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Thalia Allington Wood

Grounded: Unearthing the Materiality of Sculpture and Mythic Space in Sixteenth-Century Italy
Thalia Allington Wood

Alexandra Ault

The fine art reproduction and the Printsellers Association circa 1847-1920
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Helene Birkeli

Translation, Sensation and Colonial Landscapes: A Visual History of the Danish West Indies, 1780-1855
Helene Birkeli

Julie Bonzon

Identity in protest: The Market Photo Workshop and the new generation of South African photographers
Julie Bonzon

Danielle Dufort

The woman at the window: visual devices in the paintings of Jacobus Vrel and the subjective viewer in the Dutch Republic
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Katarzyna Falęcka

Returns to the de/colonial archive: the photographic cultures of the Algerian War of Independence and their afterlives in contemporary art
Katarzyna Falęcka

Freya Field-Donovan

A Strange American Funeral: Proletarian Dance in 1930s America
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Kelly Freeman

Skeletons of Iron & Bone: Architecture and Display in the Nineteenth-century Museum of Natural History
Kelly Freeman

Michael Green

After H.D.: Between Art, Poems, War, and Psychoanalysis
Michael Green

Diva Gujral

The Lens and the Labyrinth: Photography in Artist Collectives, Abstraction and Identity in South Asia, 1943-1970
Diva Gujral

Alison Harpur

Visual Culture and the Council of Ferrara-Florence (1438-1445)
Alison Harpur

Sevan Injejikian

New Media Interventions in Contemporary Art from Lebanon (2006-2015)
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Chloe Julius

No Other Symptoms: Jewishness in Art in the 1990s
Chloe Julius

Anna Maria Kanta

Borderline Aesthetics: Intermedia Experimentation in East and West Germany and the Cold War, 1962-1985
Anna Maria Kanta

Meret Kaufman

'Food comes first, then the morals!' On the politics of food, war and feminism in the work of Rosemarie Trockel
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Stefani Kavda

Cleaning of Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) Objects in Design Collections: A Study of Gel-based Cleaning Systems
Stefani Kavda

Stephanie King

(Re)Mediating Under-Employment: Towards an Instrumental Practice in Neo-Liberal Britain (1974-1997)
Stephanie King

Conor Kissane

Space, Time and Martyrdom: Unruly Images and Subversive Bodies in Counter-Reformation Rome
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Ivan Knapp

Meme-work: Psychoanalysis and the alt-right's unsafe spaces
Ivan Knapp

Sena Lee

The Disruption of Mythological Space in 17th Century Painting
Sena Lee

Mallika Leuzinger

 

Dwelling in Photography: the practices and afterlives of photography by Indian women
Mallika Leuzinger

Francesca Migliorini

Imaging the imageless: Dante's Paradiso in the illustrations of Botticelli Zuccari Blake and Flaxman
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Irene Montero Sabin

Critical Responses to the War on Terror and the Contemporary Art Biennials
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Sophie Morris

Muscles, Manners and Motion: Theatrical Anatomy and Print Culture in Seventeenth-Century London
Sophie Morris

Renée Mussai

The Black Body in the Archive: Victorian Photography, Race and the Poetics of Difference. A Curatorial & Art Historical Enquiry
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Gabriella Nugent

The Legacy of Belgian Colonialism in Contemporary Lens-Based Practices from Democratic Republic Congo
Gabriella Nugent

Amarilli Rava

Readhesion interventions on wall paintings: assessment of penetration, deposition and bond strength of organic, water-based adhesives on lime-based secondary supports
Amarilli Rava

Anne Reimers

Visual Culture and the Dynamics of Fashionability in Weimar Berlin
Anne Reimers

Euan McCartney Robson

Architecture and Experience in Anglo-Norman England (1066-1150)
Euan McCartney Robson

Marina Rovelli

Art of metals in Milan (1450-1499)
Marina Rovelli

Lauren Rozenberg

The cognitive phantasm and material perception of Christ in late-medieval parchment culture

Lauren Rozenberg

Kimberly Schreiber

Prison Photography in the American South, 1959-1979
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Cecilia Stinton

Embodying Abstraction: The Multimedia Works of Wassily Kandinsky, Natalia Goncharova and Kurt Schwitters, 1909-1916
Cecilia Stinton

Olivia Tait

Homestories: Performing & Visualising the Familial in West Germany, 1961-1989
Olivia Tait

Helena Vilalta

Beyond 'Information': Embodied Conceptualism circa 1970
Helena Vilalta

Vladimir Vilde

Comparison of Painting Lining Methods for Historic House Environments
Vladimir Vilde

Elizabeth Went

Beneath the Mourning Veil: The Politics of Mourning in Women's Contemporary Art
Elizabeth Went

Marta Zboralska

The Place of Abstractions: In the Studio of Henryk Stażewski and Edward Krasiński
Marta Zboralska

Recently completed PhD students

Bryony Bery

 

Volatility, Liquidity and Malleability: Replicating the Art of the 1960s
Bryony Bery

Afonso Dias Ramos

Imageless in Angola: Living through the aftermath of war. Reinventing the photographic medium in a transnational age
Afonso Dias Ramos

Sophie Halart

A Tight Fit: Skin and the Feminine in Argentine and Chilean Contemporary Art (1973-present)
Sophie Halart

Catherine McCormack

Rethinking the Foot: Early Modern Visuality and the Body in Rome
Catherine McCormack

Edward McDonald-Toone

Curating the 'Middle East': Exhibitions and the reception of contemporary art from the Arab world and beyond
Edward McDonald-Toone

Nikoloaus Pegioudis

 

Artists and Radicalism in Germany, 1890-1933: Reform, Politics and the Paradoxes of the Avant-Garde
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Nathaniel Price

Moses Meets Michelangelo: Figuring Iconoclasm in Early Modern Italy
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Levi Prombaum

James Baldwin's early portraits, 1945-1965: blackness and other queer matters of visibility in light of Beauford Delaney, Carl Van Vechten, and Richard Avedon
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Moran Sheleg

How to Make a Past: Painting since Reinhardt
Moran Sheleg

Giulia Smith

The Biological Imaginary of the Independent Group: Regeneration in Post-War Britain
Giulia Smith

Tom Snow

Istanbul 2009-2013: Activism and the Politics of Art in the Neoliberal Economy
Tom Snow

Pandora Syperek

 

Jewels of the Natural History Museum: Gendered Aesthetics in South Kensington, c. 1850-1900
Hans Christian Hönes

Sarah Wade

Species of Wonder: Human-Animal Relations in Contemporary Art and Visual Culture
Sarah Wade

Rebecca Whiteley

Picturing Pregnancy: A History of the Early Modern Birth Figure
Rebecca Whiteley

Tom Wilkinson

Art History for the Masses: Mediatising the Discipline in Germany 1900-1940
Tom Wilkinson

Andrew Witt

Documentary and its Afterlives: California in Catastrophe
Andrew Witt