Menzies Centre for Australian Studies

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MPhil/PhD

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Part Time, Full Time

Arts & Humanities graduate class
RESEARCH PROFILE
  • Research income: Funding from the Australian and British Governments, Monash University, the Menzies Memorial Foundation and subscriptions from a number of Australian universities, and occasionally from the British Academy, Arts and Humanities Research Council and other such bodies.
  • Current number of academic staff: 3.
  • Current number of research students: 2 full-time, 4 part-time PhDs; 2 funded postdoctoral research fellows.
  • Recent publications:
    • The British World: Diaspora, Culture, Identity.
    • A Delicate Mission: the Washington Diaries of RG Casey, 1940-2.
    • Mid-Victorian Reading and the Antipodes.
    • The Ethics of Fellowship in Two Antipodean War Films: Peter Weir's Gallipoli and Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings.
    • Changing the Face of Advertising: Australia's Advertising Industry in the Early Days of Television.
  • Current research projects:
    • The Australian Diaspora in Britain 1901-2001.
    • A short biography of WM Hughes.
    • Representation of Aboriginality in Art, Literature and Film.
    • History of sexuality in Australia.
    • Reading the Antipodes.
KEY FACTS
Head of group/division
Professor Carl Bridge
Awarding institution
King's College London
Duration
Expected to be: MPhil two years FT, three years PT; PhD three years FT, four-six years PT. September to September, January to January or April to April.
Location
Strand Campus.
Student destinations
Civil service, media, museums and galleries, publishing, academia, the City, journalism.
Year of entry 2014
Offered by
Strand Campus