FCT Call for PhD Grants 2017 – CRIA as a Host Institution

CRIA – Centre for Research in Anthropology – welcomes applications in the field of Anthropology and other close social sciences as the host institution for individual doctoral and post-doctoral scholarships awarded by the Portuguese Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) in the 2017 PhD Studentship call. CRIA is a leading Portuguese research unit in Anthropology and allied sciences, associated with four public universities – FCSH/NOVA, FCT-UC, ISCTE-IUL, UMinho. It currently hosts 210 research fellows, mostly university lecturers and professors, post-graduate research fellows and others. The combined four universities prove CRIA with unique, and overarching, resources and facilities to support research and training both at national and international level.

CRIA’s research activities stems from four main research groups (RG), allowing for satellite research agendas to be incorporated. The RG are: 1) Circulation and Place-Making, 2) Environment, Sustainability and Ethnography, 3) Governance, Policies and Livelihoods, 4) Practices and Politics of Culture. CRIA also hosts several thematic lines and smaller groups devoted to specific topics: visual cultures and arts; health; Islamic contexts; informal resources, State and social capital; religion. For more information, please visit: http://cria.org.pt

If you wish to consider CRIA as your host institution, please fill the online form at https://goo.gl/forms/QCdlEMjyqID4fDCu2 until March 12th.

The proposals will be examined and CRIA’s decision will be communicated to candidates on March 17th, through the e-mail address provided in the form.

PhD applicants having obtained previous degrees from a non-Portuguese University: it will be necessary to register the degree in a Portuguese institution (in Direção-Geral do Ensino Superior or in a Public University: http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt, and add the registration document to the application form.

If you have any doubts in this respect, please write to: cria@cria.org.pt.

Information about the FCT 2017 Call for PhD Studentships, whose deadline is March 31st 2017: http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/concursos/individuais2017.phtml.en.