Jobs and studentships
The Birkbeck School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy will award up to six fully funded Postgraduate Research Scholarships, commencing on 28 September 2015. Research students applying for a place in the Department of History, Classics and Archaeology are strongly encouraged to apply for these awards.
Newman University is delighted to invite applications for its doctoral scholarship programme in History and related disciplines. As part of the University's continued commitment to supporting the most promising researchers to undertake in depth postgraduate scholarship, applications are invited for a number of fully-funded PhD Studentships for three years (full-time) for UK or EU students. The Studentship includes a subsistence grant in line with UK Research Council recommendations (currently £13,863 p.a. for 2014-15) with all fees paid.
Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD stipend to support doctoral research on 'Student Cultures in Early Modern Germany'. Applicants should submit a research proposal defining a specific project that relates to and explores an aspect or aspects of this general theme. Viable areas for research might include but need not be restricted to the following: social mobility, elite formation, patronage, career expectations, urban interactions, lifestyles, ritual, deviance, violence, crime and punishment.
Fully-funded (fees and maintenance for UK residents) PhD Studentship, 2015-2018, at Queen's University Belfast 'The Reception of Enoch Powell in Northern Ireland, 1968-1998' Supervisors: Dr Paul Corthorn (School of History and Anthropology) and Professor Graham Walker (School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy). This studentship will be based in History and Anthropology and affiliated to the Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice.
Khyal Arts is a north Indian arts organisation, based in Walthamstow with a view to creating cultural cohesion in the borough of Waltham Forest. As such we run community Indian dance classes as well as Indian music and singing lessons with our offer of diverse cultural activities that also promote health and wellbeing.
Having secured a grant from Heritage Lottery Fund, Khyal Arts is looking to a history educator to devise a schools' resource, linked to a Pakistani Heritage project being run in Walthamstow, in conjunction with Waltham Forest Libraries.
We are a television distribution company looking for a researcher for one of our most recent shows. The television show is a reality format that picks a moment in time - an iconic, representative year in the history of a city - where fourteen contestants from the present world will live, breath and compete to learn the ways of the past by cooking, working and in general, surviving in an environment which replicates every aspect of the time: from making cutlery, baskets and barrels, to glass blowing or even paving roads!