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Midlands 3 Cities Postgraduate Fellowships (the University of Nottingham)

January 12, 2016

AHRC Midlands3Cities PhD funding for UK/EU students

The Midlands3Cities doctoral training partnership is a collaboration between the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, De Montfort, Birmingham and Birmingham City. The DTP is in the third of five years, awarding up to 89 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for UK/EU applicants for 2016 entry. M3C provides research candidates with cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision (including cross-institutional supervision where appropriate), subject-specific and generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career.

The Department of American and Canadian Studies at the University of Nottingham is inviting applications from students whose research interests include:

•             African-American Literature, History and Culture
•             American Art and Visual Culture
•             American Intellectual History
•             American Labor History
•             American Music
•             American Popular Culture
•             American Political History
•             American Print Culture and Book History
•             Asian-American Literature and Culture
•             Canadian Literature and Culture
•             Civil Rights and  Social Justice
•             Contemporary American Fiction
•         Crime, Prisons and Criminal Justice
•             Latino Culture
•             Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture
•             U.S. Foreign Policy

The deadline for AHRC M3C funding applications is 12 January 2016, by which time students must have applied for a place to study and have provided two references to a university within the DTP.

For full details of eligibility, funding and research supervision areas (including use of the supervision search tool) please visit www.midlands3cities.ac.uk or contact enquiries@midlands3cities.ac.uk

For more information on the Department of American and Canadian Studies and its Postgraduate Research programme contact matthew.pethers@nottingham.ac.uk

Information and proposal-writing workshops will be hosted in each of the three partner cities. Register for the workshop in Nottingham (taking place on 21st November) through eventbrite http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/midlands3cities-doctoral-training-partnership-6326720187


January 12, 2016
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