The Minds and Traditions research group (“the Mint”), an Independent Max Planck Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena (Germany) is offering two grants for two doctoral projects focusing on “cognitive science and cultural evolution of visual culture and graphic codes“.
Funding is available for four years (three years renewable twice for six months), starting inSeptember 2016.
The PhD students will be expected to take part in a research project investigating the evolution of graphic codes and the rise of writing.
If interested, please send a motivation letter (maximum two pages) to the group’s principal investigator, Olivier Morin (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March the 21st, 2016.
Full details can be downloaded here (pdf).