Hoover Fellowships for Post-doctoral in Economics and Social Ethics, Belgium

The Hoover Post-doctoral Fellowships Program is now open. Scholars from all nations other than Belgium are welcome to apply. He or she must be active in the field of economic or social ethics. The winning fellows will receive financial support for the related expenses. The application deadline is February 29, 2016.

Fellowship Description
Hoover Fellowships in the field of economic or social ethics will be awarded to scholars wishing to spend part of the academic year 2015-16 at Louvain’s Hoover Chair of Economic and Social Ethics.

Award Value
Two full Hoover fellowship of EUR 2200 per month (plus social security contributions) for a duration of three months; Several honorary Hoover fellowships for a duration of one to six months with a contribution to housing and travelling costs of up to EUR 500 per month.

Level and Area of Studies
Post-doctoral program in Economics and social ethics.

Place of Study
The program will be taken in Belgium.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Candidates must be scholars from outside Belgium, who hold a doctorate or possess equivalent qualifications and are active in the field of economic or social ethics. Candidates for a full fellowship must have no professional income from other sources in the period concerned.
  • At least some rudiments of French and an active knowledge of either English or French are required. Scholars with an active interest in the main research themes of the Hoover Chair’s members are particularly welcome.
  • These themes include theories of social justice, theories of democracy, the potential and limits of corporate social responsibility, the stigmatization of social categories, critical political economy, the future of the welfare state, the destiny of the European Union, democracy and solidarity in multinational polities, intergenerational justice, linguistic justice, workplace democracy, transparency in collective decision making, social science research ethics, etc.

Applicants’ Nationality
All nationals other than Belgium are eligible.

Application Instruction
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Submission Deadline
29 February 2016.

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