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Call for Chapters: Music, Myth, and Story in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Throughout this period, stories about music found in classical mythology, ancient history, biblical episodes, bird-lore, and more contemporary anecdotes were all treated as foundations for musical knowledge (of moral or philosophical kind, if less frequently practical or theoretical).

Newman University PhD Scholarships

 

Newman University is delighted to invite applications for its latest Doctoral Studentship competition. As part of the University’s continued commitment to support the most promising researchers to undertake in-depth scholarship, applications are invited for a number of fully-funded PhD Studentships for three years (full-time) for UK or EU students.

 

The Studentship includes a subsistence grant in line with the recommendations of the UK research Councils (currently £13,863 p.a.) with all fees paid.

 

PhD Teaching Fellow, Department of History, University of Limerick: ‘Student Cultures in Early Modern Germany’

Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD stipend to support research on 'Student Cultures in Early Modern Germany'. Applicants should submit a research proposal defining a specific project that relates to and explores an aspect or aspects of this general theme. Viable areas for research might include but need not be restricted to the following: social mobility, elite formation, patronage, career expectations, urban interactions, lifestyles, ritual, deviance, violence, crime and punishment.

 

The Society for Renaissance Studies and the RSA Conference in Berlin March 2014

The SRS has long believed that there is a reciprocal agreement between RSA and SRS to the effect that all RSA members can attend any of our conferences without joining SRS and that all SRS members can attend RSA conferences held in Europe (currently every five years) without joining RSA. SRS has for some years advertised this as one of the benefits of membership.

Call for papers, AHA 2016: Women & Diplomatic Culture in Early Modernity

Abstracts are invited for papers about "Women & Diplomatic Culture in Early Modernity," for a possible SSEMW Co-Sponsored Session at the American Historical Association's annual meeting in Atlanta in January 2016.

Seminar: The Relation of Literature and Learning to Social Hierarchy in Early Modern Europe

The following sessions will be held at 2.00p.m. (ending by 3.30p.m.) in Hilary Term 2015 in All Souls College, Oxford (except for the first two sessions -- their time and location are different). There will normally be two papers per session.


 

TECHNE Doctoral Students at the University of Roehampton

AHRC Studentships are available at the University of Roehampton through the TECHNE Doctoral Training Partnership. Each scholarship includes maintenance and fees for three years for a full-time student, or for five years for a part-time student.

Sanctity in Global Perspective

Series Editors:

  • Shahzad Bashir, Stanford University
  • Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, University of Pittsburgh
  • John Stratton Hawley, Barnard College

 

Opportunity: AHRC and BBC Workshop on Shakespeare

The AHRC is collaborating with the BBC on a seminar which will bring together BBC commissioning and editorial staff with arts and humanities researchers specialising or with interests in Shakespeare. This seminar will enable BBC staff to meet a range of academics specialising in this field and discuss the latest research with a view to helping to shape and influence BBC coverage. Expressions of interest are invited from researchers from all disciplines within the arts and humanities.

 

 

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