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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

 
Mr Maan Aldabbagh
Thesis topic: The Scholarly Community of the Hijaz in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

Miss Estara Arrant
Thesis topic: TBC

Miss Maria Bugno
Supervisor: Dr Laura Moretti
Thesis topic: Humour, sex education and intertextuality: erotic rewritings in Early-modern Japan

Mr James Char
Thesis topic: Reassessing the Chinese Communist Party’s War Decision-making: Mao Zedong, the People’s Liberation Army and Strategic Risk Taking, 1935-1948

Miss Zi Chen
Supervisor: Dr Adam Yuet Chau
Thesis topic: TBC

Ms Mi Kwi Cho
Thesis topic: Post-war immigration and discrimination in Japan, focussing on zainichi Koreans.

Miss Magdalen Connolly
Thesis topic: Linguistic Variation in Egyptian Judaeo-Arabic folk tales and letters from the Ottoman period

Ms Ruyi Dai
Supervisor: Dr Boping Yuan
Thesis topic: The L2 acquisition of Chinese BEI passives

James Dawson
Thesis topic: Third Front Construction

Mrs Hajnalka Elias
Thesis topic: Sichuan in the Eastern Han Dynasty (25 - 220 C.E.): A Study of Regional Identity and Memory in Material Culture and Textual Sources

Mr Ahmed Ezzat
Thesis topic: History and politics of modern law in Egypt

Xi Fang
Supervisor: Dr Imre Galambos
Thesis topic: Cultural Impact of the Silk Road on the Lives of Women in Tang Dynasty

Ms Parwana Fayyaz
Thesis topic: Jāmi's Poetics of Vision and Poetry of the Eye in Salāmān va Absāl

Ms Jing Feng
Supervisor: Dr Imre Galambos
Thesis topic: To Read What is Important: The Making and Use of Encyclopedias in Tang China

Miss Elena Follador
Supervisor: Dr Laura Moretti
Thesis topic: Good to Eat, Good to Fight, Good to Think: A literary and cultural history of food fights in medieval and early-modern Japanese texts

Miss Alexandra Forrester
Supervisor: Dr Adam Yuet Chau
Thesis topic: TBC

Jiankang Gao
Supervisor: Dr Adam Yuet Chau
Thesis topic: Thesis Topic: Development of Chinese Clan Associations in Southeast Asia

Giulia Garbagni
Thesis topic: Japan's Postwar Envoy Diplomacy in Southeast Asia

Mr Robert Gard
Thesis topic: TBC

Ms Melissa Gatter
Supervisor: Dr Paul Anderson
Thesis topic: Time and Nostalgia in Azraq Refugee Camp, Jordan

Mr Wiktor Gebski
Thesis topic: The Arabic dialect of the Jews of Gabes (Tunisia)

Kelsey Granger
Supervisor: Dr Imre Galambos
Thesis topic: Women's Autonomy in the Economy of Sui-Tang China (c. 550 - c. 950)

Mr Joseph Habib
Thesis topic: Accents, Vocalization, and Qere/Ketiv in Medieval Judaeo-Arabic Bible Commentaries

Miss Jiani He
Thesis topic: TBC

Mr Clemens Hofmeister
Supervisor: Dr Adam Yuet Chau
Thesis topic: TBC

Mr Calum Humphreys
Thesis topic: Petitioning in Nineteenth-Century Egypt

Mr Fakhrodin Kazemi
Thesis topic: To be confirmed

Ms Armaghan Khosravi Nia
Thesis topic: To be confirmed

Mr Cody Kingham
Thesis topic: Time and Verb Collocations in Biblical Hebrew: A Statistical and Constructional Study

Ms Elisabeth Kwan
Thesis topic: Ibadi architectural history

Mr Nineb Lamassu
Thesis topic: TBC

Mr Kan Lee
Thesis topic: TBC

Mr Charles Li
Thesis topic: Limits of the real: A hypertext critical edition and translation of Bhartṛhari's Dravyasamuddeśa, with the commentary of Helārāja

Miss Huiruo Li
Supervisor: Dr Yaron Peleg
Thesis topic: Ideology in the Non-Ideology Age of Modern Hebrew Literature

Miss Xiafei Li
Supervisor: Dr Adam Yuet Chau
Thesis topic: TBC

Mr Ko-Hang Liao
Thesis topic: TBC

Ms Zhenru Lin
Supervisor: Dr Adam Yuet Chau
Thesis topic: The commemoration of Kuomintang veterans in Mainland China.

Mr Tongkun Liu
Supervisor: Dr Boping Yuan
Thesis topic: Interfaces in the Chinese ba Construction and Their Representations in Second Language Learners' L2 Chinese Mental Grammars

Miss Manyun Liu
Supervisor: Dr Boping Yuan
Thesis topic: Chinese Reflexive 'ziji' in Second Language Acquisition, Heritage Language, and First Language Attrition

Mr Johan Lundberg
Thesis topic: Aspects of Syntactic change in Aramaic

Mia (Ye) Ma
Supervisor: Dr Imre Galambos
Thesis topic: The consistency of aesthetics (TBC)

Mina Marković
Thesis topic: Imperial and Post-imperial Japan and population policies

Miss Samar Mezghanni
Thesis topic: TBC

Miss Dorota Molin
Thesis topic: The Jewish Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Dohok

Mr William Moriarty
Thesis topic: Tuning In: Nationalist Radio in China

Mr Peter Myers
Thesis topic: The Text and Grammar of Hebrew/Aramaic Transcriptions in the Manuscript Tradition of 2 Esdras

Miss Naciem Nikkhah
Thesis topic: TBC

Miss Aiko Otsuka
Thesis topic: Postwar Narratives of the Imperial Japanese Army and the Asia-Pacific War

Miss Zhiyuan Pan
Thesis topic: How Tintin met Zhang: The Sino-Belgian Catholic Network in the Early Twentieth Century

Miss Susannah Pearce
Supervisor: Dr Yaron Peleg
Thesis topic: Modern Hebrew Literature and the Environment

Mr Cong Peng
Thesis topic: TBC

Rev Phra Kiattisak Ponampon
Supervisor: Dr Imre Galambos
Thesis topic: To be confirmed.

Mr Nicholas Posegay
Thesis topic: Relationships between medieval Arabic, Hebrew, and Syriac in the fields of vocalization and phonology.

Miss Woramon Prawatmuang
Supervisor: Dr Boping Yuan
Thesis topic: Effects of positive evidence, indirect negative evidence and form-function transparency on second language acquisition: Evidence from L2 Chinese and L2 Thai

Mr Aslisho Qurboniev
Thesis topic: Organisation of Learning in Early Fatimid Ifriqiya 900-1000 CE: Networks, Institutions and Patronage

Mr Rishi Rajpopat
Thesis topic: Reworking Notions of the Structure and Functioning of Pāṇinian Sanskrit Linguistics

Mrs Dorothea Ramahi
Supervisor: Dr Paul Anderson
Thesis topic: TBC

Ms Avital Rom
Thesis topic: Polyphonic Thinking: A Rereading of Early Chinese Texts Through the Lens of Music

Miss Ria Roy
Thesis topic: Charismatic leadership; North Korea; religion versus secularism.

Colton Runyan
Thesis topic: Ascending via Awase: Competitions in Heian Japan

Mr Philip Rushworth
Supervisor: Dr Paul Anderson
Thesis topic: An ethnographic study of Syrian refugees in Dresden, Germany, investigating themes of hospitality and citizenship

Mr William Ryle-Hodges
Supervisor: Dr Paul Anderson
Thesis topic: Islamic Ethics and 19th Century Egypt: Notions of Social Virtue and the Public Sphere in Muhammad Abduh's Newspaper Writings

Mr Mohyi El-Deen Saleh Maziad
Thesis topic: TBC

Mr Shishir Saxena
Thesis topic: TBC

Miss Nanase Shirota
Thesis topic: TBC

Mr Mohammad Shomali
Thesis topic: Arabic legal documents from the Fatimid period and their historical background

Nick Stember
Supervisor: Dr Heather Inwood
Thesis topic: Drawing Between the Lines: Chinese Comic Books and Graphic Storytelling After Mao

Mr Saran Suebsantiwongse
Thesis topic: TBC

Mrs Shahla Suleiman
Supervisor: Dr Paul Anderson
Thesis topic: TBC

Mr Luigi Ivan Triola
Thesis topic: The role of charisma in shaping New Japanese Religions

Mr Christopher Tso
Thesis topic: A sociological investigation of businessman grooming practices and corporate masculinities in contemporary Japan

Miss Shuxi Wang
Thesis topic: Ku Hung-Ming and his translation of Confucian classics

Jie Wang
Supervisor: Dr Adam Yuet Chau
Thesis topic: The Arabic Language and Transnationalism amongst the Chinese Muslims

Junfu Wong
Supervisor: Dr Imre Galambos
Thesis topic: Transethnical and Transcultural Patronage: Ethnic Interaction and Structural Organization in Local Communities of Guanzhong Region Northern Wei China

Miss Rong Wu
Thesis topic: From constitutionalism to mass politics: confronting the 'European War' in Early Republican China

Mr Chuanlong Xiang
Thesis topic: Sino-Korean Trade in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century

Miss Jingting Xiang
Supervisor: Dr Boping Yuan
Thesis topic: Definiteness and Specificity in L2/L3 Mandarin Grammars

Miss Lilong Xu
Supervisor: Dr Boping Yuan
Thesis topic: Chinese Null and Covert Arguments and their Behaviors in L2 Chinese Grammars

Miss Shanshan Yan
Supervisor: Dr Boping Yuan
Thesis topic: TBC

Chenyang Zhang
Supervisor: Dr Boping Yuan
Thesis topic: L2 acquisition of empty verbs in Mandarin Chinese by English-speaking learners

Manjun (June) Zhang
Supervisor: Dr Imre Galambos
Thesis topic: Religions in Medieval China

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