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Current Doctoral Research Students

Sylvia Cockburn

  • Sylvia CockburnResearch Student
  • EmailS.Cockburn@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Oceania
  • Research Interests Contemporary Pacific art, heritage collections, community engagement, anthropology of museums
  • PhD Thesis Rethinking relationships: museums and contemporary Pacific artists
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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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Craig Halliday

  • Craig HallidayPhD Candidate
  • Emailcraig.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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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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Amy King

  • Amy KingResearch Student
  • EmailAmelia.King@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Africa
  • Research Interests The art of Central Africa; colonial histories of the DR Congo; histories of Christianity; ethnography, collecting and early photographic practices; missionary projects in Central Africa, materiality and exchange; museum collections and archives
  • PhD Thesis Collecting the Congo: Histories of exchange in Baptist Missions c.1885 – 1915
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Claire Mcgee

  • Claire McgeeResearch Student
  • Emailc.mcgee@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Africa
  • Research Interests The arts and anthropology of Africa; subcultural studies, material culture studies; costuming and performance
  • PhD thesis An Exploration of the Marok Subculture of Botswana (working title)
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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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Bolaji Owoseni

  • Bolaji OwoseniResearch Student
  • Emailb.owoseni@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Africa
  • Research Interest West African Archeology, Settlement studies, Ethno archaeology, Community engagement, Culture and development
  • PhD thesis Archeology of Okesuna area of the Ilorin region, Kwara State, North Central, Nigeria’
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Amelie Roussillon

  • Amelie RoussillonPhD Candidate
  • EmailA.Roussillon@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Oceania
  • Research Interests Arts and anthropology of Oceania; history of collections; museum ethnography; archives; museum practice
  • PhD Thesis From Papua New Guinea to European museums: revaluation of the trajectories of Abelam collections (working title)
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Rachel Smith

  • Rachel SmithResearch Student
  • Emailr.mcnairsmith@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Oceania
  • Research Interests Oceanic art and material culture, especially Papua New Guinea and Australia, and body adornment, museum anthropology, collecting and history of collections, representation and contemporary Pacific art
  • PhD Thesis Collecting south-east New Guinea: 'ornaments' and body adornments in UK museums
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Sarah Tamashiro

  • Sarah TamashiroResearch Student
  • Emails.tamashiro@uea.ac.uk
  • Region of Interest Oceania
  • Research Interest Museum collections and archives, Hawaiian language archives, maritime trade, ninteenth-century Hawaiʻi, barkcloth (kapa), fashion studies
  • PhD Thesis Kapukapu: Self-fashioning and Creativity in Nineteenth-century Hawaiʻi
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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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