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AHRB Centre for British Film and Television Studies.
The Centre, created in October 2000 with five years funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Board, aims to enhance and extend the recent growth in high level academic research on British Film and Television. Online includes news of conferences, research reports and special events.

 

Findings is the newsletter of the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) based at theUniversity of Westminster.

 

Research activitiesfor the Department of Film, Theatre and Television based at the University of Reading. Includes the Centre for Television Drama Studies and Cultures of British Television Drama. New research project running between 2005-2008 is British TV Drama and Acquired US Programmes.

 

Research Institute – Media Studies at the University of Ulster.

 

 

United States

Console-ing Passions.
Console-ing Passions was founded in 1989 by a group of feminist media scholars and artists looking to create a space to present work and foster scholarship in issues of television, culture, and identity, with an emphasis on gender and sexuality. Site includes,conference news, and call for papers.

 

Events

 

New Postgraduate Programmes

 

Institution: University of Reading
Contact: Dr. Alastair Phillips, Director of Graduate Studies
a.w.e.phillips@rdg.ac.uk

 

Employment Opportunities

 

Post: Researchers - Channel 4 Archive
Institute: British Film Institute

 

Post: Researchers
Institute: British Film Institute
Contact: Phil Wickham

 

Funding Opportunities

 

United Kingdom:

 

Arts and Humanities Research Council.
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funds postgraduate training and research in the arts and humanities.

 

The British Academy.
The national academy for the humanities and social sciences.

 

British Council.
UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations.

 

HERO (Higher Education & Research Opportunities in the United Kingdom.
HERO is the official gateway to universities, colleges and research organisation in the UK. Includes Getting Funding.

 

The Leverhulme Trust.
The Trust … makes awards for the support of research and education. The Trust emphasises individuals and encompasses all subject areas.

 

Studentships and Bursaries

 

FINANCIAL AWARDS FOR POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH IN MEDIA ARTS
Venue: The Department of Media Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Deadline: 1 July 2007.
Contact: angela.godden@rhul.ac.uk.
For further details, www.rhul.ac.uk/media-arts/research

 

PhD STUDENTSHIPS
Venue: Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, University of
Wales Aberystwyth.
Deadline: 16 May 2007
Contact: Ceris Jones, Research and Postgraduate Administrator, on
ekj@aber.ac.uk, or 01970 628 648.
Further details: www.aber.ac.uk/tfts