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2017 Fully funded Scholarships At Hamburg University, Germany

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The Hamburg University, Germany invites applications from individuals who wants to undergo a degree program at the Institution.

This scholarship program is awarded to a Nigerian national to work both in Nigeria and with the research team in Hamburg/Germany on a research project covering the looting, collecting and exhibition of the well-known bronze sculptures from Benin. Special focus will lie on their significance in a colonial context.

Application Deadline: Selection of candidates will commence on August 13th 2017 until the position is filled.

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To Be Taken At (Country): Germany, Nigeria

Type: PhD

Number Of Awards: 1

Value Of Award: The project comes with a monthly scholarship according to the qualification and standing of the candidate.

Duration Of Program: 36 months

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must;

  • be willing to undertake research for a Ph.D. in history, working on the occupation of Benin City by British forces in 1897 and the looting of the city as well as the ways in which the artifacts were distributed amongst the colonial forces and removed from the colony and brought to Europe.
  • be Nigerians
  • have completed their bachelors and masters degree program

How To Apply: An application including a CV, a provisional proposal (5 pages max) with preliminary ideas about the individual research project, a sample of prior writing and two letters of reference (including the names and addresses -incl. email- of the referees), and a short statement explaining the motivation for this particular research project should be sent to the office of Prof. Dr. Jürgen Zimmerer: marianne.weis-elsner@uni-hamburg.de

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Award Providers: The project is funded by the Gerda-Henkel-Foundation

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