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3 Fellowships for a Research Stay at Leipzig University | Scholarship

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Leipzig University

Disciplines

Cultural studies History International relations Political science Sociology

Topics

Central and Eastern Europe History of law International cooperation Transformation

Description

The Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Institute of Political Science welcomes you to apply for a 1 to 2 months research stay as a visiting fellow in 2023.

In an interdisciplinary research group consisting of Prof. Dr. Astrid Lorenz, 3 postdocs, 2 doctoral students and 5 research assistants, we investigate rule of law perceptions in East Central Europe. More specifically, we examine the extent to which the rule of law perceptions present in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania represent particular national paths, recent conflicts between politics and the judiciary and peculiarities of post-socialist transformation and European integration. To this end, we bring together expertise from regional studies and disciplinary approaches (political science, sociology, history, cultural studies).

We offer:

  • being part of an international research team
  • getting insights in our qualitative methodological approach and research findings
  • receiving comments and support for your own research or plans
  • laying the ground for possible joint projects and publications
  • free choice of the term of your stay

If you are an employed researcher, you do not have to arrange any contract changes with your home university and will continue to receive your regular salary. We cover your travel expenses, the costs of your apartment during your stay in Leipzig (guest house Leipzig) and a lump sum for additional expenses (616 EUR for the first month of your stay and 420 EUR for the second month).

If you are an independent researcher, you receive 1.500 EUR per month and we cover yourtravel expenses.

Your profile:

  • MA degree, preferably in sociology, cultural studies, history, political science or Europeanstudies
  • relevant expertise on Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary or Romania
  • interest in the rule of law
  • fluency in English

We look forward to receiving your application including a letter of motivation and a CV until 15 August 2022.

Please send it in a single PDF-file to: Dr. Lisa H. Anders l.anders@uni-leipzig.de

Further details

Dr. Lisa H. Anders
Pol-Int team

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