Call for Applications: thesis prize in Supranational Political Economy

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The Department of Economics and Management of the University of Pavia establishes a prize of the amount of € 3,000 (before tax), aimed at young scholars engaged in research studies focused on the “Supranational” aspects of economic and political integration.

The prize is awarded to researchers who are writing or have defended since 2014 their PhD thesis in the fields of International (or Global) Political Economy, International Economy, International Relations, Political Theory, European Integration, Regional and international integration, History of economic and political thought.

The applications should be submitted not later than April 30th, 2017 to:
Department of Economics and Management,
University of Pavia,
Via San Felice 5
27100 Pavia
E-Mail : [email protected]

The application must be accompanied by the following documents (all documents must be in English):
– Curriculum Vitae;
– Copy of the doctoral thesis, in its final or underway proposal;
– An abstract of the thesis of no more than 1,000 words, in which the supranational approach,* – i.e. the state-market relations in the world order – of the thesis should be explained;
– Optionally, the candidate can attach a research proposal of no more than 2,000 words with an outline of further studies he intends to carry out.

The application and attachment must be submitted in electronic version to the above address.
The prize will be awarded by July 31st, 2017. The decision shall be taken by a committee of three members appointed by the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Pavia. The members of the Committee – experts on “Supranational Political Economy” – will be chosen among scholars of the above mentioned (indent 2) fields of study.**

  • For a definition of Supranational Political Economy see the Introduction of R. Fiorentini and G. Montani, The European Union and Supranational Political Economy, Routledge, 2015.