University of Freiburg offers 4 Three-year PhD Positions

The Research Training Group 2571 “Empires: Dynamic Change, Temporality and Post-Imperial Orders”, funded by the German Research Council (DFG) invites applications for 4 Three-year PhD Positions (f/m/d)

  • Application deadline: 30.06.2022
  • Publication date: 03.05.2022
  • Start-date: 01.11.2022
  • Part-time position (65 %)
  • Id no.: 00002242


The Research Training Group (RTG), comprising the historical disciplines of Ancient, Medieval, Early Modern, Modern and Contemporary, Eastern European and Eastern Asian History and the disciplines of Sociology, Political Science, Romance Studies, English Literary Studies, African Studies as well as (via the EUCOR network) Islamic Studies, investigates imperial transformations leading up to the emergence of post-imperial orders with a focus on the effects, adaptations and medial reflections of imperial temporal orders.

Dissertations are expected to focus on three main lines of research: the transformation and temporalities of imperial a) spaces, b) economies, and c) institutions and normative structures. For further information on the RTG please visit:

The RTG is committed to support gender, ethnic and cultural diversity and strongly encourages international applicants.

By muratdevres

Academic Coordinator of the project Rememberings

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