Wednesday, May 6, 2020

PhD Program in Global History and Governance, University of Naples

[We have the following announcement.  DRE]

PhD Program in Global History and Governance.  Host Institution: Scuola Superiore Meridionale at the University of Naples Federico II, Napoli (Italy).  Program coordinator: Prof. Daniela Luigia Caglioti.  Six 4-year doctoral fellowships are available at the newly instituted Scuola Superiore Meridionale in Naples (Italy) for the academic year 2020-2021

Scholarship amount: € 19,000.00 per year; 50% increase of the scholarship for research abroad; Up to 20% of the scholarship in research funds per year.  Starting date: 2 November 2020

The Program: The Ph.D. in Global History and Governance is an advanced research degree at the end of which each student must defend a dissertation based on independent and original academic research.  The course offers a multi-disciplinary training program based on history and law and open to contributions from other disciplines, such as economics and political science. The program focuses on the comparison, connections and processes of globalization that have characterized different areas of the planet since the first epoch of global imperialism and does so by focusing on the relational dimension of historical processes, legal regimes and the organization of power, on the interdependencies between economic, political, juridical, cultural and social factors and on the circulation, exchange and interconnection of ideas, people, institutions, legal cultures, political models, concepts, rights and goods on a global scale.  For more information, visit here.

Admission requirements: Candidates must possess an MA/MS degree by October 30, 2020, and an excellent command of English.  They must present a research project in a subject relevant to the Ph.D. program.

Required Application Materials:

- Online application form (and a € 50 fee payment for Italian citizens only);
- Copy of an ID document;
- CV (max 2 pages);
- Master’s degree thesis (plus abstract);
- Copy of publications, if present;
- Two letters of recommendation;
- A research proposal (max 3,500 words).

Application deadline: June 30, 2020, 02:00 pm (CET).  Details and application forms are to be found here in Italian and here in English.   For further information please write to