U College Cork PhD Studentship: International Business (Ireland)

“Studentships“PhD Studentship in International Business & International Management, Department of Management and Marketing, University College Cork, Ireland. Deadline: 1 April 2019.

The Department of Management & Marketing, Cork University Business School, University College Cork invites motivated & talented graduates with outstanding academic records to apply to our PhD Scholarship scheme within International Business & International Management. We are looking to recruit the highest calibre PhD students from across the globe. Our scholarship offers up to four years funding, covering doctoral programme tuition fees & an annual stipend of €16,000 per year (subject to satisfactory progress in studies). Teaching experience will also be provided & is part of the scholarship. Open to UK or EU students.

CFP History, the Press and Diaspora (Ireland)

Conference 2014 – Call for Papers
The theme for the seventh annual Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland (NPHFI) Conference, to be held at University College Cork on Friday and Saturday, 21-22 November 2014, is: Home thoughts from abroad: History, the Press and Diaspora

Proposals are welcome for papers that address the relationship between the press and diaspora in Irish and other historical contexts. The focus of the papers should be print journalism, and topics that might be addressed include:
· Biographical sketches of individual journalists who lived / worked abroad
· Press and empire(s)
· Journalism, migration and migrant identity
· Transnational journalism in a historical context
· Technological and transnational influence on print journalism
· Case studies of key diaspora publications / diaspora press owners

Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words. Abstracts must contain a clear title and present clearly the main thesis / argument proposed. Each abstract must also include name(s), affiliation, institutional address and email address(es) of the author(s).

To submit a proposal, please email a 500-word summary of your paper and a brief biographical note to the NPHFI secretary, Oliver O’Hanlon.

The closing date for submission of proposals is 27 June 2014.

Digital Arts & Humanities PhD scholarships U Coll Cork (Ireland)

University College Cork invites applications for the first round of scholarships in the four-year structured PhD programme in Digital Arts and Humanities (DAH) co-ordinated with an all-Irish university consortium. Candidates will pursue their individual research agendas within the program, based on projects developed from proposals which they provide during the application process.  Deadline for early acceptance: 15 March 2014. Course details available. Tuition waivers are available to Non-EU candidates.

What is DAH?
The ever-evolving developments in computing and their performative and analytical implications have brought about a quantum leap in arts and humanities research and practice. Digital Arts and Humanities is a field of study, research, teaching, and invention at the intersection of computing and information management with the arts and humanities. The DAH Structured PhD programme has developed a research platform, structures, partnerships and innovation models by which fourth-level researchers can engage with a wide range of stakeholders in order to contribute to the developing digital arts and humanities community world-wide, as participants and as leaders.  Currently the program includes a vibrant community of 50 researchers throughout Ireland.

Programme Structure
Candidates will complete core, training and career development modules, including main modules shared across the consortium and others institutionally-based. The overall aim of the taught modules are threefold: 1) to introduce students to the history and theoretical issues in digital arts/humanities; 2) to provide the skills needed to apply advanced computational and information management paradigms to humanities/arts research; 3) to provide an enabling framework for students to develop generic and transferable skills to carry out their final research projects/dissertations.

Year 1 of the four-year programme includes core and optional graduate education modules delivered in Cork, Dublin, Galway and Maynooth. These modules provide a grounding in essential research skills and transferable skills together with access to specialist topics. In years 2 and 3 work on PhD research projects is supplemented with access to elective modules. Year 3 features practical placements in industry, academic research environments or cultural institutions.

University College Cork has a strong track record in Digital Humanities and has been a pioneer in the development of digital tools for language study and historiography. The College is strong in all disciplines of the Humanities, with a particular concentration on Irish and European studies. The Digital Arts and Humanities program currently has 46 students from around the globe, studying topics ranging from Renaissance networking to eighteenth-century country houses, from modern performance art to Irish diaspora music performers in the USA and their stories. Details about some typical projects available.