OCLW Postgraduate Visiting Scholarships

The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing welcomes applications from visiting doctoral students who would like to conduct their research while benefitting from the intellectual support of OCLW and Wolfson College. 

We do not provide funding (or help in searching for funding) for accommodation, travel or living expenses, or any supervision or teaching, however it is possible for visiting postgraduate scholars to make independent arrangements to join the Bodleian library, and to make contact with a potential supervisor. 

A visiting Doctoral Studentship grants the student access to the college's academic community; dining rights in college; access to Wolfson's library; membership of OCLW, and all its events, with the possibility of speaking publically about his/her research. 

Applicants must have matriculated as a doctoral student at another university, and have an appropriate visa to study in the UK. The maximum duration for a visit is one term (to coincide with up to the maximum of the ten weeks of an Oxford University term), or the Easter vacation (approximately four weeks), or the Long vacation (approximately fifteen weeks).

To apply

Send a covering letter, 2-page CV and a statement of the research you will undertake during the Postgraduate Visiting Scholarship (maximum 2 pages), details of a potential supervisor whilst in Oxford, plus a letter from that supervisor confirming their willingness to undertake supervision of the project, plus completed application form (below) to oclw@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

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Beyond the Picture: Calligraphy and the Arts of the Book in Sultanate India
Friday 20 September - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

A lecture by Eloïse Brac de la Perrière. Numerous fields of investigation await the attention of specialists of Sultanate India. In particular, the study of illustrated manuscripts offers many perspectives: the iconography, the text, and the book itself, including its materials and their assemblage. The calligraphy from this period has scarcely been studied, despite its marked peculiarities. Calligraphy also provides a bridge between the artistic, intellectual and spiritual fields.

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01 - 03
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Futures Thinking Conference
Tuesday 1 October - 8:30am to Thursday 3 October - 1:00pm

Futures Thinking is a TORCH research network that uses Humanities methodologies to think through future-oriented technologies and concerns. This conference seeks to explore the future of reading and narrative in relation to how questions of inequality, bias in programming and developing technologies are changing the way that human beings create and interact with narrative and the self.

Networking
04 - 04
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RF/JRF Lunch Table
Friday 4 October - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

RF/JRF informal lunch table in Hall (12:30-1:30pm). Wine and beer are served. Partners and children are welcome.