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Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London: Latin American and Caribbean Studies Mphil/PhD

Institution Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London
Department Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London
Web https://www.sas.ac.uk/institutes/institute-modern-languages-research
Email sas.enquiries@london.ac.uk
Telephone 020 7862 8835
Study type Research

Summary

Undertaking doctoral research allows you to develop in-depth knowledge, while making a meaningful contribution to your chosen field.

With guidance from our expert supervisors, you'll carry out extensive independent research culminating in a thesis of up to 100,000 words. The Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies's expertise covers a range of topic areas.

This degree presents the opportunity to gain expertise in your area of interest while also honing a range of transferable skills. On completing this course, you'll be well prepared for specialist career paths both within academia and beyond.

The Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) offers specialist doctoral supervision across the humanities and social sciences, covering Latin America and the Caribbean. An internationally recognised centre of excellence, CLACS is home to a close-knit team of Latin Americanists with expertise in colonial and post-colonial history, political anthropology, human geography, environmental politics, cultural studies, multilingualism and digital humanities.

Subject Areas and Supervision

The Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies offers doctoral research supervision in the following broad areas:

  • Colonial history

  • Postcolonial history

  • Political and legal anthropology

  • Ethnographic research

  • Human and cultural geography

  • Environmental change

  • Cultures of migration and mobility

  • Literature and film

  • Sociolinguistics and multilingualism

  • Cultural Studies

  • Digital research

Research degrees in the field of Latin American Studies are also available throughthe Refugee Law Initiative, part of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies.

Before submitting an application you are advised to contact a member of staff at the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies who has interests in your proposed field of study to discuss your proposal.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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