Friday, February 6, 2015

Comparative Legal History of Banking Regulation in the Modern Period

[We note the following announcement for “a two-year doctoral scholarship at internationally competitive conditions” on the website of KU Leven:]

For the Division for Roman Law and Legal History we are looking for a PhD candidate with a master's degree in law [for a position,] Comparative Legal History of Banking Regulation in the Modern Period.  The Research Unit of Roman Law and Legal History is a dynamic and strong team with expertise in all fields of legal history ranging from Roman law through canon law and Byzantine law. Particularly, the candidate will strengthen the department's expertise in the modern history of economic and financial law.

Within the framework of project on "Finance and Faith (fides) in the Western Legal Tradition", funded by the Special Research Fund (BOF), the candidate will be expected to conduct research on banking regulation in the 19th and 20th centuries from a comparative perspective.

The candidate has obtained a master's degree in law from a Belgian or a foreign university with at least distinction. The candidate will be expected to apply for international travel grants and follow-up funding.

For more information please contact Prof. dr. Wim Decock, tel.: +32 16 32 52 39, mail: wim.decock@law.kuleuven.be.

You can apply for this job no later than February 18, 2015 via the online application tool.

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