PhD studentships in Film Studies

Leicester, UK, 14. January 2019.

Film Studies at the University of Leicester invites applications from potential research students whose interests connect with our fields of expertise in any of the following areas:

-·Contemporary American, European and Chinese cinemas

-·American cinema and television history

-·British cinema and television history

-·Women and cinema

-·Popular film and cultural politics

-·Cinema audiences, exhibition and reception


*AHRC Midlands4Cities funding for UK/EU students*

The AHRC-funded _Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) brings together eight leading universities across the Midlands to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers. M4C is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Birmingham City University, University of Warwick, Coventry University, University of Leicester, De Montfort University, Nottingham Trent University and The University of Nottingham.

M4C is awarding up to80 doctoral studentships for UK/EU applicants across all subject areas for 2019 through an open competition and 11Collaborative Doctoral Awards (CDA) through a linked competition with a range of partner organisations in the cultural, creative and heritage sector.

The deadline for M4C funding applications is *14 January 2019 (noon)*, by which time students must have applied for a place to study at the university and have ensured that two academic references are submitted using the Midlands4Cities online reference form.

For full details of eligibility, funding, research supervision areas and CDA projects, and for dates of our November application writing workshops, please visit or contact .

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Professor James Chapman at