Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities (GSAH)

Doctoral Students

Jakhan Pirhulyieva

Department of English

Postal Address
Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities
Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies
Walter Benjamin Kolleg
Universität Bern
Muesmattstrasse 45
CH-3012 Bern

Jakhan Pirhulyieva

Jakhan Pirhulyieva obtained a diploma (BA) in English linguistics, Italian and English literature from Minsk State Linguistic University, English Faculty (2011). She holds an MA diploma in English languages and literatures, Schwerpunkt Literary Studies (insigni cum laude) from the University of Bern (2015). She is currently a PhD student and doctoral assistant in the Department of English at the University of Bern.

Title of PhD Project

Reconsidering Space in Polar Exploration: Ships and Ice Realms in Romantic Fiction

Research Foci

Space and spatiality in literature | Literature, science and geographic exploration in English literature of the 1800-1850s | Travel and mobility | The problem of identity | Postcolonial studies