London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP)

The Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, is a member of the AHRC-funded consortium LAHP, together with King’s College London, London School of Economics and Political Science, Queen Mary University of London, Royal College of Art, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Royal College of Music, and University College London.

Up to 90 studentships are available for postgraduate research students wishing to pursue doctoral study in the arts and humanities within the partnership, commencing October 2020.

Subject to availability, these awards will cover:

  • Tuition fees for a maximum of three years at the Home/EU rate
  • Annual maintenance grant or allowance/stipend (£17,020 for 2019-20)

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Applications are invited for qualified candidates in the field of Modern Languages research. The Institute 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.

If you wish to study at the Institute and apply for a LAHP studentship, you must

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The studentship competition opens for applications on 28 November 2019 and closes on 31 January 2020. Students wishing to apply for a LAHP studentship should submit their applications for a place to study on their chosen PhD programme by 31 January 2020.

research supervision at the IMLR

More information for applications for postgraduate research at the School of Advanced Study can be found here.

 

SAS Cassal Bursary (French and Francophone Studies)

This bursary, made available by the Cassal Endowment Fund, is available to master's students intending to write their dissertation on a topic related to French or Francophone studies. One bursary of up to £7,500 will be available for study commencing in 2020-21. The competition will close on 1 June 2020.

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MRes or PhD Bursary (Germanic Friends) 

The Friends of Germanic Studies have made available a scholarship designed to support a student who has been accepted for the Institute's MRes in Modern Languages course, and who intends to write their dissertation on a German-related topic, or who has been accepted for the MPhil/PhD degree in German literature at the IMLR.

The scholarship provides a fee waiver of up to 100% of the full-time or part-time Home/EU tuition fee, and is tenable for one year (full-time) or two years (part-time) in respect of the MRes, or three years (full-time) or five years (part-time) in respect of the MPhil/PhD.

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Applicants should have a good honours degree in German (Upper Second or First). The award 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 one year (full-time) or two years (part-time) in respect of the MRes, or three years (full-time) or five years (part-time) in respect of the MPhil/PhD, beginning in October 2020. 

Deadline for applications for the academic year 2020-21: 31 July 2020.

How to apply/application form

In the first instance, please contact Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex.

 

MRes Bursary (Bithell)

The MRes Bursary, made available by the Bithell Bequest Fund, is designed to support a student who has been accepted for the Institute's MRes in Modern Languages course, and who intends to write their dissertation on a German-related topic.

The scholarship provides the successful applicant with a fee waiver of up to 100% of the full-time or part-time Home/EU tuition fee, and is tenable for one year (full-time) or two years (part-time).

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Applicants should have a good honours degree in German (Upper Second or First).

The scholarship 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 one year (full-time) or two years (part-time), beginning in October 2020.

Deadline for applications for the academic year 2020-21: 31 July 2020.

How to apply/application form

In the first instance, please contact Dr Godela Weiss-Sussex.

 

German and Austrian Exile (Miller Studentship)

A Martin and Hannah Norbert-Miller Trust doctoral studentship is available for entry in October 2020 to graduates wishing to focus their research on German-speaking exile, preferably in the UK. Relevant disciplines are: history, politics, socoiology, migration, the arts. The Miller Scholarship provides a fee waiver of up to 100% of the full-time or part-time Home/EU tuition fee, tenable for three (full-time) or five years (part-time), plus maintenance. 

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Applications for research based on the archival holdings of the Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies at the IMLR, such as the papers of the Anglo-Austrian Society or those of the writer and broadcaster Robert Lucas, would be particularly welcome. A working knowledge of German is necessary.

The award 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), plus maintenance equivalent to that offered by the AHRC LAHP doctoral consortium. The successful candidate will 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 and will be able to draw on the expertise of the Institute’s Research Centre for German & Austrian Exile Studies.

Candidates should hold a Masters degree or equivalent. Professional qualifications are also accepted.  Applications should be made on the School of Advanced Study application form (closing date: 31 July 2020) and copied to jane.lewin@sas.ac.uk. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview. 

Queries regarding possible research proposals may be directed to Professor Charmian Brinson (https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/graduate-study/mphilphd#brinson).