PhD studentship available looking at the London Postal Map
20 June 2012
The Critical & Historical Studies Programme at the Royal College of Art and the British Postal Museum and Archive in London (BPMA) seek to appoint a student to undertake a PhD by thesis on the History and Development of the London Postal Map. This studentship is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council Collaborative Doctoral Award scheme.
The project will be supervised by Joe Kerr, School of Humanities at the RCA and Dr Deborah Turton, BPMA.
The scholarship is for three-years, full-time study. It has been funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award in the 2012/2013 academic year provides a maintenance grant payment of £15,590 p.a. and fees of £3,732 p.a. Please note that this award also includes the Royal College of Art's contribution to the top-up fee. EU applicants without UK residency status can apply for this award but, if successful, will only be entitled to a bursary covering the fees.
The closing date for applications is 6 July 2012.
For further information on how to apply, please click here.
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