The University of Hull Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships Centre for Water Cultures pioneers a new, humanities-led, interdisciplinary and transhistorical research area, the ‘green-blue humanities’.
It equips a new generation of PhD students to take this agenda forward, transforming our understanding of our relationships with water and shaping future research agendas, methods, and approaches within and between disciplines.
Research Projects Open to New Applicants
Applications are open until 30 January 2023 for six interdisciplinary projects exploring global water cultures through time. Please note, you may only apply for one project.
“All the Watery Margins:” Water and the American Civil War
Creative community engagement for climate and water action: a comparative study
Flooded Futures: Exploring sci-fi imaginings to develop future flood resilient cities
Holy Wells, Springs, and Water Cures (‘Imagining Water’) - coming soon
“I am the sea”: water, emotion, and geography in early modern literature and culture - coming soon
Investigating the links between climate-related water stresses, migration and human trafficking - coming soon