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Dr Ailbhe McDaid - School of English

Stories of action dominate our understanding of the literature of conflict. What though of the experiences of civilians, most often women and children on the domestic front, who are psychologically, practically and politically affected by war?

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Dr David Bowe - School of Languages, Literature and Cultures

David Bowe is interested in medieval Italian literature and the ways it travels beyond Italy and beyond the middle ages.

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Giovanni Pietro Vitali - School of Languages Literatures and Cultures

Last Letters from the World Wars: Forming Italian Language, Identity and Memory in Texts of Conflict, deals with a linguistic and thematic analysis of the last letters of people sentenced to death to death during the First and the Second World Wars, conducted with digital humanities tools.

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Dr Valeria Venditti - School of Sociology, Philosophy, Criminology, Government and Politics and the Study of Religions

This project explores a paradox that arises when human rights provide a solution to certain cases of social injustice.

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Dr Richard Mason - School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Whilst at UCC I will examine the proximity of progressive ideas about education and literary theoretical innovation in France between 1960 and 1980.

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Dr Michalis Poupazis - School of Sociology, Philosophy, Criminology, Government and Politics and the Study of Religions

Michalis will complete his monograph entitled: Musics, New Spaces, and the Mediterranean Appeal of the Cypriot Diaspora in Britain.

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Dr Monica O'Mulane - ISS 21

Monica will explore gender equality in Irish higher education through qualitative research on Athena SWAN, a gender equality programme which seeks to promote good practice in retaining and promoting women in science and research.

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Dr Declan Taggart - School of English

Declan Taggart comes to the School of English at UCC from a PhD at the University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Scandinavian Studies, which followed a BA in English Literature from Durham University and an MA in Medieval Studies from the University of York. His work examines cognitive variation in representations of Old Norse deities and their interactions with humanity.

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Dr Mark Cullinane - School of Applied Social Studies

He holds a PhD in Social Science from UCC. Mark is contributing to an Irish Research Council-funded study on local participatory governance in Ireland.

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Dr Marin Wall - School of History

Martin was awarded a Marie Curie CAROLINE Award to explore civil/military approaches to humanitarian crises in the context of climate change. He will work with the German NGO adelphi for the first two years of the project before returning to the School of History in year three. 

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Dr Rebekah Brennan - School of Applied Social Studies

Her current research is focused on the strengths and weaknesses of the voluntary care system in Ireland and how it can be reformed to better protect children and families.

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Dr Tatiana Vagramenko - School of Sociology, Philosophy, Criminology, Government and Politics and the Study of Religions

IRC funded postdoctoral research project: Religious Minorities in Ukraine from the Soviet Underground to the Euromaidan: Pathways to Religious Freedom and Pluralism in Enlarging Europe

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Dr Anca Maria Șincan - School of Sociology, Philosophy, Criminology, Government and Politics and the Study of Religions

Is a postdoctoral researcher on the European Research Council Project Creative Agency and Religious Minorities: Hidden Galleries in the Secret Police Archives in Central and Eastern Europe (Hidden Galleries).

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Dr Agnes Hesz - School of Sociology, Philosophy, Criminology, Government and Politics and the Study of Religions

Her main fields of research are the various forms of vernacular religion, from death related beliefs and practices to contemporary discourses on witchcraft, with a special interest in the local production of knowledge

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Dr Gabriela Nicolescu - School of Sociology, Philosophy, Criminology, Government and Politics and the Study of Religions

Her general research and teaching interests include the anthropology of art and museum studies; medical, economic and political anthropology from material and visual perspectives.

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Dr Jonathan Evershed - School of Sociology, Philosophy, Criminology, Government and Politics and the Study of Religions

His research on the ESRC-funded project ‘Between Two Unions’ explores the consequences of Brexit for political relationships within and between Northern Ireland, Ireland and Great Britain.

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Dr Kinga Povedák - School of Sociology, Philosophy, Criminology, Government and Politics and the Study of Religions

Currently she is a postdoctoral researcher at the Creative Agency and Religious Minorities: Hidden Galleries in the Secret Police Archives in Central and Eastern Europe project (UCC, Ireland)

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Dr Robert Bolton - School of Applied Social Studies

Is currently a postdoctoral researcher based in the School of Applied Social Studies, working on the Living Well with the Dead in Contemporary Ireland project

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Dr Lijuan Qian - School of Music and Theatre

My project will contribute fresh knowledge on the maintenance of threatened culture heritage by building on recent theoretical advances in applied ethnomusicology.

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Dr Alexandra Revez - School of Sociology, Philosophy, Criminology, Government and Politics and the Study of Religions

Alexandra Revez is a Senior Post Doctoral Researcher with Imagining2050 (2018-2020).  Her work has concentrated on key public participation issues linked to environmental, disaster management and social care policy.

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Dr Laura Maye - School of Applied Psychology

Currently, she is working on the Grassroots Radio project at UCC. This project has the goal of supporting isolated and rural communities in participating in media pluralism through setting up and sustaining low-barrier means to community radio

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Dr Martina Piperno - School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

My project will produce the first comprehensive study of the projections and manias originating from the myth of ancient Italians, from the Italian Unification period to date.

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Dr Brandon Yen - School of English

This proposal is for a book that considers Ireland’s place in the life and works of the English writer William Wordsworth (1770-1850

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Dr Kenneth Keating - School of English

This project intends to offer a radical reconceptualization of contemporary Irish poetry to fundamentally challenge conventional understandings of nation-centred literary inheritance and canon-formation.

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Dr Anne-Julie Lafaye - School of History

At the core of the proposed research lies the study of the physical remains of Augustinian friaries in Ireland. The Augustinian friars belonged to the so-called mendicant orders that appeared in the first decades of the thirteenth century in France and Italy.

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College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences

Coláiste na nEalaíon, an Léinn Cheiltigh agus na nEolaíochtaí Sóisialta

College Office, Room G31 ,Ground Floor, Block B, O'Rahilly Building, UCC

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