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UCD Graduate Research and Education Programme (GREP) in Gender, Culture and Identity

Clár Taighde agus Oideachais Iarchéime UCD san Inscne sa Chultúr agus san Fhéiniúlacht.

GREP Scholarships: Current Calls

Scholarships 2009, *Revised Deadlines*

IRCHSS FUNDED

Graduate Research Education Programme: Gender, Culture and Identity, UCD and University of Limerick

See below for application information

Applications are invited for the IRCHSS thematic doctoral programme Gender, Culture and Identity: International, National and Local Contexts. This is an interdisciplinary thematic structured graduate research programme offered by the Graduate School in Arts and Celtic Studies in UCD, the Department of History and College of Humanities in University of Limerick and School of History and Anthropology in the Queens University Belfast.

Applications are invited in the following areas-

1) Gender and Foreign Policy 1922 to 1980

Deadline June 4 2009

This part of the programme will be based in the Department of History, University of Limerick. This project is concerned with application of gender as a category of analysis to the study of Ireland's foreign relations within the above timeframe. Potential research topics include: The language and practice of Irish diplomacy, National security and domestic security, Gender and the projection of the national identity.

2) Gender, medicine and healthcare in Ireland, 1922-60

Deadline June 25 2009

This part of the programme will be based in the UCD Centre for the History of Medicine, School of History and Archives. Gender is a very important issue in the social history of medicine and healthcare. Potential research topics include the gendered nature of healthcare services; representations of women in medicine as providers and consumers, the nursing profession; women in medicine; maternity and child health and medical services; family planning; reforms in healthcare and their impact on women and the family. A background in medical history is not mandatory. 

3) Gender, Cultural Change and Artistic Practice

Deadline June 25 2009

This part of the programme will be based in the UCD Centre for the Study of Gender, Culture and Identities. Applications to work on any aspect of the relationship between gender and cultural production are welcome, with particular emphasis on interdisciplinary work with a strong theoretical or historical component.

A total of three scholarships are available for the programme in 2009. Scholarships are valued at 16,000 per annum plus fees. They will be awarded initially for one year, but subject to terms and conditions are renewable for two additional years.

For any additional information, please contact Dr Susan Cahill, GREP Research Co-ordinator, Email: susan.cahill@ucd.ie

Applicants must apply for the scholarships using the application form available here

GREP Application Form 

Applicants must submit four copies of the application form. One copy of the references is sufficient

The deadline for Gender and Foreign Policy applications is 5.00 pm Thursday, 4 June 2009

The deadline for Gender, medicine and healthcare in Ireland, 1922-60 and Gender, Cultural Change and Artistic Practice applications is 5.00 pm Thursday, 25 June 2009

Applications for Gender and Foreign Policy should be submitted to Dr Bernadette Whelan, Department of History, University of Limerick. Email: bernadette.whelan@ul.ie

Applications for Gender, medicine and healthcare in Ireland, 1922-60 and Gender, Cultural Change and Artistic Practice should be submitted to Barbara Gannon, UCD College of Arts and Celtic Studies Graduate School, Room A108, Newman Building, UCD, Belfield, Dublin. http://www.ucd.ie/artsceltic/graduateschool/