PhD Student Profiles

Completed PhD Students

Recent theses completed in the School are deposited in the University Library. Titles and abstracts are all online; fulltext is available in some cases.

Current PhD Students

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Armstrong, Dan

Politics, Law, and Ecclesiology in Anglo-Papal Relations, c.1066-.c.1154

Bailey, Carol

Aspects of Identity in Late Eighteenth Century British Linguistics: from James Harris to William Jones

Emily Betz

The Rise of the English Disease: How Britain became Melancholy

Birney, Ethan

The Fenland Houses During Stephen's Reign

Brown, Jordan

“The Queen's Militants: The UWC Strike and Radical Activism throughout the United Kingdom.”

Cabi, Marouf

The impact of the modernisation of Iran on Kurdish society, 1921-1979

Campbell, Morag Allan

‘This distressing malady’: Madness and childbirth in nineteenth century Scotland

Cumby, Jamie

The Compagnie des libraires and the Development of the Publishing Industry in Lyon: 1502-1562

Daglish, Richard

'Decolonising White Africa: Examining the Experiences of Algerians and Kenyans'

de Lange, Hanna

The dissemination of books printed in England, Scotland and Ireland on the European book market, c. 1600-1720

der Weduwen, Arthur

Selling the Republican Ideal. State Communication in the Dutch Golden Age

Devriese, Robbie

Diplomacy and the Printed Media in Seventeenth Century Europe

Earnshaw, James

The German ‘Other’ and British Masculinity, 1870-1914

Eckner, Constantin

Rhetorics of Asylum in Germany and Europe, 1982-1998

Eken, Mattias

‘The Enola Gay Controversy and the American Encounter with Nuclear Weapons’

Epstein, Nora

Visual Commonplacing: The Transmission and Reception of Printed Devotional Images in Reformed England

Farrell-Jobst, Jessica

Women Printers in the Early Modern German Book Trade: The Case for Nuremberg

Fortuna, James

Architectural Diplomacy, Cultural Heritage, and the Popular Reception of Fascist Participation in the International Expositions of 1933-42

Garrett, Natalee

‘Political Caricatures of the Élite in France and Britain, c.1740-1800’

Georgakakis, Panagiotis

News, Books and Information in the Huguenot International, 1680-1720

Gielas, Anna

The Genesis and Consolidation of commercial scientific journals in the German lands and Britain, 1770-1840

Goi, Edwin

‘Concino Concini, Maréchal d’Ancre: Pamphleteering and Power Politics in Early Modern France, 1610-17.’

Hagedorn, Jan

Domestic Slavery in the Middle East during the Islamic Middle Period

Heren, Louise

'Male Violence in Scotland in the interwar period'

Hill, Joshua

Everyday Patterns of Drug Consumption in Late-Francoist Spain (1960-1975)

Hillgaertner, Jan

Printed newspaper in seventeenth century England, Germany, France and the Netherlands. The Impact of new media functionality on the reader

Hinrichs, Jamie

Out for a Walk: Pedestrian Practices & British Landscape Conservation, c.1850 - 1950

Incollingo, Laura

Political Engagement and popular print in the Spanish Naples (1503-1707)

Ivarsen, Ingrid

Legal language and legal knowledge in Anglo-Saxon England

Kecskes, Aron

The development of Norman lordships in Southern Italy, ca. 1053-1127

Lawrence, Hannah


Leith, Sarah

Preserving Scotland’s Past: history, heritage and national identity in unionist Scotland, c.1945 to 1970

Leung, Percy

Symphonic Beneficence: The Social and Political Contributions of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra during the First World War

Lott, Rebecca

Ethnic Charities in Philadelphia and Charleston, 1740s-1810s

MacLellan, Rory

Patronage of the Knights Hospitaller in fourteenth century Britain and Ireland, c.1291-1400

McCall, James

Advertising in the English news market in the early eighteenth century

McKinven, Carol

‘Quite at liberty to marry another’: bigamy in nineteenth century Scotland

Malgrati, Paul

Burns Hijacked. The Politics of Robert Burns's legacy in Modern Scotland. 1910-2014

Merino Jaso, Maria

Early Carolingian Latin Poetry: A Commentary on Selected Poems of Paul the Deacon and Peter of Pisa, with an introduction and translation.

Nakada, Kosuke

Social and Cultural Interactions across the Byzantine-Armenian Frontier, c. 900-1045

Paquette, Jonathan

'Scottish Unionist and Tory Ideas in the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth centuries'

Pollock, Maxine

'Henry Brougham and early nineteenth century international relations'

Reutcke, Chelsea

From Production to Consumption: English Catholic Print Culture from 1660 to 1688

Robinson, Heather

Implications of Iranian Foreign Policy in Afghanistan: A Pre- and Post-Revolutionary Comparison

Romero, Elena

For the promotion of science and the prosperity of the people, Edinburgh, Florence, and Pisa: Three public botanic gardens in the late Enlightenment

Rutten, Anne

Textual Communication in the Reigns of Robert II and Robert III of Scotland, 1371-1406

Schmid, Philippe

Collecting and Community in Early Modern Germany

Schofield, Neale

Communicating Lutheranism: The Wittenberg Print Industry in an age of Orthodoxy, 1555-1618

Sherman, Kimberly

Family and Kinship Networks among Scots Emigrants in North Carolina

Simons, Christin

The Success of Neutrality? The perception and recognition of the Scandinavian Asiatic Companies by the Great East India Monopoly rivals and indigenous Asian trading partners.

Smith, Austin

Local Patriotism in the Japanese Periphery: Popular Responses to International Conflict and War Commemoration in Tokushima.

St John, Jac

The political policing of 'subversives' & the changing face of 'the enemy within', 1968-1979

Strickland, Forrest

The Devotion of Collecting. Ministers and the Culture of Print in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic

Triffitt, Jonathan

“The age of divine right has simply passed by”: The fall of monarchy in Hesse, Bavaria, and Württemberg, 1918-1934

Wagner, Joseph

Into the Oceans: Scottish Long-Distance Trade and Colonisation in the Seventeenth Century

Watson, Elise

Hidden in Plain Sight: Printing for the Catholic Community in the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Republic

Wertelecki, Konstantin

Anglo-Italian Florentine Relations 1922-1943

Ylitalo, Matthew

Transmaritime Spaces of Opportunity:  Nineteenth-Century Dundee and the Arctic Whaling Trade