Northumbria University invites applicants wishing to complete PhD dissertations relating to African-American political, social, or cultural activism in the post-1945 period and/or the history and cultures of the modern (post-1900) US South. It is particularly interested in projects that propose to adopt inter- or multi-disciplinary approaches. Further information can be found here:
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If you wish to discuss your proposed project, you may contact the project leaders Dr Joe Street (African American activism) and Prof Brian Ward (the modern South) via their institutional addresses or

Successful candidates will be provided with full stipend, paid for three years at RCUK rates for 2017/18 (this is yet to be set, in 2016/17 this is £14,296 pa) and fees (Home/EU £4,350 / International £13,000). Further information on the application process can be found at:

Deadlines: 20 January, 2017.