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School of Histories, Languages & Cultures

  • Funded PhD Programme (European/UK Students Only)
    Funded PhD Programme (European/UK Students Only)

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The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures at the University of Liverpool is pleased to invite applications for two PhD studentships.

The School of Histories, Languages & Cultures, one of four Schools in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, is one of the largest and most diverse Schools in the University, exploring culture and society from the origins of humanity and ancient history to modern day politics. We work across a number of different disciplines, brought together by shared research interests in history and heritage, languages and literatures, power, conflict and resolution. The School includes the Departments of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology; History; Irish Studies; Modern Languages & Cultures; and Politics.

In order to be eligible for these studentships, you will need to have already applied for a PhD place at the University of Liverpool, to be based in one of the School's five Departments, prior to the deadline for this competition. Awards will be made on the basis of the academic merit of your University of Liverpool PhD application, and its alignment with the current research strengths of the School. To apply, please provide a CV and a paragraph of 250 words that explains how your programme of PhD study aligns with one (or more) of the following research centres or themes.

Research Centres
• The Centre for the Study of International Slavery (CSIS)
• The Europe and the World Centre (EWC)
• Eighteenth-Century Worlds (ECW)
• The Liverpool Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (LCMRS)
• The Centre for the Humanities and Social Sciences of Health, Medicine and Technology

Research Themes
• Digital Humanities and Social Sciences
• Humanities and Social Sciences of Health, Medicine and Technology
• Transforming Conflict
• Slavery and Unfree Labour
• Heritage
• Children and Childhood

Any queries about this opportunity should be sent to Dr Martin Heale, School Director of Postgraduate Research (). For consideration, applications – which should specify whether you are applying for one or both studentships – must be submitted by email to [] by 5pm on Monday 17 February 2020.

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. It is available to citizens of a number of European countries (including the UK). In most cases this will include all EU nationals. However full funding may not be available to all applicants and you should read the full programme details for further information.

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