Research Funding

Funded Doctoral Study at the Institute of Modern Languages Research (London Arts and Humanities Partnership)

Applications are invited for qualified candidates in the field of Modern Languages Research. Up to 80 studentships are available from the academic year 2015-2016 for postgraduate research at the School of Advanced Study (University of London), King's College London, and University College London within the framework of the London Arts and Humanities Partnership.

The Institute of Modern Languages Research offers PhD supervision in French and Francophone, German, Hispanic and Latin American, and Italian Studies, with specialisations including but not limited to cinema and other visual arts, cities and modernism, cultural memory, queer studies, women's writing, theory and European philosophy. Further information on graduate study at the Institute can be found at:
http://www.modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/graduate-study

The deadline for funding applications is 16 January 2015: for further information see http://www.lahp.ac.uk/apply-for-a-studentship/ or contact either Natalie Berry (LAHP Manager) or Rosemary Lambeth
Candidates should be in the process of applying for doctoral research at their chosen institution and have established their supervisor before applying to LAHP for funding.

Further information for applications for postgraduate research at the School of Advanced Study can be found at:
http://www.sas.ac.uk/graduate-study/research-degrees

Germanic Friends Studentship(s)

Applications are invited from well-qualified candidates with a good honours degree in German (Upper Second or First) for up to two Research Studentships made available by the Friends of Germanic Studies at the IGRS. The Studentships are designed to support research in any field of German studies.

The studentship(s) provide the successful applicant(s) with a fee waiver equivalent to up to 100% of the full-time or part-time Home/EU tuition fee, and are tenable for three years (full-time) or five years (part-time), beginning in October 2013. The successful candidate(s) will register at The Institute of Modern Languages Research for the PhD/MPhil degree of the University of London.

The deadline for applications for the academic year 2013-2014 will be 1 July 2013.

How to apply/application form
In the first instance, please contact Dr Christopher Barenberg (tel: 00 44 (0)20 7862 8738).

Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Bursary

This bursary is aimed at suitably qualified graduates who wish to focus their research on German-speaking exile, preferably in the UK. Topics may include literature, politics, history, sociology, migration, or the arts. A working knowledge of German would be advantageous.

The award, which is funded by the Martin Miller and Hannah Norbert-Miller Trust, provides the successful applicant with a fee waiver equivalent to up to 100% of the full-time or part-time Home/EU tuition fee, and is tenable for three years (full-time) or five years (part-time), beginning in October 2014, plus maintenance of £15,000 (full-time) or £7,500 (part-time. The successful candidate, who will be expected to register at the Institute of Modern Languages Research (University of London School of Advanced Study) for the MPhil/PhD degree of the University of London, will be able to draw on the expertise of the Institute’s Research Centre for German and Austrian Exile Studies.

(The previous bursary holder’s topic of research dealt with the dynamics of forced female migration from Czechoslovakia to Britain, 1938-50.)

Applicants should send a cv, an outline of their research proposal, and arrange for two academic references, to be sent direct to Jane Lewin at the IMLR. The closing date for receipt of applications and references is 5 pm on 31 March 2014. Shortlisted candidates are expected to be invited for interview in May.

Angela Krosik Bursary

The award is made available by the Anglo-Austrian Society from the Angela Krosik Bequest and the current awardee, Bianca Zaininger, investigates ‘the interrelationship between Austrian and British youth culture from 1960 to 1990’ in her PhD research .

The award is for doctoral research on an Austrian topic.

For information on the Anglo-Austrian Society, see http://www.angloaustrian.org.uk/