Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Poetical Animals: Aristotle, Anthropology, and Poetry Leverhulme 1 January 2011 31 December 2099
Popular Culture Research Network Internally funded 2005 31 December 2099
Fate and Choice in Edgar Reitz's Heimat Internally funded 1 October 2018 30 September 2022
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
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 Internally funded 1 January 2013 1 June 2021
Beyond Tomorrow. German Science Fiction and Utopian Thought in the 20th and 21st Century Internally funded 1 January 2014 31 December 2020
Yemen in Conflict: Popular literary heritage as expression of conflict and tool for conflict resolution British Academy 1 February 2019 30 June 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

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
The Transcultural Fantastic LAHRI 1 September 2018 1 September 2019
Creating/Curating the Decolonial Classroom LAHRI 1 September 2018 31 August 2019
Community Arts Against Antibiotic Resistance in Nepal (CARAN) AHRC / MRC GCRF 1 September 2018 31 March 2019
The Hercules Project: A hero for all ages AHRC-supported 1 September 2016 31 December 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
Soft Power, Cinema and the BRICS AHRC 1 December 2015 31 May 2018
Writing the Revolution. The Construction of '1968' in Germany Internally funded 1 January 2010 31 December 2016
From Over-Estimation to Under-Estimation: The Trajectory of Political Islam in the MENA Countries Gerda Henkel Foundation 1 January 2011 31 December 2014
Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry Project British Academy / Leverhulme Trust 1 January 2011 31 December 2014
Development of e-Government in Kuwait LSE 1 January 2011 31 December 2012
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
The Woman Reader Project BA / Leverhulme Trust July 2016 July 2017
Screening European Heritage: History on Film, the Heritage Industry and Cultural Policy AHRC 1 February 2013 31 December 2013
Longinus Reunited: On Sublimity in Context Internally funded 1 January 2015 Ongoing
Family Sagas in World Literatures and Audio-Visual Cultures: Reimagining Nations Across the Globe UoL / BCLA 2017 2017
Digital Tools in the Service of Difficult Heritage: How Recent Research Can Benefit Museums and their Audiences AHRC 1 September 2016 31 December 2017