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: October 15, 2018.

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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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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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Conference "Networks in the Global World"

The conference "Networks in the Global World" will take place from the 4th to the 6th of July. NetGloW brings together networks researchers from around the globe to St. Petersburg every other year. The main topic in 2018 is “Principles behind Structures: Patterns of complexity in European societies and beyond”, devoted to the mechanisms that drive structural dynamics of various kinds of networks: interpersonal, semantic, online, organizational, material, spatial, and others.

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Kolleg Europa

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Alfred Toepfer Foundation (Alfred Toepfer Stiftung F.V.S.) and the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) invite Doctoral candidates and Master students from DAAD centers to participate in an interdisciplinary course of lectures and activities Kolleg Europa "Ideen von Europa – “Ideas of Europe” 2018-2020 that will take place in Weimar, Prague, Tunis and Brussels during 2 years.

Deadline for applications is July, 12, 2018.

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Open positions at Haifa Centre for German and European Studies

The Haifa Centre for German and European Studies invites applications for one post-doc position for 1 year and two PhD fellowships for 3 years, both starting from October, 2018.

The deadlines are May, 30 and June, 1 correspondingly.

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Summer School in Munich

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in cooperation with Willy Brandt Centre for German and European Studies at Wroclaw University and Centre for interdisciplinary studies and researches on Germany (CIERA, Paris) call for papers for the Summer School ‘Das Weimarer Dreieck in Europa. Divergenzen und Konvergenzen. Deutschland, Frankreich und Polen’ that will be held in Munich on July 1-7, 2018.

Deadline for applications is April 30, 2018.

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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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Report 2017

The Centre for German and European Studies keeps contributing to the development of Russian-European academic dialogue and supporting junior scholars on their ways into the space of international scientific communication.  

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International conference in Wrocław

The Willy Brandt Centre for German and European Studies at the University of Wrocław calls for papers to the International Conference “Europe from the Outside/ Europe from the Inside”, which will take place in Wrocław (Poland), on June, 7-9, 2018.

Deadline - May, 6, 2018

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