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The Department of Digital Humanities at King’s is a pioneer in its field, and we aim to provide outstanding supervision and training in a broad range of areas across digital humanities and digital culture, exploring the varied ways in which digital information, technologies and methods are transforming the humanities, arts, culture and society. We have numerous links with key institutions across the cultural and creative sectors, as well as SMEs in the digital and media industries, and we aim to prepare students for careers both in the academy and outside it.
The Department of Digital Humanities offers a PhD programme for suitably qualified candidates who wish to explore the transformative effects of digital information, technologies, and methods on the humanities, arts, culture and society. This is a pioneering doctoral programme, based in one of the world’s most prestigious centres for the study of Digital Humanities. Research in the Department reflects a ‘big tent’ view of the digital humanities, and there are no a priori restrictions on the area of research, assuming that appropriate supervisors can be found, and no fixed expectations of particular technical skills. We welcome applications from potential students with any disciplinary background in the humanities or social sciences.
You will be supervised by leading figures in your field, and participate in a lively and supportive research culture within the Department, which currently has 40 academic staff and 26 MPhil/PhD students (not including students on collaborative programmes whose primary supervisor is located elsewhere in the College), as well as post-docs and visiting researchers. Much of the Department’s research is funded through major grants from the European Commission, the AHRC, the Leverhulme Trust, the Andrew Mellon Foundation, and other key funders. Active research projects in which the Department is involved are listed here.
An overview of the areas of research carried out in the department may be found on the departmental website. Profiles and research projects of current MPhil and PhD students may be found in the King’s research portal.
There is also an option of a joint PhD with University of Hong Kong or National University of Singapore available.
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