Possible PhD studentships in anarchist studies

Studentship opportunities, Loughborough University, UK

Applications are invited for funded PhD studentships in the School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences at Loughborough University.


Members of the Anarchism Research Group in the Department of Politics, History and International Relations (within the School of SPGS) would like to hear from potential applicants with an interest in pursuing research on anarchist history or politics. Please see below for details of our research specialisms. Advice on how to write a research proposal can be found here: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/phir/pg-research/apply/
but we are happy to discuss proposals informally and comment on drafts before the final application stage.

Alexandre Christoyannopoulos specialises in politics and religion, in particular Tolstoy’s political thought and Christian anarchist thought and practice. More information about his publications and research profile is available at http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/phir/staff/alex-christoyannopoulos.h….

Uri Gordon is a participant ethnographer and political theorist, with research and supervision interests including contemporary anarchist and quasi-anarchist movements; non-western anarchisms; anarchism and philosophy (both humanist and post-structuralist); interfaces between transformative practice and theory; and the politics of science, technology and the environment. Further information and publications: https://lboro.academia.edu/UriGordon

Ruth Kinna is a historian of ideas and political theorist with research interests in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century socialism, contemporary anarchist thought, the relationship between anarchism and Marxism and processes of ideological formation, aspects of utopianism and resistance politics, art, work and politics and political violence and terrorism. More information about publications and current supervision is available at http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/phir/staff/ruth-kinna.html.

Dave Berry’s research has been primarily on the twentieth-century history of the Left, of the labour movement and of anarchism in France. He is currently working on Daniel Guérin, on Platformism and on a multidisciplinary study of anarchists and anarchisms in post-1945 France.

[Cross-posted, wuth thanks, from RA-L - http://raforum.info/]