The Penrhyn Project: 3 year PhD Studentship in the social and political history of North West Wales, c.1860-1980.

Arts and Humanities

Bangor University

Subjects:  | 

Bangor University’s Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates (ISWE) invites applications for a 3 year PhD Studentship focused on the impact and influence of the Penrhyn estate on the social and political identity of North West Wales during the period c.1860-1980.

This unique studentship is sponsored by the Drapers’ Company and includes a stipend of c.£10,000 for three years, in addition to the cost of all tuition fees and funding to attend an international conference.

Supervised by an expert and interdisciplinary academic team headed by Professor Andrew Edwards (Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Modern History) and linking to integral parts of the region’s cultural heritage profile, the project provides an outstanding opportunity for a motivated, talented and ambitious graduate looking to develop a career in the academic and/or cultural heritage sectors. The successful candidate will be based in the School of History and Archaeology

Funding information

Funding applies to:
Open to applicants from a range of countries
Funding notes:

The studentship includes the full cost of tuition fees plus a maintenance stipend worth c.£10,000 per annum, for the 3 year duration of the award.

You will also be paid a fixed allowance of £2,000 per year for 3 years in recognition of the requirement to undertake work experience of approximately 100 hours per year. Details of the work experience (normally teaching, supervision of practicals or research assistance) will be discussed and agreed with your supervisor.

Contacts and how to apply

Academic contact:

Informal enquiries about the project should be directed to: Dr. Shaun Evans, Director of the Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates,

General enquiries about the Studentship or the application process should be directed to: Postgraduate Admissions Administrator,

Administrative contact and how to apply:

Apply online here For further information, including details of the application process please click here

Application deadline:

16 October 2017