Wellcome Trust PhD Studentship from 1 October 2012 for three years: Stipend starting at £19,919.

RIAH thin image bar Swansea University, in partnership with the Universities of Aberystwyth, Northumbria and Strathclyde, has been awarded a five-year Wellcome Trust funded project on Disability and Industrial Society: A comparative cultural history of British Coalfields, c. 1780-1948. 

The PhD will be a comparative study of disability in the literature of the three coalfields from the late nineteenth century to 1948.  The successful student will be based at Swansea University and will work as part of the 14-strong project team. 

Academic supervisor: Dr Kirsti Bohata, Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales. 

For more information please visit http://www.swansea.ac.uk/riah/graduate-centre/wellcome-trust-fully-funded-phd/.

Deadline:  2 July 2012.