18 November 2018
Up to Three PhD Scholarships – Monetary Orders in Capitalist Modernity
The Hamburg Institute for Social Research is offering up to three scholarships for doctoral projects that seek to analyze empirical phenomena of monetary (dis-)orders with the aim of further developing debates on monetary theory.
Proposals should focus on studying empirical phenomena that have not yet been considered by research or be dedicated to re-visiting previously explored issues and empirical evidence with new theoretical equipment
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Economic sociology
- The history of capitalist cultures
- Political economy
- The anthropology of economic practices
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
two years with an option for an extension of up to two further years.
- Applicants must have an above-average degree in sociology, history, cultural studies, political science, economics, or a related discipline.
- The scholarships will be awarded for innovative project ideas that deal with empirical cases to critically engage in these theoretical debates and seek to articulate independent positions.
- Proposals do not necessarily have to be premised on a preliminary decision as to whether money is to be addressed as a medium of exchange, as an “absolute” social means (of exchange), as credit—that is, a creditor-debtor relationship—, as a diverse collection of culturally shaped monetary practices, or in another, very different way.
- What is important is that the proposed research projects seek to make theoretical decisions on the basis of careful deliberation and scrupulous assessments that constitute significant and competitive contributions in the context of current debates.
- monthly stipend of 1400 Euro
- Scholarship recipients will receive supplements for one or more children and may be eligible for further supplements
- Scholarship recipients with children further receive a monthly allowance of €400 for one child, for each additional child the allowance increases by another €100 / month.
- Fully equipped work space is provided and for the duration of the scholarship we expect regular presence at the institute.
- Scholarship recipients resident in Hamburg (or taking up residency here) are eligible to receive a rental subsidy of €200 per month.
- Scholarship-funded research projects at the Hamburg Institute for Social Research come with an additional budget for travel, books, and other research-related expenses that are appropriate to the requirements of the respective project.
First Step: Prepare the following documents :
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- An academic work sample (master thesis, term paper)
- Certificates and transcripts showing grades for all courses completed
- An outline of the proposed doctoral project or a collection of sketches of ideas (five pages maximum)
Second Step : The documents must be submitted in a single PDF document by e-mail to monetary-orders(at)his-online.de.
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Reviewed by” Chayma El Goumiri/ Morocco”
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