PhD study at SOAS

Peter Austin pa2 at
Mon Jan 23 16:35:03 UTC 2012

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The Department of Linguistics at SOAS is pleased to announce the
availability of several (partial or full) scholarships for students
wishing to undertake PhD research with us.

SOAS Linguistics Department is the oldest linguistics department in
the UK, founded in 1932. We have a strong profile in theoretical,
descriptive, comparative and applied linguistics (including language
pedagogy, sociolinguistics, and translation) and world-leading
expertise in the study of the languages of Africa and Asia. We are
home to the Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project and offer a very
strong research environment in language documentation of endangered

For more information about the department and our research, please

The following funding opportunities are available for students
embarking on their PhD in 2012/13. The deadline for applications is 31
January 2012.

AHRC Studentships (subject to confirmation by the AHRC)
Linguistics (1 Studentship) and Middle Eastern and African Languages
and Cultures (1 Studentship)

SOAS Research Scholarships (UK/EU fees/stipend) (2 in Languages & Cultures)

SOAS Doctoral Scholarships (UK/EU fees only, f/t or p/t) (2 in Linguistics)

Wolfson Scholarship (UK residents only, £25,000 p.a.) (1 in Language)

For further information about PhD study in Linguistics at SOAS, please
contact our Research Tutor, Prof. Peter Austin at pa2 at, or
the Head of Department, Dr Lutz Marten at lm5 at any time.

For other funding opportunities at SOAS, see

Prof Peter K. Austin
Marit Rausing Chair in Field Linguistics
Director, Endangered Languages Academic Programme
PhD Convenor
Department of Linguistics, SOAS
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom


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