VACANCY DOCTORAL RESEARCHER CONTE MPORARY HISTORY OF INDIA and EU – INDIA RELATIONS (deadline 7 mei)
The Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies is an inter-faculty interdisciplinary research centre of excellence of the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Leuven which conducts research in relation to globalization, governance processes and multilateralism (www.globalgovernancestudies.eu). The research group MoSa (Modernity and Society 1800-2000) is part of the research unit of History at the University of Leuven and studies political, social and economic processes of change that are associated with modernity and modernization (https://www.arts.kuleuven.be/mosa/english/index).
The Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies and MoSa are looking for a dynamic and motivated full-time doctoral researcher to pursue a PhD in the context of a new ambitious European Union Horizon 2020 research project on ‘Explaining Global India’. The PhD fits in a broader research program on missionaries in a postcolonial context and will study a number of Jesuit management and business schools in India, such as XLRI (Jamshedpur, 1949), XIM (Bhubaneswar, 1987), and XIDAS (Jabalpur,1995).
The GLOBAL INDIA ETN will deliver a world-class multi-sectoral doctoral training programme focused on India’s emergence as a global and regional power, and its relationship with the EU. The European Training Network is a multidisciplinary, multi-sectoral network bringing together six leading European universities, with six leading Indian universities, and six non-university partners. The network will train 15 Early Career Researchers, focusing on both academic excellence and professional, transferable, skills. All researchers will spend a semester in an Indian University and have a work placement in oneof the non-university partners. In the four years of the programme there will be 10 network events in both Europe and India. The research topics are grouped around four themes: (1) Indian democracy and social inequality, (2) External economic relations and trade, (3) External relations – foreign and security policy and (4) India and global environmental politics. The academic partners involved in the project are: Barcelona Institute of International Studies Barcelona (IBEI), Dublin City University Dublin, King’s College London, University of Leuven, University of Heidelberg, University of Warsaw, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi, Calcutta University, Jamia Millia, Islamia University, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Mumbai University and Jadavpur University.