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Three Funded Doctoral Positions Available in the Hazardous Travels Research Group at the RCC


Three funded doctoral candidate positions are available with the DFG Emmy Noether Research Group Hazardous Travels: Ghost Acres and the Global Waste Economy. The research group will investigate the structures and dynamics of the international trade in hazardous waste starting in the 1970s and the doctoral candidates will work on case studies from Germany, India, or Ecuador. Applications are invited from graduates in the humanities or social sciences with an interest in the ecological and economic aspects of the international trade in hazardous waste from a global historical perspective. Applicants should also have background knowledge and language skills relevant to the case study they are interested in. More information on the project, the positions, and the application process is available here.