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[ecrea] PhD and Research Assistant Opportunity

Fri Mar 17 18:24:49 GMT 2017

I am delighted to inform you of 2 x Fully-funded PhD Studentships (inclusive of 0.2 FTE Graduate Research Assistant role) at CAMEo Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies at the University of Leicester.

These studentships are offered to support the development of the Institute’s research strands on:

• Cultural Policy and Creative Economy

• Cultural Work and Employment

• Cultural Production and Consumption

• Texts and Trends

We welcome outline PhD proposals and applications from suitably qualified applicants in any area of cultural and media economies but especially from those who can show evidence of an interest in one the following topics:

• Cultural industries and creative economy policy - national or international;

• Employment policy and practice in the cultural, creative and media industries;

• Equality and diversity issues in the cultural, creative and media industries;

• Education and training in the cultural, creative and media industries;

• Identity formation in cultural work and employment ;

• Histories of cultural work and employment;

• Cultural economies of the music industry, visual arts, West End theatre or dance;

• Politics, social justice and activism in cultural and media economies;

• The production and consumption of ‘craft’ in the creative industries;

• Texts, image and representation in cultural and media economies;

• International dimensions of any of the above.

More information is available on our website <> and full spec is available here <>. Please do share this opportunity with your colleagues and students. Deadline for applications is 3^rd May 2017.

Informal enquiries about project ideas are welcome and should be made to Professor Mark Banks (mark.banks /at/ <mailto:(mark.banks /at/> or Dr Doris Ruth Eikhof (dre9 /at/ <mailto:(dre9 /at/>. For more general enquiries about making an application please contact the CAMEo administrator at

(cameo /at/ <mailto:(cameo /at/>.

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