Two Doctoral Grants in Transnational Governance and Institution Building

8. Mai 2017

MPRThe International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) invites excellent candidates to apply for its doctoral program. The graduate school features a unique curriculum of core courses, research methods, electives, and summer school sessions. The positions begin on October 1, 2017. They will be awarded for 15 months with an option for an additional 27 months.

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The doctoral projects, to be supervised by Prof. Sigrid Quack (University of Duisburg-Essen), are to examine trajectories of transnational governance and institution-building in specific policy fields. Topics of potential interest include the constitution of epistemic and governance authority, polycentricity and regime complexity, the role of social movements and NGOs in transnational governance, and struggles over accountability and legitimacy in transnational institution building. Policy fields of particular interest are the governance of cross-border labour markets, regulation of the digital public sphere, intellectual property rights, international migration, and climate change.

The deadline for applications is May 19, 2017.