Applications now open
The British Library are running a series of 3-month (or PT equivalent) PhD Placements, hosted by our specialist curatorial teams and other Library experts. Of the 17 placements currently on offer, this one may be of particular interest:
Exploring British Library collections through twentieth
and early twenty-first century anti-poverty activism
Using archival material from across the British Library’s collections, and drawing on the expertise of different curatorial teams, this PhD placement offers an exciting opportunity to explore anti-poverty activism. The research project will call for a cross-disciplinary approach that highlights the value of the Library’s collections as a whole
Details about the scheme and application guidelines:
Application deadline: 19 February 2016
Open to all doctoral students (as long as they have the support of their supervisor or graduate tutor) the placement scheme includes a dedicated workplan, plus full supervision and training. All placement students are allocated their own desk and/or workspace, and are fully integrated into the working environment of the team/department in which they are based.
Placements will be held between June 2016 – May 2017. Exact start dates to be pre-agreed with successful candidates.
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