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Transnational and

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Regional Dynamics

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Call for Applications 2018

Ph.D. Scholarships in
Humanities and Social Sciences


“Trajectories of Change” addresses historical and current transformation processes in the European neighbourhood. The programme offers stipends and fieldwork grants for Ph.D. students in the humanities and social sciences studying political and social change in Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East as well as Central Asia.


Analysing change

Bucerius Fellow Barbara Martin completed her Ph.D. in 2016 at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. She works as an associated researcher at the Pierre du Bois Foundation in Switzerland. In her new book she tracks the careers of four dissidents (Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Roy Medvedev, Aleksandr Nekrich and Anton Antonov-Ovseenko) who wrote history in the Soviet Union.



20 scholarships and grants awarded


91 fellows in five generations
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