New doctoral fellows at the IMPRS-SPCE in fall 2017

November 02, 2017
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The MPIfG once again welcomes new young researchers into the doctoral program of the International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE): Elifcan Çelebi, formerly of Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, will examine the topic of how women in Turkey experience changing gendered welfare policies; Laura Gerken, a graduate of the University of Bonn, will investigate the role of civil society in bargaining processes of large-scale land acquisition in the Global South; Andrés López Rivera, formerly of the Universidad de Los Hemisferios in Quito, Ecuador, will analyze the state of epistemic authority in transnational environmental governance; and Hannah Pool, formerly of the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, will research the economics of the human smuggling of refugees and migrants to Europe. The IMPRS-SPCE is a joint international doctoral program offered by the MPIfG and the University of Cologne, with the University of Duisburg-Essen as an associated partner. There are currently nineteen researchers enrolled in the program.

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