AHRC-Funded History PhD Studentship AHRC Block Grant Partnership Scheme



The University of Hertfordshire and Oxford Brookes University invite applications for a three-year fully funded Doctoral studentship (full-time) through the AHRC Block Grant Partnership Scheme. The successful applicant will be supervised by a supervisory team consisting of Historians from both the University of Hertfordshire and Oxford Brookes. For UK students (or students who fulfill UK residency criteria), the studentship covers the costs of University tuition fees, along with a full annual stipend (£13,726 for academic year 2013-2014). EU students who do not fulfill UK residency criteria will be eligible for fees-only awards. Due to funding restrictions the studentship is not available to Non-UK/EU applicants. Full details concerning eligibility are available from the AHRC website: http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/SiteCollectionDocuments/Student-Funding-Guide.pdf

We welcome applications from suitably qualified applicants who propose working in any of the following History research areas: Modern Italian History, Social Movements and Popular Politics in Britain (1600-1900),Public History, Digital History, Witchcraft and Magic, Consumption, Finance, Film, Social History, Crime, Modern Government, the Family and Medicine. 

We also welcome applications from suitably qualified applicants who propose working in any of the research areas in which our staff specialise.

Staff research interests and further information about research in History at the University of Hertfordshire can be seen here: http://www.herts.ac.uk/research/ssahri/research-areas/history.html   Staff research interests and further information about research in History at Oxford Brookes can be seen here: http://www.history.brookes.ac.uk/research/degrees/step2/ 

Application forms can be obtained from Janice Turner, the UH Research Degrees Administrator, SSAHRI (Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Research Institute): [email protected]

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The deadline for applications for these awards is Friday 19 April 2013.

Please send all completed applications to Janice Turner [email protected]

Interviews for short-listed candidates will be held on Tuesday 30 April 2013.

If you have any queries about this application process, please contact Janice Turner or Charmian Hearne, Research Student Administrator, Oxford Brookes University. Email: [email protected]

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