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PhD position at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, 2012-2013

PhD stipend position in Children and Media, Press or Game Industry  (Science and Technology Studies) with the Mercator Research Group “Spaces of Anthropological Knowledge: Production and Transfer”, at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.

Area of study: Cultural Psychology and Anthropological Knowledge.

Eligibility: An M.A. in media studies, social anthropology, cultural psychology, social sciences, science and technology studies or related disciplines is required. Experience and interest in qualitative methods, preferably ethnography, is necessary. Applicants must be good writers and possess empirical as well as theoretical curiosity. She or he must have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Proficiency in German language is important.

Deadline: November 30, 2012.

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InterMedia Doctoral Research Fellowship, University of Oslo, Norway

Two research fellowships are available at InterMedia, University of Oslo, for work within the research group CHANGE. CHANGE is an interdisciplinary research group that aims to push the boundaries of design and the use of digital environments in learning and communication. This research group explore design, use of and learning with technology-based environments in schools, museums and workplace settings.

The proposed starting date for the fellowship is spring 2013 onwards.

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Rotary Yoneyama Research Scholarships for International Students, Japan. 2013

This is for international students scheduled to enroll in April or October 2013 in a Japanese university or graduate school under Japan’s pre-arrival university admission system. “Pre-arrival admission approval” is a system whereby applicants to Japanese universities and graduate schools are allowed to take the entrance examination and apply for admission while in their countries, without having to come to Japan to do so.

Level of Study: Research Degree
Subjects: All

This scholarship program is reserved for people residing abroad who wish to apply for admission in a Japanese university or graduate school. The program’s eligibility requirements are as follows:
(1) Have already chosen the university or graduate school s/he will apply for
(2) Be in the process of applying for admission
(3) For the subject university to have a system for issuing “pre-arrival admission approval.”

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International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) at QUT, Australia. 2012

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) are prestigious scholarships, funded by the federal Government to encourage exceptional students to undertake research higher degrees in Australia.

Student type: Future international research students

Eligibility: Academic performance

Study type: Postgraduate research (PhD / Masters)

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Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships, Canada. 2013-2014

 

 

Social Sciences and Humanities. Open to international and Canadian applicants. Up to 15 Trudeau Scholarships are awarded each year to support doctoral candidates pursuing research of compelling present-day concern, pertinent to one or more of the four themes of the Trudeau Foundation:

(1) human rights and dignity; (2) responsible citizenship; (3) Canada in the world; and (4) people and their natural environment.

Trudeau Scholars are highly gifted individuals who are actively engaged in their fields and expected to become leading national and international figures. Far beyond being simply financial assistance, the Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship offers award winners the opportunity to interact with an exciting community of leaders and committed individuals in every field of the social sciences and humanities.

Value and Duration of Scholarship
1. $40,000 tenable for Three Years
2. An annual allowance of $20,000 available to support research related travel expenses and to cover networking expenses associated with the Foundation’s Public Interaction program.

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PhD Scholarships – Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney. 2013

International applications are welcome. The ICS is 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 media and communication studies, cultural studies, sociology, anthropology, human geography, cultural history, Asian studies and other disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Offer: Tax-free stipend of AUD33,728 per annum (with an increase for 2013) and a funded place in the doctoral degree.

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International Post Graduate Research Scholarships, University of Adelaide. 2013

The University of Adelaide (Estd. 1874), Australia, offers a scholarships scheme for international students undertaking postgraduate research study. Its purpose is to attract high quality overseas postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the University of Adelaide to support its research effort.

The scholarship provides:

  1. Course tuition fees for two years for a Masters degree by Research and three years for a Doctoral research degree (an extension is possible for doctoral programs only);
  2. An annual living allowance of approximately $23,728 (2012 value) for the normal duration of the program.

DOC NOMADS Short-term Scholarships for Third-Country Scholars 2013-2014

Opportunity for documentary film-makers and documentary scholars: DOC NOMADS offers short-term scholarships to third-country scholars to undertake teaching and research activities in the context of the joint programme. Scholars interested in an Erasmus Mundus scholarship should apply directly to DOC NOMADS Secretariat and their application will go through a competitive selection process organised by the Academic Board of the consortium.

The scholars will be invited to stay: in Lisbon in the autumn of 2012, in Budapest in the spring of 2013, in Brussels in the autumn of 2013, in Lisbon, in Budapest or in Brussels in the spring of 2014.

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University of Padua, Italy. International PhD Fellowships 2012-2013.

Università degli Studi di Padova (University of Padua), one of the oldest universities in the world (estd. 1222), is offering PhD fellowships across its various schools for the academic year 2012-2013. Of particular interest is the School of Social Sciences: Interactions, Communication, Cultural Constructions.

15 research fellowships for foreign students to attend Doctoral Schools/International Courses. The duration of the doctoral courses is three years, starting on 1st January 2013 and ending on 31st December 2015.

Application Deadline: 5 September 2012.

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PhD studentship in Human Geography at the University of Leicester, UK, 2012.

PhD studentship in Human Geography at the Department of Geography for the students of  UK/EU and International students at the University of Leicester, UK, 2012. Internationalisation of British Higher Education and Social Media: Academic Identities, Transnational Socialisation, and Engaged Pedagogic Practice.

Study Subject(s): Human Geography Course Level: PhD

Eligibility: Applicants must have a first-class or high upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in geography or a social science discipline relevant to the project (such as media studies or education) and meet the University’s standard English language entry requirements.

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