University of Bonn

The DFG Research Training Group 1878 (RTG) of the Universities of Cologne and
Bonn on the topic of “Archaeology of Pre-Modern Economies” invites applications for
two positions of Graduate Fellowship and one Doctoral Scholarship
leading to a Ph.D. at the University of Bonn to begin on April 1st, 2017. Applications are welcome in all
subjects of the Research Training Group in Bonn. Applications for the fields of Egyptology,
Historical Geography and Islamic Archaeology are particularly desirable.
The positions/fellowship are for max. 3 years. The well-supported salary will be according
to the official German classification group TV-L 13 (for detailed information
please see our website: www.wirtschaftsarchaeologie.de/en). The Ph.D. scholarship is
1.468 EUR per month.

The RTG studies economic systems and economic spaces of pre-modern societies in
terms of their structure, efficiency and dynamics (genesis, transformation processes
through to a potential dissolution) as well as to analyse them in interaction with their
respective physical geographical, political, societal, religious and cultural conditions.
Dissertations will be focussed along three broad lines of research, ‘Economic Networks’,
‘Settlement Centres and Their Environs’ and ‘Religious Institutions and Households
as Economic Units’.

More detailed information can be found at: www.wirtschaftsarchaeologie.de/en
The University of Bonn is an equal opportunity employer.
Inquiries in German or English can be sent to RTG spokespeople, Prof. Dr. Martin
Bentz (m.bentz@uni-bonn.de) and Prof. Dr. Michael Heinzelmann

Applications in German or English should be sent in electronic form by January 15th,
2017 to the RTG spokespeople, Prof. Dr. Martin Bentz and Prof. Dr. Michael Heinzelmann
at the following e-mail address: ina.borkenstein@uni-koeln.de (subject: Bewerbung
GRK 1878).


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