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British Library Call for HEI partners – AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships scheme

The British Library is pleased to invite applications from academics of postgraduate status currently employed at UK universities/Higher Education Institutions who would be interested in joint supervision of collaborative doctoral projects.

The studentships would begin in October 2022 with full funding for up to four years through the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships scheme.

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Prospective HEI partners are now invited to submit proposals to further develop and bring their own expertise and perspective to one of the following research themes:

Research theme 1: Investigating the origins and development of the Cotton Collection at the British Library
Research theme 2: Football fanzines and fan communities in the digital age: Challenges for publishing, reading and collecting fanzines [PDF 112KB]

Please refer to our website for full details:

The application deadline is Friday 10 December 2021, 5pm.

Questions on the application process should be directed to: 



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