|Application deadline:||Applications are considered throughout the year|
|Tuition fee:||Not specified|
|Start date:||January 2014, September 2014|
|Duration full-time:||36 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
|Project type:||Open, Predefined|
Many of the research opportunities in history are interdisciplinary and are available for most periods of history and in most geographical regions. PhD supervision is normally available in the following subject areas:
Classical, medieval and early modern medicine: reception(s) of Hippocratic medicine and Hippocratic Oath; history of medical ethics; history and iconography of melancholy and psychopathology; medical history/historiography as an academic discipline; genres of medical writing; interface between medicine and literature, Thomas Mann and medicine; medicine and philosophy; medicine and law (Dr T Rütten).
Death and burial: the history of poverty and poor relief in pre-industrial England (Professor J Boulton).
Gender, womens history and the history of sexuality: Britain (Dr H Berry); the modern Atlantic world (Dr D Paton); China (Dr N Standen); Greece (Dr V Hionidou).
Historical demography: the history of nutrition, famine and mortality; the history of fertility, birth control and contraception (Dr V Hionidou).
History of ideas: revolutionary ideology in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain and France (Dr R Hammersley); European historiography (Dr L Racaut).
History of psychiatry: mental health and the asylum; forensic psychiatry, criminal lunacy and crime; the history of the body; early modern social and cultural history of health; history of hospitals; history of sexuality; domestic/household medicine; travel and medicine (Dr J Andrews).
Early medieval Britain and Europe (Dr S Ashley, Ms E Redgate).
National identity, inter-ethnic relations and border issues: China (Dr N Standen); Japan (Dr M Dusinberre); North America (Dr B Houston); Russia and Ukraine (Professor D Saunders); Mexico and Cuba (Dr K Brewster); the Caribbean (Dr D Paton); Spain (Dr A Quiroga); Ireland (Dr S Ashley, Dr F Campbell); the Irish in Britain (Dr J Allen).
Politics, international relations and the impact of war: modern British politics (Dr J Allen, Dr M Farr, Dr F Campbell); European fascism and the Nazi new order (Professor T Kirk); twentieth-century France (Dr M Perry); twentieth-century Italy (Dr C Baldoli); transwar Japan (Dr M Dusinberre); American Civil War and the United States in the nineteenth century (Professor S M Grant); the United States in the twentieth century (Dr B Houston); comparative history of frontiers (Dr N Standen).
Urban history and urban culture: history of the press in early modern France (Dr L Racaut); nineteenth-century Newcastle and the North East (Dr J Allen); eighteenth-century urban cultures in Britain (Dr H Berry); seventeenth-century London (Professor J Boulton); urban culture in the Habsburg Empire (Professor T Kirk).
For more information about staff specialisms please see the School's website.
There are also opportunities for joint supervision with Latin American researchers in the School of Modern Languages.
Normally, a good higher degree in history or a related discipline. Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 7.0, TOEFL 100 (Internet-based) or 600 (paper-based), or equivalent.
|TOEFL iBT® test:||100|
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