PhD Studentships: Impact of Religion And Belief In Modern British Life, Goldsmiths, University of London, Deadline: July 14, 2017
Successful applicants will co-design and curate one public impact event each year (at Goldsmiths, University of London or elsewhere – as appropriate) highlighting their research methodologies and or findings, as well as contributing regular blogs and social media feeds for both FCSU and WT Foundation platforms.
Applications are invited from potential researchers in the following areas:
- Faith-based social enterprise and its contribution to current debates and practices about the efficacy of the social enterprise model for economic and community/relational regeneration.
- Non-religious forms of belonging and belief as generators of social capital and community resilience.
- Progressive localism: Comparative partnerships between local authorities and faith sector and implications for both renewed democracy, inclusion and a performative apologetics.
- Christian/faith based environmental movements in the UK and emerging critical theologies of the environment.
- Women-curated spaces of Christian/Muslim dialogue and their impacts on both internal (religious) and external (social/civic/political) structures as well as methodologies of dialogue and cohesion.
Each PhD scholarship is for a total of £25,170 over three years to cover fees (£4,195 per annum) and maintenance (£4,195 per annum). This opportunity is open to home/EU applicants.