3 x PhD scholarships available on 'The Future of Holocaust Memory'

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Three fully-funded PhD studentships are available through “The Future of Holocaust Memory”, a new research network within the White Rose College of the Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) at the universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. The studentships are funded by the UK's Arts and Humanities Research Council.

The topics of the three PhD studentships are as follows:

(1) “The E​mergence of Holocaust Memory in francophone North Africa and the Middle East” (the student will be based at Leeds and supervised by Max Silverman and Daniel Lee)

(2) "The emergence of Holocaust memory in central and eastern Europe” (the student will be based at Sheffield and supervised by Sue Vice and Hugo Service)

(3) “Presenting and preserving Holocaust testimony in the post-survivor era” (the student will be based at York and supervised by Lisa Peschel and Matthew Boswell).

We would be grateful if you could distribute this link to any students who might be interested in applying:


Applicants must have at least a UK Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent. A Masters degree is desirable, or the candidate must demonstrate ​​the equivalent experience.

Applications from suitably-qualified students from anywhere in the world are welcome until 8 May 2017.

Queries should be directed to Professor Sue Vice (s.vice@sheffield.ac.uk) or one of the supervisors named above.