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Current Doctoral Research Students

Joyce Dartey

  • Joyce DarteyPhD Candidate
  • Emailj.dartey@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Africa
  • PhD Thesis Investigating ancient occupation at Zoboku, a Koma site of Northern Ghana.
  • Education MA Sainsbury Research Unit, UEA
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Heather Donoghue

  • Heather DonoghuePhD Candidate
  • Emailh.donoghue@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Oceania
  • Research Interests Art and anthropology of Melanesia and the Pacific more generally; history of collections; museum ethnography.
  • PhD Thesis Material Biographies: Agency, Identity and Meanings in the Collections from the Cooke Daniels Ethnographical Expedition to British New Guinea 1903-4.
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Catherine Elliott

  • Catherine ElliottPhD Candidate
  • Emailcatherine.elliott@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Africa
  • Research Interests The art of Southern Africa and more generally of Africa; museum collections; the history of collecting; ethnography; archive; provenance; biographies; international exhibitions; representation; colonialism; South African history; early photography; materiality; agency; the art market.
  • PhD Thesis 'Recovering the indigenous presence from the colonial archive: the South Africa collection at the British Museum’
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James Green

  • James GreenPhD candidate
  • Emailjames.c.green@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Africa
  • PhD Thesis Understanding 'The Other' through Chokwe Sculpture: the legacy of European trade in Central West Africa
  • Education MA School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS
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Craig Halliday

  • Craig HallidayPhD Candidate
  • Emailc.halliday@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Africa
  • Research Interests Contemporary art from Africa, art and social change, culture and development.
  • PhD Thesis Culture and democratisation in Kenya: the visual arts in Nairobi since 1980
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Rosalie Hans

  • Rosalie HansPhD candidate
  • Emailr.hans@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Africa
  • Research Interests Museology, museums in Africa, culture and development, museum ethnography, world heritage, contemporary African art, community museums, museums and identity.
  • PhD Thesis Emerging Models in Contemporary African Museums
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Katrina Igglesden

  • Katrina IgglesdenPhD Candidate
  • EmailK.Igglesden@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Oceania
  • PhD Thesis Traditionally contemporary?: the transformation of meaning, use and significance of Fijian barkcloth, 1800 to present
  • Education MPhil University of Cambridge
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Shiura Jaufar

  • Shiura JaufarPhD Candidate
  • Emails.jaufar@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Africa
  • Research Interests History and archaeology of Maldives, Indian Ocean trade, Pottery, culture Heritage of Maldives, World Heritage, Islamic Archaeology, Maritime archaeology.
  • PhD Thesis An Archaeological Study of the Maldive Islands: Investigating the Islamic Period Settlements
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Cléa Moulin

  • Cléa MoulinPhD Candidate
  • Emailc.moulin@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest America
  • Research Interests Andean archaeology, preservation issues of cultural heritage sites, landscape archaeology, GIS, digital archaeology (3D modeling, 3D reconstruction), aerial archaeology.
  • PhD Thesis Exploring the Chronological and Social Occupation of Tambo Colorado, Pisco Valley, Peru.
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Rachael Murphy

  • Rachael MurphyPhD Candidate
  • Emailr.murphy@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Oceania
  • Research Interests Contemporary Australian art; contemporary art theory; museum ethnography; photography and new media; contemporary art worlds; the new museology and its legacies.
  • PhD Thesis Indigenous Australia in the UK
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Giulia Nazzaro

  • Giulia NazzaroPhD Candidate
  • Emailg.nazzaro@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest America
  • Research Interests Anthropology of photography; anthropology of art; visual anthropology; history of photography; photographic practices; gender and queer studies; archive; material culture; art and agency; biographies; representation; theory and practice.
  • PhD Thesis What does lesbian photography do? An ethnographic inquiry into the construction of photography, genders and sexualities among lesbian and queer communities of New York City from the 1970s until the present”. (Working title)
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Rebekah Sheppard

  • Rebekah SheppardPhD Candidate
  • Emailr.sheppard@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Africa
  • PhD Thesis Images of the Congo in the early twentieth century: the Emil Torday Collection and the material basis of colonialism
  • Education MA Sainsbury Research Unit, UEA
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Caroline van-Santen

  • Caroline van-SantenPhD Candidate
  • Emailc.van-santen@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Oceania
  • Research Interests Polynesian history and cultures, contact history, ethnohistory, material culture studies, museum ethnography, object histories, present-day artisans and artists
  • PhD Thesis Dutch visitors on Nuku Hiva, 1825: a contact history and material culture study
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