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Dr Ros Hague Scholarship: Feminist Issues in Politics and/or International Relations


   School of Social Sciences

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About the Project

The Department of Social and Political Sciences is inviting applications for a PhD project focusing any issue to be investigated via feminist lenses in the broad fields of politics, international relations or and/or security studies. The Department comprises internationally recognised researchers working on interdisciplinary projects focusing on feminist theory, security studies, international relations and sociology.

We invite the candidates to submit applications on a project focussed on the topic of their choice that will meet the following criteria:

·      The project will use feminist theories as a primary mode of inquiry (for example postcolonial feminism, feminist institutionalism, etc.);

·      The project will broadly fit within the disciplines of politics, international relations or security studies;

·      The project will utilise feminist methodologies. 

Research design

Either quantitative or qualitative methods, or a combination of approaches, will be possible. It is expected that the applicant will develop a research design that is well-matched to the project aim. The project is not restricted to an examination or a specific country or time period.

Attributes of the successful candidate

The successful candidate is an individual highly motivated to deliver an excellent research project informed by feminist theories and methodologies. They will be joining an exciting research culture and a community of over 130 doctoral students. They will be encouraged to present and publish their work at international conferences and in leading journals. 

Specific qualifications

Entrants must have a first/undergraduate Honours degree, with an Upper Second Class or a First Class grade, in Politics, International, Relations, Security Studies, Sociology, Social Policy or a related discipline. Entrants with a Lower Second Class grade at first degree must also have a postgraduate Master’s Degree at Merit or Commendation. Evidence of knowledge of feminist theories and methodologies is desirable. 

Application enquiries

Prospective candidates are welcome to contact Dr Katerina Krulisova and/or Dr Rose Gann for further information: [Email Address Removed] or [Email Address Removed] Telephone number: +44 (0)115 8486444 or + 44 (0)115 8485573


Funding Notes

This PhD project is generously supported by a donation from the family of Dr Ros Hague. This support will be in the form of a fees only scholarship at Home rates. Mode of study can be either full time or part time.

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