The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Royal Holloway is pleased to invite applications to its PhD programmes in and Comparative Literature and Culture, French, German, Hispanic Studies and Italian.
The AHRC studentships (stipend and fee waiver) are offered through the TECHNE Doctoral Training Partnership (www.techne-research.co.uk) a consortium of seven universities in London and the South East led by Royal Holloway. TECHNE offers rich and diverse training for the contemporary doctoral researcher in a fully-formed programme for academic, professional and early career development with a focus on interdisciplinarity. Providing an environment for students who wish to be intellectually innovative and experimental, the training programme is enhanced by input, networking, collaborative engagement and placement opportunities provided by TECHNE’s 13 partner organizations in the cultural sector (including the BFI, Barbican, Natural History Museum, Museum of London and Science Museum).
The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Royal Holloway has a wide variety of recognized strengths in research. You can find out more about the research environment and range of expertise we offer on our research pages https://www.royalholloway.ac.uk/mllc/research/home.aspx.
Applicants for PhD are eligible to apply for both AHRC studentships and for Royal Holloway studentships through a single application process at:
The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures is also able to recommend students for Royal Holloway studentships (which may consist of a stipend and fee waiver or just a fee waiver). Approximately £380,000 is available for postgraduate studentships across the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. In the main these will be awarded by a Faculty Panel to students who are unsuccessful in their application for a TECHNEscholarship.
Prospective doctoral students who are interested in applying for a studentship should contact:
Dr. Sarah Wright
Director of Graduate Studies
The deadline for applications is 7 February 2015 (note that all references must also be received by this deadline).