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Department of the History of Art and Archaeology

History of Art & Archaeology Research Students

Mastaneh Afshari-Ebtehaj
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The Qajar Gulistan palace and its decoration

Daphne Ang
Daphne Ang Ming Li

Cosmopolitan Representations: Straits Chinese (Peranakans) and Image-making in Colonial and Postcolonial Singapore.


Kaveh Bakhtiar
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Contemporary Islamic architecture in Britain

Eva Bentcheva
Eva Bentcheva

Escaping the Na(rra)tive: Influences and framing of Asian iconography in performance art in Britain, 1960-90.


Julian Brown
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The Art of Ancient Champa: a twentieth century creation

Marine Cabos
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Landscape photography of China's iconic sites (1840s-1949)


Paula Callus
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Documenting Sub-Saharan African Animation

Helena Cantone
Helena Cantone

White Skin, Black Masks: The African art projects of Salvatore Fiume (1915-1997).

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Dong Chengxi
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Early museums in China

Malcolm Corrigall
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Histories of Landscape Representation in South African Photography

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Julie Crooks
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Lisk-Carew and photography in Sierra Leone: Black Modernities

Anais Da Fonseca
Anais Da Fonseca

Contemporary Lives of Cherial Paintings from Telangana, India: Continuity and Changes


Sami L. De Giosa
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Sultan Qaytbay and the decorative revival of the late Mamluk period.

Tara Desjardins
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Studies on Mughal Glass.


Keramat Fathinia
Keramat Fathinia

Historical and aesthetical evolution of Siāh-Mashq in Persian calligraphy with a focus on the works of Mirzā Qulāmrizā over the Qājār period Iran

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Lia Genovese
Rosalia Genovese

Redefining the Plain of Jars of Laos - Beyond Madeleine Colani


Federica Gigante
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The Reception of Islamic Art in Bologna, Ferrara and Padua in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

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Jacopo Gnisci
Mr Jacopo Gnisci

The Passion of Christ in Ethiopian Art from the Fourteenth to the Sixteenth Century


Haruhisa Handa
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Calligraphy and Religious Personality in Early Modern Japan: Hakuin’s Life and Writings

Mami Hatayama
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The Meiji Painter and Lacquer Artist Shibata Zeshin


Phoebe Hirsch
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Masijids in South Africa

Luke Houston
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"Liberated Zones - Spaces of Art and Desire in New York City 1975-1995" (working title)

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Katherine Hughes
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Tajik identity and the Samanid past


Preeti Khosla
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A Study of the Visual Language of the Indigenous Styles of Book Painting in North India during the Sultanate period (1414-1525 AD).


Radu Leca
Radu Leca

The Backward Glance: Concepts of 'outside' and 'other' in the Japanese spatial imaginary of the 17th century

Jung-taek Lee
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Dress and Fashion in Korea 1876-1945: Hanbok, Yangbok and Colonial Modernity


Tianshuang Liang 梁天爽
Tianshuang Liang

The Agency of Syncretism in Modern Chinese Art: Gao Qifeng and the New Republic

Emma Martin
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Charles Bell, a collector in Tibet


Malcolm McNeill
Malcolm McNeill

Narrative Agency in 13-14th Century Chan Figure Painting: A Study of Hagiography-Iconography Text-Image Relationships

Doreen Mueller
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Documenting Disaster: Pictorial Records of the Edo Period


Rose Ojo
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The Role of Movement and Migration in the Photographic Work of Carrie Mae Weems, Joy Gregory, Rotimi Fani Kayode, Albert Chong, Yinka Shonibare and Renee Cox

Maurizia Onori
Maurizia Onori

Neo-Islamic/Norman funeral architecture in Sicily 19th-20th century

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Biqing Ouyang
Biqing Ouyang

Mirror production in the Wu Kingdom (220-280AD)

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Sara Peterson
Sara Peterson

Plant iconography at Tillya-tepe in the context of the art of West and Central Asia


Lesley Pullen
Lesley Pullen

Representation of Textiles on Indonesian Sculptures: 9th to 14th century


Maria Sardi
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Mamluk textiles

Mimi Savitri
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Surakarta: Islamic and Colonial city-planning in Java


Kristin Scheel Lunde
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Ilkhanid and later Persian textiles and their impact on North European art

Ilse Timperman
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Mortuary Variation and Mobility in the Tarim Basin and surroundings


Tanja Tolar
Tanja Tolar

Islamic enamelled glass and its connections with Byzantium and Venice

Terumi Toyama
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The Replication of Sacred Spaces in Edo


Karin Warch
Karin Warch

Causes and Expressions of Humor in Eighteenth-Century Korean Art

Sinead Ward
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The Kammavacca Manuscript in Burma


Lia Wei
Lia Wei

Rock-cut caves in the Upper Yangzi River: Identifying a stone working tradition (2nd to 3rd century CE)

Ursel Widemann
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Clothing and the Construction of Identity among the Tuareg


Heena Youn
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Longquan Ceramic Figural Sculptures in the Song, Yuan and Ming Dynasties

Lindsay Zamponi
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'British Collectors and Collections of Tibetan Art and Artefacts, 1850-1960'