The Department of Politics and International Relations at Royal Holloway,
University of London has created a PhD studentship in the field
of ‘borders in global politics’
Departmental Research Studentship (covers Home/EU fees plus a top-up
Departmental Assistantship of £5,350 for three years, full-time).
Students proposing research in the following subject area will be
prioritised for this Studentship: Borders in global politics, including
the transformation of borders under conditions of globalization;
theorizing borders in a global age; involvement of citizens in bordering
and debordering; borders as increasingly differentiated, networked, and
diffuse; mobile borders.
This Departmental Research Studentship covers tuition fees at the standard
home/EU rate (currently £3,168 per year full-time), plus a top-up
Departmental Assistantship of £5,350. This is tenable for up to three
years for full-time study. Holders of the Departmental Research
Studentship will be required to provide 4 hours of teaching per week as a
condition of their Studentship.
Eligibility: Studentships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence
to new students who will commence a research programme in the academic
year 2007-2008, from the UK, from the EU or from overseas. Please note
that students who have already started their programme are not eligible
for consideration. Students from overseas will be liable for overseas fee
rates but may use the home/EU amount to pay towards the extra costs.
How to apply: There is no separate application for this Studentship. In
order to be considered for the award, candidates are advised to contact Dr
Chris Rumford, Co-Director of the Centre for Global and Transnational
Politics and the supervisor of the Studentship holder, as soon as
possible. Candidates should apply for a place in the Department no later
than 1st May 2007.