Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
National Network for Interpreting HEFCE January 2017 31 December 2099
TAUS Internally funded 2008 31 December 2099
Dante and Late Medieval Florence: Theology in Poetry, Practice and Society AHRC 2012 31 December 2099
LivItaly: Bringing Italian culture to Yorkshire Internally funded 2012 31 December 2099
Documentary Films and Buddhist Performing Arts : innovative ways of engaging with Buddhist teachings and rethinking gender roles in modern Thai Buddhism Multiple funders 1 January 2013 31 December 2025
Concepts of ‘honour’ in Islam and Muslim communities, and their impact on Muslim women: perceptions, praxis and new modalities WRoCAH 1 October 2016 30 November 2021
Laughter from the Grassland: Humour and Comedy in Amdo Tibet Internally funded 1 January 2013 1 June 2021

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Speech tempo perception and missing sounds Leverhulme Trust 4 September 2017 1 October 2020
Mediterranean Gypsies Marie Skłodowska-Curie 10 September 2018 9 September 2020
Heritage with and without the State Internally funded 1 September 2017 1 January 2020
Petrarch Commentary and Exegesis in Renaissance Italy, c.1350-c.1650 AHRC 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Community documentation of biocultural diversity in the eastern Yemeni province of al-Mahrah ELDP 1 October 2017 30 September 2019
Promoting language development via shared reading ESRC 1 April 2015 3 August 2018
Soft Power, Cinema and the BRICS AHRC 1 December 2015 31 May 2018
The Documentation and Ethnolinguistic Analysis of Modern South Arabian Leverhulme Trust 1 January 2013 31 December 2016
William Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu: celebrating a 400 year legacy Supported by The Footsteps Fund 01 August 2014 01 December 2016
WebDoc Internally funded 2014 -
Using Film to Examine Heritage, Identity and Global Citizenship: supporting the work of the Bautzen Memorial to Engage New Audiences AHRC 1 September 2015 31 December 2015
TCC Internally funded 1 January 2010 31 December 2012
Staging China AHRC / CCKF / SBFT / UoL 2011 2016
ReadingCorp - - -
MyExhibition - - -
MULIMO - - -
MITRAS - - -
MeLLANGE 01 January 2007 -
Media, Conflict and Democratisation (MeCoDEM) EU7 1 January 2014 31 January 2017
LangCorp AHRC - -
Kelly Marie Curie FP7 - -
IntelliText AHRC - -
HyghTra Marie Curie FP7 - -
How to promote children's language development using family-based shared book reading ESRC 2015 2018
Ferrante Fever in Leeds Internally funded 2016 2016
Dostoevsky Now Internally funded 2016 2016