PhD studentship: Imperial Information Cultures 1880-1950 (at StAndrews)

Applications for a fully-funded (fees + stipend) PhD studentship in the Schools of English and History at the University of St Andrews, on the theme ‘Information cultures of the British Empire, 1880-1950’. Closing date: 15 February 2021

Further details can be found here:

The studentship is funded by St Leonard’s Postgraduate College, at the University of St Andrews, to support an exceptional student undertaking interdisciplinary doctoral research on the intersections between literary and informational culture in the later part of Britain’s imperial era. The precise focus and methods of the project will be determined by the research interests of the successful applicant (and applicants should use their research proposals to indicate their approach to the general theme).

Applicants may have backgrounds in English, History or History of Science. Applications are welcome from women, from the Black, Asian, Minority or Ethnic (BAME) community, or from those who belong to other groups that are currently under-represented in the University. There are no geographical or nationality restrictions. 

The student will be co-supervised by Dr James Purdon (School of English) and Professor Aileen Fyfe (School of History).