HCRI PhD Studentships: 2 Awards Available
Programme Area: Open Call—All HCRI Research Areas
State Date September 2013
Duration of Award 4 years
Nature of Award
£15 000 per annum: For Home/EU students this will cover the payment of Home Tuition Fees annually, with the remainder of the award paid as a maintenance grant annually. For International students this will cover the International Tuition Fees annually, with the remainder of the award paid as a maintenance grant. Please see the HCRI PhD website for details of current fee levels.
International applicants may also apply for the HCRI Overseas Bursary. This is a competitive award which will provide an additional £8 000 maintenance stipend a year.
Applications must be received by Monday March 25th, 2013. All application materials, including references must be received by this date.
This structured PhD is inspired by the need to conduct rigorous, in-depth research and analysis on the impact and outcomes of contemporary and historical crises. It is driven by a desire to inform and support policy and decision makers (inc. World Health Organisation, Foreign Office), to optimise joint working between partner organisations, and to foster increased understanding and debate within the field of humanitarianism. We welcome applications from students wishing to study in one of the following areas:
The history of humanitarian relief from the 19th century onwards
Turkey, political violence, conflict theory and state formation
Performance and artistic responses to war and disaster
The politics of modern peacebuilding
Post-conflict governance in the third world
The history of population displacement from the 19th century onwards
Emergency humanitarian assistance in conflict and catastrophe
Theory and empirical research concerning contemporary violent conflict
Theory and practice of conflict resolution
Militarism and the use of force in humanitarian interventions
Critical peace studies
Response, mitigation and preparedness for natural/man-made disasters
For further information on HCRI’s PhD programme please visit http://www.hcri.ac.uk/study/phd/index.htm