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
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 »
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)
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 »
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
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,
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 »
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
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 »
Deadline: 10 July 2016
Open to: scholars and experts with Ph.D, conducting research in the fields of political science, international relations, and sociology
Fellowship: from USD 6,000 to 10,000
The East Asia Institute (EAI) based in Seoul, South Korea, invites applications for its Fellows Program on Peace, Governance, and Development in East Asia. The Fellows Program targets East Asia specialists with cutting-edge expertise in political science, international relations, and sociology for an international exchange program with the goal of encouraging interdisciplinary research with a comparative perspective in the study of East Asia. The EAI Fellows present seminars and lectures, based on an unpublished article on current issues submitted solely for the purpose of the Fellows Program, at two or more Partner Institutions in East Asia. The... Read More »
Deadline: 30 May 2016
Open to: holders of a PhD degree from outside of France
Fellowship: EUR 2,000/per month, transportation
Foundation House of Human Sciences (FMSH) is delighted to offer Gerda Henkel Stiftung fellowships for Postdoctoral Research programme. The Foundation provides modern educational and research environments that will enable students and researchers to face current challenges and to focus on knowledge as a principle driving force for development.
As part of the partnership between the Gerda Henkel Stiftung and the College of Global Studies, two post-doctoral fellowships will be awarded in July 2016 for a period of 12 months, two young researchers residing outside France. The post-doctoral researchers will be welcomed as part of one of the chairs or the College of global... Read More »
Deadline: 13 April 2016
Open to: candidates who hold completed or initiated University Degree in Sociology, Political Science or a related field and with at least 2 years of relevant working experience
Remuneration: will depend on the selected consultant’s qualifications and experience
OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rightsare looking for Junior Expert who will support the activities related to gender mainstreaming in the Contact Point for Roma and Sinti Issues in Warsaw, as well as activities promoting awareness about the specific interests and needs of Roma and Sinti women. The continuation of the Roma and Sinti Youth Initiative in 2016 would provide a platform for concrete further activities in this area.
Under the general supervision of the Deputy Chief of the CPRSI, the incumbent... Read More »
Deadline: 1 April 2016
Open to: students enrolled in Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD studies
Benefits: the paper work will be promoted and published to the Students’s Social Science Journal
The Faculty of Law at the University Goce Delcev – Stip, Macedonia, has established a “Student’s Social Science Journal” intended for students enrolled in Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD studies. The Journal is from the field of Law, Political Science and Sociology, and accepts professional and scientific papers. The languages of publication are Macedonian, English, Russian, Serbian, Croatian and Italian language.
The Student’s Social Science Journal is publishing original research papers, review papers, short communications, professional papers, presentations and book reviews in the field of teaching, scientific and application activities of the... Read More »
Deadline: 30 April 2016
Open to: PhD students and early career researchers from social and cultural anthropology, sociology, political science, and related fields of cultural studies and social sciences
Venue: 4 – 8 July 2016 at University of Tuebingen, Germany
The Summer School will take place from 4 – 8 July 2016 at the University of Tuebingen, as a cooperation between the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 923 “Threatened Order – Societies under Stress”, the Center for Gender and Diversity Research, and the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (Göttingen). The aim of the Summer School is to learn about and discuss relevant topics and academic approaches through a dialogue between different agents from the field: academics, practitioners, and refugees.
Both those people categorized... Read More »
Deadline: 1 April 2016/ early bird 4 March 2016
Open to: graduates mainly in Law, Political Sciences, Economics, Sociology, Philosophy, Anthropology or similar
Venue: 18-20 April 2016 and 21-23 April 2016, Monastery of San Nicolò, Venice Lido (Italy)
EIUC has developed two three-day modules aiming at providing training to civilian staff in election observation missions at the first steps of their career (i.e. short term observers). Selected applicants will be allowed to become aware of the role, the tasks and the status of international observers, and will be given a theoretical and practical training on election observation and election observation missions functioning.
The aim of the course is to deepen the theoretical and practical expertise on election observation missions, in providing participants with... Read More »