[PD] PhD studentships

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AHRC-funded PhD Studentships

The School of Performance and Screen Studies (PASS) at Kingston 
University London invites expressions of interest to join our PhD 
Programme in October 2017.  PASS has a lively research culture in which 
practice-based and written creativity inform each other. Our school is 
home to world-leading researchers in fields including:

·         Music: Popular music, analogue and digital record production, 
music and media, musical subcultures, music philosophy, composition, 
French music

·         Film: Filmmaking, film and philosophy, minimalist film, new 
wave film, sound design for film

·         Media: Cross-platform narratives, media theory, fan cultures

·         Dance: Popular dance, contemporary choreography, 
interdisciplinary dance research, dance theory, dance ethnography and 

·         Drama: Performance-making methodologies, performance and 
identity, intermediality and interdisciplinarity, popular performance in 
its historical context

PASS has three active research units focussing on Popular Culture, Audio 
Culture, and Creative Practice: www.passresearchunits.net.

The school is also home to the UK’s largest fully equipped analogue 
recording studio, which is endorsed by Tony Visconti: 
www.visconti-studio.co.uk .

Kingston University London is a member of TECHNE, a Consortium of seven 
institutions in London and the South-East that form an AHRC Doctoral 
Training Partnership (DTP). Over five years (2014-2019), the TECHNE 
Consortium will fund approximately 176 PhD studentships for outstanding 
Arts and Humanities postgraduate researchers across the partner 
institutions. TECHNE funds UK and EU students.

Please send expressions of interest to Prof Isabella van Elferen, 
i.vanelferen at kingston.ac.uk by 26 October 2016. Expressions of interest 
must include:

·         A clear research question

·         A 100 word abstract of the proposed research

·         A piece of work (written or practice)

·         A CV

For further information on how to apply for TECHNE studentships at 
Kingston University London please go to:

For more information about TECHNE:

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