Postdoctoral researcher, East Asian Studies
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The Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows" at the University of Heidelberg offers a scholarship for one PhD student or postdoctoral researcher to be awarded for a period of two years with the possibility of extension for an additional year. The position will be affiliated with project D14, "Language Flows in Pre-Modern East-Asia: the Case of Literary Chinese," which explores the spread and use of Literary Chinese as a high prestige linguistic variety in pre-modern East Asia. Research proposals may tackle any aspect of the phenomenon, including institutional or cultural, but preference will be given to topics with a strong linguistic focus.
The candidates should have a MA or PhD with a focus on East Asia, excellent knowledge of Classical Chinese, as well as of at least one other East Asian language. Questions as well as applications (including a CV, a description of research interests in their relation to the project, as well as a writing sample) should be directed to Nicolae Cristian Statu: email@example.com.
Interviews will start immediately until positions are filled.
Nicolae Cristian Statu
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies