The Conflict Research Group of the Department of Conflict and Development Studies of Ghent University is looking for 2 PhD researchers in the framework of the project Around the Caspian: a doctoral training for future experts in development and cooperation with focus on the Caspian region (CASPIAN 2015-19). This is an Innovative Training Network that has received 3.8 million € under a Marie Sklodowska Curie scheme funded by the Research Executive Agency of the European Commission with the goal of training the next generation of experts on the Caspian region. The full partners of this project are Dublin City University, Ghent University (Universiteit Gent), Tallinn University of Technology (Tallinna Tehnikaülikool), Oxford Brookes University, University of Saint Andrews, the University of Coimbra (Universidade de Coimbra) and the Forschungsstelle Osteuropa Bremen.
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Please send a copy of your diploma, your CV, a one-page summary of your master’s thesis and a cover letter describing your interest in the project before 28 August 2015 to prof. Jeroen Deploige. The Henri Pirenne institute for medieval studies at Ghent University (Belgium) is offering a PhD research position. Successful applicants will work on research project entitle ‘Collaborative Authorship in Twelfth-Century Latin Literature: A Stylometric Approach to Gender, Synergy and Authority’. This research project is funded by the Special Research Fund (BOF) of Ghent University. The application deadline is Aug 28, 2015. Qualifications of the candidate: