The Astaire Ernst Levin Collection PhD Scholarship, University of Edinburgh

Please see the advert below! There’s still time to apply.

Hannah Holtschneider

Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD (3 years, fees and living allowance) at the University of Edinburgh. Applicants must be UK/EU passport holders, and base their research on the Ernst Levin Collection:

The studentship is based on research inside an uncatalogued collection of personal papers created and collected by neurologist Ernst Levin (1887 – 1975), the equivalent of approximately 120 archive boxes. The collection is held in Lothian Health Services Archive (LHSA), Centre for Research Collections (CRC), University of Edinburgh. The studentship will be based partly in the CRC (office space and reading room) and partly in the School of Divinity, New College.

Born in Berlin, Ernst Levin studied medicine in Munich, specialising in neurology and neuro-rehabilitation, for which he was awarded a Chair from the University of Munich in 1933. The Nazi rise to power in the same year meant that, since he was Jewish by birth…

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