The Penrhyn Project: 3 year PhD Studentship in the social and political history of north west Wales, c.1860-1980.

A funded 3 year PhD Studentship in in the social and political history of north west Wales, c.1860-1980, commencing Autumn 2017/ January 2018.

Bangor University’s Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates (ISWE) invites applications for a 3 year PhD Studentship focused on the impact and influence of the Penrhyn Estate on the social and political identity of north west Wales during the period c.1860-1980.

This unique studentship is sponsored by the Drapers’ Company and includes a stipend of c.£10,000 for three years, in addition to the cost of all tuition fees and funding to attend an international conference.

Supervised by an expert and interdisciplinary academic team headed by Professor Andrew Edwards (Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Modern History) and linking to integral parts of the region’s cultural heritage profile, the project provides an outstanding opportunity for a motivated, talented and ambitious graduate looking to develop a career in the academic and / or cultural heritage sectors. The successful candidate will be based in the School of History and Archaeology.

The closing date for applications is 16 October, 2017.

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Publication date: 12 September 2017