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Interested in a PhD in Modern Languages (French, German, Italian, Hispanic or Translation Studies)? Calls for Scholarship Applications Now Open
The School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) wamly invites applications from outstanding candidates for doctoral study commencing in September/October 2023. The SMLC will support pre-selected candidates for the Chancellor’s International Scholarships and Midlands4Cities scholarships
To express an interest, please send your CV and a two-page research proposal to email@example.com (cc I.de-Smet@warwick.ac.uk) as soon as possible, ideally by 16 November 2022.
Interested in applying for a Midlands4Cities scholarship for doctoral study in Modern Languages or Translation Studies at Warwick? Register for the online Application Writing Workshops for M4C scholarship candidates on 19 November 2022, 10 am-1 pm. Registration details and the link to subscribe are on the M4C website.
Waswasa - A Soul City Arts Production For the Birmingham 2022 Festival, with contributions by Dr James Hodkinson.
Waswasa - A Soul City Arts Production For the Birmingham 2022 Festival, with contributions by Dr James Hodkinson. Running from Aug 25- Sept 3, this is a multi media spectacle, including film, live physical theatre, immersive sound and graphic arts. The project aims to detoxify and demystify the often misunderstood tradition of Islamic prayer, and uses a blend of high-end digital art and the tactile productions of community arts projects to ensure local voices are at the heart of this internationally renowned project
Thinking of a PhD in Modern Languages or Translation Studies?
The School for Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Warwick warmly invites expressions of interest in its MPhil/PhD programmes in French Studies, German Studies, Hispanic Studies, Italian, and Translation and Transcultural Studies (including a theoretical/academic and a practice-based route).
£2.6m goes to Warwick from the new Turing scheme to facilitate study abroad.
The UK Government has announced today (4 August 2021) that the University of Warwick will be awarded £2.6 million for international student mobility, as part of the inaugural Turing Scheme.
Warwick is one of the world’s top 100 universities, and one of the ways it has achieved that position is because it is a globally connected institution. Its staff and students learn, work, and research as part of a highly international community, and more than 1000 Warwick students each year also take the opportunity to study and work abroad at one of the University’s many worldwide partner institutions.
PhD funding opportunities for International Students
- Chancellor's International Scholarships: the scheme is aimed at students from outside the UK and includes Overseas applicants, including students from the EU.
- China Scholarship Council / University of Warwick Scholarships: this scheme will fund 25 students across various subjects for up to 4 years, with the University covering the full cost of tuition fees and CSC providing a maintenance stipend and return international airfare between the UK and China. Note that Foreign Languages and Literature is among the priority areas listed.
- Monash Warwick Alliance Scholarships (Warwick): this scheme is open to all students applying to Warwick for the Alliance Joint PhD. For 2021/22 entry there will be up to 3 scholarships available across the university.
The deadlines for these schemes are all on Thursday 21st January 2021, 23.59 GMT. Note that all supporting evidence (including transcripts and references) must be uploaded by the same time.
We welcome applications for our PhD programmes in:
- French and Francophone Studies
- German Studies
- Hispanic Studies
- Translation and Transcultural Studies
Prospective applicants are encouraged to identify possible supervisors through our staff expertise pages. Early enquiries are strongly encouraged. Please send a draft proposal (up to 2 A4 pages) and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 27 November 2020, 12 noon.
We continue to welcome enquiries also for the AHRC Midlands4Cities doctoral awards (deadline 13 January 2021).
PhD funding opportunities for 2020 entry
The School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) at the University of Warwick is pleased to invite applications for doctoral study commencing in September 2020.
Two Chairs Reading, Wed May 9, 17:30. Holywell Music Room, Oxford.
A !FREE! poetry reading featuring winners from the Two Chairs Creative Writing Competition, and judges Ian McMillan, Hanan Issa, Momtaza Mehri.
James Hodkinson wins substantial grant for his impact work on Islam in Germany and the UK.
James Hodkinson has won a further £38 K towards his collaborative arts project, which connects his research into Islam in Germany with the lives and experiences of local Muslim communities in the Midlands.
SMLC invites applications for PhD funding (Oct 2018 entry)
The School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Warwick invites applications to the university’s annual funding competition for doctoral students, for entry in October 2018. We are also pleased to announce that, in addition to these university-funded awards, we shall make up to 4 further awards of Doctoral Fellowships to outstanding home/EU applicants: up to 2 for commencement of study on 1 July 2018 and up to 2 for entry in October 2018.
SMLC invites applications for IAS COFUND fellowships (deadline: 30th Nov)
The University of Warwick’s Institute for Advanced Study has today opened its call for applications under the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions COFUND scheme (deadline: 30th November 2017). The fellowships offer successful applicants two years at Warwick, starting in September 2018. These fellowships are intended to be strongly linked to Warwick’s Global Research Priorities. As such, Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC) strongly encourages applications tied especially to the ‘Connecting Cultures’ priority.
SMLC invites expressions of interest for Leverhulme ECFs (internal deadline: 15 Jan)
Warwick's School of Modern Languages and Cultures welcomes expressions of interest for a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship. Please click on the headline to find out how to apply by the internal deadline of 15 January 2018.
PhD funding opportunities in German Studies (internal deadline 7 November 2017)
German Studies at the University of Warwick, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, invites applications to the University’s annual funding competition for doctoral students, for entry in autumn 2018. We will happily consider applications from well-qualified native speakers of German with strong English skills whose projects have a strong literary or cultural focus. The deadline for expressions of interest to the department is Tuesday 7 November 2017.
Two Chairs Creative Writing Competition Launches!
Dr James Hodkinson and Professor Karen Leeder (Oxford) launch a creative writing competition on Monday 25 Sept.
Warwick hosts UK's national conference for German Studies
The Department of German Studies and the School of Modern Languages and Cultures played host to British and Irish-based Germanists of all backgrounds last week, from 5-7 September. A brief preview follows.
Congratulations to Dr Maude Vanhaelen on her Leverhulme Trust research fellowship!
Congratulations to Dr Maude Vanhaelen on the award of a Leverhulme Trust research fellowship to support her project on Plato and his Readers in Sixteenth-Century Italy.
Congratulations to Em. Prof. Ann Caesar on being awarded a Leverhulme Trust Emeritus Fellowship!
Congratulations to Em. Prof. Ann Caesar on being awarded a Leverhulme Trust Emeritus Fellowship for her project The Rise and evolution of the modern Italian novel in eighteenth-century Venice. The project will run from October 2017 until January 2019.