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phD scholarship, The Khalili Research Centre (Oxford)

The Khalili Research Centre is offering a scholarship for a student of exceptional promise to undertake a DPhil in Islamic Art and/or Architecture at the University of Oxford. The scholarship will cover fees and maintenance for 3 years starting in October 2022.

The successful candidate will have a fully-formed project with the requisite language and research skills already in place. Preference may be given to students working on one of the following fields: Umayyad art and architecture; Abbasid art and architecture; early Qur’ans; Ottoman art and architecture; the history of Islamic calligraphy before 1900.

How to apply: All candidates who apply for the DPhil at the University of Oxford with a supervisor at the Khalili Research Centre by 12 noon on 1 March 2022 will be considered for this scholarship: https://www.ox.ac.uk/…/courses/dphil-oriental-studies

There are no restrictions of nationality. Candidates are advised to contact a prospective supervisor before applying.

The Khalili Research Centre (KRC) is the University of Oxford’s centre for research into the art and material culture of the Islamic societies of the Middle East and of their non-Muslim members and neighbours. It brings together staff, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students specialising in Islamic art and architecture in a dedicated building at the heart of Oxford. The Centre benefits from the exceptional concentration of expertise in related fields at the University of Oxford, as well as the world-class library resources and object collections of the Bodleian Library, Ashmolean Museum, and further institutions in Oxford. For more information, please visit: https://krc.web.ox.ac.uk/homekrc

Contact:Prof. Alain George (alain.george@orinst.ox.ac.uk)