The department of Film Studies at Queen Mary University of London is pleased to invite applications for funded PhD studentships for 2019 entry. Supervision for both traditional-route and Practice-based PhDs is available in all areas of the department’s research expertise, including Film and Ethics, Film and Media Archaeology, Pre- and Post-Cinematic Visual Cultures and Art Theory, Feminist and Intersectional Studies, Film-Philosophy and Film-Phenomenology, Critical Animal Studies and Ecocriticism, Cultural Studies, War film, European Cinema, Indian Cinema and Glocal Cinemas, Classical Hollywood Cinema and Contemporary North American cinemas, Film Stars, British Cinema, Documentary, Experimental film and artist’s moving image, Film and Finance. For full details, see individual staff profiles on the department’s website: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/sllf/film-studies/people/
PhD studentships are available as part of the following competitions:
London Arts & Humanities Partnership (LAHP), offering up to 90 studentships per year for projects in any area of the department’s expertise. These studentships offer 3-4 years of funding (fees + living stipend), and feature the possibility of cross-institutional supervision with other LAHP partners (including UCL, King’s and the LSE). The LAHP studentship competition will open by the end of November. Application deadline: 28 January 2019 but applicants must also have applied directly to QMUL by 18 January 2019. Residency/nationality restrictions apply.
QMUL Principal’s Studentships, offering up to 18 studentships per year across the Humanities and Social Sciences. The Principal’s studentships offer 3 years of funding (fees + living stipend). Application deadline: 31 January 2019. No residency/nationality restrictions.
Leverhulme Trust Mobile People Studentships, offering up to 7 studentships per year for PhD research examining how the world is being dynamically constituted by mobile people in active and novel ways and how this affects fundamental social and political institutions. The Leverhulme studentships offer 3 years of funding (fees + living stipend). Application deadline: 31 January 2019. No residency/nationality restrictions.
China Scholarship Council (CSC), offering studentships for any area of the department’s expertise. These studentships offer 4 years of funding (fees + living stipend). Application deadline: 31 January 2019. For nationals of the People’s Republic of China only.
For more details about the department and these studentship opportunities, please contact a prospective supervisor directly, or the department’s Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Jenny Chamarette: [log in to unmask]
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