Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Magister Mundi? Hermann Hesse's Global Impact 1 January 2019 31 December 2025
Concepts of ‘honour’ in Islam and Muslim communities, and their impact on Muslim women: perceptions, praxis and new modalities White Rose College of Arts and Humanities 1 October 2016 30 November 2021
Changing the Story: Building Inclusive Civil Societies with, and for, Young People in 5 Post-Conflict Countries AHRC/GCRF 1 October 2017 30 September 2021
Laughter from the Grassland: Humour and Comedy in Amdo Tibet 1 January 2013 1 June 2021
Children's experience, understanding, and use of adjectives across the socioeconomic spectrum Economic and Social Research Council 1 February 2018 31 January 2021
Beyond Tomorrow. German Science Fiction and Utopian Thought in the 20th and 21st Century 1 January 2014 31 December 2020
Speech tempo perception and missing sounds Leverhulme Trust 4 September 2017 1 October 2020
Mediterranean Gypsies Marie Skłodowska-Curie (Individual fellowship) 10 September 2018 9 September 2020
Elegia renascens: Latin love elegy collections from antiquity to the Renaissance Leverhulme Fellowship for period 01 February 2019 to 01 July 2019 1 February 2019 1 September 2020
Yemen in Conflict: Popular literary heritage as expression of conflict and tool for conflict resolution British Academy 1 April 2019 1 September 2020
Heritage with and without the State 1 September 2017 1 January 2020
Our Mythical Childhood European Research Council 1 January 2018 1 January 2020
Petrarch Commentary and Exegesis in Renaissance Italy, c.1350-c.1650 Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
The symbiotic relationship between language and nature in Southern and Eastern Arabia Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 October 2017 30 September 2019
The Transcultural Fantastic LAHRI 1 September 2018 1 September 2019
LITE Excellence and Innovation fellowship Leeds Institute in Teaching Excellence 1 September 2018 31 August 2019
The Reception of Apuleius' Cupid and Psyche Hugh Last Fund, Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies, The Audrey Barrie Brown Memorial Fund and Donald Atkinson Fund, British Academy / Leverhulme Small Research Grant 1 May 2016 30 April 2019

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Community Arts Against Antibiotic Resistance in Nepal (CARAN) AHRC/MRC GCRF 1 September 2018 31 March 2019
Sumak Kawsay and the Sustainable Development Agenda: Critical Debates and Creative Responses from a Latin American Indigenous Perspective Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 November 2017 31 December 2018
Legacies of War 1 September 2014 31 December 2018
Community documentation of biocultural diversity in the eastern Yemeni province of al-Mahrah Endangered Languages Documentation Programme 1 October 2017 30 September 2018
The Hercules Project: A hero for all ages AHRC-supported 1 September 2016 31 August 2018
Promoting language development via shared reading ESRC 1 April 2015 3 August 2018
Suicide Voices. Workplace Subjectivities and Trauma in Post-Fordist France Wellcome Trust 1 January 2017 30 June 2018
Performing the Jewish Archive Arts & Humanities Research Council 30 November 2014 29 June 2018
Soft Power, Cinema and the BRICS Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 December 2015 31 May 2018
Troubling the National Brand and Voicing Hidden Histories: Historical Drama as a tool for International Development and Community Empowerment AHRC 1 November 2016 31 May 2018
ManyBabies1: Quantifying sources of variability in infancy research using the infant-directed speech preference Association for Psychological Science 1 May 2017 1 April 2018
Early discourse competence in preschool children: An elicitation study AHRC 1 September 2016 1 December 2017
Writing the Revolution. The Construction of '1968' in Germany 1 January 2010 31 December 2016
Exploring psycholinguistic eye tracking methodologies and data analytic techniques British Academy 1 January 2014 31 December 2015
Referential communication and executive function skills in bilingual children Leverhulme Trust 1 September 2012 30 May 2015
Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry Project British Academy / Leverhulme Small Research Grant 1 January 2011 31 December 2014
From Over-Estimation to Under-Estimation: The Trajectory of Political Islam in the MENA Countries Gerda Henkel Foundation 1 January 2011 31 December 2014
New statistical methods to analyse psycholinguistic data British Academy 1 January 2014 1 December 2014
Development of e-Government in Kuwait Kuwait Programme on Development, Governance and Globalisation in the Gulf States, LSE 1 January 2011 31 December 2012
The Bantu-Romance connection European Science Foundation and British Academy 1 May 2006 1 May 2007
WebDoc - 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
Using Digital Tools to Challenge Xenophobia and Support International Development in South Africa AHRC 3 October 2016 1 January 2018
Using digital tools in heritage AHRC 1 March 2014 31 July 2016
Unheard Voices: The Poetry of the Gallipoli Campaign AHRC-funded Gateways to the First World War Public Engagement Centre 20 June 2017 20 June 2017
Transnational Holocaust Memory The Leverhulme Trust, Arts & Humanities Research Council, British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Leeds. - -
The Woman Reader Project BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant July 2016 July 2017
The Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing AHRC 2014 -
The Eighteenth Century Studies Seminar - -
Thai Politics @ Leeds - -
TCC 1 January 2010 31 December 2012
TAUS - 2008 -
Staging China Arts & Humanities Research Council UK (AHRC), Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Conferences (CCKF), Sino-British Fellowship Trust, University of Leeds 2011 2016
Speaker identity in metaphor processing School of Languages, Cultures and Societies Strategic Research Development Fund 1 January 2015 XXX
Signs beyond borders: Meaning-making across sign and spoken languages 2017 2018
Screening European Heritage: History on Film, the Heritage Industry and Cultural Policy AHRC 1 February 2013 31 December 2013
ReadingCorp - - -
Process Automation for Localisation of Dialogue in Entertainment Media (PALODIEM) InnovateUK 2014 2016
Post-Work: Framing Labour in Post Industrial Europe Arts and Humanities Research Council 2017 -
Popular Culture Research Network 2005 Ongoing
Poetical Animals: Aristotle, Anthropology, and Poetry Leverhulme (2011-2012) 1 January 2011 Ongoing
Performing Violence Ignite scheme at the University of Leeds 2014 -
Performance, Politics, Piety Religion & Society, Arts & Humanities Research Council, ESRC. January 2008 -
ORCIT European Commission - -
National Network for Interpreting UK Government-funded Routes into Languages programme, Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) January 2017 -
MULIMO - - -
Modern South Arabian Languages Leverhulme Trust - -
MITRAS - - -
MeLLANGE 01 January 2007 -
Media, Conflict and Democratisation (MeCoDEM) European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme 1 January 2014 31 January 2017
Medfrench The Teaching Quality Enhancement Fund, University of Leeds 2007 2007
Love Letters and Erotic Letters: Antiquity and Beyond - -
Longinus Reunited: On Sublimity in Context 1 January 2015 Ongoing
Leeds Voices: Communicating superdiversity in the market Phase 1 (October – December 2015) of the Leeds Voices project was funded by the Sadler Seminar Series 2015 2016
Language and Nature in Southern and Eastern Arabia - -
LangCorp Arts and Humanities Research Council - -
Kelly Marie Curie FP7 - -
How to promote children's language development using family-based shared book reading Economic and Social Research Council 2015 2018
Family Sagas in World Literatures and Audio-Visual Cultures: Reimagining Nations Across the Globe School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, Leeds Humanities Research Institute, British Comparative Literature Association. 28 June 2017 28 June 2017
EvIDence - -
eCoLoRe / eCoLoTrain / eColoMedia 1 January 2002 1 January 2010
Eco-criticism in Times of Crisis: Nature, Capital and Culture in the Hispanic and Lusophone Worlds - 1 June 2016 2 June 2016
Dostoevsky Now - -
Digital Tools in the Service of Difficult Heritage: How Recent Research Can Benefit Museums and their Audiences AHRC 1 September 2016 31 December 2017
Dante and Late Medieval Florence: Theology in Poetry, Practice and Society Arts and Humanities Research Council - -
Correspondance générale de Benjamin Constant Fondation Leenaards, Fondation de Famille Sandoz, Loterie romande 1 January 1993 XXX
Chinese Theatre - -
ASSIST - -