Ph.D. vacancy for European Research Council (ERC) project (advanced level of Chinese required)
Within the ERC “Global Encounters between China and Europe: Trade Networks, Consumption and Cultural Exchanges in Macau and Marseille (1680-1840) – GECEM”, a Ph.D. position is searched to work at the Department of Philosophy, Geography and History (University Pablo de Olavide of Seville, Spain).
This project aims to explain socio-economic and cultural exchanges between China and Europe through the study of city ports that fostered new patterns of consumption, shaping trade networks and stimulating local and global commerce. Macau and its connections with South China and the axis Marseille-Seville, in the western Mediterranean, will be main areas of study in a comparative perspective. This project will be funded by the ERC, Starting-Grant scheme, and has been awarded to prof. Manuel Perez Garcia as principal investigator. For more information of the project visit www.gecem.eu.
The Ph.D. researcher will be based at University Pablo de Olavide (UPO), Seville (Spain), being part of the research team led by prof. Manuel Perez Garcia, as well as participating in the academic life of the Department of Philosophy, Geography and History (UPO) and more in particular collaboration with the working group on Early Modern History during the period of the contract.
Deadline for applications: 01/12/2017 23：00 – Europe/Brussels.
To learn more about the position and how to apply, please go to EURAXESS’s website.