Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Magister Mundi? Hermann Hesse's Global Impact Internally funded 1 January 2019 31 December 2099
Spectacular Subjects: Modernism, Gender and Visuality in Interwar Japan Leverhulme (January – July 2019 only) 1st August 2018 31 December 2099
The Senses and the Meanings of Modernity in East Asia Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation Grant LCS Strategic Research and Development Grant 01 June 2018 31 December 2099
Correspondance générale de Benjamin Constant Multiple funders 1 January 1993 31 December 2099
Dante and Late Medieval Florence: Theology in Poetry, Practice and Society AHRC 2012 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
Framing the Lyric Subject Matter: Prose Headings in Italian Books of Poetry (c.1450-c.1650) Humboldt Fellowship 1 November 2019 30 April 2021
Beyond Tomorrow. German Science Fiction and Utopian Thought in the 20th and 21st Century Internally funded 1 January 2014 31 December 2020
Elegia renascens: Latin love elegy collections from antiquity to the Renaissance Leverhulme Trust 1 February 2019 1 September 2020

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Yemen in Conflict: Popular literary heritage as expression of conflict and tool for conflict resolution British Academy 1 February 2019 30 June 2020
Les Femmes s'entêtent: Feminism, writing, art and film 1975-2015 Internally funded 1 January 2015 31 December 2019
Petrarch Commentary and Exegesis in Renaissance Italy, c.1350-c.1650 AHRC 1 January 2017 31 December 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
Writing the Revolution. The Construction of '1968' in Germany Internally funded 1 January 2010 31 December 2016
Unheard Voices: The Poetry of the Gallipoli Campaign AHRC 20 June 2017 20 June 2017
The Woman Reader Project BA / Leverhulme Trust July 2016 July 2017
Middlebrow culture in Europe 20th/21st centuries Internally funded 1 January 2014 Ongoing
Love Letters and Erotic Letters: Antiquity and Beyond Internally funded 2018 2021
Family Sagas in World Literatures and Audio-Visual Cultures: Reimagining Nations Across the Globe UoL / BCLA 2017 2017
Dostoevsky Now Internally funded 2016 2016