About the Organizer:
The Centre for Global Cooperation Research at the University of Duisburg-Essen is one of
ten Käte Hamburger Kollegs sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and
Research. Established in 2012, the Centre is an interdisciplinary and international learning
community that seeks to enhance understanding of the possibilities and limits of global
cooperation and to explore new options for global public policy. The working language at the Centre is English.
About the Fellowship:
In the period of March 2018-February 2019 we invite fellowship applications from across the humanities and social sciences (including psychology, law and economics) in relation to the first two main themes, as detailed below. Preference is for fellowships of twelve months, but shorter periods will also be considered. We particularly encourage female researchers and scholars from the Global South to apply. Applications from scholars at risk are welcome.
Benefits to Fellows:
- An intellectually stimulating and vibrant interdisciplinary learning community
- Excellent infrastructure with fully equipped offices, library facilities, and administrative
support (also with finding accommodation)
- Travel expenses and funds to organize workshops (subject to approval)
- Either a monthly stipend commensurate with experience or salary reimbursement to
the home institution
Expectations from Fellows:
- Personal research and publication in the Centre’s thematic areas
- A contribution to the Centre’s own publications (e.g. Global Cooperation Research
Papers or Routledge Global Cooperation Series)
- Active participation in seminars and other Centre events
- Collaboration with other fellows in interdisciplinary exchange
- Work in residence at the Centre in Duisburg, Germany
- A completed PhD (for postdoctoral fellows)
The Centre’s work in the first year of its second funding period will focus on the themes ‘Pathways and Mechanisms of Global Cooperation’ and ‘Global Cooperation and Polycentric Governance’. We especially invite fellowship applications that address these themes, as
described below. In addition, empirical focus on climate change, digital spaces, migration, or peace building is particularly welcome.
How to Apply:
- Applications (in English only) should include:
- cover letter
- concise research proposal (3-5 pages)
- list of publications
- text of one relevant publication
- Please submit applications here
- Deadline for receipt of applications is 19 November 2017.
- Please indicate in the cover letter your preferred start and end date of the fellowship.
For further details, please visit the link given here