The International Max Planck Research School "Knowledge and Its Resources: Historical Reciprocities" (IMPRS-KIR) invites applications for five doctoral positions, to begin on September 1, 2022. Each position will run for 3.5 years, with the possibility of extending once by six months. Application deadline: January 31, 2022.
The IMPRS-KIR is a new, research-driven PhD program based in the history and philosophy of science, technology, and medicine (HPSTM). It is a collaboration between the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Technische Universität Berlin. The School offers training in historical-political epistemology, combining HPSTM with regional and global studies, Science & Technology Studies (STS), all fields of history, media studies, museum studies, archaeology, art history, literary studies, philology, environmental studies, and digital humanities research. Prospective doctoral students with projects on any specialty and period within these and related fields are invited to apply.