The Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at the Scuola Normale Superiore is pleased to announce 7 fully-funded PhD positions.
Deadline for applications: 26 August 2021, h 23.59 (CET)
The main research areas are listed below. Prospective applicants are encouraged to consider the research interests specified by the Faculty in their personal web pages.
This stream looks at social movements, civil society, participative democracy, political violence, new media from sociological and political science perspectives.
This stream examines the transformations of capitalism, and in particular economic internationalization (globalization, Europeanisation, global industries, finance, migrations), changes in work and employment (digitalisation, industrial relations, new labour conflicts and inequalities) and the governance of these processes through policies, institutions and agency at multiple levels.
Despite its young age, the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences has already established an international reputation for academic excellence and world-class research. Besides the structured courses on methodological and substantive issues, the faculty offers a stimulating environment, with international conferences, specialist workshops, summer schools and guest lectures.
To apply for the Ph.D. courses at the Scuola Normale Superiore: