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[Commlist] PhD opportunities at St Andrews

Tue Oct 19 17:56:52 GMT 2021

The Department of Film Studies at the University of St Andrews invites applications for September 2022 entry to our PhD programme. There are a number of doctoral fellowships and scholarships available for applicants, including the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities (SGSAH) AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership, Wolfson Foundation St. Andrews Doctoral Scholarships, University of St. Andrews St Leonard's College Postgraduate Scholarships as well as internal departmental and school fellowships. The deadline for all applications wishing to be considered for a scholarship is* 8th December, 2021*.

For further information on the programme and available scholarships, interested applicants can visit <>

Situated in one of the UK's most beautiful university towns, the Department of Film Studies at St. Andrews maintains an ambitious research programme in global screen cultures, with staff expertise foregrounding cultural-political, historiographical and aesthetic approaches to screen media. The department has an especially vibrant culture of postgraduate research. PGR students have opportunities to collaborate on an annual conference, edit and contribute to the student-run Frames Cinema Journal <>, teach undergraduate seminars, use travel and research funds for conferences and library purchases, and participate in weekly research, teaching and community events organised by the Department. The programme is distinguished by its multifaceted approach to screen cultures in diverse global and intermedial contexts and currently has an international PhD cohort stemming from five continents. Please visit the department website here: <>

Staff expertise covers a range of approaches to *Global Screen Cultures*, and we particularly invite applications from applicants interested in the following areas:

  * Documentary and non-fiction media
  * Media and Advocacy (human rights, activism, social movements)
  * Material and technical history of film
  * Global film colour
  * Screen Comedy
  * Animation
  * Media Archaeology
  * LGBTQ+ Film, History and Theory
  * Experimental and Avant-Garde Cinema
  * Cinema and Ecology

For information on Department staff, please visit: <> Interested applicants are encouraged to contact potential supervisors about their proposed doctoral projects. For any further questions, please contact Dr Lucy Donaldson at (filmdopg /at/

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