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Fifth Research Papers Competition for Junior Scientists who work on comparative Russian-European studies

23.07.2018

Did you know 15 cities in the world bear the name of St. Petersburg?

Yet, only one of them will host the most talented junior social scientists from Europe who study Russia - in the final of the international research papers competition in November, 2018!

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Working Papers 2018

17.09.2018

We are glad to introduce the first CGES Working paper of 2018.

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Open positions for PhD students at the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology

27.07.2018

The Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS) invites applications for six doctoral scholarships for internationals with a maximum duration of 3 years, starting April 1, 2019. The scholarships include a monthly stipend.

Deadline is September 30, 2018. 

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From Hungary to Moscow and Makhachkala - and back: A Research trip to Russia

25.07.2018

At the end of 2017, Tibor Wilhelm Benedek, a Hungarian researcher who investigates Islam in Russia, won the Russian-European Research Papers Competition for Junior Social Scientists and received a travel grant from the Centre for German and European Studies to conduct a research trip to Moscow and Makhachkala. During the trip, Tibor had a chance to survey five hundreds of Muslims in Moscow and Makhachkala to test the results of his book ‘Pioneers of liberal Islam – Impressions from Moscow and St. Petersburg’ and to obtain new quantitative data for his research.

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Funding for junior researchers

08.08.2018

This summer, Konstantin Kotelnikov, a PhD student of Institute of History at St. Petersburg State University and a finalist of fellows’ selection for the CGES PhD Programme, was funded by the Centre for German and European Studies to conduct a research trip to Germany to work on his dissertation concerning social history of Russian emigrant community of Berlin in the 20s.

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