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Air an Àirigh: Coimhearsnachd, caitheamh-beatha is mòinteach Nis (At the Sheiling: Community, Memory and the North Lewis Moors)

Help a Gaelic speaking community rediscover and reconnect with its recent past. For centuries, the community migrated annually with their livestock and grazed their herds on the interior of Lewis, a practice that continued in Lewis up until the later 1930s, longer than almost anywhere else in Scotland. Read more

The Origins and Development of the Cotton Collection at the British Library ROEBUCK-U22AHRCCDP

The University of East Anglia (UEA) and the British Library (BL) are pleased to announce the availability of a fully funded Collaborative doctoral studentship from October 2022 under the AHRC’s. Read more

School of Archaeology - Postgraduate Research Degrees

Oxford's School of Archaeology is one of the few departments in the world where so many diverse aspects of archaeological research are brought together to address critical questions about our past. Read more

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) studentship - Radical Mudlarking? Reimagining the History of London as a Global City on the Thames Foreshore

This project will be co-supervised by Professor Alastair Owens and Dr Ed Legon (at Queen Mary) and Dr Claire Harris and Ruth Taylor (at Museum of London Archaeology, MOLA) and the student will be expected to spend time at both Queen Mary and MOLA as well as becoming part of the wider cohort of CDP funded students across the UK. Read more

Computer Vision for Analysing the Context of Paintings, Drawings and Cartoon

This project aims at using advanced computer vision algorithms to analyse and understand the context of paintings, drawings and cartoon, which are also known as non-photorealistic imagery. Read more
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PhD studentship - An historical perspective on the ‘north-south health divide’ and regional health inequalities

Overview. Interested in the social history of health, and its relevance to contemporary problems? This PhD project will investigate the historical development, extent, experiences, and representations of regional health inequalities in England, focussing on the north-south divide. Read more

Domestic Slaves in Early Islamic Conceptions of the Past

This doctoral research project investigates and compares the portrayal of domestic slaves in early Islamic texts (those written in third century AH / ninth century AD) that interpreted the Islamic past. Read more

Clerics and Domestic Slavery in the Latin West, 400-600

This doctoral research project examines the relationship between the clergy of the Christian Church and the people enslaved within domestic contexts in the Latin-speaking West, AD 400–600. Read more

History PhD (option of joint PhD with Hong Kong University or National University of Singapore)

About History PhD. The History Department at King's is one of the top 5 history departments in Europe (QS rankings 2019). Our aim is to provide outstanding training and supervision in most branches of medieval, early modern and modern history to prepare students for careers both within the academy and beyond. Read more

German PhD (option of joint PhD with Stuttgart or Humboldt University)

About German PhD. Our current research students work mainly in cultural and historical studies from the Middle Ages to the present day, including literary studies, film and cinema studies; theatre studies; literary and cultural theory; and the history of ideas. Read more

French PhD

About French PhD. Our department offers research strengths in all periods of French literature, modern French history and politics, Francophone literature and French thought. Read more

Classics PhD

We supervise research across an exceptionally wide range of topics in Greek, Roman and Near Eastern history, archaeology and art, as well as Greek and Latin language, literature and thought, late antique and Byzantine studies, and reception studies. Read more

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