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Current PhD Students

  • Hannah Dennett (supervisors Maxine Berg and Rebecca Earle), 'Forgotten Foundlings: Black Lives and the Eighteenth-Century Foundling Hospital'
  • David Fletcher (supervisors Prof. Mark Knights, History and Dr David Taylor, English and Comparative Literary Studies): Religion and the Restoration Stage
  • Sofia Guthrie (supervisor: Prof. Penny Roberts, History): Antoine Garissoles' Adolphid (1649), a Huguenot Latin epic: an edited text, translation and historical commentary
  • Tina Janssen (supervisor: Dr. John T. Gilmore, English & Comparative Literary Studies) Oriental Poetry, Latin Scholarship and the European Enlightenment: The Case of William Jones
  • Ronan Love (supervisor: Dr Charles Walton, History): Financial Debt and the French Revolution
  • Sihwa Mun (Prof. Emma Mason): Rethinking Vegetal Life in Romantic Poetry
  • Rebecca Pilliere (supervisor ,French Studies): Constructs of a Rebel City: Representations of La Rochelle in Early Modern Print Culture (1560-Present)
  • Qianwen Qing (supervisor Prof. Mark Knights, History): Corruption and the Caribbean Colonies 1650-1750
  • Claire Rioult (supervisor: Dr Charles Walton, History): French and British Commercial Diplomacy and the Spanish Market
  • Dave Steele (supervisor: Dr Sarah Richardson, History): The Crowd in Britain 1780-1850
  • Hannah Straw (supervisor Prof. Mark Knights, History): thesis topic tbc
  • Connor Talbot (supervisor Prof. Mark Knights, History and Dr Naomi Pullin): Emotions and the Making of Early Colonial America.
  • Maria Tauber (supervisors: Prof. Mark Knights & Prof. Beat Kümin): 'The Making of the English Politician: Early Modern MPs and the Transformation of the Media System'
  • Valentina Tomassetti (supervisor Rebecca Earle), ’BORN NAKED AND SHAMELESS: AN ANATOMY OF SHAME THROUGH EARLY MODERN ART’.
  • Serin Quinn (supervisors Rebecca Earle and Beat Kümin), 'Love and Gold: A Comparative History of the Tomato in Britain and Italy, 1492-1900'
  • Imogen Knox (supervisors Peter Marshall and Naomi Pullin ), 'Suicide, Self-Harm, and the Supernatural in Britain, 1560-1735'
  • Daniel Gettings (supervisor Beat Kümin), 'Sustaining Body and Soul: The Early Modern English and their water 1550-1750'
  • Francesca Farnell (supervisors Peter Marshall and Beat Kümin), 'Women and the Supernatural: Agency and Oppression at the Intersection of Gender and Religion in the Long Seventeenth Century'.
  • Ellie Sutton (supervisors: Prof Karen Harvey, History (Birmingham) and Dr Naomi Pullin, History): Female Identity and the Seventeenth-Century English Broadside Ballad.
  • Ricard Torra Pratt (Supervisor Prof Mark Knights, History), Corruption and Governance in Early Modern Barcelona.
  • Sergei Zotov (supervisors: Dr. Michael Bycroft, History; and Prof. Ingrid de Smet, School of Modern Languages and Cultures), Alchemical Iconography as a Mediator of Knowledge: Visualising Science in European Alchemical Manuscripts of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries.

Recent PhD students

  • Natalie Hanley-Smith (supervisors: Prof. Mark Philp and Dr Sarah Richardson, History): The Menage à Trois and other unconventional relationships, c1780-1830
  • Thomas Luttrell (supervisors: Prof. Mark Knights, History) Alternative Discourses: religious toleration in context, 1603-1647
  • David Nicoll (supervisor: Prof. Penny Roberts, History): The relationship between the French Reformed nobility and pastors in the French Midi (1555-1598)
  • Edward Taylor (supervisor Prof. Mark Knights, History): News Periodicals in Later Stuart Britain
  • Hannah Whitfield (supervisor Prof. Mark Knights, History): Common consent and public profit: political languages in early modern England, 1580-1649.

Current Early Modern History MA Students

  • Lucy Elliott
  • Rebecca Swinney

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