Corruption in Eastern/Southeastern Europe and Latin America

Posted on December 13th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: researchers from disciplines such as history, anthropology, economics, political science or sociology Venue: 29 June – 1 July 2017, IOS Regensburg, Germany Description In much of today’s media discourse, corruption serves as a short-hand explanation for almost every political problem. Low levels of development, social injustice, a lack of security or even setbacks in the struggle against terrorism – in all these fields corruption is seen as a key factor operating in the background. The social sciences, and to some degree the humanities as well, have responded to this trend by intensifying research on the topics of corruption and governance. While previous research has often been quantitative and normative, newer work takes the difficulties and complexities of transforming... Read More »

Six Doctoral Positions with Bielefeld University

Posted on November 15th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 November 2016 Open to: Applicants should hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in sociology, history, political science, social anthropology or gender studies Scholarship: 2 year part-time appointment (65% full-time equivalent, salary scale TV-L E13)

Description The Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS) is a joint institution of the Department of History and the Faculty of Sociology at Bielefeld University (Germany). The BGHS is a learning community of doctoral researchers and invites applications for six doctoral positions. The maximum duration is 3 years starting 1 April 2017. We are seeking highly motivated researchers with genuine interest in an academic environment that fosters creativity through interdisciplinary exchange. Successful candidates are expected to conduct research within the doctoral programme, and in the end... Read More »

Ralph P. Hummel Doctoral Research Scholarship Award

Posted on November 11th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  1 December 2016 Open to: doctoral students working on dissertations using phenomenological or other interpretive approaches in public administration, social policy and planning, political science, organization theory, and related fields Award: up to USD 1000

Description

In recognition of Ralph P. Hummel’s intellectual contributions to public administration, social policy, political science, and organization theory, the Institute of Applied Phenomenology in Science and Technology (IAP) has established the Ralph P. Hummel Doctoral Research Scholarship Fund to be used to support interpretive doctoral dissertation research. The Public Administration Theory Network (PATNet) endorses and supports the fund.

Eligibility

Applicants are limited to doctoral students working on dissertations using phenomenological or other interpretive approaches in public administration, social policy and planning, political science, organization theory, and... Read More »

Radio Internship in Nantes, France

Posted on November 3rd, 2016 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: application process ongoing Open to: high-level bilingual (In French) Students in Journalism, Media & Communications, Political Science or European Studies; interested in European issues Venue: 27 February – 13 July 2017, Nantes, France

Description

EURADIONANTES is a media based in Nantes, France, that focuses on European News and Information, in order to make European politics relevant on a local scale and to contribute to the awareness of Europe. The Euradionantes team is composed of several young journalists who come from all over Europe and receive a full training on radio equipement at the radio station in Nantes. They are coached by French professional journalists, who have had years of experience in journalism. Since 2007, more than 200 interns have... Read More »

Policy Research Internship

Posted on October 4th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 9 October 2016 Open to: motivated senior students and recent graduates in Public policy, Political Science, International Relations, Environmental policy, Media Studies etc. Venue: the internships will last 4 months and is completely home-based (online) and part-time

Description

Politheor is accepting applications for interns who will be supporting the op-ed team over the course of four months. The internships are online-based, with both training and mentorship offered online.

Politheor is a European policy platform that brings together policy analysts to help enhance the quality of European public policy discussions. Its goal is to promote and support talent in public policy analysis. Politheor’s Advisory and Editorial board comprise of experts affiliated to some of the top education and policy institutions in Europe. Politheor... Read More »

10 PhD positions at the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 September 2016 Open to: international candidates with strong academic abilities and a Master’s  degree (or equivalent) in political science, sociology, or psychology Scholarship: includes social insurance and health insurance; funds for additional research costs such as travel, conference participation, in‐ house events, and  outreach events

Description

The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) invites applications to its PhD program BIGSSS‐departs (doctoral education in partnerships). It is part of the COFUND scheme funded by the European Commission under the Framework for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020. BIGSSS is an international Social Science inter‐university graduate school, located at the University of Bremen and Jacobs University Bremen, Germany.

The Bremen International Graduate School (BIGSSS) offers 10 Ph.D. positions in its newly launched BIGSSS-departs program  funded by the European Commission. Fellows will... Read More »

Researcher/Project Coordinator at The Albanian Institute for International Studies

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 August 2016 Open to: graduates of MA or PhD (or LLM) in social sciences preferably International Relations, Political Science, European Studies, Economics Remuneration: placing of young graduates in selected host institutions for a period up to 6 months, starting November 2016

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The Albanian Institute for International Studies (AIIS) seeks applications for the position of Researcher/Project Coordinator, in the framework of the Open Society Initiative for Europe’s Think Tank Young Professional Development Program for MA and PhD graduates. AIIS has been ranked for 4 years in a row as one of the best think tanks in Central and Eastern Europe.

Eligibility Residents in Albania during the entire period of the program, the position is in-office and full time (in Tirana); Graduates of MA or PhD (or... Read More »

CEP Research Fellow: Young Professional Development Program

Posted on July 13th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 July 2016 Open to: citizens or residents of one of the following states: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro; with MA, an LLM or a PhD degree in political science, European studies, economics, law, environmental studies etc. Fellowship: length of the program is six months, dependent upon the chosen research topic; starting in November 2016

Description

The European Policy Centre (CEP) is launching a call for young professionals in the fields of social sciences and humanities for a six month, full-time, Research Fellowship, as a part of the Think Tank Young Professional Development Program. The Research Fellow will, under the guidance of an experienced mentor, have the opportunity to be involved in all CEP’s research activities during the fellowship.

The... Read More »

Call for Application to the International Symposium “Change”

Posted on July 5th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 October 2016 Open to: students and researchers of, as well as experts in other disciplines, such as philosophy, political science, history, anthropology, economics, ecology, geography, journalism and others Venue: 15 – 18 November 2016, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

Description

Sociology student’s club DISKREPANCIJA opens the application call to the international symposium “CHANGE” which will be held 15 – 18 November 2016 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.

Change can represent a broad spectrum of phenomena. We can observe change through positive and negative impacts it has on individuals, communities and societies. Social theories, political ideologies, social movements, etc. have all dealt with encouraging, slowing down, and preventing the process of change. Besides presentations, the... Read More »

EUCACIS PhD Support Programme

Posted on April 29th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 May 2016 Open to: doctoral students from the Caucasus and Central Asia Scholarships: EUR 300 per month for three years and a travel grant of up to EUR 500

Description

CIFE and the Institut für Europäische Politik (IEP) start the PhD Support Programme “The EU, Central Asia and the Caucasus in the International System“ (EUCACIS). Funded by the Volkswagen Foundation and the Erasmus+ Programme, it offers scholarships for three years to twelve excellent postgraduates who are working on a doctoral thesis in political science, contemporary history or economics on a topic of the programme’s focus at a university in the Southern Caucasus or Central Asia (including Afghanistan, the Kashmir region in India, and the autonomous region Xinjiang in China).

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