The Alliance for Research on East Asia (AREA) Ruhr, of which the Korean Studies Institute at Ruhr University Bochum is part, invites applications for eight PhD scholarships, supported by the Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR), for studying transnational institution building and transnational identities in East Asia.
The structured three-year doctoral programme aims to advance knowledge on East Asian regional institution building, identity-formation, and the interaction between both processes throughout history and today. By applying transnational and comparative approaches to the study of East Asia, the programme looks beyond national borders and seeks to unleash the potential of combining humanities and social sciences and to base research projects on interdisciplinary perspectives.
Deadline for applications is March 31, 2017.
Prof. Dr. Marion Eggert
Korean Studies, Ruhr University Bochum