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AHRC-funded studentships at Royal Holloway: History and Historical Geography of British imperialism

Posted in Funding opportunities by harjant on February 10, 2010
Royal Holloway has an AHRC Block Grant award of 4 studentships in the areas of History and Historical/Cultural Geography.  These pay full fees and maintenance for three years leading to a PhD.  The Departments of Geography and History are world renowned centres of research, with large and lively communities of postgraduates.  Students have access to some of the richest facilities for historical research anywhere in the world: in addition to the College’s substantial library collections, there are the National Archives, British Library, libraries of the University of London and the Institute of Historical Research.  Royal Holloway also has an active interdisciplinary Postcolonial Research Group, which hosts researchers from across the world.

The AHRC research council studentships have the standard UK/EU qualification criteria.  Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and College studentships, as well as only fees only awards, for PhD research are also available.

Details of the awards are available from: http://www.rhul.ac.uk/graduate-school/AHRC_BGP/AHRC_index.html

The closing date for applications for funding is 8th March 2010 – but interested candidates should get in touch well before that date with Dr Zoë Laidlaw (zoe.laidlaw@rhul.ac.uk) and Dr David Lambert (d.lambert@rhul.ac.uk) to discuss potential projects and maximize their chances.

Stein-Arnold Exploration Fund Awards

Posted in Funding opportunities by Pippa on December 5, 2008

A new call has also been issued for the Stein-Arnold Exploration Fund Awards. The purpose of these awards is the encouragement of research on the antiquities or historical geography or early history or arts of those parts of Asia which come within the sphere of the ancient civilisations of India, China, and Iran, including Central Asia. The Awards are normally tenable for up to 12 months. The deadline for applications is 15 March 2009. Awards will be announced at the end of June 2009.
Details and application forms are available from: http://www.britac.ac.uk/funding/guide/sanfa.cfm
Contact: Research Grants Department 020 7969 5217 or email: grants@britac.ac.uk

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