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Two fully funded PhD positions in East and South-East Asian Studies

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The Centre announces two PhD positions. East and South-East Asian Studies is an interdisciplinary subject that focuses on contemporary phenomena and processes in the region as a whole as well as in individual countries. The subject integrates theoretical and methodological perspectives from area studies with different humanities and social sciences disciplines.

Application deadline February 15, 2022

Carefully read the instructions in the announcement and note all of the materials that your application must include. Also read the information about requirements and further instructions on our web site.

It is also recommended that applicants familiarise themselves about the Centre before applying to the graduate program in order to obtain a broader awareness of the types of research carried out at present. It should, however, be noted that it is up to each applicant to define their own field research in the proposal submitted with the application. The topic of East and South-East Asian Studies is broad and can cover both regional and country focused studies as long as it relates to contemporary issues. It does not include language studies or literature. 

We will not offer any advice or comments on your proposed topics or research proposal. The applicants are ranked based on their earlier merits as well as on the quality and relevance of the research proposal for graduate studies. Therefore, in order to be assessed, all the necessary documents (including earlier Bachelor’s and Master’s theses as well as other possible publications) must be attached to the application. We anticipate to interview those candidates who have been shortlisted.