E.Allison Peers Postgraduate Scholarships Available

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Applications are invited for E. Allison Peers postgraduate funding: one PhD Studentship and one Master’s Bursary in Iberian and Latin American Studies, to begin on 1 October 2019.

The Scholarships provides full fees at the Home/EU student rate (approx. £4,260) for students undertaking the MRes or the PhD in Modern Languages and Cultures (Iberian and Latin American Studies pathways), plus a £5,000 yearly stiped.

Subject Areas

Teaching and research in Iberian and Latin American Studies at Liverpool is informed by a plurilingual, pluricultural understanding of the Luso-Hispanic world. We welcome applications from students wishing to undertake research in any one or more of Basque Studies, Catalan Studies, Portuguese Studies (Brazilian and European), Spanish Studies and Latin American Studies.

We especially encourage applications that are comparative or relational, and which cross languages and national borders. Possible focuses for study include: cultural politics and the politics of culture; popular culture; film and visual culture; literary studies; digital culture; gender and sexuality; transnational, postnational and postcolonial studies; migration and diaspora; memory and representation.

Application and selection process

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of demonstrated academic excellence. Applicants are required to make contact with a potential supervisor for assistance in formulating a research proposal; applicants can view a list of potential supervisors and their specialist areas on the expression of interest forms:

Completed expressions of interest should reach the department through the contact below by 30 April 2019. Applicants for an E. Allison Peers Scholarship must also make a formal application for admittance to the MRes or the PhD in Modern Languages (Hispanic and Latin American Studies pathways) at the University of Liverpool by that same date.

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