Dr. Stacey Hynd
Director of Postgraduate Research, History Department
If you are seeking PhD funding in the fields of World, Global, Imperial or Transnational History, please consider the following funding opportunities at the University of Exeter.
- AHRC South West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership: http://www.sww-ahdtp.ac.uk/
The Doctoral Training Partnership is hosting an Information Day at the National Museum of Wales on 24 November (registration closes on 10 Nov). If you cannot attend this information day, please feel free to contact the Director of Postgraduate Research, Dr Stacey Hynd (firstname.lastname@example.org), and she will answer any questions you have about our research community.
History at the University of Exeter has two research centres in the broad field of world history: the Centre for Imperial and Global History, and the Centre for War, State and Society. Both offer internationally-recognised supervision with geographical coverage from 30 staff across African, Asian (including Chinese), Middle Eastern, North American, Latin American, Imperial, and European history from early-modern to contemporary eras. The Centres have particular research interests in:
- Globalisation’s past and present
- Comparative empires and transnationalism
- Humanitarianism, development and human rights
- Law and colonialism
- Political economy and the imperial state
- Europe, decolonisation and the legacies of empire
- The impact of armed conflict on society
- Colonial warfare and counterinsurgency
- Maritime history
Both Centres have a strong inter-disciplinary links across the humanities and social sciences, including with the newly established Centre for South Asian Research. More information about the research centres, and our current students, can be found on the following pages:
Within the South West & Wales AHRC DTP, the Centres have particularly strong established links with:
- University of Bristol, Centre for the Study of Colonial and Postcolonial Societies
- Southampton University, Centre for Imperial and Postcolonial Studies
There are other doctoral funding opportunities available at Exeter:
- ESRC South West Doctoral Training Consortium: http://www.swdtc.ac.uk/prospectivestudents/esrcswdtcstudentships/
- One Leverhulme ‘1989 after 1989: Rethinking the Fall of State Socialism’ project doctoral award
- One AHRC Globalism Goes Social project doctoral award
There will also be a number of College of Humanities Doctoral Scholarships (including International Student Awards), with exact numbers confirmed in the coming months. Please see http://www.exeter.ac.uk/studying/funding/phd/ for further details or contact Dr Stacey Hynd.