Department of Geosciences, Geography Unit, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

This open-rank position is part of a Swiss National Science Foundation grant titled “Timescapes of ice: Soviet glacier science in Central Asia, 1950s-1980s”. The successful candidate will carry out research on the history of Soviet glaciology, with a focus on Kazakhstan, by exploring its background in Imperial Russian sciences, its establishment and institutionalization during the Soviet Union, its scientific and political discourses, and its sites and research practices in Central Asia.

Deadline for application: 31 October 2022
Starting date: 1 January 2023

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