HomeSeven three-year PhD Fellowships in Global History of Empires

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Published on Monday, April 08, 2019 by Elsa Zotian

Summary

The Program in Global History of Empires announces the call for applications for admission in 2019. The program is implemented by the University of Turin (Italy) and the Higher School of Economics (Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia). The program is for three years, enrolled students pursue their dissertation research in the international environment and enjoy international academic supervision.

Announcement

Argument

The Program in Global History of Empires announces the call for applications for admission in 2019. The program is implemented by the University of Turin (Italy) and the Higher School of Economics (Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia). The program is for three years, enrolled students pursue their dissertation research in the international environment and enjoy international academic supervision. Scholarships are allocated at the University of Turin (4 scholarships) and Higher Schools of Economics (3 scholarships) https://www.globalhistoryphd.unito.it/do/home.pl

For further information please contact Prof. Federica Morelli (federica.morelli@unito.it) and Prof. Alexander Semyonov (asemyonov@hse.ru)

voir pour les infos : https://en.unito.it/sites/sten/files/call_phd_35cycle.pdf

Arguments for the topic of research

  1. Subjecthood and citizenship in imperial and post-colonial settings.
  2. History of migrations and diasporas.
  3. Violence and forms of exploitation in imperial and colonial contexts.
  4. Legal pluralism in comparative perspective.
  5. Trajectories of transition from empire to post-imperial orders.
  6. European Studies and Perspective of Europe from outside
  7. Political and cultural imaginaries

Position and salary

Scholarships are allocated at the University of Turin (4 scholarships) and Higher Schools of Economics (3 scholarships) https://www.globalhistoryphd.unito.it/do/home.pl

The position will begin November 1st, 2019.

The annual salary is 17.500 euro

Application

This application form is available at https://en.unito.it/research/phd/phd-programmes. Applicants need to download it, fill it in, sign it and upload it in pdf format on the online platform. It is compulsory to fill in all the parts of the form, to include a valid ID document, and the information requested as follows:

  • Second Level university degree that gives access to PhD programmes and that may be evaluated as equivalent to an Italian second level degree;
  • Other qualifications;
  • Research project
  • A writing sample
  • 2 reference letters
  • Valid Id card or passport

Applications must be submitted within April 16, 2019 at 12 am, Central European Local Time

Selection Process

Criteria include the assessment of qualifications and CV (maximum score 20 points) , research proposal (maximum score 40 points) and interview (maximum score 40 points). The Examination Board will rank each application using 100 points.

During the interview, the Examination Board may test foreign language skills specified by the applicant in the application form or requested by the PhD Programme Information Sheet. Interviews may be conducted online. In this case, applicants should send a request via email to the Examination Board no later than 5 days before the interview takes place.

The final merit ranking lists of successful applicants will be published on following websites http://www.unito.it/ricerca/fare-ricerca-unito/dottorati-di-ricerca, starting from June 7, 2019.

This publication is the sole official communication. Applicants will not receive any personal communication concerning results or lists of successful applicants.

Places

  • Turin, Italian Republic

Date(s)

  • Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Keywords

  • Global History, Empires

Contact(s)

  • Fedrrica Morelli
    courriel : federica [dot] morelli [at] unito [dot] it

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Federica Morelli
    courriel : federica [dot] morelli [at] unito [dot] it

To cite this announcement

« Seven three-year PhD Fellowships in Global History of Empires », Scholarship, prize and job offer, Calenda, Published on Monday, April 08, 2019, https://calenda.org/594799

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