Background. The Department of Modern Languages and the Department of English and Linguistics at The University of Birmingham invites applications for one funded PhD studentship to commence in 30th September 2019.
The University of Liverpool's School of Histories, Languages and Cultures draws together a unique set of research and teaching expertise found across five departments in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
REF rankings 2014. The Modern Languages departments are ranked 9th in the REF's power rankings which take into account the quantity and quality of research activity, and performed well in terms of impact with 100% of their research rated as having an outstanding (4*) or considerable reach and significance.
The cultural history of translation in early modern Europe is a new and vibrant area of research. Applications are invited for PhD study in this area, to be supervised by Dr Hilary Brown, Lecturer in Translation Studies and German at the University of Birmingham.