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The Open University UK PhD Studentship – Education, mobility and conflict in Africa 2020


The Open University’s Geography Department seeks applications from candidates who want to undertake a 3-year fully-funded PhD on mobility, conflict and education in Africa. 

Application Deadline: 10th June, 2020 – 17:00

About the Award: This studentship is attached to the AHRC funded Network Plus project on Decolonising Peace education in Africa, which aims to explore how to deliver locally meaningful quality education for peace in Africa. The studentship offers flexibility, allowing the student to define the scope of the research within the broad aims of the project and in consultation with the supervisors.

Type: PhD


  • Those with a Masters in Research Methods, a relevant undergraduate degree and interest in the topic of educational mobility and conflict are invited to apply.
  • International students are eligible but please note the implications of travel restrictions for start dates.

To be Taken at (Country): UK

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: fully funded

Duration of Award: 3 years

How to Apply: Please submit a 1500 word research proposal along with a completed application form which is available here. Further details of this PhD position are available here . You are welcome to contact Prof Parvati Raghuram [email protected] to discuss the project. 

Completed applications should be sent to [email protected]

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Visit Award Webpage for Details

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