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PhD Studentships in Amateur Film (University of Glasgow)

PhD Studentships in Film and Television Studies at the University of Glasgow, 2016-17

Film and Television Studies at the University of Glasgow is pleased to invite applications for PhD studentships, through its involvement in the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership Scotland. We welcome particularly research proposals which relate to our research strengths in the following areas:

Amateur film and media; childhood on screen; cosmopolitanism and cinema; film production and circulation; digital media; film criticism and journalism; film festivals; film tourism; film philosophy; memory in film and television; music and sound in film; rural cinemas; British film and television; world cinemas. Film and Television Studies scholars and their research specialisms can be found here: (David Archibald, Timothy Barker, Lizelle Bisschoff, Ian Craven, Dimitris Eleftheriotis, Ian Garwood, Ian Goode, Amy Holdsworth, Lisa Kelly, Karen Lury, David Martin-Jones).

Studentships are available to applicants living in the UK and the European Union. Applications for interdisciplinary projects are also very welcome. For full details, please  In addition, the College of Arts will offer a number of scholarships for PhD study in 2016. These scholarships are open to UK/EU and International applicants.  The deadline for all scholarship applications is Wednesday, 6 January 2016. To be considered for an award, candidates must have applied to study at the University of Glasgow and have provided two academic references through the university’s application system.

Further details can be found at

Film and Television Studies has a vibrant doctoral student community (over 20 Film and TV PhD students), who enjoy access to funding for research and conference travel, and to run larger projects (e.g. dedicated workshops). They benefit from the annual Screen Conference every July, the regular Screen Seminars, and various other events (e.g. the Film-Philosophy Conference in 2014, the Radical Film Network in 2016, amongst many others).  Please see here:

Global Super8 Day

84 Events in 80 Cities in 33 Countries on 5 Continents will celebrate Global Super8 Day on Saturday, 24th October 2015.

Celebrate Home Movie Day @ Disneyland

Celebrate Home Movie Day With a Visit To Disneyland


Laura Dekker’ ‘sea’/home-movies in Maidentrip (dir. Jillian Schlesinger, 2014)

“Amateurs d’indépendances”

Forthcoming event organised by Cinémémoire: ‘”Amateur d’indépendance” – 10th October 2015

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