Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Global Area Studies (History and Ideologies)

Research could focus on the following topics: identities, language-based area studies, globalisation, conflict, protest, history, politics, foreign policy, international development, debt cancellation, trade unions, industrial relations, civil society, NGOs, transportation, ideologies, power. The centre has 3 main research strands/ work streams in conjunction with the work of European governance, identity and public policy and the Jean Monnet Centre: globalisation, state and non-state actors: the EU, leading OECD states, civil society actors such as trade unions, NGOs; conflict, protest and empowerment: nationalist protest in Spain, trade union conflict across Europe, social conflict in Japan, conflict management in Africa, foreign and development policies as a source of empowerment, international relations; ideologies and identities: Marxism in the modern world, Japanese ideology, Zizek, ideologies and globalisation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 - 5 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

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