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Call for Applications: An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship

Jan 9, 2020
Cambridge, MA Deadline: 15th Jan 2020 The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 competition for the An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships in Chinese Studies. This year the Fairbank Center is offering two fellowships to support postdoctoral participants in an interdisciplinary research group that will focus on

Louis Frieberg Post-doctoral Fellowships

Feb 15, 2019
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Deadline: 4th Mar 2019 The Louis Frieberg Center for East Asian Studies offers post-doctoral fellowships for the 2019-2020 academic year. The post-docs are open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences specializing in East Asia, especially China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia. Fellowships are granted for one academic year

Funding available – Master’s degree in Chinese Studies

Dec 15, 2018
Deadline: 1st May 2019 Dublin, Ireland Trinity College Dublin would like to share details of funding available for applicants to the taught Master’s degree in Chinese Studies. A range of generous support is available for 2019/20 applicants to the M.Phil. in Chinese Studies. Exceptional candidates from a strong academic background will be considered for

AREA Ruhr doctoral programme, Up to four 3-year Doctoral Stipends Available

Oct 31, 2017
Bochum and Duisburg-Essen, Germany Deadline: 15th Dec 2017 The Alliance for Research on East Asia (AREA) Ruhr, supported by the Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR), invites applications for up to four 3-year doctoral stipends for the winter term 18/19, to study Transnational Institution Building and Transnational Identities in East Asia. The structured three-year doctoral

Vacant Position: 3-year Studentship in Chinese Archaeology/Ceramic Analysis

Feb 7, 2017
London and Oxford, UK Deadline: 21st Apr 2017 The British Museum and the School of Archaeology, University of Oxford, are pleased to invite applications for a funded doctoral studentship awarded under the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Scheme. This 3-year studentship is for research in Archaeology on the topic ‘Ceramic

Three Doctoral Positions and Two Doctoral Stipends

Jan 27, 2014
Duisburg-Essen, Germany Deadline: 1st Mar 2014 The DFG Research Training Group 1613 Risk and East Asia invites applications forThree Doctoral Positions and Two Doctoral StipendsThese positions are available from October 2014 for three years (subject to a satisfactory progress review after 12 months). Following a successful review in 2013, the Research

9 Promotionsstipendien: Manuscript Cultures – Interkonfessionalität in der Frühen Neuzeit – China in Deutschland, Deutschland in China 1830 – 1950

Jan 16, 2014
Deadline: 31st Jan 2014 mit einer Laufzeit von maximal 3 Jahren (2 + 1 bzw. 3 x 1) zu vergeben, davon je 3 Promotionsstipendien in den Graduiertenkollegs Manuscript Cultures Interkonfessionalität in der Frühen Neuzeit  China in Deutschland, Deutschland in China 1830 – 1950 Voraussetzung für die Bewerbung ist einabgeschlossenes Hochschulstudium in

Doctoral Scholarships: AHRC Funding for UK/EU Arts and Humanities Research Students

Dec 13, 2013
Nottingham, UKDeadline: 9th Jan 2014 The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership will be awarding 410 PhD studentships over a five year period to excellent research students in the arts and humanities. The DTP, a collaboration between the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, De Montfort, Birmingham and Birmingham City, provides research candidates

10 Doctoral-Positions at the Graduate School for Ancient Studies

Dec 4, 2013
Deadline: 6th Jan 2014Munich, Germany Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is one of the leading European universities with a tradition reaching back more than 500 years. The university has established the Graduate School “Distant Worlds: Munich Graduate School for Ancient Studies” which is funded by the German Excellence Initiative. The Graduate School

The Swire Scholarship in Chinese History at SOAS, University of London

Nov 6, 2013
Deadline: 31st Jan 2014 There is one scholarship available for research applicants whose proposed research topic is on Chinese History with a focus on the intensifying encounter – economic or otherwise – between China and the West during the second half of the nineteenth century/early twentieth century. For applicants classified as

12 Ph.D. Stipends/Fellowships

Oct 21, 2013
Berlin, GermanyDeadline: 15th Jan 2014 The Graduate School of East Asian Studies invites applications for 12 Ph.D. Stipends/Fellowships. In addition, up to three doctoral candidates per year will be admitted with funding from other sources. We seek candidates with strong academic abilities and a Master’s degree in either East Asian Studies

Doctoral / post-doctoral Scholarships: “Literary Studies”

Oct 21, 2013
Berlin, GermanyDeadline: 6th Jan 2014 The Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies is the only graduate school focusing solely on literary studies to have been repeatedly successful in the German “Excellence Initiative”. It has as its aim the supervision of exceptional dissertation projects in the field of Literary Studies, examining

Two doctoral scholarships: “China in Deutschland, Deutschland in China 1830-1950”

Oct 4, 2013
Hamburg, GermanyDeadline: 31st Oct 2013 Das Asien-Afrika-Institut und das Historische Seminar an der Fakultät für Geisteswissenschaften der Universität Hamburg vergeben im Rahmen eines Ph.D.-Programmes zwei Promotionsstipendien. Die Dauer der Förderung beträgt drei Jahre. Ein einjähriger Aufenthalt in Shanghai ist Teil des Programms.Die Stipendien haben eine Höhe von 1.300 Euro pro Monat.

PhD programme: Regional and/or Rising Powers

Jul 24, 2013
Hamburg, GermanyDeadline: 1st Oct 2013 The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies jointly with the University of Hamburg seek to hire two Doctoral Students. The successful candidates will join either the GIGA Doctoral Programme or the Graduate School of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University

Hong Kong PhD Fellowships

Jul 24, 2013
Hong Kong, ChinaDeadline: 1st Dec 2013 The CEFC would like to draw the attention of prospective PhD candidates to this attractive scheme funded by the Hong Kong government to bring foreign research students to Hong Kong. The CEFC may be able to help interested French and EU candidates identify and contact

Second Call: Phd Scholarships in EUAP Hong Kong

Jul 24, 2013
Hong Kong, China Deadline: 15th Aug 2013 International Research Scholarship (PhD Scholarship) – The European Union Academic Programme Hong Kong (EUAP) is inviting applications for a PhD Scholarship in the fields of European Union Studies / EU Relations with China / East Asia. The EUAP is a consortium of four universities

Full-time doctoral or post-doctoral scholarship on The history of mathematics in relation to astral sciences — ancient and medieval Indian sources

May 13, 2013
Paris, France Deadline: 21st Jun 2013 European Research Council (ERC) project “Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient World (SAW): New Theoretical Approaches to the Sources and Socio-Political Issues of the Present Day” Karine Chemla (Principal Investigator) Agathe Keller & Christine Proust (Co-directors) The European Research Council Project “Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient

Full-time doctoral or post-doctoral scholarship Ancient mathematics in secondary schools: issues, current practices and new perspectives

May 13, 2013
Paris, France Deadline: 21st Jun 2013 European Research Council (ERC) project “Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient World (SAW): New Theoretical Approaches to the Sources and Socio-Political Issues of the Present Day” Karine Chemla (Principal Investigator) Agathe Keller & Christine Proust (Co-directors) The European Research Council Project “Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient

Full-time doctoral or post-doctoral scholarship Mathematical practices in the context of astral sciences in ancient China

May 13, 2013
Paris, France Deadline: 21st Jun 2013 European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Research project “Mathematical Sciences in the Ancient World (SAW): New Theoretical Approaches to the Sources and Socio-Political Issues of the Present Day” Karine Chemla (Principal Investigator) Agathe Keller & Christine Proust (Co-directors) The European Research Council Project “Mathematical Sciences in

PhD Scholarship in Global History

May 6, 2013
Salzburg, Austria Deadline: 22nd May 2013 Applications are invited for a 48 months (4 years) doctoral scholarship to be undertaken in the field of Global History with a research focus on the history of cross-cultural relations, knowledge and science transfer, or commercial/economic exchange relations to be carried out at the Department

Doctoral Scholarship

Jan 19, 2013
Deadline: 1st Feb 2013 Heidelberg, Germany Heidelberg University invites applications for 1 PhD Scholarships within the research group “Transcultural Justice: Legal Flows and the Emergence of International Justice within the East Asian War Crimes Trials, 1946-1954” The research group is situated within the Cluster “Asia and Europe

8 Doctoral Scholarships

Jan 9, 2013
Heidelberg, Germany. Deadline: 15th Mar 2013. The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies at the Cluster of Excellence, "Asia and Europe" welcomes applications for eight doctoral scholarships. The programme offers a monthly scholarship of 1.200 Euro. It further supports scholarship holders in framing their research through advanced courses and

ESRC Doctoral Training Centre Studentships 2013

Dec 9, 2012
Deadline: 1st Feb 2013 University of Nottingham, UK The School of Contemporary Chinese Studies supported by the University of Nottingham ESRC Doctoral Training Centre (DTC) invites applications for PhD studentships in 2013 (both 1+3 and +3 awards) within Language Based Area Studies. The School is recognised as

CEFC PhD Scholarship 2013

Nov 4, 2012
Deadline: 1st Jan 2013 The Scientific Board of ‘Pôle Asie’ research institutes attached to the French Foreign Ministry will award a ninth months, non-renewable PhD scholarship. The scholarship comprises a monthly stipend of 1625 Euros, round-trip air travel from Europe to Hong Kong or Taiwan (when applicable), transportation

2 PhD Scholarships

Oct 17, 2012
Heidelberg University, Germany Preliminary Deadline: 1st Nov 2012 Heidelberg University invites applications for 2 PhD Scholarships within the research group “Towards a Global History of Concepts.” The research group is situated within the Cluster “Asia and Europe in a Global Context,” funded by the German Federal Excellence Initiative,

Expired: PhD Studentships at the University of Loughborough

Jan 1, 2011
Deadline: Expired The Department of Politics, History and International Relations at Loughborough University invites applications for two fully-funded PhD studentships for 3 years (UK or EU fee status). The studentship is available for PhDs commencing in October 2011. Details here

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