Centre for German and European Studies

Conference “Exploring the Transnational Neighbourhood: Integration, Community, and Co-Habitation”

19.10.2018

The Centre for German and European Studies invites to take part in the international conference “Exploring the Transnational Neighbourhood: Integration, Community, and Co-Habitation”, organized by the Humanities Institute, University College Dublin and the Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

Deadliine is January 10, 2019

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Research trip to Lithuania

11.10.2018

Young scientists conducting research on Europe are regularly supported by the Centre for German and European Studies. This spring, Anastasia Golovneva, affiliated researcher of the CGES, participant of our research project “Co-evolution of Knowledge and Communication Networks: Structural Dynamics of Creative Collectives in European Cultural Capitals”, and PhD student of the University of Amsterdam, received a travel-grant for a research trip to Lithuania.

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Invitation to a lecture

26.09.2018

Already tomorrow! The German-Russian Exchange  (St. Petersburg) and the Centre for German and European studies (Saint Petersburg State University - Bielefeld University) invite to the lecture of Ingmar G. Weber, the research director of the Social Computing Group at Qatar Computing Research Institute on "What Online Advertising Data Reveals about People in Europe and Beyond?".

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Fall meetings 2018

25.09.2018

The German-Russian Exchange  (St . Petersburg) in cooperation with the Centre for German and European studies invite to take part in Fall meetings 2018, where guests from various European countries will discuss how advanced technologies influence the current development of Europe. 

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

20.07.2018

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

12.07.2018

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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