PhD and Postdoctorial Fellowships on "Global History",Centre for Modern Indian Studies, University of Göttingen, Germany

University of Göttingen


Deadline:

July 31, 2016


Opportunity Cover Image -  PhD and Postdoctorial Fellowships  on

“A Global Network for Global History”   directed by the Centre for Modern Indian Studies (CeMIS), University of Göttingen

it is in cooperation with the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, and the Weatherhead Initiative on Global History, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, advertises 3 PhD scholarships for the funding period from 1 January – 30 June 2017.

The “Global Network for Global History” is funded by the VW foundation and seeks to organize a community of scholars interested in the systematic scrutiny of developmentsthat have unfolded across national, regional, and continental boundaries and who propose to analyze the interconnections—cultural, economic, ecological, political and demographic—among world societies.

PhD Fellows at CeMIS are appointed for six months and are provided time, guidance, office space, and access to the facilities of Göttingen University. They should be prepared to devote their entire time to productive scholarship and may undertake sustained projects of research or other original work. They will join a vibrant interdisciplinary community of scholars at CeMIS and the newly founded Forum for Global and Transregional Studies at the University of Göttingen.

The scholarship is granted for six months and amounts to EUR 1.600 per month (incl. compulsory health insurance and travel allowances). The work location is Göttingen.

Requirements for candidates on Fellowships  for "Global History",

  • an affiliation with one of the following institutions:

Delhi University, India

Université Cheikh Anta Diop,Senegal 

East China Normal University, China

Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

International Institute of Social History, Netherlands

Weatherhead Initiative on Global History, Harvard University, USA

University of Göttingen, Germany

  •  a master’s degree in History or Social Sciences;
  • independence, individual initiative and commitment;
  • excellent knowledge of English and the languages relevant to the research location;  sound knowledge of the relevant scholarly debates

Applicationsshould contain a full CV, copies of relevant examinations, a research proposal (max. 5000 words), a writing sample (a chapter or essay), and the names and addresses of two referees. They should be sent electronically by 31 July 2016 to Prof. Dr. Ravi Ahuja, CeMIS, University of Göttingen, Waldweg 26, D – 37073 Göttingen, Germany, email: ravi.ahuja@sowi.uni‐goettingen.de.

2 Postdoc fellowships for "Global History"

Institution: Centre for Modern Indian Studies, University of Göttingen
Start date: 1 January 2017
Application deadline: 31 July 2016

The transnational research group "A Global Network for Global History" directed by the Centre for Modern Indian Studies (CeMIS), University of Göttingen in cooperation with the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, and the Weatherhead Initiative on Global History, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, advertises 2 Postdoc fellowships for the funding period from 16 January - 30 September 2017.

The "Global Network for Global History" is funded by the VW foundation and seeks to organize a community of scholars interested in the systematic scrutiny of developments that have unfolded across national, regional, and continental boundaries and who propose to analyze the interconnections - cultural, economic, ecological, political and demographic - among world societies.

Fellows at CeMIS are appointed for 8.5 months and are provided time, guidance, office space, and access to the facilities of Göttingen University. They should be prepared to devote their entire time to productive scholarship and may undertake sustained projects of research or other original work. They will join a vibrant interdisciplinary community of scholars at CeMIS and the newly founded Forum for Global and Transregional Studies at the University of Göttingen.
The scholarship is granted for 8.5 months and amounts to EUR 2.650 per month (incl. compulsory health insurance and travel allowances). The work location is Göttingen.

Requirements for candidates are:
+ a PhD in History or Social Sciences;
+ independence, individual initiative and commitment;
+ excellent knowledge of English and the languages relevant to the research location;
+ sound knowledge of the relevant scholarly debates

Applications should contain a full CV, copies of relevant examinations, a research proposal (max. 5000 words), a writing sample (a chapter or essay), and the names and addresses of two referees. They should be sent electronically by 31 July 2016 to Prof. Dr. Ravi Ahuja, CeMIS, University of Göttingen, Waldweg 26, D-37073 Göttingen, Germany, email: ravi.ahuja@sowi.uni-goettingen.de.

URL: http://www.uni-goettingen.de/de/540740.html

You can have a look at attached files below.

VWGlobalHistoryPhDFellowshipAn-86cdb


For more detailed information please click on "Further Official Information" below.



Host Country
Study Levels
Opportunities
Publish Date
June 29, 2016
Link To Original




0 Comments