immediate family.
- Elijah Bell - Leisure,
society and marginal communities - fairground folk and outdoor
pleasure-seeking in Britain 1890-1950
- Ishpur Bhandal - A critical
examination of the claims that the digitisation of archived materials leads
to an increase in access
- Fangfei Chen - The structure
and use of photography by photojournalists during China's Cultural
- Joanna Crosby - An
investigation of the social and cultural history of the apple during the
Victorian era (1837-1901), with consideration of how its status influenced,
and was affected by, its commercial value.
- Nicholas Easingwood – ‘Stay
Behind’ Parties and the Second World War: planning, execution and strategy
within the Mediterranean Theatre
- Scott Fenn - Characterising
the relationship between Nazi Germany and her South Eastern allies 1939-45
- Robert Foulkes - A manly and
pious man? Representations and traits of manliness and Quaker notions of
masculinity in Essex and East Anglia, c. 1650-1740.
- Ben Fuggle - Disputed
frontiers. Entangled territories between Spanish and British rule in
colonial Central America.
- Michael Garland - The
English Morris traditions.
- Peter Good - Factories of
empire: the British in Baghdad and the Persian Gulf c.1620-1822.
- Catherine Hickman - How
successful were the procedures instituted by the Army during the First World
War, to improve the health of the troops, implemented by the soldiers and
the medical officers?
- Helen Kemp - The
intellectual circle of Thomas Plume (1630-1704)
- Rebecca Kenneison - To
examine the composition of Force 136 at the close of World War II in Malaya
and the impact of this upon its role in recolonisation of Malaya.
- Percy Lomax - Why did the
Co-operative movement go into decline after the Second World War with
reference to London and Eastern England?
- Jiarong Lu - Recreation from
British style to Shanghai style
- Ben Markham - The changing
official mind of British imperialism, 1918-22.
- Oliver Mattock - British
Government counter terrorism policy in Northern Ireland
- Andrew McIntosh - Reactions
to the Russian Revolution in British Culture, 1916-1926
- Angela Miller - The
workhouse system in Suffolk, from the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, to its
takeover by the Local Government Board in 1871
- Claire Sims - Rising above
social and racial barriers; the central role of women in the Environmental
Justice Movement in America
- Elizabeth Tames -
Entrepreneurship allied to the history of the theatre 1800-1830.
- Chris Timms – The culture of
international development in the United Kingdom, 1945-2000.
- Itzel Toledo Garcia -
Mexican diplomats in Europe during the 1920s.
- Alice Violett - The British
only child between 1850 and 1950.
- Nicolle Watkins - Women
under the jackboot: representations of women in the public history of the
Channel Islands occupation.
- Yang Yang - The struggles of
Chinese Trotskyism in the 1970-1980s, a historical and discourse analysis.