John Robinson PhD Studentship in History at the University of Nottingham

Karen Adler's picture
April 7, 2017
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Contemporary History, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies

The Department of History at the University of Nottingham invites applications from outstanding candidates for the John Robinson studentship, which is funded by the late John Robinson, alumnus of the History Department. Excellent applications in any area that can be supervised within the Department are welcomed, especially:

  • Urban development and urban culture from early medieval to modern period
  • Political history of medieval England
  • Politics, society and culture in early modern England and Europe
  • Political identities and ideologies in modern and contemporary Britain, Europe, USA and Russia
  • Histories of rights and justice
  • Visual and material cultures in modern Britain, Europe and Russia
  • Histories of ethnicity, race and nation
  • European empires, colonialism and decolonization
  • Histories of health and medicine
  • Histories of gender and sexuality from early medieval to modern period
  • Asia-Pacific histories in the modern period


  • Must be starting PhD studies in September 2017
  • Full-time
  • UK, EU or overseas fee status
  • Must hold an offer of a place to study in the Department of History, University of Nottingham

The award pays the equivalent of UK/EU tuition fees and a maintenance grant of approx £14,210 p.a. for a maximum of three years of full-time doctoral study (subject to evidence of satisfactory progress). The stipend for International students will be approximately £3,500 to £4,000 because of higher tuition fees.

The deadline for funding applications is 13.00 (UK time) on 7 April 2017 to

Apply for a place to study at Nottingham:

Please note that references only need to be submitted when you apply for a place to study.

Please ensure that your referees are aware

  1. that what they write will also be used to assess your funding application;
  2. of the deadline for submission of references.
Contact Info: 

Dr Karen Adler

Director, Postgraduate Research

Department of History

University of Nottingham

Nottingham NG7 2RD

Great Britain