The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) invites applications for a three-year, full-time position as Doctoral Researcher. The position provides the opportunity to work in a leading international research institution with high academic standards and an interdisciplinary environment.
This position is financed as part of a grant from the Research Council of Norway to PRIO for the project “POPAGANDA: Pop Culture, Art, and Ideas of Legitimacy in Struggles over Democratization and Peace”, led by Senior Researcher Marte Nilsen.
Working within the field of Humanities or Social Sciences, the Doctoral Researcher to be employed in this project will conduct fieldwork-based research on how indigenous belief systems and cosmologies are utilized in popular culture and art in Myanmar or Thailand, to generate political legitimacy in struggles over democratization and peace. The work conducted here will result in a PhD dissertation in English.
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