Saturday, July 11, 2009

PhD Studentship: Religion, Politics and Print Culture in England, 1660-1725

University of Worcester, Early Modern Research Group
Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts

Applications are invited for a fully-funded, full-time, three year studentship to undertake research examining political, religious and social developments in England from 1660 to 1725 and the extent to which print material both reflected and promoted such change.

The student will carry out a research project that will lead to the award of a higher research degree (MPhil/PhD) and will be expected to conceptualise and research an individual study under the direction of Dr. Paddy McNally and Dr. Andreas Mueller.

Detailed information about the Early Modern Research Group and the Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts can be found at:

Applicants must have a good first degree (upper second or first class) in History or History and English Literature and should normally possess or be near to completing an MA qualification.

The successful applicant will receive a tax free bursary of £12,300 per annum plus an expenses budget. Fees will be paid in full at the UK/EU rate for home and EU citizens. Overseas students are welcome to apply but will need to fund the balance of fees for Overseas Research Students.

For further details and an application form visit:

For an informal discussion about the studentship please contact Dr. Paddy McNally on +44 1905 855285 or by email at

For questions regarding the application process contact Mrs Helen Tabinor, Graduate Research School Manager (tel: 01905 855012, email:

Closing date for applications is 27 August 2009.

Candidates will be invited for interview on 7th September 2009.


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