The Ph.D. research group (Graduiertenkolleg)
„FRIENDS, PATRONS, CLIENTS.The practice and semantics of friendship and patronage in comparative historical and anthropological perspective”
of the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, financed by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft offers a visiting fellowship:
for the period 1 Nov. 2006 to 28 Feb. 2007,
for the period1 May to 31 July 2007.
The fellow(s) will receive 3,500 Euro (gross) per month. He or she should be able to take part in academic discussions in German (that is applicants should at least have a good passive knowledge of the German language next to a good knowledge of English). The fellow must be present in Freiburg during the period in question and should provide the Ph. D. students with advice and guidance on their work. He or she should have recent experience with a research project related to the subject of the research group (Friendship and Patronage) or should currently be working on such a project. The following disciplines participate in the research group: history (from ancient to contemporary history, including Chinese and Eastern European history), philosophy, sociology, political science, and anthropology (Ethnologie). Fellows should hold a Ph.D. in one of the above mentioned subjects.
Applications should include a CV, a list of publications, a summary (ca. 10 pages) of the research project which the applicant is presently involved in, copies of all relevant academic certificates (MA, Ph. D. etc.) and two letters of recommendation which should be sent directly to the chair of the research group. The deadline for applications is July 22, 2006.
Applications should be addressed to the chair of the research group:
Prof. Dr. Ronald G. Asch
Werthmannplatz KG IV
79085 Freiburg i.Br.
You will obtain further information at http://www.grk-freundschaft.uni-freiburg.de/
or by sending an email to Prof. Dr. Ronald G. Asch (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mr. Michael Strauss (email@example.com), the coordinator of the project.