PhD scholarship in Folklore and Literature of the Caucasus Region, UK

Deadline: 30 June, 2013
Open to: candidates interested in literature and folklore of Caucasus region, with fluency in Russian
Scholarship: covers  all University fees, a grant for living expenses and funds for approved research expenses

Description

The Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies at the University of Sheffield invites applications for a fully-funded PhD scholarship dedicated to the folklore and literature of the Caucasus region. Proposals may pertain to the folklore and literature itself, the history of scholarship on the question, and the role they have played in the formation of social and cultural identity.

Eligibility

The scholarship in open to candidates, who are fluent in Russian and able to demonstrate an interest in folklore and literature of the Caucasus region. 

Knowledge of one Caucasian language would be an advantage.

Scholarship

The scholarship includes all University fees, a grant for living expenses and funds for approved research expenses.

How to apply

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Professor Craig Brandist ([email protected]) to discuss possible projects.

You are invited to submit the following documents to Professor Brandist by 30 June 2013:

  • CV
  • a research proposal of c.400 words
  • a covering letter explaining your interest

Contact

Professor Craig Brandist
Professor of Cultural Theory and Intellectual History
E-mail[email protected]

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