Early Career Researcher Forum

Upcoming PhD/Post-Doc Positions


1-15 Doctoral Students at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at University of Jyväskylä

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is currently seeking to recruit staff to the position of 1-15 Doctoral Students, for a fixed term of maximum 4 years, starting on 1st of January 2019 or according to a separate agreement.

The selection criteria for the position include a realistic research plan that can be implemented within the target schedule, and the applicability of the research plan in the research fields of the University of Jyväskylä.

For more information and how to apply see here.

Deadline: 31 October 2018



Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies

Call for Fellowships 2019-2020

The Max Weber Programme started in September 2006 and is now the largest international postdoctoral programme in the Social Sciences and Humanities in Europe. The Programme is located at the European University Institute in Florence. It is funded by the European Commission (DG Education and Culture), which provides bursaries of one or two years for around 50-55 Fellowships. These bursaries are open to scholars from anywhere in the world (not just nationals of an EU Member State) who have received a doctorate in economics, law, history, social and political sciences, or a related field, within the past 5 years. The Programme also includes a number of Fellows supported by other funders, such as national and other non-EU research bodies. Fellows are selected on the basis of their research accomplishments and potential, their academic career interests, and the availability of the EUI faculty to provide mentorship.

For more information and how to apply see here.

Deadline: 18 October 2018


Upcoming Workshops and Conferences

Nordic conference on research on violent extremism: Theory and Practice, 29-30 November 2018

Workshop on Memory, Migration and Identity in Europe and beyond, 17-18 January 2019

Council for European Studies, 26th International Conference of Europeanists, Sovereignties in Contention: Nations, Regions and Citizens in Europe, 20-22 June 2019

Fascism and Violence, 25-27 September 2019


Upcoming Courses

ECPR Winter School in Methods and Techniques, 22 February- 1 March 2019


Researcher Exchanges

VOX-Pol, Researcher Exchange Programme


Relevant Associations and Networks

Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies

California State University, San Bernardino, Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism

Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo

Council for European Studies, Research Network on Radicalism and Violence

ECPR Graduate Student Network

ECPR Standing Group, Extremism and Democracy

ECPR Standing Group, Political Violence

Harvard University, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Global Populism

VOX-Pol, EU Network of Excellence