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October 29, 2013

CFA: Postgraduate funding in Russian and Slavonic Studies at the University of Nottingham

Deadline: January 9, 2014

AHRC funding for UK/EU arts and humanities research students

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. The DTP, a collaboration between the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, De Montfort, Birmingham and Birmingham City, 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 University of Nottingham School of Cultures Languages and Area Studies is inviting applications from students whose research interests include:

• Russian, Slavonic & Eastern European Language & Culture

(Including Soviet and post-Soviet cultural studies, Russian and Soviet cinema, 19th and 20th-century Russian literature, Russian theatre, Russian émigré culture, literary and cultural theory, early Russian and Byzantine history and culture, modern and contemporary Serbian and Croatian cultural studies, Serbian and Croatian literature and cinema, Slovene culture.)

• Film and Television Studies

• Cultural Studies and Critical Theory

• American and Canadian Studies

• Comparative Literature

• French Language & Culture

• German Language & Culture

• Iberian & Latin American Language & Culture

• Translation Studies

The deadline for AHRC funding applications is 9 January 2014, by which time students must have applied for a place to study and have provided two references to a university within the DTP. For full details of eligibility, funding and research supervision areas, please visit www.midlands3cities.ac.uk or contact enquiries@midlands3cities.ac.uk.

Posted by jmkirsch at October 29, 2013 03:12 PM