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TitelTwo Full-fees bursaries available for Ph.D Research in German, University of Leeds (home/EU rate)
BeschreibungFrom October 2013 two three-year full-fees bursaries, at the home/EU rate, co-funded by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, will be available for Ph.D candidates working in German. These bursaries are available to part-time students.

These studentships have been made available in connection with the Dr Helen Finch’s AHRC fellowship on '”Holocaust Literature in German: Canon, Witness, Remediation” and Professor Stuart Taberner’s AHRC fellowship on “German-language Literature and Transnationalism”.

Studentship 1 – Holocaust literature (primary supervisor, Dr Helen Finch)

Ph.D topics might include, but are not limited to, the reception and impact of Holocaust literature; Holocaust literature and translation; international approaches to Holocaust literature; single- or multiple-author studies; or comparative and interdisciplinary approaches. We would be delighted to offer co-supervision with a supervisor from a complementary discipline if so wished, although the studentship would be held within German Studies.

Studentship 2 – German-language Literature and Transnationalism (primary supervisor, Professor Stuart Taberner)

Ph.D topics might include, but are not limited to, contemporary German-language literature and “world literature”; “minority” and “majority” writers in relation to transnationalism and “transnational Germany”; cosmopolitanism, strangers, hosts and guests; representations of travel and/or empire in contemporary German-language literature; representations of transnational trauma, war, or economic crisis; single- or multiple-author studies, or comparative and interdisciplinary approaches. We would be delighted to offer co-supervision with a colleague from a complementary discipline if so wished, although the studentship would be held within German Studies.

The closing date is 7 June 2013 | Download application form

The studentship is intended for students working towards a Ph.D. For information on further scholarships for study commencing in 2013/14 please see the School of Modern Languages and Cultures scholarships page.

Informal enquiries should be directed in the first instance towards Dr. Helen Finch, h.c.finch@leeds.ac.uk and Professor Stuart Taberner, gllsjt@leeds.ac.uk.

German at Leeds has a vibrant postgraduate community made up of MA by Research and Ph.D students, several of whom are co-supervised in different subjects, researching aspects of the post-1945 and post-unification eras. Current projects include memory debates, single author theses on major German writers and German cinema.

Postgraduate students are integrated into the School of Modern Languages and Cultures' research and teaching activities and benefit from the facilities of the Leeds Humanities Research Institute (LHRI) and Graduate School and training in research methods and teaching effectiveness organised by the University's Staff Development Unit.

The School runs a programme for postgraduates focussing on career development and employability, including presentation skills, writing-up research for publication, editorial work and being part of collaborative projects, and preparing for job interviews.

The University of Leeds is one of the largest centres for research training in the UK, and has an outstanding reputation in research as highlighted by our success in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. Our commitment to training the next generation of excellent researchers is demonstrated by our significant investments in supporting researchers’ personal and professional development.


Web: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/info/125024/postgraduate/2174/ahrc-funded_phd_bursaries_in_german_studies

Quelle der BeschreibungInformation des Anbieters
Internetadressehttp://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/logbrowse.pl?trx=vx&list=H-Germanistik&mo...
Bewerbungsschluss07.06.2013
PersonName: Dr. Helen Finch 
E-Mail: h.c.finch@leeds.ac.uk 
Name: Prof. Stuart Taberner 
E-Mail: gllsjt@leeds.ac.uk 
KontaktdatenName/Institution: School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Leeds 
Strasse/Postfach: University of Leeds 
Postleitzahl: LS2 9JT 
Stadt: Leeds 
LandGroßbritannien
BenutzerführungEnglisch
SchlüsselbegriffeLiteraturwissenschaft; Literatur nach 1945; Literatursoziologie; Motiv- u. Stoffgeschichte
Klassifikation18.00.00 20. Jahrhundert (1945-1989); 19.00.00 1990 bis zur Gegenwart
Ediert von  H-Germanistik
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