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Call for Application: PhD Studentship in Arab and Islamic Studies, Islamic Studies, Middle East Politics, Ethno-Political Studies, Kurdish Studies or Palestine Studies

We are looking for PhD proposals in humanities and social sciences with reference to the Middle East and the Islamicate world.

The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies is seeking applications for three PhD studentships for excellent doctoral students whose area of specialisation fits and complements the research interests of our academics. We are looking for PhD proposals in humanities and social sciences with reference to the Middle East and the Islamicate world. This can cover Anthropology, Archaeology, Gender Studies, History, Islamic Studies, International Relations, Literature, Political Science and other relevant fields.

The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies (IAIS) at Exeter is the leading centre of excellence for research in Middle East, Arab and Islamic Studies in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1999 to consolidate existing strengths in the study of the Greater Middle East, the Muslim-majority world, and Islam.

The Institute has the strongest REF2014 results of any Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies department in the UK submitted to the Area Studies Panel, and they establish Exeter as the leader in the field in terms of research quality, impact and environment.

You should have or expect to achieve at least a 2:1 Honours degree, or International equivalent, in any relevant humanities or social sciences subject area and will ideally hold or currently be working towards a Master’s degree at Merit level, or international equivalent, in a relevant humanities or social science subject.

Applicants must not already be enrolled on a PhD programme.

If English is not your first language you will need to meet the English language requirements and provide proof of proficiency.

These studentships, including full tuition fees and maintenance allowance, are available to UK and International fee-paying candidates. Please note that this studentship also provides additional funds to help with visa fees and health surcharge costs. Successful applicants will need to initially pay the cost of these fees themselves and top-up funding to cover these costs will be provided upon registration with the University.

Applicants with refugee status are especially welcome to apply.

Important Data

Application Deadline: May 3, 2022

Venue: University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

Website: www.jobs.ac.uk

For general information about this studentship and the application process, please contact pgradmissions@exeter.ac.uk

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