PHD scholarship in Islam and Arab Media

PhD scholarship on Islam in Arab Media

The Graduate School at the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Copenhagen invites applications for a PhD scholarship expected to begin 1 October 2010 within the following area:

Islam in Arab Media: The project proposal should have a special emphasis on how various expressions of Islam affect the Arab Media, or vice versa. Potential studies could take up production environments, e.g. specific TV channels or web portals.  It could also be centred on particular genres, media-personalities or audiences. Studies within the role of Islam in selected media on the Arabian Peninsula are particularly welcome.

The PhD project is financed by the New Islamic Public Sphere Programme (CNIO) at the Department of Cross Cultural and Regional Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen. The selected candidate will be affiliated with and receive supervision from the staff at CNIO.

It is expected that the applicant has a thorough knowledge of Arabic and English. The thesis may be written in Danish or English. The PhD program is a three year program.

The PhD candidate will be employed at the Faculty of Humanities and will be enrolled at the Graduate School of the Faculty of Humanities.

For more information on CNIO see http://islamicpublicsphere.hum.ku.dk/.

The contact person is Professor Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen (jsp@hum.ku.dk).

For Application procedure see the website http://www.humanities.ku.dk/research/phd/Announcements/

Deadline for application 23 march at noon CET.

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