LINGUIST List 11.2326

Fri Oct 27 2000

Support: Slavonic Ling - Postgrad Studentship/ UK

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  1. Neil Bermel, Slavonic Ling - Postgraduate studentship in UK

Message 1: Slavonic Ling - Postgraduate studentship in UK

Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 11:58:02 +0100
From: Neil Bermel <>
Subject: Slavonic Ling - Postgraduate studentship in UK


The Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies at the University of 
Sheffield is offering a Postgraduate Studentship in Slavonic Linguistics 
leading to a PhD, to begin in 2001. The successful applicant will 
pursue a PhD in one of the research areas of the Slavonic Linguistics 
cluster, specifically: language change and/or language culture in Russia 
or the Czech Republic; translation studies, with a focus on Russian or 
Czech. Applicants must be permanent residents of the UK or EU, 
with an MA or equivalent postgraduate research training in a relevant 
field. The Studentship includes a full fee bursary for three years, plus 
a total stipend of at least 6800GBP, to be drawn over 1 to 3 years. 

Informal enquiries about the Studentship should be directed to Dr Neil 
Bermel, Graduate Selector, at . Information on 
the Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies, which is one of 
Britain's top-rated departments in the field, is available on our 

General information about postgraduate research degrees at Sheffield 
can be found at: 

Applications will be considered up to 31 January 2001. They should 
be submitted on the standard University of Sheffield form for 
admission to a research degree, available from the Department or 
from the Web at

Applicants should indicate clearly in answer to question 17 on the 
application form that they wish to be considered for this studentship.

(The Department welcomes applications from prospective students 
not meeting the residency requirements or academic qualifications, but
cannot undertake to offer the same level of funding.) 

Neil Bermel
Sheffield University
Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies
Arts Tower, Western Bank
Sheffield S10 2TN United Kingdom
telephone (+44) (0)114 222 7405
fax (+44) (0)114 222 7416
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