Stanley Burton Centre PhD Scholarships at University of Leicester in UK, 2018
The University of Leicester is committed to international excellence through the creation of world
changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. History at Leicester was ranked 6th in the
UK for research in the 2014 Guardian REF League Table.
In this its thirtieth anniversary year, the Stanley Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies -
the oldest Holocaust research centre in the UK - is pleased to offer two scholarships for February
2019 entry to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme. The scholarship will pay full-time
University UK tuition fees for three years (pro-rata for part-time study). The scholarship is open to
new postgraduate researchers only - i.e., it is not open to existing postgraduate students.
The successful applicant's research project will be supervised by a member of staff in the Stanley
Burton Centre for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, part of the University's School of History, Politics
and International Relations. Proposals demonstrating interdisciplinary interests and methodologies
are also encouraged. We welcome applications from those hoping to work in areas that relate to
ongoing research at the Centre. The research interests of the Centre and its staff include the history
of the Holocaust in Europe, other cases of mass violence in 20th Century Europe (especially central
and eastern Europe) and its colonies, as well as memory in post-violence societies including