4 PhD Positions – Empires: Dynamic Transformation, Temporality and Postimperial Orders
About The Event
University of Freiburg, Germany
Call for Applications
Application Deadline: July 7, 2021
Starting Date: November 1, 2021
The Research Training Group 2571 “Empires: Dynamic Change, Temporality and Post-Imperial Orders” funded by the German Research Council (DFG) invites applications for 4 three-year PhD Positions.
The Research Training Group (RTG), comprising the historical disciplines of Ancient, Medieval, Early Modern, Modern and Contemporary, Eastern European and Eastern Asian History and the disciplines of Sociology, Political Science, Romance Studies and English Literary Studies as well as (via the EUCOR network) Islamic Studies, investigates imperial transformations leading up to the emergence of post-imperial orders with a focus on the effects, adaptations and medial reflections of imperial temporal orders.
Dissertations are expected to focus on three main lines of research: the transformation and temporalities of imperial a) spaces, b) economies, and c) institutions and normative structures.
The RTG is committed to support gender, ethnic and cultural diversity and strongly encourages international applicants.
• excellent Master’s degree or equivalent, preferably in a field of study relevant to the Research Training Group
• willingness to complete a dissertation on a topic that is applicable to the research focus of the Research Training Group…
More information on: University of Freiburg’s Website
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