PhD studentships at the Institute for German Studies

PhD studentships at the Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham

Deadline: October 19, 2018

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German Unity Day

Today, Germany celebrates The Day of German Unity. It remembers when the Federal Republic of Germany and the Democratic Republic of Germany united to create one single, federal Germany on October 3, 1990. It is the only national holiday established at the federal level. All other holidays are regulated exclusively by the states.

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

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

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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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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