The Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies at Ruhr-Universität Bochum is looking for a Research Associate/PhD student (f/m/x) for 4 years (project end: 31.08.2027). The deadline for applications is 2 May 2023. The position begins 1 September 2023.
The PhD project will complement the analysis of social differentiation in the ERC funded project “Late Ottoman Palestinians: Social and Cultural Dynamics in an Eastern Mediterranean Society during the Age of Empire, 1880-1920” (LOOP) with a study on landownership, property, and income in late Ottoman Palestine. The PhD candidate will be based in Bochum and work on the economic history of late Ottoman Palestine, supervised by Professor Johann Büssow. Ideally, the second supervisor will be an economic historian.
Project homepage: https://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/orient/forschung/loop.html.en