Applications are invited for one E. Allison Peers Doctoral Studentship in Iberian and Latin American Studies

Deadline: May 28, 2018

Applications are invited for one E. Allison Peers Doctoral Studentship in Iberian and Latin American Studies, to begin in September 2018. The Scholarship provides full fees at the Home/EU student rate (approx. £4,260) for students undertaking the PhD in Modern Languages and Cultures (Iberian and Latin American Studies pathways), plus a £5,000 yearly stipend.

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; 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’ form. Completed expressions of interest should reach the department through the contact below by 28 May 2018. Applicants for an E. Allison Peers Scholarship must also make a formal application for admittance to the PhD in Modern Languages (Hispanic and Latin American Studies patheways) at the University of Liverpool by that same date.
More information

Download full information on the scholarship, including an ‘expression of interest’ form
For more information about the scheme or an informal discussion, please contact: Dr Marieke Riethof:


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