Experts in area studies view the individual regions of the world within their specific linguistic, cultural, historical and other contexts – which is precisely what a globalised world needs. You can also read in this edition about a social anthropologist who is studying concepts of care in Asia, find out what influence personalised Facebook content has on us, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month.
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"Research in Germany" lecture tour "Doing a doctorate in Germany", Chengdu, China
"Research in Germany" is offering an exciting information tour focused on career opportunities in Germany. Meet representatives of German universities and research organisations on 25 and 26 April 2019 in Chengdu and learn about positions for PhD students, funding opportunities and studying and research in Germany.More
"Research in Germany" PhD and postdoc consultations at the European Higher Education Fair (EHEF) 2019, Tokyo, Japan
Meet German university representatives in one-on-one talks and learn about research possibilities and open positions at their institutions on in Tokyo on 21 May 2019. This matchmaking event is a unique opportunity to find out why Germany is one of the world’s leading destinations for researchers in the science and technology sectors, and how you can be a part of it! Registration starts on 3 April.More
"Research in Germany" at the BCF Career Event 2019, Utrecht, Netherlands
Join "Research in Germany" at the BCF Career Event 2019 in Utrecht on 23 May 2019! Register for free until 15 May and learn more about universities, scholarships, exchange programmes, work and research opportunities in Germany.More