- 10 Post-doctoral Fellowships for the Research Program 'Europe in the Middle East – The Middle East in Europe' for Academic Year 2009/2010 in Berlin
The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, the Fritz Thyssen Foundation and the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin invite scholars to apply for ten post-doctoral fellowships.
This research program seeks to rethink key concepts and premises that link and divide Europe and the Middle East.
The project draws on the international expertise of scholars in and outside of Germany and is embedded in university and extra-university research institutions in Berlin. 'Europe in the Middle East – The Middle East in Europe' supports historical-critical philology, rigorous engagement with the literatures of the Middle East and their histories, the social history of cities and the study of Middle Eastern political and philosophical thought (Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and secular) as central fields of research not only for area or cultural studies, but also for European intellectual history and other academic disciplines.
The program explores modernity as a historical space and conceptual frame........................
The application should be submitted by e-mail as word document or PDF File in English and should be received by 11 January 2009, sent in to:
firstname.lastname@example.org, attn: Georges Khalil
Further information www.eume-berlin.de