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The Italian media

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  • Full or part time
    Dr Albertazzi
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)
    Competition Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

Project Description

A project with Dr Albertazzi will study the Italian media system, and may compare it with others in Europe. It may cover issues, such as, for example: the links between media, political parties and economic/financial interests; the future of public service broadcasting (RAI) and its role in Italian society; the rising influence of new media on the political process.

To find out more about studying for a PhD at the University of Birmingham, including full details of the research undertaken in the School, the funding opportunities available for your subject, and guidance on making your application, you can order a copy of our Doctoral Research Prospectus, at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/drp

Funding Notes

The main source of funding for a PhD in this field is the AHRC Midlands 3 Cities Doctoral Training Partnerships (410 PhD studentships over a five year period): http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/calgs/scholarships/ahrc-funding.aspx

You can search for sources of funding at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

For details of the funding available and advice on making your application, please contact:
[email protected]

References

- Populists in Power (with D. McDonnell). Routledge 2015.

- ‘Berlusconi’s Impact and Legacy’ (with J.Newell). Special issue of Modern Italy, (20) 1, 2015.

- Resisting the Tide: Cultures of Opposition Under Berlusconi (2001-06) (with C. Brook, C. Ross and N. Rothenberg). Continuum 2009.

- Twenty-first Century Populism: The Spectre of Western European Democracy (with D. McDonnell). Palgrave 2008.

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