Current research student summaries and key interests Current research student summaries and key interests

Mohammed Almutairi

Research project: Britain and the Hashemite kingdoms 1920-1924


James Barnaby

Research project: A Church for Becket? The Canterbury Dispute and the Canterbury Letters, 1184-1200’

Other research interests: The Medieval Church and the Papacy, the Twelfth Century Renaissance, the Angevin Empire and the Crusades.


Charles Beacroft

Research project: Disabled Russian Children, 1914-1945: Identity, Displacement and Marginalization


Hannah Bentley

Research project: Social changes in growth of Army nursing during First World War.


Wendy Bishop

Research project: Ornamental Water (lakes) in the early modern period


David Boulton

Research project: Differing patterns of Viking migration and settlement in Suffolk: an Analysis of Scandinavian place - names in their landscape context


Tina Bradley

Research project: 


Aleksandra Brokman

Research project: Psychotherapy in the Soviet Union, 1962-85

Other research interests: History of Psychiatry, mental illness, alternative medicine, social and cultural history of the Soviet Union


Danny Buck

Research project: Seventeenth Century Norfolk

Adrienne Compton

Research project: Prehistoric Landscapes and the Origins of the Open Fields


Richard Daines

Research project: John, Count of Mortain, and Regional Lordship in the 'Angevin Empire'


Caroline Davies

Research project: Emotionalism and violence amongst male elites 1770-1820


Stephen Fletcher

Research project: The Narrative of Movement in Designed Hunting Landscapes: 1350-1700


Samuel Foster

Research project: Representing the South Slavonic peasants in popular British Discourse, 1900-1941


Jamie Freeman

Research project: From Konigsberg to Kaliningrad, 1945 to present


Fiona Gibbons
Research Project: The place of the bombings of Darwin in historical memory

Other research interests: Australian Studies, Australian History, The Second World War in the Pacific, Commemorative History, imperial relations, Australian national identity, the development of the Asia-Pacific region.


Ian Groves

Research project: Factors influencing settlement development in Norfolk


Sarah Hall
Research project: Puritan networks and communities in England and New England, 1600-1650
Other research interests: Atlantic history; Colonial American history; corporate and civic identity; local history; digital humanities and social network analysis


Susan Haynes

Research project: Charles Bridgeman: a reappraisal from a landscape history perspective


Adam Jolly

Research project: Lord Salisbury and Anglo-Russian relations in central Asia (most notably Afghanistan, Persia and India) between 1885 and 1894


David Lawrenson

Research project: Rise and Fall of Markets in Suffolk


Victoria Lewis

Research project: Providence, Emotion and Self-Writing in England, c.1660 - c.1720


Owen Molloy

Research project Westalgie and the legacies of the Bonn Republic


Steve Nunn
Research project: Landscape History: The impact of Second World War home defence installations on the Norfolk landscape
Other research interests: agricultural history; architecture and literature; social history and cultural relationships in wartime; inter-disciplinary themes of history, ecology and the environment


Jack Pitt

Research project: The politics, ethics and social implications of hardcore punk in 1980s Slovenia


Johanne Porter

Research project: Religious identity in East Anglia 800-1100


Frances Saddington

Research project: The Soviet Children's Picture Book, 1915-1935


Rachel Savage

Research project: Women's experience of and role in garden making 1770-1870


Elliot Short

Research project: Building a multi-ethnic army in post-war Bosnia and Hercegovina


Sally Spong

Research project: Isabella of Angoulême:  Queenship and Female Leadership in 13th century England and France


Elizabeth Stewart

Research project: 'The Royaltie of Sight': Virtually Recreating Contemporary Views of Designed Landscapes, c.1550-1660.

Other research interests: English landscape history and archaeology from prehistory to modern history, architecture, garden design, literature, museums, heritage, digital humanities and technology, including GIS, CAD, and virtual reality.


Adam Stone

Research project: Using post - conquest charters to establish a mappable aspect of wastelands in the Medieval/Post Medieval periods located in Norfolk, Suffolk, Hertfordshire and Essex


Michael Thompson

Research project: Repton and the architects


Benjamin Wynes

Research project: Creating the 'Yugovlar Myth'