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Centre for European Studies
Bangkok, Thailand

CES Research Fellowship Programme

The honourable title of CES Research Fellow will be granted to eligible candidates who have contributed to the field of European Studies either through their practical expertise or their qualified research work. In affiliating with the centre, the fellows will be part of an international interlectual network of researchers who share the same interest in European Studies. The programme is aimed at promoting collaborations between scholars in order to stimulate high quality research and advanceed knowledge sharing on European studies.


Pornsan Watananguhn
Chulalongkorn University
German Section, Department of Western Language, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University

Vimolvan Phatharodom
Chulalongkorn University
Department of History, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University

Rolf J. Langhammer
Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Rolf J. Langhammer is Vice-President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy since October 1997 and Professor at the Kiel Institute. From April 2003 to September 2004 he served as Acting President. From July 1995 to November 2005 he headed the Research Department "Development Economics and Global Integration" at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. In addition, he has been honorary professor in international economic relations and development economics at the Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Social Sciences, Kiel University since November 1995. He was formerly research division chief at the Kiel Institute (since 1978) and research associate at Kiel University (1972-78) after graduating from the same university. He received his doctorate in 1977 and was awarded several research fellowships and visiting professorships abroad.

Mr. Langhammer has served as consultant to a number of international institutions (EU, World Bank, OECD, UNIDO, ADB), as well as to the German ministries of economic affairs and economic co-operation. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Federal Ministry of Economic Co-operation and Development. His research issues cover international trade patterns, trade policies, regional integration and international capital flows. He has published in professional journals and contributed to many volumes of conference proceedings. He is co-author of "Regional Integration among Developing Countries" (1990), and "The International Competitiveness of developing Countries for Risk Capital" (1991) and "Regional Integration in Europe and its Effects on Developing Countries" (1994) and co-editor of "Monetary Policy and Macroeconomic Globalization in Latin America" (2005 with Lúcio Vinhas de Souza) and "Labor Mobility and the World Economy" (2006 with Federico Foders).

Franz Knipping
University of Wuppertal

Silviu Jora
Kobe University
Silviu Jora currently works as Associate Professor of international relations and European studies at Kobe University, Japan. In the last years Mr. Jora has been promoting European studies in Japan in the framework of Hosei University (Tokyo), Yokohama National University, Ritsumeikan University (Kyoto) and Kobe University. Previously Mr. Jora has been working for the Romanian Institute of International Relations, European Institute of Romania and the Romanian Ministry of European Integration.


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