The Centre for Research in Communication and Culture (CRCC) at Loughborough University (lboro.ac.uk/crcc) welcomes applicants for ESRC funded doctoral studentships in Communication and Media.
The CRCC is a large, interdisciplinary research centre that has been at the forefront of research in the field internationally for twenty five years. The CRCC has a large, vibrant and cosmopolitan post-graduate community working on a range of subjects in the fields of sociology, media and cultural studies, social psychology and geography.
Dr Michael Skey (Social Sciences) and Dr Marco Antonsich (Geography and Environment) would be particularly keen to support applications from students with interests in nations and nationalism which intersect the Communication and Media remit. Possible topics might include:
- Brexit and new nationalisms
- Nationalism and Migration
- Nationalism and populism
- Media representations (and responses to) populism
- Trans-national media
- The changing status of ethnic majorities / minorities
- Online nationalism
- Commemorating/celebrating the nation
- Affective nationalism
- Everyday nationalism
- Sport and nationalism
The CRCC leads the communication and media pathway of the ESRC Midlands Graduate School doctoral training partnership, a consortium of six research intensive universities based in the English Midlands. Full details of how to apply can be found here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/mgsdtp/studentships/howtoapply/