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[ecrea] AHRC Midlands4Cities funding for UK/EU students at Nottingham

Fri Nov 02 14:31:14 GMT 2018

*AHRC Midlands4Cities funding for UK/EU students*

The AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) brings together eight leading universities across the Midlands to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers. M4C is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, University of Leicester, De Montfort University, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.

M4C is awarding up to 80 doctoral studentships for UK/EU applicants for 2019 through an open competition and 11 Collaborative Doctoral Awards (CDA) through a linked competition with a range of partner organisations in the cultural, creative and heritage sector.

The Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies at the University of Nottingham is inviting applications from students whose research interests connect with our fields of expertise in:

  * Cultural and Screen Industries
  * Film, Television and Cultural History
  * New Media
  * Critical Theory and Cultural Studies
  * Gender and Queer Theory
  * Hollywood Studies
  * East Asian and Global Cinema
  * Digital Humanities
  * Visual and Sound Cultures
  * Mass Communications and Journalism
  * History of Art, including the following areas:
  * Venetian Renaissance Art and Architecture
  * French Art and Architecture, c.1600-1900, inc. relations with East Asia
  * Visual Cultures in Italy from c.1850
  * Histories of Dress and Fashion
  * North American Visual Cultures since 1945, inc. Photography, Counter
  * Contemporary Art and Memory
  * Representations of Health and Illness
  * Art and Gender, Class and Race
  * Visualising Local, Regional, and National Identity

The Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies is a pioneering hub of innovation in cultural and media research. It ranked 5th among Russell Group Universities in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014), and 83% of our staff research was rated as world-leading or internationally recognized. The department provides a vibrant intellectual environment for its large community of postgraduate students. It leads the Centre for Critical Theory, the Centre for Research in Visual Culture and is home to the Institute for Screen Industries Research and the Centre for Contemporary East-Asian Cultural Studies.

More information about the department's research culture can be found here:

The deadline for M4C funding applications is *14 January 2019 (noon)*, by which time students must have applied for a place to study and have ensured that two academic references are submitted using the Midlands4Cities online reference form.

For full details of eligibility, funding, research supervision areas and CDA projects, and for dates of our November application writing workshops, please visit ___ or contact (_enquiries /at/

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