KU Leuven’s PhD Fellowship In Intellectual History of Architectural Theory in Belgium, 2019

TheKe Leuven University is welcoming applications for PhD Scholarship 2019 to study inBelgium The PhD- fellow will work in the research study context of the research study group ARP (ArchitecturalCultures of the Recent Past) at KU Leuven’s Department of Architecture and the Centre for Metaphysics and the Philosophy of Culture at KU Leuven’s Institute of Philosophy.

The fellowship for which financing is readily available goals to establish an analysis of how the post-war world engaged with the concept of area. The PhD- fellow will concentrate on the function of émigré intellectuals and designers importing concepts into the post-war American academic context.

The following courses of analysis stand main: (I) the initiation and adjustment of ideas of area in differed didactic contexts (architectural labs, class, lectures); (II) the interaction in between various creative media (architecture, movie theater, painting, setups).


  • ApplicationDeadline: October 31, 2018
  • CourseLevel: Scholarship is readily available to pursue PhD Degree program.
  • StudySubject: Scholarships are granted to study in Architecture.
  • ScholarshipAward: Ke Leuven provides a fulltime (100%) PhD scholarship for 1 year (extendable as much as 4 years in overall after a favorable assessment).
  • Numberof Scholarships: Numbers not offered.
  • Nationality: The scholarship is readily available for Belgium people.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Belgium

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • EligibleCountries: The scholarship is readily available for Belgium people.
  • EntranceRequirements: We are searching for a prospect with the following credentials:
  • The inspiration to pursue imaginative work in the history of spatial aesthetic appeals and architectural theory.
  • An specific interest in establishing the following research study concern: how and why was the idea of area set in movement, formed and customized in the duration 1945-1980, the complicated ‘interregnum’ in between modernism and postmodernism?
  • A Master (or comparable) in Architecture, Philosophy, Art History, Intellectual History or Cultural History and scholastic difference. Experience with archival research study is a plus.
  • The capability to present research study results at global conferences and to release in peer-reviewed journals.
  • The capability to play an active, collective function in the research study group ArchitecturalCultures of the Recent Past, ARP (including its workshops and conferences).
  • An exceptional command of English, efficiency in French and/or German, a desire to find out Dutch is a plus.


How to Apply: Enthusiastic and cooperative individuals satisfying the requirements are kindly welcomed to use online. Include an inspiration letter, a CV, the names of 2 referees whom we may approach prior to consultation, and a sample piece of composing not surpassing 12.000 words (e.g. an MA thesis chapter). The due date for applications is October31 We will hold interviews with a number of picked prospects quickly afterwards. In preparation of the interview, these prospects will be offered a brief research study task to evaluate their research study abilities. The target start date is January 1, 2019.


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