PhD (via MPhil) Studentship in History, (Labour and People’s History) in the School of Humanities and Social Science

Reference RS1625

Applications are invited for a full PhD (via MPhil) studentship in the School of Humanities and Social Science at the University of Central Lancashire. The studentship is tenable for 3 years full-time and will cover the cost of tuition fees at UK/EU rates. The successful applicant will be required to comply with the terms of funding. It is expected the successful applicant will commence 1 July 2017.

Project Title
Black Atlantic Culture

Project Description

The PhD student will be based in the Institute for Black Atlantic Research (IBAR) in the School of Humanities & Social Science, and will work on the following topic.

This project will utilise the researchers at the Institute for Black Atlantic Research (IBAR) to help create new work in the field of Black Atlantic Studies with particular reference to the cultural field. The candidate will undertake research in any of the specialisms of IBAR which include Performance Studies, the Visual Arts or Literature and use appropriate cultural theoretical models (Postcolonialism, Black Atlantic Studies, Intersectionality etc.)  to analyse them. The project will also investigate the legacies of Transatlantic Slavery for Transnational black Cultures providing contextual frameworks for analysing the specific texts germane to the project.

Candidates should have (or expect to hold) a UK undergraduate degree at 2:1 or above in a related area or a Masters level qualification in a related area.

International applicants require an English Language level of UKVI IELTS 7 (minimum sub-score 6.5) or equivalent qualification.

Further information
For the application form and full details go to:
For an informal discussion about the project please contact Professor Alan Rice email

Completed application forms should be returned to the Research Student Registry email   quoting the studentship reference number

Closing Date:    30th April
Proposed Interview Date Week Commencing 15th May


Published on: 
19 Apr 2017