PhD Funding in World, Global, Colonial, and Imperial History

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Considering a PhD in the interconnected fields of World, Global, Colonial, and Imperial History? The University of Exeter is pleased to offer a variety of funding opportunities.

Exeter’s History Department is ranked top 5 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, top 10 in all major UK university league tables for the subject, top 50 in worldwide rankings for History (QS World University Rankings 2016), and 8th in the UK for world-leading research.

U of exeter image (1)The University of Exeter has two research centres in the broad field of world history: the Centre of Imperial and Global History (led by Professor Richard Toye), and the Centre for War, State and Society (led by Professor Martin Thomas). Both offer internationally-recognised supervision with geographical coverage from 30 staff across African, Asian (including Chinese), North American, Latin American, Eastern & Central European history from early-modern to contemporary eras. We also have close links with the Institute for Arab and Islamic Studies Centre for coverage of Middle Eastern history. Both Centres have strong inter-disciplinary links across the humanities and social sciences. 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
  • Colonial warfare and counterinsurgency
  • Gender, race, and empire

If you are seeking PhD funding in the fields of World/Global/Colonial/Imperial History, please think about applying for the following funding opportunities at the University of Exeter. Continue reading “PhD Funding in World, Global, Colonial, and Imperial History”

Exeter PhD Funding in Imperial and Global History – Early Feb. Deadlines

ExeterSeeking PhD funding in the fields of World, Global, Imperial or Transnational History?

Please consider the following funding opportunities at the University of Exeter:

·       College of Humanities Doctoral Scholarships (up to 12 awards, plus 2 International Scholarships)  

·       ESRC South West Doctoral Training Consortium (up to 20 1+3 and 3 year awards).

·       One Leverhulme ‘1989 after 1989: Rethinking the Fall of State Socialism’ project doctoral award

·       One AHRC Globalism Goes Social project doctoral award

History at the University of Exeter has two research centres in the broad field of world history: the Centre for Imperial and Global History (led by Professor Andrew Thompson), and the Centre for War, State and Society (led by Professor Martin Thomas). 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, comprising of one of the largest groups of imperial and global historians currently working in the UK. Continue reading “Exeter PhD Funding in Imperial and Global History – Early Feb. Deadlines”

Up to 52 fully-funded PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities Available for Sept. 2015

ExeterInterested in pursuing a PhD in imperial and global history at the University of Exeter? Consider applying through the SWW Doctoral Training Partnership.

Cross-posted from South, West & Wales Doctoral Training Partnership

The South, West & Wales Doctoral Training Partnership (SWW DTP) is a collaboration of eight leading research universities and partners representing the arts, heritage, media and government sectors, working together to develop a new generation of arts and humanities researchers.

We are offering up to 52 fully-funded PhD studentships for entry in September 2015.

The SWW DTP is designed to lead a new generation of researchers into productive careers whether in academia or professional practice. We provide bespoke support and training tailored to your project and your career aspirations, enriched by the world-class expertise and state-of-the-art resources offered through the partnership. DTP students have unrivalled access to prestige organisations such as BBC Drama (Cardiff), BBC Factual (Bristol), English Heritage, the National Library of Wales, the National Trust and the Welsh National Opera, among others. Our students benefit from the Professional Arts and Humanities Researcher skills training programme, developing essential research and transferable skills linked to academic progression, personal and professional development. Continue reading “Up to 52 fully-funded PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities Available for Sept. 2015”

Considering a History PhD at Exeter? Registration Open till Monday for the PhD funding Open Day

Want to do a PhD in history at the University of Exeter?

There is still time.

Prospective applicants who are eligible for funding can register for our Open Day in Bristol on Wednesday 22 January 2014. The aim of the Open Day is for you to learn more about the research opportunities and supervisory expertise offered in the SWW DTP. The deadline for registering is 12.00 midday Monday 13 January 2014. Continue reading “Considering a History PhD at Exeter? Registration Open till Monday for the PhD funding Open Day”