Call for Applications: The Murray Research Studentship in European Art or Architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

birkbeck_reception Call for Applications: The Murray Research Studentship in European Art or Architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Department of History of Art, Birkbeck, University of London,
Application deadline: Mar 31, 2016

The Murray Research Studentship in European Art or Architecture of the
Middle Ages and Renaissance

Outstanding candidates for part-time postgraduate research in the field
of European Art or Architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance are
invited to apply for The Murray Research Studentship. This PhD
studentship, based in the Department of History of Art in the School of
Arts at Birkbeck College, and supported by the Murray Bequest, covers
part-time fees and a bursary of £5,000 per annum for a period of five
years. Please note: this studentship is not available for full-time
students.

Peter Murray was Professor of History of Art at Birkbeck from 1967 to
1980. On his death in 1992, his widow, Linda Murray, established a
bequest to support the work of the department.

The Department of History of Art has a number of members of staff who
work in the field covered by the studentship, and are potential
supervisors for the successful applicant: Dr. Robert Maniura, Dr. Laura
Jacobus, Dr. Dorigen Caldwell and Dr Zoë Opačić. For details of their
research interests, please see the staff pages on the department’s
website: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/art-history/staff/teaching-staff/

How to apply
To apply for an award please download the funding application form
here:
http://www.bbk.ac.uk/arts/research/research-bursaries-studentships-funding/mphil-phd-arts-research-studentships.
Please indicate clearly on the form that you wish to apply for the
Murray Studentship.

Please note that applicants must also apply for a place on the
Department’s research programme:
http://www.bbk.ac.uk/study/phd/historyofart/RRRAHIST.html

The application deadline for funding beginning 2016/17 is 5pm on
Thursday 31st March 2016.

The funding application form should be returned by email to:

Anthony Shepherd
Graduate Administrator
Birkbeck, University of London
School of Arts
SoAFA@bbk.ac.uk

If you would like further information, please contact Dr Dorigen
Caldwell: d.caldwell@bbk.ac.uk.

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