Funded PhD Opportunity for Victorianists at University of Stirling

The History of Scottish Reading: Innerpeffray Library’s Books and Borrowers 1855-1968

Funded PhD studentship.
Applications will close on the 30 June 2020 at noon.

We have a funded PhD studentship opportunity in the Division of Literature of Languages, Faculty of Arts and Humanities. The successful candidate will work with Dr Katie Halsey on a project entitled ‘The History of Scottish Reading: Innerpeffray Library’s Books and Borrowers 1855-1968’, and will join a cohort of researchers working on historical Scottish libraries on the AHRC-funded ‘Books and Borrowing 1750-1830: An Analysis of Scottish Borrowers’ project, of which Halsey is the Principal Investigator.

Background information

The University of Stirling is advertising a funded PhD studentship opportunity in the Division of Literature of Languages, Faculty of Arts and Humanities. The successful candidate will work with Dr Katie Halsey on a project entitled ‘The History of Scottish Reading: Innerpeffray Library’s Books and Borrowers 1855-1968’, and will join a cohort of researchers working on historical Scottish libraries on the AHRC-funded ‘Books and Borrowing 1750-1830: An Analysis of Scottish Borrowers’ project, of which Halsey is the Principal Investigator. The studentship’s expected start date is 1 October, 2020, and the duration is 36 months.

The successful candidate will work with a supervisory team consisting of Dr Katie Halsey and Ms Lara Haggerty (Keeper of Books, Innerpeffray Library) and one other member of the ‘Books and Borrowing’ team.

See here for more info: https://www.stir.ac.uk/scholarships/arts-humanities/the-history-of-scottish-reading—funded-phd-studentship/