Wednesday 30 January 2013

Funded Studentship: Literature and Cultural History

The Research Centre for Literature and Cultural History is pleased to offer a funded studentship for April/May 2013 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. The studentship will pay full-time University UK/EU tuition fees for 3 years and include a tax-free annual bursary of £13,590 per year.

Research in English at LJMU is focused through the Research Centre for Literature and Cultural History, established in 1998. The Research Centre organises regular series of research seminars, hosts conferences, invites distinguished overseas intellectuals to act as Visiting Professors and creates a forum in which the meaning, purposes and practicalities of interdisciplinary research can be debated.
For details of staff research interests, seminars and events see our website:

The successful applicant will work in ONE of the three following areas, corresponding to research clusters within the Research Centre:

Labouring Class Authorship, the Literary Intelligentsia and the Periodical Press
Cultural, radical and national politics in print culture in the period 1880 to 1914
Ethics and Aesthetics in Contemporary Literary Cultures
For further details, entry requirements and information on the applications process see our Research Centre website under Studentships 2013: or access direct at:
The closing date for applications will be: 4th March 2013

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