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AHRC funding for UK/EU Arts and Humanities Doctoral Research Students

Posted: October 13th, 2015 | Filed under: News | No Comments »

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership will be awarding 410 PhD studentships over a five year period to excellent research students in the arts and humanities. A collaboration between Birmingham City University, De Montfort University, Leicester, Nottingham University, Nottingham Trent University, and the University of Birmingham, the partnership provides research candidates with cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision including cross-institutional supervision where appropriate, subject specific and generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career.

The Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research (BCMCR) at Birmingham City University is inviting applications from students whose research interests include:

  • Media and Cultural History
  • Media Heritage and Archives
  • Creative Industries, Cultural Policy and Cultural Work
  • Popular Music Culture
  • Songwriting
  • Jazz Studies
  • Radio Studies
  • Sexuality, Gender, the cultural construction of masculinity
  • Screen Melodrama
  • Pornography studies
  • Cult Cinema
  • Media Fandom
  • Cultural Entrepreneurship
  • Film and television audiences
  • Comedy
  • Austerity and the media
  • Community Media, Hyperlocal Media and Media Activism
  • Gaming Cultures
  • Amateur/informal Cultural Production

Please send initial expressions of interest to develop an application with BCMCR and research proposals to [email protected] before 30th November 2015.

The deadline for AHRC funding applications is 12th January 2015, at which time students must have applied for a place to study and have provided details of two references. The funding application should normally be submitted at the same time as the application for a place to study. For full details of eligibility, please visit www.midlands3cities.ac.uk or contact [email protected].

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