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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

Nadeschda Bachem
Nadeschda Bachem

Imperialism, Occupation and National Identity in Post-Colonial Japanese and South Korean Literature

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Charis Bredin
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Creaturely Encounters: Animals in the Libyan literary imaginary

Rasha Chatta
Rasha Chatta

The Itinerary as a Mode of Existing: Narratives of Wanderers in Contemporary 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

Ambra Guarnieri
Ambra Guarnieri

The native informant: the (im)possible perspective in postcolonial travel narratives


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

Nathanael Mannone
Nathaneal Mannone

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


Sara Marzagora
Sara Marzagora

Theorizing an "acolonial modernity". The 1896 battle of Adwa and 1936-1941 Italian occupation in Ethiopian literature and political philosophy.

Alexandria Milton
Alexandria Milton

The Short Story: A Genre of Space


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

Working title: The question of the literary in approaches to Ancient Egyptian Literature: towards an Arabic-based critical approach "the debate between a man and his soul (BA) 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