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Ian and Mildred Karten PhD Studentship in Jewish/non-Jewish relations

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Location:  Avenue Campus
Closing Date:  Friday 24 July 2020
Reference:  1273020A1

The Parkes Institute for the study of Jewish/non-Jewish relations at the University of Southampton announces the availability of a studentship to support a doctoral candidate working on any aspect of Jewish/non-Jewish relations throughout ages.

The Parkes Institute is a major centre for the study of Jewish/non-Jewish relations across the ages. Its research covers antiquity to the twenty-first century and is wide-ranging in geographical scope. Amongst the specialised interests of its members are study of the Ancient World, Migration, Maritime Studies, Eastern Europe, Western Europe including the UK, Holocaust Studies, Heritage and History of Ideas, and the work of the Parkes Institute is underpinned by examining questions of the relations between Jews and non-Jews and Jewish identity and culture more broadly. The Parkes Institute currently has academic members working in a variety of disciplines including History, Religious Studies, English, Music, Archeology and Cultural Studies, and an interdisciplinary approach is key to its work.

The scholarship will cover UK/EU fees and full maintenance at AHRC rate for a duration of 3 years. Overseas candidates are encouraged to apply but should be aware that the overall amount of the studentship will not exceed £20,000 per annum. The candidate is required to hold a Master degree with merit or equivalent in a related discipline.

Starting dates: September 2020 or January 2021.

Application: Please email Dr Claire Le Foll (c.le-foll@soton.ac.uk) by Friday 24th July 2020 with a research proposal (500 words) and CV.  Please note all candidates will also need to apply to the University of Southampton through the normal application procedure in order to be eligible for the studentship. https://www.southampton.ac.uk/courses/how-to-apply/postgraduate-applications.page

NOTE:  Please indicate in the funding section of the on-line application form that you wish to be considered for this funded PhD Studentship.

Deadline for applications: Friday 24 July 2020

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