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[ecrea] Fully-funded TECHNE Collaborative Doctoral Award : History of UK Television Drama

Mon Nov 12 14:21:15 GMT 2018

The Centre for the History of Television Culture and Production, Royal Holloway, University of London,  in association with the British Film Institute, is in a position to advertise a TECHNE Collaborative Doctoral Award funded by the AHRC. This fully-funded studentship will focus on the history of UK television drama with specific reference to the /Play for Today/ series which reaches its 50^th anniversary in 2020. The project is designed to revisit the history of the series, assess its place within the history of television drama and examine how it is regarded fifty years after its launch. The successful candidate will require a familiarity with debates in television history, an awareness of television archiving and normally possess a MA or equivalent. The successful candidate will be based at Royal Holloway, University of London but will also undertake work at the BFI where they will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in the National Archive.

*Application Process*

Expressions of Interest should consist of the following:

  * A 1-2 page statement outlining your interest in this research
    project and how you would address the topic
  * A copy of your first degree and postgraduate qualifications
  * A current CV (no more than 2 pages)
  * A sample of academic writing

The chosen candidate will be invited to complete an application for final submission to TECHNE in February 2019. The studentship is then subject to final approval by the TECHNE board in April 2019.

Expressions of interest (consisting of the above), as well as all enquiries, should be sent to (john.hill /at/ <mailto:(john.hill /at/> by no later than: *Monday 26 November 2018*

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For more information on the Centre for the History of Television Culture and Production at Royal Holloway, University of London see: _

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