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We are delighted to share three PhD scholarship opportunities to study the ‘new’ Cold War with Seth Schindler. All three are dual PhD projects, with periods of research at The University of Melbourne or The University of Toronto.

Transportation infrastructure in Tanzania and Kenya: A comparative analysis of Chinese and non-Chinese projects and their urban impacts

This PhD project will be based at the University of Manchester with a 12 month stay at The University of Melbourne.

The PhD is supervised by:

Dr Seth SchindlerProf Kevin Ward (The University of Manchester)
Dr Julie Tian MiaoProf Michele Acuto (The University of Melbourne)

Students have access to living allowance and mobility support. Scholarships are awarded for 3 years, with the possibility of 6 months extension. All participants receive tuition fee waivers for up to 4 years.

Urbanization, special economic zones and the China Pakistan Economic Corridor: Upgrading Pakistan’s urban system or bypassing metropolises?

This PhD project will be based at the University of Melbourne with a 12 month stay at The University of Manchester.

The PhD is supervised by:

Students have access to living allowance and mobility support. Scholarships are awarded for 3 years, with the possibility of 6 months extension. All participants receive tuition fee waivers for up to 4 years.

What’s new about the ‘new’ Cold War? Infrastructure and the Sino-US rivalry in Africa

Registered at The University of Manchester, PhD candidates will begin their PhD in Manchester and will then spend at least 12 months in Toronto. The amount of time spent at each university and in each city will be dependent upon the project and candidates will work with their supervisory team in the first year to set out its structure.

The PhD is supervised by:

This is a fully-funded scholarship. Applications close Friday 25 February 2021

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