History news

9 May 2018

Post Doctoral Research Associate 'The Political Warfare Executive, Covert Propaganda, and British Culture' Leverhulme Research Project

Applications are invited for the above post, a Leverhulme Trust-funded research project led by Dr James Smith with Professor Jo Fox and Professor Patricia Waugh as Co-Investigators.

The Political Warfare Executive was Britain's most significant clandestine propaganda agency of the Second World War. It covertly recruited numerous well-known authors for its subversion campaigns, yet the secrecy of its work means that its operations have remained a missing dimension in modern literary history.

1 May 2018

English Local History Bursaries

Maintenance bursaries of between £5,000 and £7,500 are available to promising future postgraduates due to the generosity of the Hoskins Duffield Fund in the Centre for English Local History.

The Friends offer substantial bursaries for the MA in English Local History and Family History. Students may apply for support to cover a wide range of expenses, including travel and accommodation on field trips, archival visits, conferences, books and fees. Find out more about the Friends of the Centre for English Local History.