PhD fellowship at Cambridge University

Cambridge, UK
Deadline: 1st Dec 2012

The Department of East Asian Studies offers funding for one PhD fellowship to start in October 2013. The value of the scholarship will be £15,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years. This will cover university composition and college fees for a UK/EU student plus a significant part towards maintenance (for details, see External Link). Preference will be given to research proposals in the following fields: Early Chinese cultural history; religion and thought of Pre-Imperial and Early Imperial China;

classical Chinese philology, text and manuscript studies, Dunhuang studies. It is expected that the candidate will be supervised by Prof. Roel Sterckx and/or Dr. Imre Galambos. Candidates should have an undergraduate, and preferably, a master’s degree in Chinese Studies, have an advanced level of classical Chinese, and be proficient in modern Chinese. A reading knowledge of Japanese can be an advantage. Candidates are encouraged to contact Professor Sterckx (“> or Dr. Galambos (“> for informal enquiries but should apply formally through the Board of Graduate Studies. For information on graduate admissions, see We recommend that applicants apply by 1 December 2012.

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