Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies
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Studying in CEACS

The Centre for Contemporary East-Asian Cultural Studies particularly welcomes enquiries for masters and doctoral students. Doctoral candidates are encouraged to view the areas of academic expertise among members of the centre to establish a sense of compatibility between their research proposal and staff research supervision.
Postgraduate students

Postgraduate taught and research students are important contributors to the research of the Centre.


Postgraduate online

Centre staff profiles




Funding Opportunities in Cultures, Languages and Area Studies

Midlands3Cities PhD funding

Applications are now open. Deadline for appliations: 15 January 2018


The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M3C DTP) provides UK/EU research candidates with:

  • funding
  • expert supervision (including opportunities for cross-institutional supervision)
  • training
  • access to a wide range of facilities
  • cohort events
  • placement opportunities with regional, national and international partners in the creative and cultural sectors.

Full details on the M3C DTP and how to apply


The M3C DTP is a collaboration between:

  • University of Birmingham
  • Birmingham City University
  • De Montfort University
  • University of Leicester
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • University of Nottingham. 



Centre for Contemporary East Asian Cultural Studies

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 823 2264