PhD Studentship: The Social Policy Impact of the Radical Right in Europe
The University of Edinburgh’s School of Social and Political Science is seeking applicants for a PhD studentship, commencing in September 2020, which will investigate the social policy impact of the radical right in Europe. The principal object of this project will be identify and explain the socio-economic policy positions and influences of radical right parties in European welfare states. The successful doctoral candidate will be expected to draw from the literatures of comparative politics, political economy, and social policy, with a particular focus on the role of radical right parties in welfare state development and national models of capitalism, throughout their research.
The scholarship is available as a 3-year programme and will commence in September 2020.
The award includes:
- an annual stipend of £15,000
- University of Edinburgh tuition fees at the standard Home/EU rate
- students may also be able to draw on the School of Social and Political Science Research Support Fund, currently up to a maximum of £500 per year.
Full details are available on the School of Social and Political Sciences website.