WRoCAH funded Collaborative Doctoral Award with the University of Leeds and Corps Security
UK/EU/International UK and EU applicants only
Project type: Competition funded PhD project (Research council funded)
Financial value: Awards will comprise UK/EU fees at Research Council rates and, for eligible students, a maintenance grant (£14,777 in 2017/8).
Supervisor(s): Lead Academic and Partner Organisation Supervisors: Dr David Churchill School of Law University of Leeds Ms Diz Sollesse Executive Assistant Corps Security
Project Summary: This project focuses on the history of the Corps of Commissionaires a voluntary association which provided employment for former military service personnel. Through this case study, the project opens up new perspectives on major developments in the social, cultural and military history of modern Britain, from the mid-nineteenth to the late-twentieth century. It also involves work on the private archive of Corps Security the direct descendent of the Commissionaires which will enhance access to the organisation s history and help Corps Security develop an enriched appreciation of its own history and heritage.
Entry requirements: Strong applicants will have a good first degree in an appropriate subject, as well as a Master s degree and professional experience relevant to the scope of the project (or experience of belonging to a collaborative team). For full details about the project, entry requirements and how to apply, please follow the link below.