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The North of England Consortium for Arts and Humanities, led by the University of Hull, invites high-quality proposals from applicants for up to 12 PhD studentships tenable for three years from 1 October 2018. Applicants apply to the Consortium and successful candidates are admitted to the university with the most appropriate supervision, with co-supervision at another member university. All students will undertake common cohort-based postgraduate training in research impact, public engagement, entrepreneurship and digital humanities, and will have access to facilities and research support at the other Consortium members.

The Consortium invites proposals for research in and across the boundaries of the disciplines it represents, which include:

  • Art and Design
  • Creative Writing
  • Digital Arts and New Media
  • Drama and Performing Arts
  • English Language and Literature
  • Film
  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Media, Communication and Cultural Studies
  • Music

The Consortium is also particularly interested in proposals which address the following themes:

  • Identity and Hybridity Studies
  • Mobility and Migration Studies
  • Transnationality Studies
  • Social, Cultural & Environmental Sustainability Studies
  • Creativity in Cultures & Communities

How to apply

The Studentships are open to Home or EU applicants, who should hold at least a good undergraduate and a Master’s qualification (or be completing their programme), and can be held either full-time or part-time.  They include fees and stipend (living expenses) at the UK Research Council rate. Please use the form and guidelines

Please contact necah@hull.ac.uk for further guidance or questions.

Deadline for application and submission of references: 5pm on 12 February 2018. Interviews will be held in March 2018.