21 November 2017, CGES office in St.Petesburg
Yesterday, Centre for German and European Studies conducted the final stage of selection to its Fellowship Programme for PhD students.
Selected by the commission, three applicants reached the final: Konstantin Kotelnikov, Ekaterina Krylova and Kseniia Puzyreva, all are PhD students of St. Petersburg State University (Institute of History, Faculty of Political Science, and Faculty of Sociology, respectively).
The finalists presented their dissertation projects to the commission including representatives of St. Petersburg State University and University of Bielefeld, and answered questions. After discussion, the commission selected new participant of the Programme: Ksenia Puzyreva, whose dissertation project is entitled “Creating knowledge in decentralized cooperative networks: The case of knowledge cooperation in water management in Russia and the UK”. Congratulations!
Besides, the commission decided to support Konstantin Kotelnikov, whose dissertation is on “Social history of the ‘first wave’ of Russian Emigration in Germany”. Konstantin was offered a grant to work with archives in Berlin and to attend courses on social history at Bielefeld University.
The CGES PhD Fellowship Programme, supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), is a unique opportunity for junior social scientists of St. Petersburg to implement the most ambitious plans in their studies of European societies. Apart from scholarships, PhD students get supported in their research trips to Europe and in participation in international scientific events. They also take part in international research projects and organize international workshops themselves.
Find our more about the Programme: PhD Fellowship Programme