Funded PhD for applicants interested in the history of British cinema since 1945

Dear Colleagues,

Could you please bring the following to the attention of any prospective PhD students interested in studying postwar British cinema:

Leeds Beckett University welcomes applications for a funded PhD as follows:

The candidate’s proposal should be based on the history of British cinema since 1945 and focus specifically on either of the following:
1. Children’s cinema and/or depictions of childhood;
2. The representation of women or the work of key female practitioners – this might include actors as well as those behind the camera.

Candidates should have an MA in film, media or cultural studies, or a related area.

Candidates are encouraged to contact Professor Robert Shail on to informally discuss their potential application or research ideas.

For full details of the scheme please go the following link:


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