The PhD and the powerful

Finn, Peter (2020) The PhD and the powerful. (Project Report) London, U.K. : British International Studies Association Postgraduate Network. 24 p. (British International Studies Association Postgraduate Network Briefing Paper)

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Abstract

Disparities of power often exist between PhD students & Early Career Researchers and more senior academics and the actors they study. This holds especially true for international studies, where access to information and subjects is often constrained by state actors able to envelop themselves in numerous, potentially legitimate, restrictions. This brief is designed to help PhD students in the realm of international studies identify, comprehend, and develop strategies for dealing with, such disparities. It evolved from a British International Studies Association Postgraduate Network workshop held at Kingston University, London, on November 1st, 2018. This brief reports on the workshop’s key themes and provides intellectual framing and practical advice for PhD students thinking about how to network and develop and maintain professional relationships. It broadly adopts the workshop's structure, with four sections focused on locating, understanding, navigating and, speaking truth to power.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Research Area: Politics and international studies
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences
Depositing User: Peter Finn
Date Deposited: 28 May 2020 17:24
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2020 14:36
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/45583

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