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PhD scholarship on South African political ephemera and propaganda 1948-2004

May 1, 2013

Applications are invited for a University of Sheffield and British Library PhD scholarship: Freedom, Oppression and Resistance: Evolving Stories in South African Political Ephemera and Propaganda, 1948- 2004. The project will work with the British Library's collections of political ephemera, to examine the evolving nature of political participation within contested public spheres in South Africa.

The studentship will be supervised by Dr Daniel Hammett and Professor Charles Pattie at University of Sheffield and Ian Cooke at the British Library. There are more details of the studentship at: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/scholarships/projects/freedom

Applications and enquiries are welcome from interested applicants with a first class or upper second class first degree in a relevant subject area and who hold or expect to complete a Masters level degree before September 2013. 
Deadline for applications: 5pm 31st May 2013. Enquiries and applications to Dr Daniel Hammet,D.Hammett@sheffield.ac.uk  

NB The contact at the British Library is Ian Cooke, ian.cooke@bl.uk.