4 Διδακτορικές Υποτροφίες στο Πανεπιστήμιο του Δουβλίνου

*The Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction at
Dublin City University *is looking for 4 PhD researchers in the framework
of the project “Around the Caspian: a doctoral training for future experts
in development and cooperation with focus on the Caspian region” (CASPIAN
2015-19).

*Description*
A 36-month, full-time PhD researcher position (subject to a positive
mid-term evaluation); a salary in accordance with Marie Curie payment
scales and a sufficient research and travel budget; start of assignment not
later than 1 September 2015. The selected PhD students will respectively
work on the research projects, and complete a PhD thesis, on:

1. Resilient authoritarianism in Central Asia: between international
dynamics and domestic constraints
2. Weak or absent opposition parties, electoral processes and sources of
power around the Caspian region
3. Women and Parliament in Autocratic states: competing for access to
political positions in the Caspian region
4. Civil society actors and political participation in Central Asia and
Iran: dynamics of democratization and political co-option
These planned research projects focus on the societal impact and the effect
on identities, social organization and the daily economies of rapid
economic change in specific provinces and urban areas in the Caspian
region, using mixed research methodologies.

Candidates should apply by e-mail to Dr Donnacha Ó Beacháin, Director of
Research tt donnacha.obeachain@dcu.ie (mention ‘CASPIAN application’ in
heading/subject space), *before Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 17:00 GMT*.

*The application must be in English and the application package should
contain the following items: *

1. Letter of application outlining the candidates’ interest for and, if
applicable, experience in, the Caspian region ;
2. Detailed CV including, if applicable, a list of relevant publications ;
3. Two-page project proposal on one of the topics mentioned at the
description;
4. The names and contact details of 3 reference persons who can comment on
the applicants’ capabilities and abilities.

For more info: http://www.dcu.ie/iicrr/Caspian_PhD_application.shtml – See more at: http://www.anthropology.gr/el/node/330#sthash.sGP0pv96.dpuf

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