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The European Centre for Advanced Studies

…So on a day when newcomers appear
Let it be a homecoming and let us speak…
Move lips, move minds and make new meanings flare
Like ancient beacons signalling peak to peak,
From Middle sea to North sea, shining clear
As phoenix flame upon fionn uisce here.

Seamus Heaney

Wel­come
Will­kom­men

We are meant to know, or we are amoebae.

Isaac Asimov

Updated News

Joint Forum: Reminder Open Call for Workshop Proposals 2021

The Lower Saxony – Scotland Joint Forum 2021 is taking place in less than five months. Thus, this is a reminder that submissions for workshop proposals are still open until 31 August 2021. You may find the “Open Call for Workshop Proposals” the respective template here.

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Registration open for the Lower Saxony – Scotland Joint Forum 2021

“The joint forum is an incubator for new collaborative ideas that are further developed after the breeding phase during the conference days”, explains Judith Crämer, senior academic coordinator of ECAS. Thus, size this opportunity and present your own ideas in a workshop during the conference. You may submit your workshop proposals until 31 August 2021. For further information visit our website https://joint-forum.org/.

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ECAS launches “Academic Matching Tool”

ECAS launches the “Academic Matching Tool”, which is providing comprehensive information on the different research fields of the 21 Lower Saxonian and 18 participating Scottish higher education institutions. It is designed to facilitate the first steps in setting up an academic collaboration. Interested researchers can thus easily find suitable institutions in the partner region and also other researchers working on similar topics.

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Applications for the Tandem Fellowship Programme are now open

Starting in fall 2021, young postdoctoral researchers have a chance to participate in the Lower Saxony – Scotland Tandem Fellowship Programme. The programme is designed to foster ideas and generate new research proposals. “We want to enable young researchers to expand their own network and allow them to spend time collaborating with a partner in that region on a specific topic”, explains Ramona Tax, senior programme coordinator of ECAS.

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Vacancy Notice: Research Assistant

In the context of ECAS’s project on “Crisis Litigation: Understanding the Roles of International Courts” there is an open position as research assistant to be filled at the chair for public and international law with a focus on sustainability of Prof. Dr. Jelena Bäumler. Seize this opportunity and apply for an interesting position in order to start your career in academia.

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