LICA AHRC Funded Bursaries for 2012

Date:14 November 2011


In 2012 we are delighted to be able to offer AHRC funded bursaries for one PhD student and one Masters student. The applicants must be in the field of Dance, Drama and Performing Arts.

For potential PhD applicants we can offer supervision in a range of fields including: Acting theory; Arts Management and Cultural Policy; Avant-garde Theatre and Contemporary Experimental Performance; Contemporary British Drama; Theatre and Performance; Contemporary Dance and Physical Theatre; Choreography and Choreology; Directing; Dramaturgy and Devising; European Theatre and Drama; Feminist Theatre and contemporary plays and performances by women; Live Art; Media in Performance; Cultural poststructuralist, postmodern, phenomenological, feminist and gender theory; Performance writing and playwriting; Performance and documentation; Political Theatre; Postdramatic Theatre; Site-specific and Environmental Performance; Television Drama; Translation.

The Masters bursary is a Research Preparation Master's which is designed for students intending to proceed on to a PhD. The Masters programme you will undertake has three modules covering 'Critical Thinking', 'Research Theory and Methods' and 'Contemporary Issues in the Arts and Creative Sector'. Additionally you will complete a dissertation.

Application Process:

Applicants wishing to be considered for either award must hold a firm offer of a place (to apply for a postgraduate course, please visit

For information on how to apply for funding, and to download the application form please visit, Application forms will need to be sent to Jennifer Bull, Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, LICA Building, Lancaster University, LA1 4YW or via email,

The deadline for funding applications is:MONDAY 26th MARCH 2012 12noon

For further information please contact LICA's Postgraduate Coordinator, Jennifer Bull at

For details of other funding opportunites please visit theFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences funding page.

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Further Information

Organising departments and research centres:Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
  • Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA)
  • The LICA Building, Lancaster University, Lancaster LA1 4YW, UK