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PhD Studentship in Modern Languages at Newcastle University, UK

The School of Modern Languages is offering a full PhD studentship (Graduate Teaching Assistantship) starting in October 2011, to enable a student to carry out doctoral research on a topic in one of the following fields: Chinese and Japanese Studies; French and Francophone Studies; German Studies; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies; Film Studies; Linguistics; Translating and Interpreting Studies. As a Graduate Teaching Assistant, the successful candidate will teach up to 6 hours per week and in return will receive: An annual stipend of £ 13,000 A waiver for UK/EU fees throughout the 3-year period. Appropriate training for doctoral research and teaching.The studentship will commence on 01/10/2011 or as soon thereafter as possible, for a period of 3 years. Informal enquiries can be made to the Director of Postgraduate Studies of the School of Modern Languages, Dr Sarah Leahy, The School of Modern Languages at Newcastle is one of the leading departments for research in the UK, with particular strengths in Linguistics; History, Politics and Society; Cultural Studies; Film and Visual Media; Literature; Translating and Interpreting. We work as an integrated school in terms of both research and teaching, allowing us to develop true interdisciplinarity within and across our language sections, and with other schools in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS).

Scholarship Application Deadline: 11 March 2011

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A Macquarie University Research Excellence PhD scholarship, Australia: Modern history, ploitics, international relations

A Macquarie University Research Excellence PhD scholarship is available in the Department of Modern History, Politics and International Relations to work with Associate Professor Robert Reynolds. Reynolds is a recently appointed member of one of Macquarie University’s Concentrations of Research Excellence – Social, Cultural and Political Change. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue a PhD within this broad research framework (although Associate Professor Reynolds has particular expertise in the following areas of late 20th century Australian history: gay and lesbian history; the history of HIV/AIDS; trauma and the history of emotion; and an emergent interest in adoption and family history). Research topics in late 20th century American and British history will also be considered.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 January 2011

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