PhD Studentship Opportunities in Philosophy, Critical Theory and Politics at the University of Brighton, 2018

University of Brighton - Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics, and Ethics (CAPPE)

DEADLINE: 8 January 2018

The University of Brighton is a member of the AHRC TECHNE Training Partnership. This offers full Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) PhD awards for those commencing study in September 2018. Details of the studentships may be found using this link: The University of Brighton also offers a number of fully funded PhD places. The University of Brighton's Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics & Ethics ( is seeking outstanding candidates in Philosophy and related areas. We welcome inter-disciplinary proposals or proposals with a disciplinary focus. Information about staff expertise is included below: follow the links for more information. If you would like to apply for funding please:

  1. select relevant supervisors from the list below and contact them;
  2. complete a provisional proposal and talk this through with the staff you have contacted as soon as possible;
  3. complete the online proposals for the University of Brighton, and sparately for TECHNE (if this is relevant).

We have particular expertise in the areas of:

  • Contemporary Critical Theories;
  • Continental Philosophy and Anglo-American political philosophy;
  • The Politics and Ethics of War and violent conflict;
  • Moral Philosophy;
  • Radical Philosophy and Politics;
  • Contempoary Political Theory;
  • The Ethics and Politics of Resistance;
  • Decolonial Thought.

We have a vibrant group of research students and staff working on the Humanities Programme. Students edit the journal Critical Studies, host annual conferences and work with colleagues from institutions across the world. If you find a member of staff with whom you would like to work please email them directly with a brief outline of your research interests, and a cv outlining your education thus far. In order to meet the University's 8 January deadline, we recommend that you do this as soon as possible.

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