Doctoral Programme of Social and Behavioural Sciences


Research Themes

Each of the faculty’s professionals approaches society from the perspective of their own academic discipline.  ​The current research themes are listed below:
  • Political organizations, international relations and government with the objective of conducting research on the state, political systems and power.
  • The recent history of politics, international relations and society
  •  Contemporary East-Asian societies and politics including their recent histories.
  • Bioethics, philosophy of political and social sciences, and the history of philosophy (especially early modern philosophy)
  • Research on cognition and various states of consciousness, studying the neural basis of various cognitive processes, and research on reading and reading comprehension.
  • Multicultural Research, Political Sociology, Sociology of Housing, Social Inequalities, Social Theory and Welfare Research

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