13 de septiembre de 2011

Conv. Institute for Culture and Society Doctoral Scholarship (University of Western Sydney, Australia)

Australia : Institute for Culture and Society Doctoral Scholarship

The ICS (Institute for Culture and Society) encourages theoretically-directed empirical research on the transformations in culture and society in the global era. The Institute is home to a number of internationally renowned scholars, contributing to the University of Western Sydney receiving the highest ranking for research quality—well above world standard—in Cultural Studies (Excellence in Research for Australia 2010).


Headed by Director, Distinguished Professor Ien Ang, and Research Director, Professor Tony Bennett, the ICS is especially interested in projects in the following areas:


·         Cities and Urban Cultures

·         Intercultural Dialogue and Transnational Culture

·         Institutions, Governance and Citizenship

·         Cultural Economy and Globalisation

·         Heritage, Environment and Society

·         Digital Research and Cultural Transformation

·         Australian Cultural Fields

·         Culture and Education


Candidates with backgrounds in cultural studies, sociology, anthropology, human geography, cultural history, media and communication studies, Asian studies and other disciplines are encouraged to apply. International applications are welcome.

Essential Criteria

• Good Bachelor Honours degree (Class 1 or 2.1), or equivalent qualifications and/or experience

• Research or professional experience in a relevant field of humanities or social science


What does the scholarship provide?

Tax-free stipend of $32,860 per annum and a funded place in the doctoral degree for domestic candidates. While international students may have to pay fees, exceptions may be made for outstanding applicants.


Need more information?

• To discuss a project please contact Dr Megan Watkins at m.watkins@uws.edu.au  OR Professor Deborah Stevenson at d.stevenson@uws.edu.au 

• Contact the Research Training, Policy and Programs Officer, Mrs Sandra Lawrence to discuss enrolment and scholarships: sg.lawrence@uws.edu.au 

• Find out more about the research being undertaken in the CCR and ICS at http://www.uws.edu.au/centre_for_cultural_research/ccr  


How to apply

• Submit an application form, research proposal and CV by the closing date. The application form can be downloaded from the web: www.uws.edu.au/research/scholarships

Further Information

Application Deadline : 21 October 2011

Contact Adress: Dr Megan Watkins

Contact Email: m.watkins@uws.edu.au

Posted on 2011-09-11 23:15:08


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