PhD Studentship at University of Nottingham

Published: 18 May 2009

PhD Studentship in Contemporary Russian and East European History

PhD Studentship in Contemporary Russian and East European History

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply for a 3-year PhD studentship in contemporary (20th century) Russian and East European history, to start October 2009 or sooner. The studentship is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) through the Centre for Russian, Central and East European Studies (CRCEES).

Based in the School of History, University of Nottingham, the award-holder will be affiliated to the CRCEES research network, and be able to participate in its workshops, seminars, international summer schools and other collaborative activities The award-holder will also be a member of the Nottingham Institute of Russian and East European Studies (NIREES).

The successful applicant will have an M.A or M.Sc. degree as well as a 1st or good Upper 2nd class B.A. degree in history or a cognate discipline, a research interest in an area falling within the expertise of relevant members of staff in the School of History, and appropriate language competencies. Preference may be given to candidates whose proposed research addresses one or more of CRCEES' priority themes.

Visit the School of History for details on Russian and East European expertise at the University of Nottingham.

How to apply:

Applications, to include a 1500 word research proposal, should be made on the University of Nottingham's online application form. (Please clearly indicate on your application form that you are applying for a 'CRCEES Ph.D. Studentship').

Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Dr Nick Baron ( to discuss their proposed research and supervision.

Please ensure that two confidential references are sent to the University by this date.

First published: 18 May 2009