Apply now: CHASE DTP Studentships at Birkbeck, University of London

The Department of Cultures and Languages at Birkbeck, University of London is delighted to offer Doctoral Studentships in Spanish and Latin American Studies. Birkbeck is part of the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-east England (CHASE) Doctoral Training Programme. Funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), CHASE is offering fully-funded doctoral research studentships across the full range of Birkbeck’s arts and humanities research for entry in Autumn 2021.
Please visit the website for full details on eligibility, benefits and how to apply. You must have applied for a place to study at Birkbeck by 11 January 2021.
The Department of Cultures and Languages at Birkbeck brings together a community of scholars with shared interests in interdisciplinary topics and transnational phenomena, covering French, German, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish-speaking cultures from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Hosting the dynamic Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies (CILAVS), our Spanish and Latin American Studies section welcomes applications from candidates with research interests in:

  • Visuality and modernity in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Environmental humanities
  • Cinematic landscapes
  • Cultural heritage in Latin Americ
  • Culture and politics in urban spaces
  • Spanish Republican exile
  • State transformation from dictatorship to transition to democracy in Spain
  • Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Hispanic art histor
  • Visual culture of slavery in the Iberian Empir
  • Perceptions of race and visuality in the Iberian Empir
  • Spanish sociopragmatics
  • Digital discourse analysis
  • Discursive racism/hate speech
  • Intercultural communication 

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Professor Luciana Martins (