Climate History Network

A network of interdisciplinary scholars studying past climate change

PhD Opportunities in Historical Geography (with interest in climate history)

I have heard the department is interested in students to work on climate, history, and society with professors Mike Hulme and George Adamson, so I am posting the following fellowship opportunity:

KCLPhD Studentships in Cultural and Historical Geography, Urban Geography, Political Geography and Development Geography at King’s College London, 2014-15

London Arts and Humanities Partnership is pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for AHRC/LAHP Doctoral Training Awards for 2014-15 entry. Up to 80 studentships are available for postgraduate research students studying Arts & Humanities at University College London, King’s College London, or School of Advanced Study (University of London) from London Arts & Humanities Partnership (AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership) 2014.

The Department of Geography at King’s College London invites applications for +3 PhD studentships. The main areas of interest include: Cultural Geography, Development Geography, Historical Geography, Political Geography, and Urban Geography.  We welcome student proposals which relate in particular to the following themes: climate history and culture; sexuality and space; migration, race and cities; development geographies and patterns of consumption; post-colonial geographies; geopolitics; cultural geographies of the built environment; heritage; historical geographies of welfare; visual culture and cities.  Applications encompassing an interdisciplinary aspect are particularly welcomed. Proposals must fall under the subject areas supported by the LAHP, available here:

Studentships are available to applicants living in the UK and the European Union. For full details on eligibility, and to apply, please visit:

Candidates are encouraged to explore the details of the department’s research interests in more detail here:  Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact potential supervisors in the Department as early as possible to discuss their research proposal.

The deadline for all scholarship applications is: 17.00 GMT, 31 January 2014.  Applicants with a Masters degree (or currently studying for a Masters qualification) will be prioritised. To be considered for an award, candidates must also have applied to study at King’s College London, including providing two academic references. Further details, guidance notes and the application form can be found at:  Within the Department of Geography, enquiries should be directed to Dr Debby Potts, Postgraduate Research Admissions Tutor, (



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