UKRI International PhD Studentship: History of Colombo (Fixed Term – 3 years)

University of Cambridge

Functions are invited for a 3 12 months absolutely funded, full-time worldwide studentship, commencing 1st October 2024. The coed will likely be primarily based on the School of Historical past as a part of a UKRI-funded venture titled ‘Colombo: Layered Histories within the International South Metropolis’, which was chosen for funding by the European Analysis Council below its ‘HORIZON’ programme.

The possible doctoral scholar will focus their consideration inside the broad subject of the Political and/or social historical past of Colombo, ideally within the period after 1800. Given the venture’s intention to generate dialogue between Sri Lanka and Europe, candidates making use of from Sri Lanka are particularly inspired.

Candidates ought to have or count on to obtain a related Masters-level qualification, or be capable to exhibit equal expertise in knowledgeable setting. The venture is anticipated to draw college students with a background in historical past or a cognate self-discipline though different disciplines will likely be thought-about. They might want to exhibit their potential to work inside a workforce.

Desire will likely be given to candidates demonstrating competence in each Sinhala and Tamil. Competence in not less than one in all these languages for analysis functions is a necessary requirement for the profitable candidate.

This studentship is simply open to Worldwide candidates (excluding UK, together with EU and EEA). One other studentship for UK candidates will likely be marketed in a future 12 months.

For extra particulars please make sure you learn the Additional Info doc connected.

Casual enquiries are welcomed and needs to be directed to Professor Sujit Sivasundaram, Professor of World Historical past and venture P.I. at [email protected] .

Basic enquiries concerning the utility course of could be directed to Joanne Pearson, HR Administrator at [email protected] .

Please quote reference JJ39243 in your utility and in any correspondence about this studentship.

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