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Eligibility Starting in January 2015, each research fellowship will be awarded for 18 months. The call is open to experienced researchers of all disciplines and all nationalities who: hold a doctoral degree (the dissertation must be submitted) completed their doctoral degree no longer than 6 years...
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 16 April 2014
The appointee will have an outstanding, international track record of university teaching and research in Latin American history and global history with a research focus on the history of migration. The successful candidate will have experience with acquiring funding for, and carrying out, sponsored...
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 10 April 2014
The appointee will have a specialization in teaching and research in the field of the pre-modern Chinese history (Song to Qing Dynasties) with a focus on the history of ideas or cultural history. International teaching experience and excellent research results are required as well as experience with...
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 10 April 2014
The appointee will have a PhD in the field of social sciences (preferably in social and cultural anthropology, but also political science or sociology) or in the field of area studies with a proven focus on social sciences. She or he will have excellent knowledge of qualitative research methods,...
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 10 April 2014
The appointee will have a PhD in the fields of Arabic and/or Islamic Studies and experience in interdisciplinary research in the global history of textual practices. Her or his research focus should be in the fields of Arabic scholarship, Islamic hermeneutics and comparative philology, including...
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, 10 April 2014
The program aims to attract outstanding postdoctoral researchers from all over the world. Applications are welcome from candidates of all disciplines who have completed their doctoral studies within the last three years with outstanding results. Applicants must present an independent research...
LMU Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, München, 10 April 2014
The research group »Transformations of Knowledge« will be concerned with an understanding of the historical dynamicsof knowledge processes in the context of the specific relationship between genesis and validity. Special emphasis isput on the processes of transformation of knowledge. Subject of the...
University of Cologne, Köln, 10 April 2014
Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and motivated applicants wishing to join the Architecture and Urban Design Program. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Candidates are expected to be strongly committed...
The German University in Cairo (GUC), Cairo, 8 April 2014
The candidates are expected to have a proven track record in teaching and research in the field of social and cultural anthropology and to demonstrate a regional focus grounded in extensive fieldwork experience. In case of his/her election by the Executive Board of the “Frobenius-Institute...
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt am Main, 3 April 2014
Application closing date: May 15, 2014. In accordance with its strategy to support junior scholars and the development of individual research profiles of extraordinarily well qualified junior scholars from Germany and abroad, the University of Kassel offers this target group the opportunity to...
Universität Kassel, Kassel, 21 March 2014
Two (2) Joint Post-Doctoral Fellowships are offered for highly qualified, early career post-doctoral researchers.Each fellowship is to be awarded for 24 months, starting in October 2014, and consists of two phases:Phase 1: 12 months of research at Freie Universität Berlin;Phase 2: 12 months of...
Freie Universität Berlin | The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Berlin, Jerusalem, 13 March 2014
The fifth year of research (cf. http://www.recht-als-kultur.de/en/) focuses on the interaction between law and the arts in a comparative perspective beyond the law and literature movement. Where does the underlying relationship of law and literature come from? From the fact that is just as...
"Recht als Kultur" - Käte Hamburger Kolleg, Bonn, 1 March 2014
The Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald aims to appoint 3 to 5 "Alfried Krupp Senior Fellows" during the academic year 2015/16. The Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald is an independent institute for advanced study situated in the center of the historic city of Greifswald on the...
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Greifswald, 27 February 2014
The Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald aims to appoint 5 to 8 "Alfried Krupp Junior Fellows" during the academic year 2015/16. The Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald is an independent institute for advanced study situated in the center of the historic city of Greifswald on the...
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, Greifswald, 27 February 2014
Excellence Cluster 264 "Topoi − The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations", with funding from the Excellence Initiative at the Freie Universität Berlin and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, is announcing 19 doctoral fellowships to begin on October 1st,...
Exzellenzcluster 264 Topoi - The Formation and Transformation of Space and Knowledge in Ancient Civilizations, Berlin, 13 February 2014