Employment: 2 PhD Studentships, Department of History, York

Closing date 22nd May 2015

2 PhD Studentships,
Department of History,
University of York.

Start Date: 1st October 2015

Sponsor: AHRC

Two fully funded AHRC studentships are available in the Department of History at the University of York.  Attached to the project: The Genesis of Inquisition Procedures.

In all cases, applicants should first apply for a place on the PhD in History at York via the York Select system. Enquiries about the application processes for all four studentships can be directed to Caroline Edwards at caroline.edwards@york.ac.uk.

Project description:

The Genesis of Inquisition Procedures (2 studentships)

Two fully funded PhD studentships are available on a major new AHRC project, The Genesis of Inquisition Procedures and the Truth-Claims of Inquisition Records: The Inquisition Registers of Languedoc, 1235-1244, led by Professor Peter Biller with Dr Lucy Sackville and Dr Shelagh Sneddon. This exciting new project aims to transform the study and understanding of the inquisition of heresy in its first decade.

The two funded PhD projects are:

  • Religion and the Culture of Thirteenth-Century Southern French Nobility
  • The Idea of Medieval Heresy in Early Modern France

Both studentships are available full-time to start on 1 October 2015.

The studentships comprise a fee-waiver at the Home/EU rate and a stipend at RCUK rates (for 2015/16, £14,057). Standard AHRC eligibility criteria apply.

Further details about the studentships and the application process is available at the link below:


Enquires about the studentships can be directed to Dr Lucy Sackville at lucy.sackville@york.ac.uk

The deadline is 5.00pm (BST) Friday 22 May 2015.

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