Australian Parliamentary Library - ANU Collaborative Doctoral Program PhD Scholarship

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The Australian Parliamentary Library and the Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies (ANU) are delighted to announce an extended call for a Collaborative Doctoral Program PhD Scholarship. The successful applicant will contribute to scholarship on the Australian Parliament and its work, and have the unique opportunity to be co-located in a world-class research university and the Parliamentary Library.

Areas of research

Applicants are invited to develop a proposal in the following areas:

  • Parliament and democracy
  • Australian federalism
  • The Australian Parliament and nation building
  • The role of Parliament in shaping key public debates (such as, in climate change, reconciliation, welfare, women’s rights etc.)
  • Parliamentarians and parliamentary history, with particular focus on the early federal period
  • The evolving relationships between parliament and other systems of government (cabinet, ministry)

Proposals for thesis by publication or scholarly edition will be welcomed.

To be considered applicants must also apply for entry into the ANU Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Research PhD programme by 15 April 2021.


For enquiries contact Dr Alexandra Dellios and Dr Dianne Heriot.

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Updated:  5 January 2021/Responsible Officer:  CASS Marketing & Communications/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications