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 MA by Research Studentship:


 13 October 2009 | visits 849

Contemporary and Competing Vistas: Public Perceptions of Wearmouth and Jarrow

Durham University - Department of Archaeology

Applications are invited for a 12 month full-time, fully funded MA by Research studentship, hosted at the Department of Archaeology, Durham University, tenable from the 1st February 2010 until submission of the final thesis by the 31st January 2011.

The geographical focus of the studentship is the twin monastery of Wearmouth and Jarrow and their wider monastic landscape. The project aims to capture a sense of contemporary public understanding and reception of both the monuments and their impact on the surroundings.

Applicants should hold a first degree in Archaeology, Heritage Studies or related fields, at 2:1 level or higher, however, applicants with higher qualifications or related experience are also welcome to apply. The award comprises a contribution towards fees and an annual stipend to support living and subsistence.

Applications are invited by the closing date of the 30th November 2009. For further details on the studentship and application process please see the attached document. To discuss applying or to clarify any further details please contact Dr. Sarah Semple, Department of Archaeology, Durham University by phone or e-mail +191 334 1115;].

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