Jobs and studentships
This is a free 5 week online course, starting 16th May and delivered by the Centre for the Study of Political Ideologies, University of Nottingham, and the British Library.
This project, based at Queen Mary University of London will examine changing ideas of blindness, disability, and literacy in Britain. Using the resources of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), it will investigate key moments in the history of blindness by focusing on initiatives to enable blind and partially sighted people to read.
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography is offering three research bursaries of £750 each to promote the ODNB online as a source for new research in the humanities. The research bursaries are intended, via a defined research project, to promote imaginative study of the Dictionary's content, and data, to further understanding of the British history and culture.
VCH Shropshire wishes to appoint a contributing one or more editors to undertake projects on the history of the north of the county which will result in a number of VCH publications. They will be working under the supervision of the research and publications sub-committee of the recently established VCH Shropshire County committee. For more information on these posts and how to apply please download the pdf in the via the link below.
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the University of Leicester are pleased to invite applications for a three and a half year AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership PhD Studentship, available from 1 October 2016. The project will be supervised by Dr Prashant Kidambi and Dr. James Moore, at Leicester, and Mr. Neil Robinson, at MCC. This research project focuses on cricket among South Asian immigrants in England, c. 1965-2015, in order to consider questions of identity, community and narratives of belonging within an increasingly ethnically diverse and multi-cultural society.
The History of Parliament has a vacancy for an administrator. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the management of the History's finances (including the preparation of statutory annual accounts), the management of its premises and facilities (including IT), and will work closely with the Director on HR matters.
PhD Funded Studentship - Emanuel Mendes da Costa (1717-1791): Multicultural and Multinational Networks in Georgian London University of Lincoln - Lincoln School of History and Heritage
Qualification type: PhD
Funding for: UK Students, EU Students
Funding amount: Tuition fees plus stipend of £14,296 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Placed on: 19th February 2016
Closes: 1st April 2016
As part of The National Archive's (TNA) senior leadership team, your role as Head of Research will be an exciting opportunity to lead research within TNA at a time of ambitious change, establishing TNA as a centre of pioneering research with a reputation for cutting-edge thinking. In this senior role, you will work across the organisation to develop new strategies, identify strategic research priorities, and lead the research function within TNA to deliver these new goals.
The British Library are running a series of 3-month (or PT equivalent) PhD Placements, hosted by our specialist curatorial teams and other Library experts. Of the 17 placements currently on offer, this one may be of particular interest:British Politicians and Statesmen from the Eighteenth Century to the Second World War