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Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS)

CCLPS PhD Students

Natalie Abou Shakra
Natalie Abou Shakra

Beyond the Culture Industry, Contemporary Music of Dissidence in the Arab world: A case study of Egypt and Lebanon

Hanna Ali
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'Afrabia': Identity, Islam & Geography in Eastern African Writings in the Diaspora


Ahmet Atas
Atas Ahmet

The Politics of Melancholia in Kurdish Diasporic Novels

Charis Bredin
Charis Bredin

Creaturely Encounters: Animals in the Libyan literary imaginary


Rasha Chatta
Rasha Chatta

Marginality and Individuation: A Theoretical Approach to Abla Farhoud and Arab Migrant Literature

Chanokporn Chutikamoltham
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Ideological state apparatus and the return of the repressed: the study of Thai school textbooks and Thai low culture


Sarah Doebbert Epstein
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The Ethics of Alterity: A Comparative Critical Approach to Language, Subjectivity and Agency in Arabic Rhetorical Theory and Poststructuralist Thought

Irene Fernandez Ramos
Irene Fernandez Ramos

Performing immobility: Space, the individual-collective body and the narratives of oppression in Contemporary Palestinian Theatre


Frances Grahl
Frances Grahl

Mapping the Migrant City: Presentations of the Migrant Experience in the Contemporary European Novel

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Ambra Guarnieri
Ambra Guarnieri

Towards A Dialogical Writing Practice: Poetics and Strategies of Representation in Postcolonial Literature


Poonkulaly Gunaseelan
Poonkulaly Gunaseelan

‘Breaking taboos (?)’: Representations of rape in post 1970s Indian-English literature

Sefik Huseyin
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The Ottomanist Discourse of Istanbul’s Space in Contemporary Literature and Art: from the 1980S to the Present


Cleo Jay
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Moroccan Theatre in the Post-Lead Years: Performing Identity, Politics and Society

Yan Jia
Yan Jia

Translating Distant Neighbours: China-India Literary Relations 1950-2015


Angela Kim
Angela Kim

Topography of Contemporary Korean Diasporic Female Theatre Since 1990s: Trauma, Body and Motherhood

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Katarzyna Kubin
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“Reclaiming Homelands”: How the Affect of Shame in Postcolonial Literature Exposes Dilemmas about Belonging and Identity


Jaya Shakira Madhvani
Jaya Madhvani

The representation of urban space in contemporary London narratives

Nathanael Mannone
Nathaneal Mannone

Between Dissent and Co-optation: An Exploration of film, music, and quotidian humour in revolutionary Tunisia


Sara Marzagora
Sara Marzagora

Ethiopian political thought and philosophy of history (1896-1960s): pro-zämänawinnät intellectuals and the construction of alterity

Alexandria Milton
Alexandria Milton

Beyond the Periphery: Spatial Approaches to Human Experience in the Short Story


Art Mitchells-Urwin
Art Mitchells-Urwin

Pornography Consumption of Diasporic Thais: Shifting and Static Responses to Power and the Erotic

Cristina Moreno Almeida
Cristina Moreno

Popular youth culture in Contemporary Morocco and the re-imagining of the nation: a case study of hip-hop


Hany Rashwan
Hany Rashwan

Literariness and aesthetics in ancient Egyptian literature: towards an Arabic-based critical approach - Jinās as a case study.

Katia Tzarkova
Katia Tzarkova

"I am Tibetan." Constructing transnational and polyvocal identity through the literary imagination.


Michaela Unterbarnscheidt
Michaela Unterbarnscheidt

A comparative study of transition and social change in early Thai and Amharic novels

Qiong Yu
Qiong Yu

Understanding Britain's perception of China and the Chinese in the nineteenth century from the perspective of Britain's intellectual, political and social change (tentative)