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PhD programmes: archives 2019

University of Turku
Doctoral Programme of History, Culture and Arts Studies JUNO
Doctoral Candidate
Closing date: 20 March 2019

Canterbury Christ Church University
Faculty PhD Scholarships
Closing date: 18 March 2019

Basel University
Basel Graduate School of History (BGSH)
Starter scholarships
in one of the following areas: Medieval History, Early Modern History, Modern and Contemporary History, Eastern European History, Jewish History, Global History
Closing date: 17 March 2019

Aarhus University
PhD scholarships/fellowships
as well as specific fellowships, including
“Antikken i det 21. årh. – hvordan? Hvordan får antikken relevans og betydning for læring og erkendelse i det museale rum?”
Closing date: 15 March 2019

Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
Department of Ancient History
Leibniz project “Polyphony of Late Antique Christianity”
2 doctoral positions as Researchers in Late Antique Christianity in the Eastern Mediterranean
in Ancient History, History of Religion, Theology, Oriental Philology, Ancient Judaism, Ancient Christianity, or related fields
Closing date: 13 March 2019

Scuola Normale Superiore
52 positions in PhD courses
Closing date: 28 February 2019

University of Algarve
Interdisciplinary Center for Archaeology and Evolution of Human Behaviour (ICArEHB)
INPhINIT “la Caixa” Ph.D. program candidates
Closing date: 27 February 2019

Nottingham Trent University
fully funded PhD studentships
Closing date: 25 February 2019

University of Hull
1) Heritage Consortium
Up to Six Fully-funded PhD Studentships in Heritage Studies
2) North of England Consortium for Arts and Humanities
up to 6 PhD studentships
Closing date: 25 February 2019

Centre de Recherche Français à Jérusalem
Aides à la mobilité pour doctorants et post-doctorants
Closing date: 15 February 2019

National University of Ireland, Galway
Hardiman PhD Scholarships
Closing date: 15 February 2019

ETH Zurich
Doctoral Program in History and Theory of Architecture
2 doctoral positions
The program’s focus is on the history and theory of architecture and urbanism in a wider context of cultural history, including the history and theory of art, science and technology.
Closing date: 15 February 2019

Edinburgh College of Art (ECA)
PhD scholarships
covering Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Art, Design, History of Art, and Music.
Closing date: 1 February 2018

Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC)
up to 8 doctoral scholarships
Closing date: 1 February 2018

Birkbeck, University of London
School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy
Bonnart Trust PhD Scholarship: Addressing Intolerance and Integration
one of the following themes: Diversity and Belonging; Minorities and Social Justice
Closing date: 1 February 2019

The American Center for Oriental Research (ACOR)
Closing date: 1 February 2019 (annual)

Central European University
Master’s and PhD Scholarships in Medieval Studies
Closing date: 31 January 2019

Leiden University
Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL)
project “The Tocharian Trek: A linguistic reconstruction of the migration of the Tocharians from Europe to China”
4 PhD candidates or postdoctoral researchers
Closing date: 31 January 2019

University of London – Senate House Library
Friends of Senate House Library – Senate House Library Visiting Research Fellowship
Closing date: 31 January 2019

European University Institute
Ph.D. Scholarships
in: Economics; History and Civilization; Law; Political and Social Sciences
Closing date: 31 January 2019 (annual)

ARTES: Iberian & Latin American Visual Culture Group
1) Artes Coll & Cortés Travel Scholarships
working on any aspect of Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American visual culture before 1800
2) ARTES Coll & Cortés PhD Scholarships for students at a UK University
on any aspect of Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American visual culture before 1800
3) ARTES Coll & Cortés Scholarships for PhD or post-doc students in Spain, Portugal or Latin America
working on any aspect of Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American visual culture before 1800
Closing date: 31 January 2019 (annual)

London Arts and Humanities Partnership (AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership) [King’s College London, London School of Economics & Political Science, Queen Mary University London, Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, Royal College of Art, Royal College of Music, School of Advanced Study or University College London]
Up to 90 studentships
Closing date: 28 January 2019

Open-Oxford-Cambridge Doctoral Training Programme
“The Photological Past: contemporary archaeological photography as visual culture”
AHRC CDA Doctoral Studentship for “Powis Castle: The Clive Collection Re-Examined” [Cambridge]
Closing date: 3, 11 or 25 January 2019

Midlands Graduate School [Aston University, University of Birmingham, University of Leicester, Loughborough University, University of Nottingham, University of Warwick]
Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)
ESRC PhD Studentships in the Social Sciences
Closing date: 22 January 2019

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
Rijksmuseum Fellowship Programme
Closing date: 20 January 2019

South, West & Wales Doctoral Training Partnership (SWW DTP2) [Aberystwyth University, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, Bath Spa University, University of Bristol, Cardiff University, Cranfield University, University of Exeter, University of Reading, University of Southampton, and the University of the West of England]
PhD Studentships
Closing date: 18 January 2019

IAP2-18-181: “Building a new understanding of immigration, diet, and health during the early medieval period: Assessing the maternal and infant health of Anglo-Saxon immigrants”
IAP2-18-160: “Lindisfarne Landscapes: Geoarchaeological Approaches to Human-Environment Relations”
IAP2-18-115: “Ancient insect DNA and synanthropic environments”
IAP2-18-102: “Reconstructing the Plio-Quaternary habitats and climate extremes of prehistoric humans in Aparan, Armenia”
IAP2-18-28: “Geoarchaeology in the Context of Glacio-Isostatic Landscape Readjustment to MIS 2 Deglaciation in Britain”
IAP2-18-101: “Pushing back the frontiers of luminescence dating”
Closing date: 18 January 2019

University of Oregon
Fully-funded PhD fellowships in Art History
Closing date: 15 January 2019

American Research Center in Egypt
open to fields of study including: anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, Coptic studies, economics, Egyptology, history, humanistic social sciences, Islamic studies, literature, political science and religious studies.
Closing date: 15 January 2019

technē [Brunel University; University of the Arts London; University of Brighton; Kingston University; Loughborough University London; University of Roehampton; Royal Holloway University of London; University of Surrey; University of Westminster]
57 AHRC Doctoral Studentships
Closing date: 15 January 2019

North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP) [universities of Manchester, Keele, Lancaster, Liverpool and Salford, as well as the Royal Northern College of Music]
AHRC-funded PhD scholarships
Closing date: 14 January 2019

Midlands4Cities Arts and Humanities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) [University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University, and The University of Nottingham]
AHRC Studentships for UK/EU Doctoral Researchers in the Arts and Humanities
Closing date: 14 January 2019

University of Surrey
Postgraduate Studentships
Vice Chancellor’s Award Studentship
Doctoral College Studentship Award
Closing date: 11 January 2019

Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) [Birkbeck, University of London; The Courtauld Institute of Art; Goldsmiths, University of London; SOAS University of London; Universities of East Anglia; University of Essex; University of Kent ; University of Sussex]
PhD Studentships: Arts and Humanities Research Council
Closing date: 11 January 2019

Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership [Durham University, Newcastle University, Northumbria University, Queen’s University Belfast, Sunderland University, Teesside University and Ulster University]
PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities
Closing date: 9 January 2019

UCL, Bloomsbury and East London (UBEL) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)
ESRC funded PhD Research Studentships
Closing date: 8 January 2019

London School of Economics and Political Science
LSE PhD Studentships for 2019
Closing date: 7 January 2019

Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities
PhD Studentship Scheme 2019/20
Closing date: 7 January 2019

Swansea University
Swansea University Research Excellence Scholarships (SURES)
including Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology
Closing date: 4 January 2019

University of Cambridge
Cambridge Climate Life and Earth (C-CLEAR) NERC DTP
PhD Studentships
BC030 “The ancient past of Africa: reconstructing paleobiomes over the last 800k years”
BC038 “Investigating the past using genomic, environmental and archaeological evidence”
CE019 “Speleothem Palaeoclimatology of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico”
CE028 “Volcanic impacts on the ecosystems of our ancestors”
SE027 “Explosive volcanism in the Kenyan Rift: a tephrostratigraphic perspective”
Closing date: 3 January 2019

University of Notre Dame
Two fully-funded PhD positions in Liturgical Studies
The program offers a wide range of research opportunities with particular strengths in early and late antique Christian ritual and material culture, medieval liturgy, Byzantine Christianity, manuscript studies, modern liturgical theology, and ritual studies.
Closing date: 2 January 2019

Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS)
Studienplätze (ohne Finanzierung) in allen fünf Promotionsprogrammen
Closing date: 1 January 2019

Deutsches Archäologisches Institut
Kommission für Alte Geschichte und Epigraphik (München)
Doktorandenstipendien / Doctoral Scholarships [granted by Elise und Annemarie Jacobi-Stiftung & Gerda Henkel Foundation]
for international PhD students &
Closing date: 1 January 2019 (next closing dates: 1 April 2019, 1 July 2019, 1 October 2019)

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