International Conflict Analysis (PhD)

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PhD

How long you will study
12 Months

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full-time

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About International Conflict Analysis at University of Kent

Location: Brussels


A PhD (or doctorate), is awarded for a substantial piece of supervised research that is worthy of publication and makes an original contribution to knowledge in a particular field. Research students benefit from having a supervisory committee, including a main supervisor, to guide and support their research.

The PhD at BSIS is an independent project guided by your main supervisor who will have experience related to your chosen field of research. You will have regular meetings with your supervisor (at least monthly) for informal discussions as well as formal feedback on your work. The supervisor's role is to oversee your progress, give you advice as well as share any special areas of expertise.

Your progress is closely monitored by the supervisory committee to ensure you remain on track to produce a thesis of value to the academic community. You will be reviewed at regular interviews and this includes induction, probation, annual and submission review. 

At BSIS, we hold weekly research seminars for all our PhD students and staff to attend. This is an opportunity to showcase your research and to exchange, debate and share ideas with fellow students and faculty staff. Each term, every student is required to present a piece of work which might be a research outline, results of a bibliographic search or a field trip report.

The research community at BSIS is a diverse, friendly and growing group who benefit from the interdisciplinary nature of the School and each student contributes significantly to this community as well as providing mentor and support to our taught master's student body. 

Fees 

Fees for this and other Kent Postgraduate Politics programmes can be found on the Student Finance page.

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Should states 'secure' their historical memories by means of law? Drawing on examples from the ongoing 'memory wars' in Eastern Europe, Dr Maria Mälksoo, Senior Lecturer in International Security at Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies, puts forth the argument that the attempts to protect historical memory by 'memory laws' tend to reproduce and amplify rather than alleviate the existing security concerns. Issues of historical remembrance should be allowed to live in the political realm, or that of speech.


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Full Time UK/EU: TBC EUR | Full Time Overseas: TBC EUR | Part Time UK/EU: TBC EUR | Part Time Overseas: N/A

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