TECHNE

  

TECHNE offers funding and training for doctoral student research in a fully-formed programme for academic, professional and early career development.

Application is welcomed through the following universities: 

Royal Holloway, University of London | Kingston University | Royal College of Art | University of the Arts London | University of Brighton | University of Roehampton | University of Surrey

The application process for our 2017 Cohort is now closed.  We would like to wish everyone applying for AHRC DTP Scholarships the very best of luck.

Save the date: TECHNE's 6th Student Congress  Negotiating Thresholds: Borders, Boundaries and Doorways in Arts & Humanities Research at the University of Surrey on the 4 & 5 July 2017.

 

Forthcoming events

Featured TECHNE students 

 

Nick Mayhew-Smith

My project investigates the nature devotions of early medieval saints in Britain. The intention is to illuminate the process by which the landscape was converted from pagan to Christian significance, reshaped through narratives laid down by pioneering missionaries and to categorise the nature rituals recorded in the lives of saints.

 

Giacinto Palmieri

The aim is to study the phenomenon of stand-up comedians performing in more than one language, hence translating between them, with a particular focus on English and Italian. This phenomenon represents a still unexplored instance of “cultural negotiation”, an area that has received fresh impetus by the AHRC-funded "Transnationalizing Modern Languages" project.

 

Judith Rifeser

My study interrogates the haptic within a corpous of contemporary films by female filmmakers through a critical engagement with Luce Irigaray's concepts of female subjectivity. The application of Irigarayan theory and film-philosophical ideas on the haptic to embodied praxis is to date an uncharted field of research. My research aims to bridge the gap between theoretical research in film philosophy, feminist phenomenology and the emergent practice-based research within film scholarship.