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Deadline Next Week! Undergraduate Essay Competition
From 6 to 27: How Has the Treaty of Rome Shaped the Last 50 Years?
Lecture: Nation and Nation-Identity in European History
Monday, February 12, 2007
Professor Qian Chengdan of Peking University's History Department will give a lecture on Nation and Nation-Identity in European History. Qian Chengdan is co-screenwriter of the China Central Television series: The Rise of the Great Powers.
Sponsored by the Center for European Studies, the Carolina Asia Center, the Associate Provost for International Affairs, the Department of Political Science, and the Department of History. Download the publicity flyer here (PDF).
Lecture: Challenges of Ethnic Diversity in France
Thursday, March 1, 2007
Dr. Alec Hargreaves, eminent scholar of Modern Languages & Linguistics at Florida State University and specialist in French immigration issues, will present a lecture entitled From Missed to Equal Opportunities: Challenges of Ethnic Diversity in France. Sponsored by the Center for European Studies.
Languages Across the Curriculum Instructional Workshop
Wednesday, March 7, 2007
This professional development workshop features a brief background on the Languages Across the Curriculum program at UNC-CH and provides a forum for experienced LAC TAs to share ideas and instructional resources. Workshop topics will include:
Participation in this workshop is recommended for graduate students who wish to apply for upcoming LAC TA positions. [For information on available positions for Fall 2007, go to www.unc.edu/lac.] The workshop is designed to assist graduate students in strengthening their teaching portfolios and becoming more competitive candidates in the academic job market. Faculty and graduate students from languages/literatures, social sciences, and humanities departments are especially encouraged to attend.
Call for Languages Across the Curriculum TAs
Funding Opportunities for Undergraduate International Research Projects and Internships
The Center for Global Initiatives (formerly UCIS) is pleased to offer the following funding opportunities to undergraduates with internationally focused summer research projects or internships. Please review each website listing for specific application instructions and materials.
Global Health Faculty Research Partnership Grants
The UNC Partnership in Global Health, a Fogarty-funded program of the Office of Global Health in the UNC School of Public Health, is pleased to announce the second round of funding for the (GHP) program Global Health Faculty Research Partnership Grants. All UNC-Chapel Hill faculty are eligible to apply.
Deadline: March 1, 2007
German Marshall Fund: Call for Proposals for Policy Research Conferences
The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) announces a call for proposals for a new program of academic policy research conferences. The aim of this program is to support a series of transatlantic research-driven conferences of scholars and policymakers working on policy areas that will be selected and change on a yearly basis. This year, GMF will consider proposals in three areas: the rise of China as a transatlantic issue, energy security, and economic policy.
GMF will award a total of six grantees up to $25,000 for conferences to be held in the 2007-2008 academic year. American and European university-based scholars from any discipline may apply. Conference proposals should include scholars from the United States and Europe, and preference will be given to those proposals with a comparative and interdisciplinary approach. Proposals will be evaluated on their intellectual merits, transatlantic cooperation, engagement with the policy community, and potential policy impact through publications or other means.
Deadline: March 1, 2007
2007 Student Essay Contest - Call for Submissions
The Atlantic Council of the United States will hold a national student essay contest in the spring of 2007. Sponsored by the Daimler Chrysler Corporation Fund, contest will offer undergraduate students the opportunity to write on Partnerships and Rivalries in the EU and NATO: The Challenges of Pursuing the US Foreign Policy Agenda.
The first-place winner will receive a $500 prize and will be flown to Washington to attend the annual Christopher Makins Lecture in late May/early June 2007. Named for the former president of the Council, the lecture will feature a major address by a high-ranking expert in the field of international relations. The second-place winner will receive a $250 prize.
A promotional poster for the Essay Contest may be downloaded here. If you have any questions, please contact Brooke R. Heaton, Assistant Director of Education, at 202-778-4954; email@example.com, or consult the ACUS website: http://www.acus.org/programs-education.asp
Deadline: April 16, 2007, 17:00 EST
The European Union in the 21st Century: A Summer Graduate Seminar/Study-Trip
May 9 - June 1, 2007 | Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Warsaw
Deadline: February 12, 2007
EU Visitors Program
The European Union Visitors Program (EUVP) invites young, promising leaders from countries outside the European Union to visit Europe to gain a first-hand appreciation of the EU's goals, policies and peoples and to increase mutual understanding between professionals from non-EU countries and their EU counterparts.
The program seeks candidates who will not only benefit professionally from the EUVP experience, but also have the potential to become long-term EU information multipliers. For more information, please visit the EUVP webpage. If you would like more information on the EUVP please contact the EUVP Coordinator, Sue Tucker.
Deadline: March 1, 2007
Internship: American School of Paris
Applicants do not need to be specifically trained as educators, but do need to be proficient in one of these subject areas. Compensation/benefits would include: a stipend, housing, and round-trip airfare. BA/BS preferred, experience working with school-aged children preferred.
To apply, submit resume and letter of interest via e-mail to: Jane Larsson.
States, Non-States, and Supra-States: Who's Sovereign Now?
SAIS Bologna Center Journal for International Affairs
Deadline: February 16, 2007
Call for Manuscripts: New University of Toronto Book Series European Union Studies
Some of the most innovative work in the social sciences and legal studies in the past two decades has engaged the complex and unprecedented project of European integration. European Union Studies will provide a venue for high quality work that speaks to the broad community of scholars and students interested in the European project. We are especially interested in single authored volumes and well conceived edited collections that address the evolving character of the broader project of European integration and the role of the European Union as an international actor. We are soliciting manuscripts that engage both the internal workings of the European Union and the EU's relations with the rest of the world. Topics of interest include, but are not be limited to: European citizenship/migration and identity, European enlargement, European Union institutions and governance, monetary integration, the EU's role in transatlantic relations, global trade, and international security, and the EU's role in the developing world.
This series is made possible by a generous grant from the European Commission.
News from the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
2008 Joint Sessions
April 11-16, 2008 | Rennes, France
4th ECPR General Conference
September 6-8, 2007 | Pisa, Italy
Deadline for section, panel, and paper proposals: March 1, 2007
Position Openings: University of Potsdam
The University of Potsdam, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Chair of Government seeks to fill the following vacancies: Postdoctoral Fellowship (full-time), Pay Scale: 13 TV-L (East) and Doctoral Fellowship (half-time), Pay Scale: 13 TV-L (East) for a period of 30 months.
The two posts are funded by the German Research Foundation – DFG – to support research on "The Politics of Time: The Temporality of EU Enlargement and Europeanisation“. The project is led by Professor Klaus H. Goetz. Both positions are to be filled as soon as possible.
Applicants must possess specialist knowledge in comparative European government and EU integration. Applicants must possess a PhD or a first degree in political science or a related discipline respectively. An excellent command of English is required. Knowledge of one of the following languages is desirable, but not mandatory: Turkish, Bulgarian, Slovak, Polish or German.
Applications should include a CV, a list of publications, and the names and contact details of two referees, who may be approached after shortlisting. Applications should be sent to University of Potsdam, Professor Klaus H. Goetz, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, August-Bebel-Straße 89, 14482 Potsdam, Germany.
Deadline: March 15, 2007
Poet Adam Zagajewski at Wake Forest
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
Navigating the Global American South Conference: Global Health and Regional Solutions
April 19-20, 2007 | Research Triangle Park, NC
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