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Fulbright Awards in the Netherlands
The Fulbright Scholar Program is offering several lecturing and lecturing/research grants to the Netherlands for the 2009-10 competition that is currently underway. Several general “all disciplines” awards (#9316) afford both recent Ph.D.s and more established scholars the opportunity to lecture, conduct research, or do a combination of both in their area of expertise. In addition, several Senior Professorships in American Culture (#9317) allow full professors with at least 5 years of teaching experience the opportunity to teach and conduct research in a variety of disciplines related to American culture. For this award, topics of interest include but are not limited to American history, law, economics, political science, sociology, literature, communications, music, art history, and theatre.
While lecturing is in English for each of these awards, Dutch language abilities are required for the research component. U.S. citizenship and a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree are required. For general award information and the online application, visit www.cies.org or contact Program Officer Alisha Scott (firstname.lastname@example.org; 202.686.6244). To view the award listing, visit http://www.cies.org/award_book/award2009/country/EuroNetNL.htm
Deadline: August 1, 2008
DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program
The DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program, funded by a generous grant from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), is designed to bring scholars and specialists working on Germany, Europe, and/or transatlantic relations to the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) for research stays of two months each. Fellowships include a monthly stipend of up to $4,725, depending on the seniority of the applicant, transportation to and from Washington, and office space at the Institute.
Please note that the DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship supports fellows conducting research at AICGS in Washington, D.C. We are unable to support research in Germany/Europe. DAAD/AICGS Research Fellows will be expected to produce a short analytical essay that will be published on the AICGS website and distributed via the Institute's bimonthly email newsletter, The AICGS Advisor.
Project proposals should address a topic closely related to one or more of the Institute's three research and programming areas:
For further details, please visit http://www.aicgs.org/fellows/opps/daad.aspx.
Deadline for Spring 2009 (January 2009 - June 2009): August 31, 2008
Coming Home? Conflict and Return Migration in 20th Century Europe
For more information: http://www.soton.ac.uk/ml/research/cominghome.html
Deadline: September 1, 2008
First International Graduate Students' Conference on Holocaust and Genocide Studies
April 23-26, 2009 | Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts
For full details, please view the call for proposals (PDF).
Deadline (extended): September 15, 2008
4th Annual Graduate Conference in Political Science, International Relations and Public Policy
December 18, 2008 | Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
This year we offer four workshops:
For full details, please visit http://gradcon.huji.ac.il/.
Deadline for submissions: October 1, 2008
ECPR Joint Sessions: 2009 and 2010
April 14-19, 2009 | Lisbon, Portugal
The ECPR currently welcomes proposals to participate in workshops at the 2009 Joint Sessions. For further information on how to apply to participate please see our website at www.ecpr.org.uk/lisbon/.
Deadline for submission of paper proposals: December 1, 2008
March 22-27, 2010 | Universität Westfälische Wilhelms Münster, Germany
Deadline for workshop proposals: February 1, 2009
Global Updates from World View
We hope you are enjoying your summer and taking the time to read a few good “internationally-themed” books. Read on to see what books the folks at World View recommend in this month's Global Update.
To see previous Global Updates from World View, please visit the archive.
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 autumn cycle of the internship runs from October 5 - December 25. Interested applicants should send their CVs (resumes) along with an application letter explaining the reasons behind their application to: email@example.com, within the specified deadline. Same application procedure applies both for residential and non-residential internship.
Deadline: September 10, 2008
Internships with the Delegation of the European Commission
The Delegation of the European Commission offers a variety of internship positions at its office in Washington, DC. The New York Delegation, too, offers internship positions. Please contact that Delegation directly for more information on opportunities there. (For information on EU internships in Europe, click here.)
Internships are intended to provide college and university students and recent graduates with the opportunity to acquire considerable knowledge of the European Union, its institutions, activities, laws, statistics and relations with the US. Internship applicants may be of any nationality.
For details, please visit the Delegation website.
Deadline for the Spring Semester: September 15, 2008
Job Announcement: Liaison and Networking Manager - Centre for European Studies, Carleton University
The Centre for European Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa invites applications for the position of Liaison and Networking Manager. This position offers a unique opportunity to develop a Canada-Europe network of research excellence based on a consortium of expertise from across Canada. The person filling the position will be responsible for working with the Director of the Centre and with other professors from across Canada in developing vehicles for linking research outputs in the field of European and EU Studies with relevant constituencies in Canada and Europe, including government agencies, non-governmental organizations, civil society structures, academic institutions, and the business community. Ideally, the position will be filled at the half-time or three-quarter time level (18-28 hours per week), but for the appropriate candidate full-time appointment may also be considered.
Consideration of applications will commence on July 8, 2008 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information, you may contact. Prof. Joan DeBardeleben at firstname.lastname@example.org
For full details and application information, please view the position announcement (PDF).
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