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„Antonio Gramsci Preis für kritische Forschung in der Migrationsgesellschaft“ der Arbeiterkammer Wien und des Center for Migration, Education and Cultural Studies der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

 

The Vienna Chamber of Labour, in cooperation with the Center for Migration, Education and Cultural Studies (CMC) at the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, annually awards the “Antonio Gramsci Award for Critical Research in Migration Society”. The award will be granted to excellent PhD theses exploring the conditions in migration society as relations of power with regard to the fields of employment, distribution of income and wealth, education, and/or subjectivity, and substantially contribute to a further development of critical concepts in the explicit or implicit tradition of Gramsci.

Applications have to be submitted by 30. June each year, including the following documents: PhD thesis, a summary of the thesis, a letter of recommendation by at least one university teacher, and a commentary by the applicant on the awardworthiness of the dissertation (not exceeding two pages). The doctoral procedure has to have been completed no longer than two years ago.

The award will be granted regardless of citizenship.

The submitted PhD thesis’ subject matter must be relevant to Austria.

Applications have to be submitted to the Vienna Chamber of Labour in electronic form (gramsci-preis@akwien.at)

A jury will review the submitted applications and decides on the award of the “Antonio Gramsci Award for Critical Research in Migration Society”.

The jury will include two members of the Vienna Chamber of Labour and five university professors.

The “Antonio Gramsci Award for Critical Research in Migration Society” is endowed with 5,000 (five thousand) Euros and was founded by the Vienna Chamber of Labour.

The “Antonio Gramsci Award for Critical Research in Migration Society” will be presented by the Vienna Chamber of Labour and the CMC at the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg in a formal ceremony.