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08.08.2018

Funding for junior researchers

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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25.07.2018

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

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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20.07.2018

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

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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18.07.2018

Conference "Networks in the Global World" 2018

Two weeks ago, Centre for German and European Studies organized the 4th Conference ‘Networks in the Global World’ - the largest event on network analysis in Eastern Europe.

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13.07.2018

Call for papers for the research project supported by the DGAP

Deadline: August 12, 2018.

The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) invites papers for the research project ‘The Franco-German Relationship from Outside: Adaptability of a Myth and Patterns of Interpretation’. The call addresses experienced scholars and, in exceptional cases, advanced doctoral and postdoctoral students.

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12.07.2018

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

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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11.07.2018

International seminar and conference in Haifa

Deadline: July 25, 2018.

The Haifa Center for German and European Studies calls for applications from MA and PhD students to participate in a two-week academic seminar on ‘Religion and Politics - Conflicts, Contestations, Concepts’ taking place in Haifa on October 7-18, 2018.

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04.05.2018

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

The organizers, Centre for German and European Studies (St. Petersburg State University—Bielefeld University), supported by DAAD, and Council of Young Scientists of the Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University invite papers by Europe-based MA and Ph.D. students in social sciences or humanities, working on issues topical for Russia or comparing Russian and European cases.

Prize: Grant of up to 1275 EUR for a research trip to Russia.

Deadline: September 1, 2018.

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19.04.2018

Roundtable `Dual Diploma Programs: Theory and Practice`

On April 23,  within the framework of the 15th German Week, DAAD Information Centre in St. Petersburg, together with the Centre for German and European Studies and Freie Universität Berlin, will conduct a roundtable "Dual Diploma Programs: Theory and Practice".

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19.07.2018

Funding for Russian academics

Centre for German and European studies (St. Petersburg State University — Bielefeld University) continuously supports Russian academics who conduct research in the field of European studies. In early 2018, Nikolay Vlasov, associate professor at the Department of Theory and History of International Relations at St. Petersburg State University, was funded by the CGES to conduct a research trip to the Secret State Archives Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, Berlin, to work on research concerning the personality of Alfred von Waldersee - one of the most influential people of late 19th century Germany.

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