MRes in Modern History at Liverpool John Moores University

Two bursaries, covering the cost of full-time fees, are available for the academic year 2011–12.

While we will consider any research proposal on its own merits, applicants whose proposed projects relate to the areas outlined below are particularly welcome.

Labour on Merseyside

LJMU is establishing an archive of materials relating to trade unionism and labour politics on Merseyside from 1945 to the present day. For more information contact Prof Sam Davies

email: R.S.Davies@ljmu.ac.uk

British co-operative movement

A project on an aspect of the development of the British co-operative movement since 1844. This may include social, economic or political questions, or a project related to the evolution of British co-operative businesses within this period.

For more information contact Dr Tony Webster

email: A.Webster@ljmu.ac.uk

Maritime history

Applications for research projects in the cultural and imperial aspects of nineteenth and twentieth century Maritime History, and particularly those which utilise the archives of the Merseyside Maritime Museum are encouraged.  Please contact Drs Clampin and White for more information

email: D.J.Clampin@ljmu.ac.uk email: N.J.White@ljmu.ac.uk

Representational history

The image and reputation of Liverpool/Merseyside in modern times. Every place has a representational history. If you are interested in how Liverpool/Merseyside has been seen, cast itself or been reinvented from the late eighteenth century to the present day, contact Dr Mike Benbough-Jackson

email: M.Benbough-Jackson@ljmu.ac.uk

3 Jun 2011