- Understanding Unbelief. Dr. Jonathan Lanman (CI). John Templeton Foundation (2016-2019)
- The Scientific Study of Nonreligious Belief. Dr. Jonathan Lanman (CI). John Templeton Foundation (2015-2016)
- The Emergence of Prosocial Religions. Dr. Jonathan Lanman (CI). John Templeton Foundation (2014-2015)
- Religion's Impact on Human Life: Integrating Proximate and Ultimate Perspectives. Dr. Jonathan Lanman (PI). John Templeton Foundation (2012-2015)
- Ritual, Community, and Conflict. Dr. Jonathan Lanman (CI). ESRC (2011-2016)
- The Domestic Moral Economy: An Ethnographic Study of Values in the Asia-Pacific. Professor Fiona Magowan (CI). ESRC (2011- 2015)
- Creativity and Innovation in a World of Movement.Dr Maruska Svasek (PI) and Professor Fiona Magowan (CI). Humanities in European Research Area (2010-2012). Website: http://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/CreativityandInnovationinaWorldofMovement/
- The Nordic Network for Philosophical Anthropology. Professor Lisette Josephides (CI). Nordforsk (2011-2013). Website: http://www.philosophicalanthropology.org/
- Cultural Dynamics and Emotions Network (CDEN) Project.Dr Maruska Svasek (PI). 2007- website: http://www.qub.ac.uk/cden/
- Modelling Politeness in Social Signal Processing. Professor Hastings Donnan. EU FP7 (2009-2012)
- Remaking Borders in Europe. Professor Hastings Donnan. EU COST (2008-2012)
- Judgments of Moral Wrongdoing and Emotions. Dr Paulo Sousa. University of Porto/Santander Totta Bank (2010-11). Website: https://portoxphilab.wordpress.com/research/current-lines-of-research/judgments-of-moral-wrongdoing-and-affective-competencies/
- The Folk Concept of Moral Responsibility: A Cognitive Approach. Dr Paulo Sousa. British Academy (2009-10)
Current Postgraduate Research Anthropology Students
CURRENT ANTHROPOLOGY RESEARCH STUDENTS
|Student Name||Thesis Title|
|Federica Banfi||Movements in Argentine tango: improvisation and transnationalism|
|Hannah Gibson||The affective potential so sound in visual contexts in relation to outdoor art and sculpture and acoustemology|
|Jonathan Gregory||Carnival in Post-Apartheid Southern Africa: an ethnomusicological perspective|
|Erin Hinson||The Art Behind the Wire: the unexplored prison culture of the UVF's artistic production and compound experience|
|Ranmalie Jayawardana||Forum Theatre in post-conflict Sri Lanka|
|Sinead Lynch||Music, Peacebuilding and UNSCR 1325: Exploring the Use of Music Through the Guided Imagery with Music (GIM) Method in the Dialogue on the Implementation of UNSCR 1325 Between the Women of Ireland North and South|
|Angela Mazzeti||The long-term impact of “growing-up” during “The Troubles” on coping behaviours|
|Jamie McCollum||An Interdisciplinary Study of Kurdish Democratic Confederalism in Turkey|
|Stephen R. Millar||Performing Resistance Within and Against the British State: Irish Rebel Songs and the Embodiment of a Social Identity|
|Alice Neeson||Envisioning reconciliation: Media practice as a tool of conflict transformation|
|Harold Ohayon||Armagh: Navigating Self and Other in a Border City|
|Anikta Roy||Transnational Identity of Rajbansi Women: Gender, Power, and Social Relations|
|Kayla Rush||Morality, Utopia, and the Cracked Art World: Community Arts in Contemporary Northern Ireland|
|Amelia (Roisin) Seifert||Contemporary Native American Horse Culture in the Columbia Plateau and Great Basin Culture Areas|
|Maneka Tohani||How the Roma community can access rights to education, healthcare and welfare in Northern Ireland|
|Wanting Wu||Sensing peace through the body: Tibetan dance and conflict transformation in diasporic communities in London and Zürich|
|Sha Wang||The Future of Chinese Families Abroad, An Ethnography of Chinese Students at Chinese Language Schools in Northern Ireland|
|James Zimmerman III||Language and Welshness in Ceredigion|
Institute of Irish Studies Current Research Students
CURRENT INSTITUE OF IRISH STUDIES RESEARCH STUDENTS
|Student Name||Thesis Title|
|Jonathan Evershed||Commemoration and politics of memory|
Interface Cultures: Dynamics of Social Relations in Belfast
|Augusto Soares||Tracking Political Interactions on Social Media in Northern Ireland: The impact of the online for the region's conflict and everyday politics|
|Irish Argentines from Peron to the Dirty War and the fall of the generals|
Institute of Cognition and Culture Current PGR students
CURRENT INSTITUE OF COGNITION AND CULTURE RESEARCH STUDENTS
|Student Name||Thesis Title|
|Nick Brown||Conflict, culture, and cognition: an intergenerational assessment|
The role of threat in violent intergroup conflict
|Gary Lavery||The Ontogeny of Human Deontic Competence|
|Conall Smyth||Sacred Values, Ritual, Group Identity Fusion & Radicalisation in the Context of The Northern Ireland Conflict|
|Anna Szabelska||Religion, sacred values, morality, and radicalization. The case of abortion|
|Hugh Turpin||Failing God: Investigating religious hypocrisy and its effect on Catholic Irish apostasy|
|Samuel Ward||"Catching the Spirit": Understanding disembodied essence contagion and trait manipulation.|
PGR LINCS Postgraduate Students
CURRENT GRI LINCS RESEARCH STUDENTS
|Student Name||Thesis Title|
|Panagiotis Loukinas||‘Data gathering and sharing by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: The impact of drones on Border Security and Human Rights in the European Union’|
|Alexi Gavriel||Cybersecurity and Society’|
Graduated students from Anthropology, ICC and Inst of Irish Studies
REF PhD Completions Anthropology July 2013-2016
Mary Louise Boyle (2016) A Cross-Cultural Investigation of Music and Emotion in Egypt and Northern Ireland
Shawn Reming (2016) 'Viewing Conflict: Museum Visitors, Affective Experience, and exhibitions of the conflict in and around Northern Ireland'.
Gavin Watters (2015) 'An Exploration of Tokyo Youth Identity as Symbolically and Emotionally Expressed Through Popular Sub-Culture'
Evanthia Patsiaoura (2015), Let the music bring in the Spirit: participatory music making and spheres of belonging among Nigerians in Greece.
Yuencheng Ding (2015), When Chinese confront the individual: Being a graduate village official in southwest rural China
Hilary Foye (2015), 'Christianity, Conflict and Community: Expressions of Faith, Identity and Personhood in the Contemporary Church'
Diane Atkinson, (2014) 'Rivalry and Locality: Protestant Marching Bands in Ballymoney'.
Naoko Maehara, (2014) 'Shifting Perceptions, Emotions, and Memories: Japanese Women in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland’
Vanita Malhotra (2014) ‘Distance’ Makes the Heart Grow Fonder? Transnational Intimacy: Contracting Indian Marriage in Northern Ireland'
Cristina Carnevali (2014) Bloody Sunday Post-Saville: Transformations of Memory and Identity
Stephen Herron (2014) The Role and Effect of Violence on the Ulster Defence Regiment in South Armagh
Malcolm Franklin (2014) Concepts of displacement and home: seeking asylum and becoming a refugee among the host community of Northern Ireland.
Renato Castro (2014) 'Tuning In To the Past: The Viola and its Representations in 19th Century Rio de Janeiro'
Gabril Hoskin (2013) Music and Identity: The Construction of Communities among Brazilian Migrants in Madrid, Spain
Yan Hu (2013) 'Frontier people’s Bazaars in Ruili City'.
Theodore Konkouris (2013) 'Heroes, Gunpowder, Cassettes and Tape Recorders: Production, Distribution and Transmission of Hunters' Musical Tradition in Mali, West Africa'
Paul McCreary (2013) How it feels to hunt: The embodied feelings and sensations of hunting in Alaska
Mary-Kathryn Rallings (2013) Your Space or Mine?: The Politics and Policy of Negotiating ‘Shared’ Space in Belfast
Institute of Cognition and Culture completions 2009 - 2020
Lauren Swiney (2013)
Renatas Bernunias (2011)
Natalie Emmons (2011)
Hilary Lenfesty (2011)
Michal Fux (2011)
Keith Hodge (2010)
Christopher Holbrook (2009) Unconscious vigilance: worldview defense without adaptations for terror, uncertainty or coalition
Gordon Ingram (2009) Young children's reporting of peer's behaviours'
Institute of Irish Studies completions 2010-2020
Nancy Anderson (2015) ‘Re-Imaging Belfast: Art and Policy in Post- Conflict Northern Ireland’
Elena Bergia (2015) ‘The trouble with women. An anthropological study of the construction of gender in nationalist working-class West Belfast’
Frances Harkin, (2014) ‘A Sporting Diaspora: Gaelic games and London’s Irish community’
Karen Kettner, (2014) 'What's News? Nothing But Bonfires: Bonfires as Ritual and Performance'
Elisabetta Vigiani (2010) Talking Stones: The Politics of Memorialisation in Post-conflict Northern Ireland
Mary Kate Coghlan (2010)
Liam Kelly (2012)
PhD Completions in Anthropology and Ethnomusicology 2009 – 2012
Raymond Casserly (2012) 'The Snare Drum in Northern Ireland'
Bryanna Hocking (2012)
Beatrice Prentiss (2012) Teaching and Learning Salsa in the UK
Jaime Rollins-McColgan (2012) Commemoration, Political Ritual and the Role of Remembrance in Republican Parading Bands
Elina Rowley (2012) 'The Management of Shack Populations in the Townsville, Old, Australia'
Ioannis Tsioulakis: (2011) 'Working or Playing?: Power, Aesthetics and Cosmopolitanism among professional musicians in Athens '
Siun Carden (2010) 'Belfast’s Gaeltacht Quarter'
Marta Kempny(2010) 'Polish Imigrants in Belfast'
Noomi Mozard (2010) 'Cultural Representations of Nature in Venezuela'
Barbara Graham (2009) 'The Materiality of Death: the uses of objects to immortalise the dead;their changing form and symbolic value.'
Jessica Golden (2009) 'Linguistic Anthropology as Relates to Politics and Symbols'
Imtiaz Mahmud (2009) 'Ethnicity and Nationalism in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh'
Julissa Ossorio-Bermudez (2011): 'Negotiating Gender Amongst Muslim Girls Through Popular Music in Northern Ireland'
Gordon Ramsey: (2009) 'Music, Emotion and Identity in Ulster-Scots Communities'
Lindsay Sprague (2009): Living Well Around the Clinic: An Ethnography of Agency and Disclosure in the Lives of those with HIV/AIDS
Gemma Wieberg (2009) 'Relative Relations: Notions of Communtiy and Belonging Amongst the Hmong Community of North Queensland'
Jackie Witherow (2009) 'Protestant Flutes Bands in Northern Ireland'
Jennifer Sinnamon (2008) 'Musical Repertoires of the Funerals of Palestinian Victims of Conflict'
ANTHROPOLOGY PhDs, 2001-2008
Sinnamon, Jennifer (2008): Songs of grief and grievance : music, emotion, and Palestinian martyrdom.
Cummings, Colin (2007) Bays, Berths and Sunsets :Environmental Debate in a Mediterranean Coastal Town.
Walmsley-Pledl, Sara R. (2007) Playing A-Part Together: Negotiating Participation, Practice and Meaning in Voluntary Music Associations in East Bavaria.
Ferrandez, Luis Fernando Angosto (2006)
Negotiating Politics, Ethnicities and Citizenship in the Pemon Community of Tuauken: An Analysis of the Relations Between the Bolivarian Revolution and Indigenous Peoples in Venezuela.
Alex Hall (2006) Secure borders, safe haven? Suspicion and humanity in the British immigration...
McDonnell, Roberta (2006) Shaping Selves in the Midst of Modernity: An Ethnography of the Personal Process in a Contemporary Irish Context.
McIntosh, Jonathan (2006) Meaning through Tradition: Children’s Practice and Performance of Dance, Music and Song in South-central Bali.
Powell, Mark (2006) 'We all one': Belonging and masculine identity in a Caribbean context
Bayles, Ruth (2005) Science in its local context : The Belfast Natural History and Philosophical Society.
Kristiansen, Ingvill (2005) Gender and Conflict? The Relationship between Women and Man on Tanna.
McCaffery, Nick (2005) Global Hopi: Local Hippie : An Anthropological Study of Hopi Identity in Relation to the New Age.
O'Kane, David John (2005) Peasant Nationalism in Embaderho: Land and National Identities in an Eritrean Village.
Schiller, Rina (2005) The Lambeg and the Bodhrán : drums of Ireland
Stewart, Emma (2005) The cognition of spirit possession in an Afro-Brazilian religious tradition
Lanier, Sara C. (2004) Playing with Time: ‘Storying’ the Folk Harp in California.
Marranci, Gabriele (2004) The Adhan among the Bells: Studying Muslim Identity in Northern Ireland.
Nagle, John Michael (2004) The Transmission and Reception of Irish Traditional Culture in a London-Irish Arts Centre.
O’Shea, Stephen (2004) The "Third force in world affairs"
Bell, Kathryn (2002) Any news? : An anthropological investigation of political journalists in Northern Ireland.
Bruhns, Martin (2002) Pub-lore-culture: An Ethnographic Study of Alcohol Consumption in County Cork.
Radford, Katy (2002), Loyal Sounds. Music as a Marker of Identity in Protestant West Belfast
Reinborough, Michael: 'Silent Valley Reservoir 1923 -1932 Water Technology'
Hisschemoller, Anita (2002) Ritual and Change in a Tibetan Community in Northern Nepal.