Areas of research supervision
Areas of supervision include:
- representations of masculinity, conflict, memory, trauma, commemoration, sites of memory and museums
- the visual and material culture of reconciliation
- the intersections of visual culture with other senses in representations of memory and trauma
- representations of terrorism in the 20th century
- the visual culture of the Middle East in relation to its Ottoman Past
Current PhD students
- Victoria Ahrens: 'Memorialization in the Ruins: The excavations of
memory and the archaeological palimpsests of trauma recall in the
architecture of Latin America's ex-detention centres'
- Leah Charpentier: 'Is there a European visual identity? Analysis of the European Union as a patron of the arts'
- Thanavi Chotpradit: 'Reassessing the Neglected: The Art of the 1932 Revolutionary and the Problems around the Thai Historiography of Art History'
- Vazken Davidian: 'Armenians in the Late Ottoman Space: Art, Nation and Identity'
- Mark Gallaghan: ‘The Politics of Memory: Unmade Holocaust memorials and what might have been’
- Janice Grabau: 'The Material Culture of the Commemoration of the Missing of the First World War in Britain'
- Andrew MacDonald: 'Tactical effectiveness: Corps Command and the New Zealand Division at Third Ypres, 1917'
- Elena Parpa: 'The Possibility Of An Island: Imagining space and identity in contemporary Cypriot art'
- Joan Rees: 'The British Visual Culture of the Civil Unrest in the
- Carlo Rizzo: 'Representing Islamic heritage in contemporary Iranian and Saudi art'
- Evi Tselika: 'The role of socially engaged art in relation to urban contexts with a special emphasis on segregated cities: The case of Nicosia, Cyprus'