Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung / Hamburg Institute for Social Research (HIS)
Invitation for Applications
Five Doctoral Scholarships and Two Postdoctoral Positions − Interdisciplinary Research Group on Macro-Violence
The Hamburg Institute for Social Research is about to establish an interdisciplinary research group on macro-violence and invites young scholars from disciplines such as sociology, political science, history, anthropology, etc to apply. Most welcome are projects which
- focus on macro-violence by using a distinct theoretical approach and/or
- analyze macro-violence from a comparative perspective and/or
- look into the role of violence in processes of institution-building by analyzing, for example, the interrelationship between violence and capitalism, violence and law, etc.
All application materials, which can be written either in German, English, or French (a curriculum vitae; a statement of purpose encompassing not more than three pages, which provides a clear picture of the applicant’s academic background and interests; an outline of the dissertation or postdoctoral project encompassing not more than six pages; copies of earned degrees; two recent letters of recommendation), must be received online by 31 May 2015 at the following address and using either the keyword “dissertation" (applications for doctoral scholarships) or “postdoc" (applications for postdoctoral positions).