Midlands4Cities Funding Competition Open for 2021/2022 Applications!
Looking for PhD funding in 2021? Midlands4Cities are recruiting their next cohort of arts and humanities doctoral researchers to join the vibrant community in the Midlands. The AHRC-funded M4C Doctoral Training Partnership is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, University of Leicester, De Montfort University, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.
M4C is awarding up to 89 doctoral studentships for UK and International applicants for 2021 entry through an open competition and 21 Collaborative Doctoral Awards (CDA) through a linked competition with a range of partner organisations in the cultural, creative and heritage sector.
For full eligibility criteria and application deadlines, please visit:
Dr Anna Hájková awarded the Orpheus Iris award
Dr Anna Hájková has been awarded the Orpheus Iris award by the International Rainbow Culture Network, details of the award can be seen at: http://www.ilgcn.tupilak.org/2020/04/orpheus-iris-2020-award-for-holocaust.html
AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award with Imperial War Museums - Legacies of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency: Activism and Politics in Central Kenya, 1956-75 - DEADLINE EXTENDED
One fully funded doctoral studentship funded by the AHRC is available. The studentship is offered under the AHRC Collaborative Partnership programme with Imperial War Museums. The project will examine the aftermath and legacies of the Mau Mau insurgency and British counterinsurgency campaign for Kenya.
The studentship begins on 1 October 2020 and is fully funded at standard AHRC rates for 45 months full time (or part-time equivalent) with the potential to be extended for a further 3 months to provide professional development opportunities.
Applicants must be a resident of the UK or European Economic Area (EEA). In general, full studentships are available to students who are settled in the UK and have been ordinarily resident for a period of at least three years before the start of postgraduate studies. Fees-only awards are generally available to EU nationals resident in the EEA.
For full details please see: Legacies of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency: Activism and Politics in Central Kenya, 1956-75
30th April 2020 EXTENDED to 31st May 2020
ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership studentships competition is now open!
The Midlands Graduate School open competition for studentships commencing in October 2020 is now open! Deadline for applications is Wednesday 22nd January 2020. Please note that there are several elements to the application process and applicants should allow plenty of time to assemble all the information required.
The Midlands Graduate School DTP makes an annual award of a large number of studentships to outstanding applicants across the Social Sciences. The studentships are linked to disciplinary and inter-disciplinary training pathways, and some have a built-in element of collaboration.
Dr Sarah Richardson awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Historical Association
We are delighted to announce that Dr Sarah Richardson has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Historical Association. Each year the Historical Association awards a small number of Honorary Fellowships to recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions to history and to the Historical Association.
Congratulations to those History Department staff and students who are on the longlist for this year's University Staff Awards:
- Inspirational Leadersip: Benjamin Redding, Claudia Aoraha
- Outstanding Contribution: Claudia Aoraha
- Public Engagement Contribution: Rachel Bennett
- Research Contribution: Claire Shaw
- Unsung Hero: Colin Storer, Sheilagh Holmes
For the full longlist, please see the University Awards 2019 webpages.