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Studentship: Black and Indigenous Collectors in the Material and Digital Archive (Deadline: June 13, 2022)

Black and Indigenous Collectors in the Material and Digital Archive: Fully funded doctoral studentship in London

Birkbeck University and the Linnean Society of London

London, England

How did Black and Indigenous people shape eighteenth- and/or nineteenth-century knowledge? Birkbeck University of London and the Linnean Society are pleased to announce a fully-funded doctoral award to start in Oct 2022. The successful applicant will carry out research on rich archives covering trans-Atlantic networks, investigating the lives of Black and Indigenous individuals crucial to the production of knowledge about the natural world during a period of colonialism and Empire. The final PhD topic will be decided by the successful applicant, in conversation with supervisors, and can cover research into eighteenth-century, Romantic or Victorian areas.

Qualification type: PhD

LocationBirkbeck University/the Linnean Society of London, London

Funding for: UK Students / International Students full and part-time study (visa permitting)

Funding amount: The studentship is subject to UKRI eligibility criteria, and will cover home or international fees and stipend at UKRI rates for a maximum of four years full-time, or seven years part-time study, subject to institutional regulations.

AHRC stipend: For the academic year 2021-22, the stipend will be [£18,612 with London weighting]. This project also comes with additional funds for national and international travel costs relating to the project, and additional funds to organize public events. Please note: the stipend funding amount typically increases with inflation each academic year.

Closes: Monday 13 June 2022, 5pm

For full details and to apply, see: https://www.chase.ac.uk/cdas/black-and-indigenous-collectors or email Dr Emily Senior e.senior@bbk.ac.uk

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