News archive - [Call for Applications] PhD Scholarships at University of Nottingham

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 funded by the AHRC. 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
•       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 Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies at the University of Nottingham is able to offer specialist supervision in the following areas relating to former Yugoslavia:
•       Byzantine history and culture
•       Balkan histories
•       Balkan representations
•       Contemporary cultural studies (Serbia, Croatian, Bosnia, Montenegro)
•       Literature and cinema (Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro)
•       Language and language politics (Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro)
•       Slovene culture

The Department is also able to offer language training to suitably qualified candidates without the necessary language skills in these areas. For enquiries relating to specialist areas of supervision for former Yugoslavia available at the Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, University of Nottingham, please contact Dr David Norris at

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 or contact

AHRC funding is primarily intended for UK/EU arts and humanities research students but there are other sources of funding for international students at the University of Nottingham. For further information please visit the University of Nottingham's International Office  website.

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Entry created by Desiree Pecarz on November 18, 2013
Modified on November 18, 2013