PhD positions in Global Politics – IMER at Malmö University

Malmö University is a highly transdisciplinary university with strong international collaborations, ranked well within Sweden for the quality of its research, and based in an exciting and global city.

PhD positions announced by the Department of Global Political Studies, Faculty of Culture and Society, Malmö University, Sweden:

Doctoral position in Global Politics, at least one (Ref REK 2020/132)

The study of Global Politics is multidisciplinary and includes approaches from the humanities as well as the social sciences. The scientific core of Global Politics is the study of transnational and international politics, both in terms of continuity and change, cooperation and conflict, power and protest, politics in and beyond the nation state, and the proliferation of actors in world politics. A key element in the research is to attempt to extend and deepen the understanding and study of the exercise of power at the global level. Global Politics includes analyses of political, social, economic and cultural relations and networks across national boundaries.

Doctoral position in International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER), at least one (Ref REK 2020/133)

Scholars within IMER study, among other subjects, the national, regional, international and global causes and effects of migration in both the society of origin and destination on a structural, institutional, collective, and individual level. IMER is an inherently multi- and interdisciplinary subject, in which for instance sociology, political science, cultural geography, anthropology, economic history, economics, social work, history, ethnology, religious studies, gender studies, and cultural studies are represented.

The application submission deadline for both positions is 7 September 2020

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