MPP (CBS), in collaboration with the University of Oslo (UiO), offers a scholarship for a PhD project with a focus on the history of civil society in the Nordic countries since 1800
PhD scholarship in the History of Nordic Civil Society
Copenhagen Business School (CBS), in collaboration with the University of Oslo (UiO), invites applications for a PhD scholarship with a focus on the history of civil society in the Nordic countries since 1800. The position is part of the multidisciplinary UiO:Nordic-financed project Nordic Civil Societies: Global, Transnational and Regional Encounters since 1800 (https://www.uio.no/english/research/strategic-research-areas/nordic/research/research-groups/nordic-civil-societies/index.html). The project explores the role of voluntary organisations between state, market, and the private sphere in the making of and the lived experience of ‘Norden’ and the ‘Nordic model’, in a transnational and historical perspective. The candidate is expected to pursue an independent research project in relation to either the project’s Pillar I: Civil Societies and the State: Critical Perspectives on the Performance of a ‘Nordic Model’ of Society or Pillar II: Nordic Civil Societies since 1800: Transnational Cooperation, International Models and National Adaptions.
Possible case studies include, but are not limited to,
- the self-organisation of ‘outsiders’ (migrants, ethnic minorities, radical political movements),
- the role of social-scientific knowledge in the governance and governmentality of the third sector,
- inter-Nordic civil society cooperation,
- voluntary organisations at the intersection of states and marked.