CDP students outside the museum, October 2016

IWM supervises several Collaborative Doctoral Award students who are researching their PhDs through the Arts and Humanities Research Council's Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships Scheme. 

CDAs are supervised by a member of staff at IWM and an academic at a UK university. The projects offer the possibility for students to combine academic work leading to a doctorate with the acquisition of practical skills and work experience outside the university context.

 

Current opportunities

IWM is pleased to invite applications from candidates for the next round of AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership PhD studentships, to begin in October 2020. Please refer to the individual calls below for details of the application procedure and deadlines. This year we have the following studentships:

 

 

  • ‘The Body as a Battlefield’: an exploration of available material culture that highlights narratives of sexual violence in conflict

    AHRC PhD Studentship in collaboration with Imperial War Museums (IWM) and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Applications are invited for an AHRC-funded PhD at the International Relations Department, London School of Economics and Political Science. The PhD is offered under the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership programme and will examine how material culture has been and can be used to tell narratives of sexual violence in conflict.

  • Diversifying and decolonising conflict photography: an exploration of how accompanying textual information can influence the reading and understanding of photographs

    AHRC PhD studentship in collaboration with Cardiff University and Imperial War Museums. Applications are invited for an AHRC-funded PhD at Cardiff University. The studentship will be supervised by Dr Tom Allbeson (School of Journalism, Media and Culture, Cardiff University) and Helen Mavin (IWM) and co-supervised by Professor Claire Gorrara (School of Modern Languages, Cardiff University).

  • Legacies of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency: Activism and Politics in Central Kenya, 1956-75

    AHRC PhD Studentship in collaboration with Imperial War Museums (IWM) and the University of Warwick. Applications are invited for an AHRC-funded PhD at the Department of History at the University of Warwick. The studentship is offered under the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership programme, and will examine the aftermath and legacies of the Mau Mau War in Kenya.

 

For queries relating to the above studentships, please contact research@iwm.org.uk

 

IWM is part of the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership consortium.

Our students

You can find out more about our students and their research projects on the students and alumni page, or hear from two of our students on how they found the CDA experience on the testimonials page.

You can also follow more about their research on our Research Blog