Funded Ph.D. Positions in African (and Asian) Manuscript Cultures

Published: January 16, 2018
The Graduate School of the “Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures” (CSMC, Integriertes Graduiertenkolleg im Sonderforschungsbereich 950 “Manuskriptkulturen
in Asien, Afrika und Europa”) at the University of Hamburg invites applications for Ph.D. scholarships 1+2 year scholarships of € 1.200 per month (tax free) starting 1 April 2018.
The CSMC is a unique research centre for the historical and comparative study of manuscript cultures in Asia, Africa, and Europe building on decades of manuscript studies at the University of Hamburg. It was established with a generous grant from the German Research Association (DFG) in order to develop a comprehensive approach to manuscript cultures including disciplines such as philology, palaeography, codicology, art history, and material analysis.
Communication in the international research community of the Centre is conducted in English, PhD (Dr. phil.) dissertations should be written in English or German.
First information can be found on the Centre’s webpage which will be continually updated:
We are looking for highly qualified and highly motivated Ph.D. students with an M.A. or equivalent degree in all discipline s studying manuscript cultures regardless of region.
Applications with a research proposal compatible with the programme of the Centre’s objectives, CV and copies of B.A., M.A. or other relevant certificates must be sent as ONE pdf document to the Director of the Graduate School before 31 January 2018:
Prof. Dr. Oliver Huck
Fakultät für Geisteswissenschaften