The Department of Political Science at the University of Oslo is looking for an exceptional social scientist, with a background in political science or related field, to join the project ‘Party-Interest Group Relationships in Contemporary Democracies: Character, Causes and Consequences’ as a full-time postdoctoral researcher.
The project will embark on a systematic examination of the nature, shaping factors and consequences for policy-making of the relationship between parties and interest groups in long-established democracies from around the world. The project is unprecedented in its scale and its emphasis on party-group links from both sides.
Please find below relevant details concerning funding provided by the DAAD for short-term research stays in Germany.
Note that the deadline to apply for both programs is October 15.
The Faculty Research Visit Grant: Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists funds Canadian and US higher-education scholars of all disciplines to conduct research at universities, libraries, archives institutes or laboratories in Germany.
The stay period lasts for one to three months.
This particular program seeks to support short-term research stays and foster networking and the exchange of experiences amongst colleagues.
Grants are specifically awarded for research projects and therefore, cannot be used for travel only.
Please find below a call for candidates to a tenure-track position in the Department of Politics and Government at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
Fluency in Hebrew and English, as well as a research focus on Europe or methodological expertise, are required.
The Department of Politics and Government at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, invites applications for a full time tenure-track position in one of the main fields of political sciences: comparative politics, political theory, Israeli politics, international relations.
Candidates with strong methodological skills or a research focus on Europe, and a proven record of excellence in research and teaching are welcome to apply.
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites researchers and administrators from around the world to join in a tour of northern Germany’s innovative future-scenario modeling research facilities.
Science Tour Dates: 30 November to 6 December 2014
The tour focuses on an interdisciplinary range of topics related to the use of computer-based modeling and simulation, including economics, epidemiology and climate change.
This is an ideal opportunity for university and research institute members with a strong research background and a marked interest in international cooperation.
Institute for European Studies,
University of British Columbia
Conference Date: December 1, 2012 Submission Deadline: October 8, 2012
EMGIP - Bundestag offers internship opportunities for U.S. and Canadian students in the German parliament, the Bundestag. The internships are 2 months long in positions matching the student’s interest and experience. Interns will be placed within the Verwaltung, preferably with a Sekretariat working for their preferred Ausschuss. Asides from contributing to the respective offices, interns have the opportunity to study legislative and administrative procedures in the German parliament.
This is an educational program that will provide students enrolled in a university outside of Kosovo and the region with the unique opportunity to spend about three weeks in Kosovo studying and learning about development in practice in a post-conflict area right in the middle of Europe. Participants of the program will also visit three other Balkans countries, Albania, Macedonia, and Montenegro.
The Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA) and the Centre for European Studies (CES) are now accepting submissions for the Jindal Journal of International Affairs, April 2012 issue. Manuscripts from European Studies, Politics of EU and related fields, European Anthropology, EU Economic Crisis, European Critical Security Studies, European Cosmopolitan Ethics, European Identity, European Enlargement, European Minority Rights and Identity, European Convention on Human Rights [ECHR], are particularly welcome. Authors should ensure that their submissions are original contributions, between 5000 to 8000 words and should not be under consideration for any other publication at the same time. Book reviews or Review Essays of about 1000-1200 words on the above and related topics are welcome.
On March 2nd, 2012, York University’s European Union Center of Excellence will be holding its third annual Graduate Student Conference at its Glendon Campus in Toronto, Ontario. This year’s theme will be “European Union: Instances of Cooperation and Discord/ Union Européenne: entre coopération et désaccord”. The purpose is to showcase graduate student work and promote debate on topics relating to the European Union.
Young Researchers Network European Communities Studies Association - Canada
INVITES YOU TO JOIN!
In 2004, the Young Researchers Network became an official entity within the European Community Studies Association-Canada (ECSA- C YRN). Currently, the ECSA-C YRN seeks to expand its activities in order to strengthen its capacity as a dynamic, innovative organization within the area of European studies in Canada. Graduate students from Canadian universities are most welcome to join our Network.
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