Postgraduate Research Students

Student Name Research Topic Supervisor(s)

Helen O'Neill Adkins

Self and Authenticity: Individual, Societal and Religious Implications

Sorin Baiasu

Kieran Brayford

 

James Tartaglia

Richard Burnham

The Nature of Scientific Explanation

Sorin Baiasu

Aaran Burns

De Jure Objections

Sorin Baiasu

James Clarke

Language Games and Communication

Sophie Allen

Gemma Coleman

 

James Tartaglia

Anne Elizabeth de Merode

Sartre’s Theory of Literature

Sorin Baiasu

Marsejl Dhima

Nietzsche’s Existential Social Engineering and Popper’s Open Society

Sorin Baiasu

Jacob Fox

 

James Tartaglia

Rose Frain

 

James Tartaglia

Ben Hibbert

Complexity, self-organising systems and consciousness

Sophie Allen

Nacera Houcha

Samuel Huntington’s ‘Clash of Civilisations’ Thesis

Moran Mandelbaum/Monica Mookherjee

Amy Kings

An Alternative Conception of the Kantian Sublime

Sorin Baiasu

Keith Lewis

Mystical post-anarchism

Moran Mandelbaum/Brian Doherty

Jennifer McCarthy

 

James Tartaglia

Joanne Moore

Spiritual Philosophy, Practices and Transcendent Experience in Ancient Greece and India: Attaining Liberation

Sorin Baiasu

Christopher Murphy

The Normativity of Emotions: Their Criteria of Appropriateness and Morality

Sorin Baiasu

Sebastian Orlander

World in Kant’s Philosophy

Sorin Baiasu

Sila Ozdemir

 

James Tartaglia

Nicholas Sheldon

 

Joise D'Oro

Gabriel Skordilis

The Ethical Implications of Aristotle’s Cosmology

Sorin Baisau

Christopher Wilton

Beyond Evidence: Pragmatic Normative decision-making in Politicised Public Debates

Sorin Baiasu

John Wootton

Virtue Ethics and Process Philosophy: Facing the Current Environmental Crisis

Sorin Baiasu

Student Name Research Topic Supervisor(s)

John Beales

‘Surviving modern war: The experiences of British service personnel during the Falklands conflict’ (AHRC-funded, co-supervised with the Imperial War Museum)

Helen Parr

Faiza Bendour

‘British social attitudes to the use of military force in Iraq and Afghanistan’

Helen Parr

Caspar Bienek

‘Conservative policy towards European integration 1982-6: Margaret Thatcher and the inception of the Single European Act’

Helen Parr/Liz Carter

Aslihan Cap

 

Bulent Gokay

Salih Dogan

From Soviet Withdrawal to 9/11 Terrorist Attacks Era of Afghanistan (1989-2001): Afghanistan-based Uzbeks’ Stance Against Other Fractions of Afghanistan 

Barry Ryan

Adam Duell

Accountability Narratives and Impression Management: A Case Study of Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire LEP

Jon Herbert

Moaz El Sayed

 

Moran Mandelbaum

Sara Elsayed

Integration of minorities in the UK

Siobhan Holohan/Liz Carter

Cihan Necmi Gunal

 ‘Whistleblowing in the UK’

Phil Catney

Shanthi Hettiarachchi

Gender mainstreaming in Sri Lanka

Liz Carter/Phil Catney

Nacera Houcha

Samuel Huntington’s ‘Clash of Civilisations’ Thesis

Moran Mandelbaum/Monica Mookherjee

Nicola Hunter

 Evaluation of Personal Tutoring Systems

Jon Parker

Suzana Ibisi

Religious symbols in the public space

Liz Carter

Yesmeen Khalifa

Renewable Energy Technologies in Egypt

Sharon George (GGE)/Phil Catney

Shehla Khan

 

Bulent Gokay

Keith Lewis

Mystical post-anarchism

Moran Mandelbaum/Brian Doherty

Tania Lobato San Miguel

 ‘Contestations over the historical memory law in Spain’

Helen Parr

John McGowan-Fazakerley

‘Papal diplomacy and the Cold War: a study of Cuba and Poland’

Rebecca Richards/Helen Parr

Grant Mitchell

Party strategies in the face of niche challengers; Lead supervisor; completion deadline September 2020

Liz Carter/Phil Catney

Phil Morgan

‘Shouting Above our Weight: Britain’s response to the conflicts in Libya and Syria’

Helen Parr/Phil Catney

Eleonora Natale

‘The Argentine military, the military family and the violence of the 1970s: an ethnographic study of kinship’

Helen Parr

Cathy Reynolds

‘The Big Society’s Grey Roots: Associational Politics and the Baby-Boomers’

Phil Catney/Liz Carter

Shobitha Shankar

‘Revalidation of Doctors in the UK’

Phil Catney

Andrew Tompkinson

The epistemologies of amplified risk: how does intentional disruption of UK nuclear infrastructure effect the government's resilience discourse? 

Barry Ryan

Rosie West

Hope and food activism

Brian Doherty/Marit Hammond

Emily Westwell

The transformative potential of radical food activism in the UK

Brian Doherty/Phil Catney

Mustafa Yasacan

 

Bulent Gokay

Luvuyo Zantsi

‘The approach of the African National Congress to Local Participatory Governance in Post-apartheid South Africa’

Phil Catney/Rebecca Richards

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