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Postgraduate opportunity at Edinburgh

*Arts and Humanities Research Council awards in 2011*

In 2011 the German section at the University of Edinburgh expects to award
one AHRC PhD scholarship for doctoral research in German Studies or a
comparative topic involving German Studies.

Staff in the German section are able to supervise a wide range of topics,
including German-Jewish writing; German-Turkish writing; German literature and mental health as well as disabilities studies;  travel/migration writing and cultural exchange; gender and masculinity studies; the Third Reich and Holocaust writing; theatre, film and censorship; GDR studies; Translation Studies; Medieval studies; 18th/19th century studies; literature of the early 20th century and post-1945 literature; myth and literature studies.

Our innovative Edinburgh German Yearbook, planned and edited within the section and published by Camden House in the USA, attracts high-profile academic contributors with their cutting-edge research.

For staff profiles and research interests see:


Please contact Prof. Peter Davies (peter.j.davies@ed.ac.uk) for further
details. The deadline for AHRC applications is 15 February 2012; the form is available at:


Please note that candidates should already have applied for and been accepted for PhD study at Edinburgh by this date.

Professor Peter Davies
Chair of Modern German Studies

Division of European Languages and Cultures
University of Edinburgh
David Hume Tower
George Square

Tel: 0131 650 3632



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