Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
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
Beyond Tomorrow. German Science Fiction and Utopian Thought in the 20th and 21st Century 1 January 2014 31 December 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
Petrarch Commentary and Exegesis in Renaissance Italy, c.1350-c.1650 Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
The Transcultural Fantastic LAHRI 1 September 2018 1 September 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
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
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
Writing the Revolution. The Construction of '1968' in Germany 1 January 2010 31 December 2016
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
Development of e-Government in Kuwait Kuwait Programme on Development, Governance and Globalisation in the Gulf States, 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 Small Research Grant July 2016 July 2017
The Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing AHRC 2014 -
Screening European Heritage: History on Film, the Heritage Industry and Cultural Policy AHRC 1 February 2013 31 December 2013
Popular Culture Research Network 2005 Ongoing
Poetical Animals: Aristotle, Anthropology, and Poetry Leverhulme (2011-2012) 1 January 2011 Ongoing
Longinus Reunited: On Sublimity in Context 1 January 2015 Ongoing
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
Digital Tools in the Service of Difficult Heritage: How Recent Research Can Benefit Museums and their Audiences AHRC 1 September 2016 31 December 2017