PhD candidates in comparative political science & political anthropology/sociology, with a focus on Indonesia and/or Turkey
News from Aug 05, 2019
The research project “Secularity, Islam, and Democracy in Indonesia and Turkey” at Humboldt University of Berlin invites applications for three vacant positions for research assistants/PhD candidates, to be employed for 36 months. The research project explores phases of democratization and authoritarianization of contemporary Indonesia and Turkey from a comparative perspective.
The candidate will be expected to carry out a study of the role of religious authority and authorities in one of the three sectors (health care, education, urban development) based on extensive literature study, media analysis, interviews, participant observation, and/or archival research, in Indonesia and/or Turkey. Highly proficient reading and speaking skills in Indonesian or Turkish are essential, as well as the ability to travel to the respective sites. The ideal candidates should possess good knowledge of political theory, comparative politics, and democratization, as well as of the respective literature on their country of focus. The exact title and case studies of the project will be determined together by the research project leader and the candidate.
Please see here for details on the process of application. Deadline is August 29, 2019.