WZB – Social Science Research Center Berlin
In April of 2007, the VW-Stiftung (Foundation) granted funding for the research project “The Transnationalization of Struggles for Recognition – Women and Jews in France, Germany, Poland in the 20th Century”. This project will be carried out at the Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB) in cooperation with the University of Krakow, the University of Warsaw, and the University of Lausanne. In the project context, dissertation grants (for the duration of three consecutive years) will be awarded.From February 1, 2008 (to March 1, 2011), one dissertation grant is available and will be assigned to a researcher at the University of Lausanne (Prof. Dr. Jacques Ehrenfreund).
Tasks: We are looking for a Ph.D. student in the fields of Jewish History, Judaic Studies, who will investigate the struggles for recognition experienced by Jews in France, Germany, and Poland during the 20th century.
The assessment of the transnationalization and nationalization of struggles for recognition will be pivotal to the research project.
Requirements: Applicants should hold a degree in either History, Social Sciences, or Judaic Studies, and provide evidence of excellence. Applicants must have perfect command (native speaker) of either French, German, or Polish. A very good command of either of the two remaining languages and very good English language skills are required.
Grant: 1.000 Euros per month.
Applicants are requested to submit a brief description of their planned Ph.D. project in addition to the usual application materials.
Please send these materials by January 15th, 2008 to:
Prof. Dr. Jacques Ehrenfreund
Chaire d’histoire des Juifs et du judaïsme, Université de Lausanne
URL des CfP: http://hsozkult.geschichte.hu-berlin.de/chancen/id=2275&type=stipendien