The Nahrein Network


The Nahrein Network

The Nahrein Network fosters the sustainable development of antiquity, cultural heritage and the humanities in Iraq and its neighbours. We support interdisciplinary research to enable universities, museums, and community groups to better serve local, post-conflict needs.

The Network is based at University College London, Sulaimani Polytechnic University, Al-Qadisiyah University, and the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. It also has many international partners. We are funded for four years, 2017-21, by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Global Challenges Research Fund Network Plus scheme. 

The next 10 years

We are thrilled to announce that, thanks to generous new funding, the Nahrein Network is able to continue its mission until 2031. Read about our plans for this next phase of work, which will begin later in 2021.

Communications and Social Media Officer (part-time) Vacancy 

The Nahrein Network's London team is looking for a Communications and Social Media Officer (part-time) to run our website, social media, events, and other communications.

More details of requirements and how to apply are available on the UCL Human Resources webpage. The application deadline is 15 April. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after that.

Nahrein Network-UCL graduate studentship

We are pleased to announce our first fully funded MA/MSc + PhD studentship for Iraqi nationals, to be held at UCL in the Department of History, the Institute of Archaeology, or the Bartlett Institute for Sustainable Heritage. There are 12 Masters programmes to choose from. The scholarship covers full university tuition fees plus an annual maintenance grant of £22,278.00 and access to research funds.

Apply by 30 April 2021 for a September 2021 start. See here for more details, including eligibility criteria and an online application form.

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