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  Church and civil courts in late medieval and early modern Scotland
  Dr A Wilson, Dr J Armstrong
Applications accepted all year round

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This project will advance our understanding of the operation of the law, and of legal specialists, in Scotland from the late fifteenth to the early seventeenth century.
  Female Sociability and Civic Society: Friendship and Social Control in Calvinist Geneva
  Dr W Naphy, Prof K Friedrich
Applications accepted all year round

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Geneva’s outstanding archival collections allow for the study of the lives and socio-cultural roles of women unrivalled outside of Italy.
  Images of a Foreign Land. Scotland, Poland-Lithuania and the Problem of Cultural Transfer
  Prof R Frost, Prof K Friedrich
Application Deadline: 15 September 2020

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One of the most intriguing aspects of the relationship between Poland-Lithuania and Scotland in the early modern period is the way in which the substantial migration of Scots to Poland-Lithuania affected the image of Poland-Lithuania in Scotland, and the image of Scotland in Poland-Lithuania.
  Irish Liberalism in the long nineteenth-century
  Dr C Barr, Prof M Brown
Application Deadline: 15 September 2020

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This project is intended to investigate the ideology, development, decline and practical activities of Irish liberalism in the long nineteenth century.
  Local Business, Global Empire: A study of the interactions of the local and the global British Empire in the nineteenth and twentieth century
  Dr A Dilley
Applications accepted all year round

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The interplay of the global and the local have become major themes in global and imperial history, In recent years scholars studying the history of the British empire in particular, have sought to push beyond the study national units to consider how particular localities and regions engaged with and were shaped by their interactions with a global empire.
  The Aberdeen Enlightenment
  Prof M Brown
Applications accepted all year round

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Founded in 1758 to discuss philosophical subjects, the Aberdeen Philosophical Society (known as the ‘Wise Club’) boasted a membership drawn from the professional elite of Aberdeen and the north east of Scotland that included Thomas Reid, George Campbell, John Gregory, David Skene, Alexander Gerard and James Beattie.
  The Ethos of Crusade in Late Medieval Scotland
  Dr A MacDonald, Dr ML Ehrenschwendtner
Applications accepted all year round

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Crusade is a neglected theme in the historiography of medieval Scotland. Despite being a key aspect of life in Latin Christendom, there has been only one monograph relating to the Scottish dimension of crusading, now 35 years old (Alan Macquarrie, Scotland and the Crusades 1095-1560 (1984)).
  PhD Studentships in History, Classics and Archaeology

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History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck. Our department has a distinguished record as an international centre of excellence.
  CCTV surveillance and narrative in the smart city
  Dr R Bloomberg
Applications accepted all year round

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This project looks at the proposals for and practice of ubiquitous CCTV coverage in urban areas. It might understand these practices as amounting to a kind of documentary film studio.
  PhD opportunities in Politics and History at Brunel University London

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Qualification type. MPhil / PhD. Location. Uxbridge, London. Mode of study. Full-time and Part-time. You are very welcome to undertake your PhD or MPhil in one of our research areas and work alongside our researchers.
  AHRC PhD studentship in collaboration with Cardiff University and Imperial War Museums

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 . Diversifying and decolonising conflict photography. an exploration of how accompanying textual information can influence the reading and understanding of photographs.
  Asylum Armada: Knowledge, Practice & Community Engagement in Participatory Documentary Practice - SACI0005
  Dr K MacLeod, Prof C Atton
Applications accepted all year round

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION. The practice led project takes an applied, inter-disciplinary and creative approach to researching relationships of community engagement & documentary production.
  Writing the First World War at Britain’s Margins - SACI0006
  Dr A Frayn, Dr S Lyall
Applications accepted all year round

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PROJECT DESCRIPTION. The First World War was a truly global conflict, despite the enduring attention paid to Western Front narratives representing allied powers.
  Writing War, Writing Internment - Interrogating the Creative Outputs of People Experiencing Life in Closed Settings - SACI0001
  Prof A Schwan, Dr A Frayn
Applications accepted all year round

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The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw the systematisation of wartime internment in an unprecedented manner. In the case of the First World War, for example, civilian internment became long-term – a matter of years, rather than days or weeks.
  Classics PhD

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About Classics PhD. Latest REF rankings. 3rd in the country according to the ‘power' metric, which takes into account both the quality and quantity of research activity.
  Comparative Literature PhD

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About King's and Comparative Literature . Most recent REF rankings. The latest Research Excellence Framework confirmed the world-class standard of research undertaken in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities in which the Department of Comparative Literature sits and its leading international reputation. .
  Digital Humanities PhD (option of a joint PhD with National University of Singapore)

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About Digital Humanities PhD.
  English PhD (option of joint PhD with Hong Kong/Singapore/Humboldt Berlin)

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About English Phd. King's is one of the oldest English departments in the country and is home to a lively and supportive group of academics and students engaged in the exploration of literary cultures from the 7th to the 21st centuries.
  French PhD

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About French PhD. Our department offers research strengths in all periods of French literature, modern French history and politics, Francophone literature and French thought.
  German PhD (option of joint PhD with Stuttgart or Humboldt University)

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About German PhD. Latest REF rankings.
  History PhD (option of joint PhD with Hong Kong University or National University of Singapore)

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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.
  Music PhD (option of joint PhD with Hong Kong University)

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About Music PhD. Latest REF rankings. 100% of deparartment's research has been rated as having an outstanding (4*) and considerable impact (3*).
  Philosophy PhD (option of joint PhD with National University of Singapore)

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About Philosophy PhD. Latest REF rankings.
  Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies PhD

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About Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies PhD. Latest REF rankings.
  Theology & Religious Studies PhD

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About Theology & Religious Studies PhD. Latest REF rankings. The Department ranked 3rd in the country according to the ‘power' metric, which takes into account both the quality and quantity of research activity, and received an outstanding score for the impact of its research.
  Tan See Bock PhD Studentship FAC20/ADSS/ARTS/TYTHACOTT
  Prof L Tythacott
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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Northumbria University Gallery holds the Woon Collection of Asian Art, which includes a significant number of rare ancient Chinese bronzes including a standing and a seated Acuoye Guanyin both from the late Nanzhao Kingdom (AD 653-902) and an Amitabha Buddha and a Vairocana Buddha, both seated in Dhyanasana pose, from the Dali Kingdom (AD 937-1253).
  Open University-History of Parliament Trust /AHRC PhD Studentship

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The Open University has available an AHRC funded PhD studentship through the Open-Oxford-Cambridge DTP consortium to start 2020/1.
  QMUL Principal’s Postgraduate Research Studentships

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The School of History invites applications for Research Studentships open to UK, EU and international students. Studentships will be awarded in March 2020 to the most outstanding candidates in the Humanities and Social Sciences applying for a full-time or part-time PhD programme starting in September 2020.
  PhD History

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OVERVIEW. Modern History is a dynamic and growing research area at Queen's, with additional appointments adding to our strength in intellectual and religious history, modern Ireland, modern Britain and its empire, the United States and twentieth-century Europe.
  Augmented Fashion: Immersive Interactions for Sustainable Heritage in Fashion and Textiles
  Dr Y Jiang
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The proposed research will work alongside a newly-funded AHRC research project within the School of Computing Science and Digital Media.
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