Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
The Eighteenth Century Studies Seminar Internally funded 2016 31 December 2099
What is History on Film? The Case of Italian Cinema 1911-2010 Internally funded 1 January 2015 31 December 2099
European Popular Musics Leverhulme / UoL 1 June 2011 31 December 2099
Popular Culture Research Network Internally funded 2005 31 December 2099
Masculinity through the lens of power and violence in post-WW2 British and French children’s literature Excellence Scholarship (LCS) 1 October 2018 1 October 2021
Laughter from the Grassland: Humour and Comedy in Amdo Tibet Internally funded 1 January 2013 1 June 2021
Yemen in Conflict: Popular literary heritage as expression of conflict and tool for conflict resolution British Academy 1 February 2019 30 June 2020

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Parameters & Practice: A Year of Tasks for Creative Collaboration Internally funded 1 October 2018 30 September 2019
The Transcultural Fantastic LAHRI 1 September 2018 1 September 2019
The Hercules Project: A hero for all ages AHRC-supported 1 September 2016 31 December 2018
Soft Power, Cinema and the BRICS AHRC 1 December 2015 31 May 2018
Using digital tools in heritage AHRC 1 March 2014 31 July 2016
Theatricality and Interrelations between Art, Film and Theatre AHRC 1 January 2017 1 July 2018
Post-Work: Framing Labour in Post Industrial Europe AHRC 2017 2018
Middlebrow culture in Europe 20th/21st centuries Internally funded 1 January 2014 Ongoing
Dostoevsky Now Internally funded 2016 2016