The Imagery of Political Union in the Palace of Westminster, 1830-1920s

An AHRC Collaborative Award between the University of Nottingham and the Palace of Westminster

The Department of Art History invites application for an AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award starting 1 October 2011. The award is made between the University and the Palace of Westminster and will focus on The imagery of political union in the Palace of Westminster, 1830-1920s.

The fees and maintenance grant studentship, which will support three years of full-time study (subject to satisfactory progress), is funded through the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Awards Scheme.

Research will be supervised jointly by Professor Fintan Cullen in the Department of Art History at The University of Nottingham and the Palace of Westminster.

The successful applicant will contribute to activities at both the University of Nottingham and the Palace of Wetsminster. The successful applicant will need to meet the AHRC’s academic criteria for doctoral study and demonstrate the potential to develop advanced research skills.

Candidates must also meet the AHRC’s requirements for UK/EU residency. Standard tuition fees and (for UK students only) a maintenance grant will be paid by the AHRC for three years of full-time study.

Applying

Applications should be made through the University of Nottingham and not through the Palace of Westminster. Candidates and referees should send only electronic copies of the Collaborative Doctoral Award application form,reference form, and the standard University application form  to Fintan Cullen.

Closing date for application: noon 22 June 2011. Interviews will take place in London on Thursday 7 July.

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