Current PhD students

  • Anastasiia Akulich - 'The News of the Brotherhood and The Chinese Bell-ringer in the Context of the Early Twentieth Century Missionary Press in China'
  • Shatha Alahmadi - 'A comparative investigation of the semantics-phonology interface. Focussensitive particles in Hijazi Arabic and English'
  • Lucy Allen - 'Weddings in Britain' and is now:  Lucy Cory Allen, 'Material Enchantments: belief, belonging, and wedding rituals in England, c.1836-1914'
  • Samuel Barber - 'Urban Heresy: Perceptions, Portrayals, and Punishments in Toulouse and Albi-1150 - 1321'
  • Peter Bjorklund - 'The Karen People in Burma and Britain: Refugees, Identity and Memories'
  • Isaac Boothroyd - 'The Gens Anglorum or the Gens Normannorum? The Emergence of English Identity Among Middling Normans 1130-60'
  • Lee Brooks - 'The Heart of the Country and the Fulcrum of Power? The Diocese of Lincoln and the Centre of Political and Ecclesiastical Geography in England c. 1066-1200'
  • Robert Brown - "Masculinity, Celebrity and Motor Cultures: Donald Campbell's Speed Records c.1945-1970'
  • Nabila Choudhury - 'Resistance of the Veil: The Muslim Woman and Hijab between Imperialism, Orientalism and Islamism in North Africa'
  • Zalirah Cooper - 'Black Power and Resistance in the UK from the 1950s to the Modern Day'
  • Helen Corlett - 'Through a family lens: life, identity and aspiration in north-west England (c.1790-1880)'
  • Lucy Elliott - 'Sleeping well in the early modern world: an environmental approach to the history of sleep care'
  • Jamie Farrington - 'Understanding the Impact of Injury and Infection Among the Workers and the Wealthy of the Quarry Bank Mill (1847-1920) and the Use of Heritage for Contemporary Communities'
  • Katherine Fliegel - 'For the Love of God: Male Cross-Dressing and Religion in Pagan Anglo-Saxon England'
  • Jake Gandy - 'Making Multi-racial England: Race, Class and Space c. 1968 - 1990'
  • Abhinava Goswami - 'Sport in the City and the City in Sport: Football, Urbanity and Belonging in Calcutta in the Twentieth Century'
  • Abigail Greenall - 'Nurturing Happiness: Affective Health and Wellbeing in the North West of England, c.1550-1700'
  • William Hambly - 'The Mediterranean Viking Age c.1000-c.1150'
  • Jennifer Haywood - 'Queer Beside the Sea: Male Homosexuality in British Coastal Resorts, 1918 - 1990'
  • Vendula Hoppe - 'Velvets in Renaissance Europe: Making Consumerist Cultures 1400-1700'
  • Lucia Inglehearn Ambler - 'Models of Religious'
  • Melanie Marsh - 'Memory, Emotion and the Lifecycle: Women and the Production, Ownership and Dissemination of their Textiles, 1660 - 1760'
  • Aneurin Merrill-Glover - 'Mosslands in Early Modern Lancashire: Carbon, Community and Conservation 1500 - 1800'
  • Christopher Nelson - 'The Early Medieval Library of Lincoln Cathedral'
  • Catherine Nevell - 'The New Learning: A Study of the Impact of the Reformation on Schools in Tudor England'
  • Josephine Nevill - 'Communism, nationalism and pan-Africanism: Anti-colonial thinking and Africa 1920-1960'
  • George Odysseos - 'The Third World and the Mediterranean: The Cypriot Anti-Imperial ‘hub’ and Socialist networks, c.1960 - 1976'
  • Takao Osanai - 'Yorkshire and the Port of Hull in the Early Modern Northern European Economy'
  • Lily Pearson - 'Racism, Football and the Media 1885-2016'
  • Eve Pennington - 'Mothers of Modernity: Women's Experiences of New Towns in North West England, 1961-1989'
  • Thomas Quigley - 'The Construction of a 'New Jerusalem': Bologna, Saint Petronio and the Santo Stefano Complex, 1100-1400'
  • Joseph Richardson - 'Rise of Russian Capitalism'
  • David Rogan - 'The Decline of Punishment Miracles in Medieval Europe, c.1000 - 1200'
  • Esther Rollinson - 'Revisiting the English Catholic Household: Faith, Family and Identity, 1660-1750'
  • Ruby Rutter - 'Comfort, Consumption and Women in the Eighteenth-Century English Country House'
  • Tania Shew - 'The First Sisterhood: Strikes and Solidarity within the Sexual Politics of First-wave Feminists in Britain and the USA, 1840-1920'
  • Kayleigh Simpson - 'Pride or Prejudice? Lesbian discourse during the AIDS crisis in Manchester, 1980-1995'
  • Alexander Spacey - 'The Social and Cultural Experience of Hollywood Cinema in 1960s Britain'
  • Anne Stokes - 'Commemorating a Struggle: Memorials to the American Civil Rights and Black Power Movements'
  • Samuel Taylor - ''The Local is National'': The Greensboro, New York, and Madison Commissions on the Status of Women, 1973-1989'
  • Jonathan Tickle - 'England, Ecgberht and Exceptional Fortunes: The Legitimation of Power and Authority Between the Ninth and Eleventh Centuries'
  • Emi Tozawa - 'The Revival of Forgotten Emotions? Historical Memory, Popular Culture, and the Hidden Christians of Japan'
  • Maria Tumiotto - 'Female students’ role in colonial Bengal popular movements'
  • Georgia Vesma - 'Developing the Picture: Women Photographers in Vietnam, 1961-1975.'
  • Adam WaddinghamAn Intellectual History of Euroscepticism within British Political Thought c.1945-1997'
  • Georgina Watson - 'War, Wealth and God's Will: The Order of Saint Stephen between Crusade and Commerce in the Late Sixteenth Century'
  • Jessica White – ‘Race, motherhood, and multiculturalism: the making of female identities in the British inner city, 1970-2000’