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PhD Studentships: University of Nottingham

January 14, 2015

AHRC Midlands3Cities 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 second of five years, awarding 87 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for UK/EU applicants for 2015 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 & Canadian Studies at the University of Nottingham is inviting applications from students whose research interests include:

• American Literature from the Colonial Period to the Present
• American History from the Colonial Period to the Present
• Race, Slavery, and Civil Rights
• Canadian Literature, Film and Culture
• Print Culture
• Visual Culture
• Intellectual History
• Immigrant Literature and History
• Diplomacy, Intelligence and Political History
• Post 1945 US Foreign Policy

For more information on staff research interests please visit: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/american/staff/index.aspx.
Interested applicants should contact the Department’s Postgraduate Director, Graham Thompson (graham.thompson@nottingham.ac.uk).

The deadline for AHRC M3C funding applications is 14 January 2015, 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

Information and proposal-writing workshops will be hosted in each of the three partner cities. Register for the workshop in Nottingham (taking place on 15th November) through


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