Prof Ana Carden-Coyne

Senior Lecturer in War and Conflict

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Research interests

Specific research interests:

The main research interests include the following:

  • cultural impact of war, incl children, young people and heritage
  • war medicine & surgery
  • humanitarianism, human rights and visual arts
  • war commemoration, peace & reconstruction
  • social and cultural memory & trauma studies
  • genocide, massacre and their legacies
  • sexuality, gender & queer studies
  • history and representation of the body
  • disability studies
  • war, pain & recovery
  • museums of conflict and conscience
  • visual culture of war and the ethics of representation
  • war photography and filmmaking

Other research

Current research projects:

Visual Arts, HUmanitarianism and HUman Rights (with Charles Green, Melbourne0

Young People and the World Wars (children and cultural heritage) with Kate Darian Smith (Melbourne)

Disability and War

PhD Supervision

Dr Gareth Crabtree for passing his PhD on the History of War GAmes, 18th century to the digital age

Dr Tom White for passing his PhD on the History of Albinism, 18th century to early 20th century

Dr Mark Crosher History and Memory of the Wood Street Mission and the British Welfare State

Dr Ben Knowles, Reenactment and the Second World War: a documentary practice (practice based PhD)

Dr Lee Dixon, The Vietnam War in the South

Dr Rey Gonzales on the history of martial arts in the Philippines

Current students:

Yang Zhao Mediating the Second World War in China (pratice based doco film)

Andrea del Campo  Rehabilitation in Chile

Katherine Reed Graffiti on Ellis island

Jamie Farringdon ESRC case award with Quarry Bank Mill and medical collections

Peter Bjorkland on the history and memory of the Karen in Burma and the UK



Research and projects

No current projects are available for public display