Final call for AHRC Doctoral Studentships (PhD.) in Dance at Kingston University 

For UK and EU students through the TECHNE Partnership 

Kingston internal application deadline: 8th January 2016

The Department of Dance at Kingston University, London, invites expressions of interest to join our PhD Programme in October 2016.  Applications from all areas of Dance Studies are welcome but we would be especially interested in hearing from potential candidates on the following topics:

Popular, social and vernacular dance practices

Dance and identity

Dance education

British and European contemporary performance

Interdisciplinary performance practices

Embodiment and somatics

Indian classical dance

If you are interested in developing a research proposal for an application to this scheme, please send a proposal to me directly for feedback before 11th December 2015: 

Kingston University, London is pleased to be a member of TECHNE, a Consortium of seven institutions in London and the South-East that form an AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). Over five years (2014-2019), the TECHNE Consortium will fund approximately 176 PhD studentships for outstanding Arts and Humanities postgraduate researchers across the partner institutions.

TECHNE’s vision is to produce scholars who are highly motivated and prepared for academic, public or professional life. Students will benefit from a diversity of training opportunities and be able to draw on supervisory expertise from across the Consortium. The name ‘TECHNE’ in reference to the Greek term for craft – it will create a new model for collaborative research skills training for PhD students.

For further information on how to apply for TECHNE studentships at Kingston University, London please go to:

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