The Department of Gender Studies, Lund University, Sweden is announcing a joint call with the Ph.D. Program in Sociology and Methodology, SOMET at the Graduate School of Sociology and Politics, University of Milan and also has one call open at the present.
1) The upcoming call is together with University of Milan and is for a joint doctoral position. It is broadly oriented to the area of “Gender, identities and new technologies”. The first three years of support will be at from University of Milan and the fourth and final year of support will be at Lund University. The doctoral student will spend the 1st and 3rd year in Milan and the 2nd and 4th year in Lund. More information is below. The position will be announced on the website of NASP (Network for the Advancement of Social and Political Studies): http://www.nasp.eu/socme-mission-and-partners.html
Coming call for Phd position in Gender Studies and Sociology.
The Department of Gender Studies, Lund University (www.genus.lu.se<http://www.genus.lu.se>) would like to announce the coming call for a joint degree doctoral position with the Ph.D. Program in Sociology and Methodology, SOMET at the Graduate School of Sociology and Politics, University of Milan.
The date of the call will be announced in English very soon and the call has just opened in Italian. So if you are interested, you may consider preparing the necessary materials for your application ie transcripts etc. and begin to think and prepare a five page research plan. The current deadline for applications is the 31st of August, 2015.
For further information and updates please check the following website http://www.nasp.eu/socme-mission-and-partners.html You are also welcome to send an email to Sara Goodman firstname.lastname@example.org in order to receive notification of when the English information is given on the Nasp website.
The doctoral position will be in the area of “Gender, identities and new technologies”. The doctoral candidate will be part of a research environment engaged in the complexities of contemporary cultural identities more generally, and particularly on the role of new identity technologies in the creation and reconfiguration of these identities. Central to the environment is the exploration of the relationship between new technologies, gender, and identities. The candidate could investigate identity technologies and their connections to various forms of community formation, such as diasporic communities and/or social movements with a social justice agenda. Theoretical fields and research arenas include gender studies, new media studies, cultural studies, autobiography studies, and then, depending on direction taken, diaspora/transnational theory, feminist and social movement theory. Applicants with a strong background in Gender Studies and/or Sociology are especially encouraged to apply.
Information on the University of Milan application process: “Ph.D. students will be admitted WITH SCHOLARSHIPS ONLY. Admission to Ph.D. Programmes is based on qualifications and interviews. The Ph.D. programmes, fully taught in English, promote international exchanges with top European research institutions and offer quality teaching at international level. The beginning of teaching activities is scheduled in October 2015. Since the University of Milan is a Public University, to be considered valid, applications must be submitted as the Official Call for Application prescribes.”