PhD in History, Midlands3Cities (M3C) funding UK

Job opportunity, deadline 15 January 2018


The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M3C) is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, De Montfort University, University of Leicester, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham. M3C is awarding up to 80 PhD Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) studentships for UK/EU applicants for 2018 entry.

M3C is also awarding 7 Collaborative Doctoral Awards with partner organisations: Flatpack Festival, Leicester City Council, Nottingham City Museums and Galleries, Nottingham Contemporary, Oxford Lieder, Royal Shakespeare Company, and Spalding Gentlemen's Society.

M3C provides research candidates with expert supervision (including cross-institutional supervision where appropriate), research training and access to a wide range of facilities, cohort events and placement opportunities with regional, national and international partners in the cultural, creative and heritage sectors.

The Department of History at the University of Nottingham is inviting applications from students whose research interests include:

Early and late medieval, early modern, modern and contemporary history

Histories of Europe east and west (including Britain), Russia, East Asia, South Asia, Africa, Atlantic

Economic, social, diplomatic, political, cultural, gender, colonial, urban, slave, Jewish and religious history

Collaborative doctoral award for the project, Reconstructing Wollaton Hall: From Elizabethan Showcase to 21st Century Museum

The deadline for M3C funding applications is Monday 15 January 2018, by which time students must have applied for a place to study and have ensured that two academic references are submitted to the home university on the correct M3C form. For full details of eligibility, funding, and research supervision areas, please visit our website.

All welcome at the free proposal writing workshop in Nottingham on 18 November 2017.

Contact Info: 

Dr Karen Adler, Director of postgraduate research, Department of History, University of Nottingham