Name of scholarship/program
2013 PhD Studentships in Historical Studies at University of Leicester in UK
Doctoral Studentships in the field of Historical Studies for UK/EU and International Students at University of Leicester in UK, 2013
Eligibility and other criteria
Study subject is historical studies.
This scholarship is for pursuing PhD degree level.
University of Leicester
Scholarship can be taken at:
The studentships arise from a 1.5 million European Research Council grant to Professor Clare Anderson, for the project The Carceral Archipelago: Transnational Circulations in Global Perspective, 1415-1960. This research project, which starts February 2013, will take a case study and comparative approach to the history of imperial expansion, unfree labour, confinement, and their legacies through a focus on the history of penal colonies all over the world. It will employ a project manager and two postdoctoral researchers, and includes provision for the two PhD studentships advertised here.
These studentships are open to suitable UK/EU and International (i.e., outside the EU) applicants. -Applicants must have a first-class or high upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in history or a relevant discipline and meet the Universitys standard English language entry requirements.
-It is expected that applicants will have a relevant Masters degree with merit or distinction or be able to show evidence that they will achieve this before October 2013.
-Applicants for the Russian studentship should have excellent Russian language skills.
* 08 March 2013
Additional information, and important URL
Scholarship is offered for three years.
A tax-free stipend of £17,400 per year,additional funds for UK and international research travel.
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