The White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (at the universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York) welcomes applications for doctoral study in “The Emergence of Holocaust Memory in francophone North Africa and the Middle East”. Through literature, film and historical sources, this project will explore the emergence of Holocaust commemoration in the francophone regions of North Africa and the Middle East.
The project forms part of a new Research Network within the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities entitled “The Future of Holocaust Memory”. This funding compliments two other research projects on “The emergence of Holocaust memory in central and eastern Europe” and “Presenting and preserving Holocaust testimony in the post-survivor era”.
The candidate will be based in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies at the University of Leeds, and will be supervised by Professor Max Silverman (Leeds) and Dr Daniel Lee (Sheffield).
The award will provide fees at the Home/EU rate and a stipend paid at standard Research Council rates (£14,553) for the first year of study. The award is renewable for a second and third year of study subject to satisfactory academic progress according to each institution’s Policy on Research Degrees.
If an international candidate is offered a WRoCAH White Rose Networks Studentship for this project, the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies would pay the difference between the international fee rate and the standard UK/EU fee rate.
Applicants must have at least a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent. A Masters degree is desirable, or the candidate must demonstrate the equivalent experience.
For further information including details on how to apply, please go to:
Applications from suitably-qualified students from anywhere in the world are welcome until the new deadline:
extended to 5pm BST on Monday 10th July 2017 for the LEEDS studentship ONLY.
More information on the updated deadline can be found here.