PhD Studentships in History, Classics and Archaeology

Birkbeck, University of London - Department of History, Classics and Archaeology

The Department of History, Classics and Archaeology at Birkbeck is pleased to invite applications for up to 10 fully-funded PhD studentships, commencing in October 2018.

The department has a long and distinguished record as a leading centre of research and teaching. With a vibrant community of more than 40 academic staff, it offers a superb range of doctoral supervision from premodern times to the present. In REF 2014, the department was ranked seventh among all History departments in Britain (THS research intensity table), with 85% of its research deemed ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’. The department is ranked first for teaching quality and student satisfaction amongst London universities (NSS 2017), and sixth nationally for teaching quality. Our unique location in the heart of London's academic quarter provides our more than 90 research students with unrivalled access to world-class museums, libraries, archives, and research institutes.

We currently invite applications for the following PhD studentships:

  • ESRC studentships in ‘Archaeology and Heritage Studies’ and ‘Economic and Social History’. Closing date: 11 December 2017.
  • HCA studentships for any suitable topic in History, Classics, or Archaeology. Closing date: 31 January 2018.
  • Wellcome Trust studentships on the history of sexual violence (any period from the 1750s to the present). Closing date: 31 January 2018.
  • Birkbeck Bicentenary studentships on the history of Birkbeck College. Closing date: 31 January 2018.
  • Bonnart Trust studentship for projects about ‘Diversity and Belonging’ and ‘Minorities and Social Justice’. Closing date: 1 February 2018.
  • SSHP studentships for any suitable topic in History, Classics, or Archaeology. Closing date: 10 March 2018.

Full details on these studentships and the application process are available at http://www.bbk.ac.uk/history/prospective-students/phd-mphil/research-funding.

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