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[ecrea] AHRC and ESRC postgraduate funding in Modern Languages at the University of Liverpool

Mon Nov 26 21:17:13 GMT 2018

*AHRC and ESRC postgraduate funding in Modern Languages at the University of Liverpool*

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Liverpool is delighted to announce a range of studentships for Autumn 2019 entry.

*Specialisms in film studies and potential areas for supervision*: Latin American and Lusophone cinemas; stars and stardom; film music; popular genres*; *Latin American Film and TV; Violence and conflict on film; star studies; celebrity studies; and Digital Culture including user-generated content and amateur/professional interface; Post New Wave French cinema

political cinema in France post-1968; the interaction of film and theatre; the multilingual dimension of European cinema; contemporary and post-war German literature and film; Italian crime film; Latin American women film-makers; movement in Latin American cinema;

Cinematic realism; Contemporary world cinema; Spanish film and television; feminism and Spanish media; documentary; memory in Spanish film and television.

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures <> comprises academic staff working across a wide range of language-based studies covering literature, new media, film, history, politics, culture, sociolinguistics and Translation Studies. Alongside French, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian, Latin American Studies and Chinese, the department also offers Film Studies. The Department is an active participant in the School’s inter-disciplinary research centres, including the Centre for the Study of International Slavery <>, the Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies <> and the Eighteenth-Century Worlds <> research centre. Since 2010, we have been part of the School of Histories, Languages and Cultures <>, one of four Schools in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

*_Funding options_*

The AHRC North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership offers funding for PhD (+3 or +2) through the Modern Languages and Translation Pathway and the Language-Based Area Studies Pathway. More information is available on the NWCDTP’s website. <>

The Language-Based Area Studies Pathway of the ESRC North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership offers MRes + PhD (1+3 years) and PhD (+3) studentships in Latin American Studies in Liverpool. More information on is available on the NWSSDTP’s website. <>

*_Deadline and Application Process_*

To apply for an AHRC or ESRC award, you must have submitted your admissions application for an eligible programme at the University of Liverpool through the online form by 10 December 2018:

ESRC NWSSDTP deadline: *4 February 2019 (5pm)*.

AHRC NWCDTP deadline: *8 February 2019 (5pm)*.

*_More information_*

Those interested in applying are strongly encouraged to contact their prospective supervisors well in advance of the deadline.


Those interested in applying can contact Dr Marieke Riethof ((mriethof /at/ <mailto:(mriethof /at/>).

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