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We have 56 History PhD Research Projects in the UK

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Regenerative Tourism: A community based approach for post-industrial Scottish towns (PHDBCI2122001)

Recent research has evidenced some of the major issues in tourism including the social impacts on local communities, the environmental degradation of unique and fragile ecosystems and the financial problems of over-reliance on a mono-economic strategy. Read more

Female Football Coaches: Revealing, Recording, and Representing an Intangible Cultural Heritage

While the last decade has seen a significant expansion in the historiography exploring the history of women’s football teams and players none of this research has addressed the experiences of women football coaches, which has led to contemporary debates over the lack of gender diversity in coaching taking place in an historical vacuum. . Read more

Global connections and local contexts: the material culture of Saltram, c.1725-1840

The global links of country houses have attracted considerable attention in recent years, but the furore over colonialism has tended to overshadow the supply and materiality of global goods and the ways in which these things were integrated into a wider array of goods of local and European provenance. Read more

Torture and its aftermaths in Northern Ireland

Applications are invited for DfE (NI) doctoral studentship offered by Human Geography in the School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast, to start in October 2022. Read more

Language in Corona Times

Applications are invited for undertaking research for a PhD research project entitled ‘Language in Corona Times’. This project will explore literature and language expressing suffering and finding healing through grief and mourning during/after the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more

‘Shut up’: Pandemic Lockdowns and Health Inequalities, 1600 to present day

COVID-19 lockdowns have helped bring UK communities together in a shared experience of incarceration, but research is also revealing inequalities in this experience across gender, region, and socioeconomic status. Read more

Photographing the Incarcerated Flood Victim

Amidst the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, photographs of prisoners held at gunpoint in the baking sun, evacuated after days locked precariously in flooded cells, were especially shocking. Read more

Moving stories: narrating change along the shorelines of Spurn

About this project. Applications are invited for a fully funded interdisciplinary PhD scholarship drawing upon the research methodologies of Literature and Marine Science to investigate the narratives of Spurn, and understand the interrelation of coastal ecology, communities and cultures. Read more

Maritime quarantine and transatlantic slavery

About this project. Applications are invited for this PhD scholarship project, working with the renowned Wilberforce Institute at the University of Hull, seeking to mine underexplored data within the. Read more

The Body as Archive: Using the senses to retell histories of Ireland

Irish historiography is at an exciting juncture. Historians have become more willing to write from a place of ambiguity and to question existing narratives of the state and society. Read more

Disruptive women: challenging traditional narratives of women, property and finance roles, 1740-1900

Traditional narratives about property and finance relegate the role of women to that of passive actor. Yet recent evidence from the Yorkshire Registers of Deeds challenges that accepted norm (Heggie, 2019 & BA Grant, 2021). Read more

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