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PhD Studentship in Hispanic/Latin American Studies 
Destinatarios 
UK/EU, international students 
Convocante 
University of London 
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www.jobs.ac.uk 
Fecha de publicación   Fecha límite
2 de abril de 2017  31 de mayo de 2017 
Descripción
Funding amount: £15,000 pa plus a fee waiver equivalent to the full-time UK/EU tuition fee

Applications are being sought for a full time PhD studentship at the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), School of Advanced Study, University of London, to begin in October 2017.

This doctoral studentship is aimed at suitably qualified graduates who wish to focus their research on the cultures of the Latin American communities in the UK. Candidates should have a first degree (2i/1st class) and a master’s degree in modern languages (Spanish/Hispanic/Latin America studies) or a cognate arts/humanities discipline (for example, history or social anthropology). Applicants must have near native competence in English and Spanish and preferably some knowledge of Portuguese. This studentship is part of the AHRC-funded ‘Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community’ project hosted at the IMLR The recipient will be expected to prioritise the literary, visual and digital cultures of the Latin American communities.

The award provides the successful applicant with maintenance of £15,000 pa and a fee waiver equivalent to the full-time UK/EU tuition fee, and is tenable for three years full time, commencing in October 2017.

The successful applicant will be registered at the Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, for the MPhil/PhD degree of the University of London, and will be supervised by Catherine Davies, professor of Hispanic and Latin American Studies and director of the IMLR.

The IMLR is committed to facilitating, initiating and promoting dialogue and research in modern languages in the UK and globally. It makes a vital contribution to national and international collaborative, inter-disciplinary and cross-cultural research by means of seminars, lectures, workshops, colloquia, conferences, a fellowships programme and six research centres. The Institute is one of the nine institutes that make up the University of London’s School of Advanced Study. The institutes work together closely on joint initiatives such as the Centre for Postcolonial Studies, the Human Rights Consortium, the Centre for Integrated Caribbean Research, and a legal translation hub.

Applicants should discuss their research proposal with the IMLR director (catherine.davies@sas.ac.uk) before making a formal application online with the School of Advanced Study.
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