The European Joint Doctorate Programme urbanHIST | 20th Century European Urbanism announces 5 more PhD positions running for 36 months between 2017 and 2020.
UrbanHist is an integrated research and doctorate programme funded by the European Union in the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action. It aims to develop and sustainably promote a joint understanding of 20th century European Urbanism. UrbanHist offers a unique opportunity to 15 early stage researches to investigate various topics related to comprehensive studies on the history of European urbanism in the twentieth century. The 15 early stage researchers will receive multidisciplinary training from high-profile academics and practitioners and will be awarded a double degree of two of the four universities. For the duration of 36 months, they will be employed at the hosting university.
Field of research: [BUW 1] Historiography of European urbanism
[BUW 1.1] Historiography of European urbanism in the 20th century. Critical analysis of cross-nationally oriented publications in Slavic languages --> call by the end of February, start: September 2017
[BUW 1.2] Historiography of European urbanism in the 20th century. Critical analysis of cross-nationally oriented publications in English --> application deadline 03.03.17, start: April 2017
Field of research: [BUW 2] Urbanism, political and development strategies
[BUW 2.2] Urbanism in Europe in the 20th century. 100 years of reforming capitalism --> application deadline 03.03.17, start: April 2017
Hosting university: Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (Germany)
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Field of research: [UPJS 2] Urbanism, architecture and building of national identity
[UPJS 2.1] Small” European dictatorships in the 1st half of the 20th century – the national principle and its place in the public space
--> call by the end of February, start: September 2017
[UPJS 2.2] Institutionalised historical memory and the city --> call by the end of February, start: September 2017
Hosting university: Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach (Slovakia)
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Please note: in the Horizon 2020 European Joint Doctorates, two main conditions apply:
- the programme addresses only early stage researchers, which means within the first four years (full-time equivalent) of research activity, including the period of research training. Researchers who are already holding a doctoral degree are not eligible.
- the European transnational mobility policy applies: researchers must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country they apply to for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment.
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