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The Center for Advanced Studies at LMU Munich (CAS) is offering research stays for the winter semester 2015/16 as a "Junior Researcher in Residence". The program is particularly aimed at academic staff members and scholarship recipients from the fields of humanities, cultural studies and social sciences at LMU Munich who, within their qualification level, seek a wider university and professional audience on the one hand, and who require optimal conditions for advancing or completing their research projects on the other hand. The status of a Junior Researcher in Residence includes a workspace in the Seestraße building and the use of the extensive resources of CAS. Application deadline is 31 March 2015. more

The Center for Advanced Studies at LMU Munich (CAS) is offering postdoc grants starting in the winter semester 2015/16 initially tenable for one year (a second year may be granted following a positive academic evaluation). The program is particularly aimed at postdocs from the fields of humanities and cultural studies, who, within their qualification level, seek a wider professional and international audience on the one hand, and who require optimal conditions for advancing or completing their research projects on the other hand. Besides the use of the extensive resources of the CAS fellows receive a monthly grant of 1600 Euro (plus an allowance for children). In the context of the research project in question, workshops and conferences can be held and both national and international visiting fellows invited. Application deadline is 31 March 2015. more

Upon invitation from LMU scholars, guest academics from around the world will once again be in Munich during the winter semester to conduct research. Stephan Hartmann has invited the philosophy professor Michael Stoeltzner as part of the CAS research focus "Reduction and Emergence". The historian Timothy H. Breen will also be a visiting fellow at CAS in order to exchange ideas with Michael Hochgeschwender and doctoral students regarding new approaches to the research and interpretation of the American Revolution. Toshiro Tanimoto is one of the world's leading seismologists, and has accepted an invitation by the geophysicist Heiner Igel to cooperate with him in the context of his ERC Advanced Grant project "Rotational Motions: A New Observable for Seismology". Kavita Jain will be at CAS upon invitation from Wolfgang Stephan as part of the CAS research focus "Evolutionary Biology". Coming from the field of theoretical physics, she will now apply her knowledge to population genetics. more