of the Center for European Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill
May 28, 2008
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Updated Business Briefs
We are pleased to announce that several of the briefs in our Business Briefs section have been updated. Business briefings provide concise information about the European Union for businesses in North Carolina and beyond. Updated business briefs examine European economic and market considerations, as well as political and institutional factors.
Dear Members of The Center of European Studies List,
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Thank you for your interest and support!
H-Turk MA Program in Anatolian Civilizations and Cultural Heritage Management
The Anatolian Civilizations and Cultural Heritage Management program at Koc University, Istanbul is an interdisciplinary, two-year masters program whose primary goal is to provide an in-depth education in the history of art and architecture, archaeology, and cultural history of the lands that comprise present day Turkey. The program also introduces students to both the theoretical and practical aspects of museum operations and the management of cultural heritage resources. Experts in various areas of cultural heritage management and museum studies are invited as guest lecturers in the courses to expose students to a range of issues and approaches. Training in one or more of the languages of the Anatolian past is also provided.
The language of instruction is English and the students in our program come from many different countries of origin. Fellowships are granted to students accepted into the program. The fellowship covers tuition and a stipend for living expenses for the two years of the program.
For more information and application forms see the web site: http://achm.ku.edu.tr
Deadline: June 2, 2008
Post-Doc Fellowships at the Berlin Center for European Studies
Pending final approval by the German Research Foundation (DFG), a Research College on "The Transformative Power of Europe: External and Internal Diffusion of Ideas in the European Union" will be instituted at the Berlin Center for European Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, starting October 1, 2008. Program Directors are Profs. Tanja A. Börzel and Thomas Risse.
In this context, we hereby advertise up to five post-doctoral fellows working in the research areas of European Identity and the Public Sphere as well as Compliance with European Law, Conditionality, and Beyond. The fellows should have their PhD in hand by the fall of 2008. A limited number of doctoral fellowships (completion grants) is also available.
Deadline: June 15, 2008
EUSA Panel and Paper Proposals
The European Union Studies Association invites scholars and practitioners engaged in the study of Europe and the European Union to submit panel and paper proposals for its 2009 Eleventh Biennial International Conference, April 23-25 in Los Angeles, California. This conference also marks the 20th anniversary of EUSA.
The firm deadline for receipt of paper and panel proposals is September 30, 2008. You will be notified of the Program Committee’s decision regarding your proposal by December 15, 2008.
For more information, please view the call for proposals (PDF).
Danyliw Research Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine
October 23-25, 2008 | University of Ottawa
Themes addressed in previous years include language politics, minority rights, regionalism, citizenship, the politics of energy, the study of elections, religion and society, gender, the media, informal politics, the colored revolutions, regime transformation and many more.
Scholars and doctoral students are invited to submit a 1000 word paper proposal and a 250 word biographical statement, by email attachment, to Dominique Arel, Chair of Ukrainian Studies, at email@example.com. Please also include your full coordinates (institutional affiliation, preferred postal address, email, phone) and indicate your latest publication (or, in the case of doctoral applicants, the title of your dissertation and year of expected completion). To be eligible, papers must not have been accepted for publication by the time of the Seminar.
For more information, please visit www.ukrainianstudies.uottawa.ca
Deadline: June 17, 2007
Grant Proposal Writing Workshop
June 9-11, 2008 | 8:00am - 5:00pm | NC State University
World View K-12 Global Education Symposium: Bringing World Cultures to the Classrooms
October 22-23, 2008 | UNC-Chapel Hill
World View K-12 Online Globalization Courses
October 1 - November 11, 2008
For more information and to register, visit http://www.unc.edu/world/regform.shtml.
Global Updates from World View
The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, which occur every four years, will be held this year in Beijing August 8-24, 2008. This Global Update provides links to history, current news, and lesson plans related to China and the Olympics. Please use this opportunity to include the Olympics in your classroom, regardless of the subject!
To see previous Global Updates from World View, please visit the archive.
North Carolina In the News
Read about principals and teachers from Jiangsu province in China visiting North Carolina schools in the latest edition of North Carolina in the World News. To see previous editions of the newsletter, please visit the archive.
World View Program Associate
World View is currently hiring for the Program Associate position.
Please see the job description (PDF) for more information or visit: http://www.unc.edu/world/news.shtml
Closing Date: June 2, 2008
Internship at Analytica
Analytica is a non-profit independent institution dedicated to helping individuals and institutions with the aim to foster lasting improvement in the democracy and governance in Macedonia and elsewhere in the region of South Eastern Europe.
Internship applicants are expected to be university students, undergraduates or graduates preferably interested in EU studies. They should also have interest in policy research and at least basic research skills. An interest in one or more of Analytica's programmes of research would be an advantage. Proficiency in English is essential. There are no citizenship requirements.
The summer cycle of the internship runs from July 10 - September 30. Interested applicants should send their CVs (resumes) along with an application letter explaining the reasons behind their application to: firstname.lastname@example.org, within the specified deadline. Same application procedure applies both for residential and non-residential internship.
Deadline: June 15, 2008
Position Opening: Associate Professor in Political Science, University of Agder, Norway
University of Agder in Norway is pleased to announce that we have an open associate professor position in political science at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science and Management, at present located in Kristiansand, Norway.
The position calls for scientific qualifications in political science, preferably with emphasis on the fields of EU institutions, European integration/governance, Europeanization and/or international organizations.
Four sets of the application, including CV, verified copies of testimonials, and three sets of copies of up to 10 selected scientific publications, including a list of the publications submitted, should be forwarded to University of Agder, HRM department, Servicebox 422, 4604 Kristiansand, NORWAY, marked ref. nr 35/08.
A more detailed description of the post and further information are available on request to Head of Department, Hans Kjetil Lysgård, phone no. +47 38 14 14 96, email: email@example.com, and Professor Jarle Trondal, phone no. +47 38 14 15 61, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, as well as on the Internet: www.uia.no/stilling
View the position announcement here (DOC).
Deadline: June 1, 2008
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