of the Center for European Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill
February 25, 2009
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European Union Center of Excellence Competition for Undergraduate Travel to Brussels
2009 | Brussels, Belgium
To download the application and view the itinerary, please visit www.unc.edu/depts/europe/research_funding/fundingundergrad.htm
Deadline: 5:00pm on March 17, 2009
Call for LAC TAs
UNC's Languages Across the Curriculum (LAC) Program is currently seeking experienced bilingual TAs to lead LAC discussion sections for the following Fall 2009 courses:
Applicants should be native speakers or possess advanced proficiency in the target language, and demonstrate relevant teaching experience at the postsecondary level. Advanced graduate students with interdisciplinary interests are especially encouraged to apply. Preference will given to applicants who have attended a LAC pedagogy workshop and/or intend to pursue the Graduate Certificate in LAC Instruction (visit www.unc.edu/lac for more information).
For information on the responsibilities of LAC TAs, the eligibility requirements, and the application procedure, visit www.unc.edu/lac.
Application Deadline: Friday, March 27, 2009
Languages Across the Curriculum Instructional Workshop
March 5, 2009 | 11:00am - 12:30pm | FedEx Global Education Center, 4th
This best practices teaching workshop provides a forum for experienced and prospective LAC TAs to share ideas and instructional resources. The following presentations will be featured:
Participation in this workshop is strongly recommended for graduate students who wish to apply for upcoming LAC TA positions. For information on available Fall 2009 positions, visit www.unc.edu/lac.
To register for this workshop, email the following information to email@example.com: Name, Home department, Stage of graduate/professional career, Foreign language(s) in which you are fluent, Field(s) of research or professional interest.
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North Carolina German Studies Seminar
March 22, 2009 | 6:00 - 8:00pm | Hillel Center, UNC
Town museums usually display town history. How does one begin to understand a town that reads its history in the literary creation of an author that we suppose to have lived around 1200 but of whom we have no “real” evidence other than his poetry? Instead of the usual farm implements and period costumes, the Stadtmuseum of Wolframs-Eschenbach showcases the artistic products of the town’s alleged most famous son, the medieval poet Wolfram von Eschenbach. Wolframs-Eschenbach and its museum are thus one of the most unique examples of modern performativity and medieval literature. In the Stadtmuseum, the connections between medieval literature and the town’s history become concrete (become memory) in a very intentional way. In this talk, Sterling-Hellenbrand will explore the genesis and concept of the museum as a work of “modern medievalism” or the “living middle ages.”
Please register with Philipp Stelzel (email@example.com) in a timely fashion. Refreshments will be served at 6pm; the seminar will begin at 6:30pm.
For more information, please visit www.unc.edu/ncgs/seminars.html. Cosponsored by the Center for European Studies.
Research Triangle Seminar in the History of the Military, War, and Society
March 20, 2009 | 4:00 - 6:00 pm | Duke University East Campus, Carr Building,
Room 229, 114 Campus Drive
The seminar starts at 4:15 pm. Refreshments will be served before the seminar. A pre-circulated paper is available a week in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org (Friederike Bruehoefener)
For more information, please visit http://www.unc.edu/mhss/abstracts/Perry.html
IIPP Fellowship Program for Undergraduate Sophomores
The Institute for International Public Policy serves to enhance US national security and global competitiveness by promoting excellence, international service, and awareness among a broader, more representative cross-section of the American citizenry. With 15 years of demonstrated excellence as the leading provider of international affairs and public policy education for underserved minority college students, IIPP has educated and trained almost 300 International Affairs Fellows. Our focus is on providing quality education and practice opportunities to minority students beginning in their sophomore year of college.
If you're Interested in learning more about IIPP and the application process, IIPP will be offering a number of web seminars (webinars) online in the weeks leading up to the application deadline. For details, please visit the IIPP website.
Deadline: March 16, 2009
Slovo: An inter-disciplinary journal of Russian, Eurasian and East European affairs
Volume 21.2 | School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University
If you have any queries about becoming a contributor for Slovo please do not hesitate to get in touch with us via email@example.com and we will be happy to assist. For more information about Slovo visit our website: http://www.ssees.ucl.ac.uk/slovo.htm
Deadline for article submissions: March 14, 2009
EU-US ATLANTIS Program on Cooperation in Higher Education and Vocational Training
The 2009 ATLANTIS Call for proposals covers the following actions:
TRANSATLANTIC DEGREE CONSORTIA PROJECTS
EXCELLENCE in MOBILITY PROJECTS
POLICY ORIENTED MEASURES
The detailed guidelines and application forms can be found at the following website: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/extcoop/usa/2009/call_us_eu_2009.htm
Deadline: March 23, 2009
Call for Nominations: Youth Summit at the Strasbourg NATO Summit - "NATO in 2020: What lies ahead"
This April, young leaders from across the Atlantic Community will meet on the margins of the 60th Anniversary NATO Summit in Strasbourg for a major event, 'NATO in 2020: What lies ahead?' At Strasbourg, the emerging generation of leaders will focus on NATO's future and the global security challenges ahead. High-level experts and policy makers will address the delegates and will challenge them to reflect on a broad range of political and social topics related to global security and the NATO Summit.
As an organizing partner of 'NATO in 2020', the Atlantic Council of the Unites States is able to nominate up to four American young professionals or advanced graduate students to represent the United States at this important event. Non-US applicants should contact their national Youth Atlantic Treaty Association chapter for details on applying (further information at http://www.atlantic-youth.org/index.php?p=member). Nominees should be chosen from a broad range of professional fields and expertise, including the social sciences, public policy, economics, law, journalism, political science, business, and related fields. Nominees should by no means be limited to those who have expertise of NATO and security issues, but should be drawn from other fields as well. The recruitment process will be highly competitive and only two U.S. nominees will be selected as finalists.
Finalists will be flown to Strasbourg and provided with accommodations during the event. There is no cost to attend and all travel, room and board costs will be provided by the organizers. Please note that the approximate arrival date is April 1st and departure is April 4th or 5th.
To apply for nomination, qualified American graduate students or young professionals should submit the following documents via email to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Deadline: February 28, 2009
EU Visitors Program
The European Union, Delegation of the European Commission to the U.S. in Washington, D.C., is accepting applications for the 2010 European Union Visitors Program. This is an expenses paid 5-8 day visit to the European Commission in Brussels to enhance knowledge of the European Union and meet with various EU officials. The Visitors Program brings young leaders from a variety of countries outside the European Union to Brussels to gain a better understanding of the Union's goals, policies and peoples through firsthand experience and to increase mutual understanding between professionals from non-EU countries and their EU counterparts.
Those eligible to participate
are government officials (local, state and federal), journalists,
trade unionists, educators, officials of nonprofit,
non-governmental organizations and other professionals in their mid-twenties
to mid-forties with career-related interests in the European Union.
The EUVP is not open to students.
Deadline: March 1, 2009
The EU and NATO in the 21st Century: Security Collaborators or Competitors?
April 7, 2007 | University of Pittsburgh
For more information, please click here: www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce/events/conferences/PDFs/EU-NATO-2009.pdf
European Union Center of Excellence Competition for K-12 Teacher Travel to Brussels
2009 | Brussels, Belgium
To download the application and view the itinerary, please visit www.unc.edu/depts/europe/research_funding/fundingk12.htm
Deadline: 5:00pm on March 17, 2009
The European Union and the Euro: A K-12 Workshop
May 7-8, 2009 |
FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-Chapel Hill
Registration fee is at the low cost of $50 per person and includes hotel accommodations in Chapel Hill on May 7, travel reimbursement, and lunch on May 8.
World View Spring Seminars
East and the West Seminar
Both seminars are appropriate for all educators: K-12 and community college, ESL and regular classroom instructors, school counselors, and administrators. 1.5 CEUs will be offered for each seminar.
Global Updates from World View
Middle East is in the news daily. Are we doing enough to educate our
students about this important region of the world? This
issue of Global Updates provides many internet resources for teaching and learning
about the Middle East.
Executive Director of European Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill
The Center for European Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for the position of Center Executive Director, employment beginning as soon as possible but no later than June 1, 2009. The Center is composed of a Title VI National Resource Center, a European Union Center for Excellence, and the Trans-Atlantic Masters program. The Executive Director is the chief administrative officer for these programs and is responsible for writing Center grants and administering Center programs. Teaching in the Trans-Atlantic Masters program is an optional duty. The Center for European Studies is one of five Centers in the United States with both Title VI and EUCE grants and thus ranks in the top tier of European Studies programs in the US. Further information about the Center can be obtained at www.unc.edu/depts/europe/ces_home.html. A master's degree, preferably in modern European Studies, is required. PhD or ABD preferred. Salary range: $60,000-$75,000 depending on qualifications.
Candidates should apply at http://hr.unc.edu/jobseekers/search.htm (search in EPA non-faculty positions) and attach a CV and cover letter. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer and educator. Review of applications will begin immediately. Please submit reference letters to: John D. Stephens, Director, Center for European Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB# 3449, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3449 (email@example.com).
Deadline: March 26, 2009
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 programs of research would be an advantage. Proficiency in English is essential. There are no citizenship requirements.
The spring cycle
of the internship runs from April 10 - June 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: March 15, 2009
Conference in Oxford: Constitutional Pluralism in the EU
March 20-21, 2009 | Institute of European and Comparative Law | St.
Anne's College, Oxford
In order to promote the dialogic nature of the whole event, most of the papers should be made available in advance on a webpage of the conference, so that participants can familiarize themselves with their content and the presenters can focus on the main points of their papers. An emphasis will be put on discussion within each panel, inviting the participants to the conference to contribute actively to its outcome.
Full programme and registration form available here: http://denning.law.ox.ac.uk/iecl/eventdetail.php?events_ID=2473
Deadline: February 27, 2009
PhD and Post-Doc Fellowships: Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences
The Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) invites applications to its Ph.D. and Post-doc program. BIGSSS is an inter-university institute of the University of Bremen (UB) and Jacobs University. The program is funded by the German Excellence Initiative. The program provides close supervision of dissertation work within a demand-tailored education and research framework. BIGSSS is part of an international network of highly acknowledged graduate programs. It supports its Ph.D. and Post-doc Fellows in achieving early scientific independence, providing funds for conducting, presenting and publishing their research. The language of instruction is English.
For details, please visit http://www.bigsss-bremen.de/ and view the call for applications: http://www.bigsss-bremen.de/fileadmin/gsss/files/Stellenausschreibung_Dezember.08.pdf
Deadline: March 15, 2009
MPIfG Doctoral Fellowships
The International Max Planck Research School on the Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (IMPRS-SPCE) offered jointly by the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies and the University of Cologne invites suitable candidates to apply for up to seven doctoral fellowships in economic sociology and political economy.
Applicants must hold a Diploma or a Masters degree in political science, sociology, organization studies or related fields. Degrees must be received by September 2009. Fellowships will start on October 1, 2009, and will be awarded for one year with the option of two additional years. Working languages at the Research School are English and German.
For more information see the MPIfG website, where the application forms can be downloaded.
Deadline: March 15, 2009
PhD Positions: Administrative Governance
University | The Netherlands
For more information contact P. van Eijs (P.vEijs@FDCW.unimaas.nl) or one of the project leaders mentioned on the website.
Post-Doctoral Studentships in Luxembourg
The University of Luxembourg currently has an opening for an Assistant/Doctoral Student in Political Science. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to undertake a PhD in the area of European Public Policy, while also participating more generally in the teaching and research activities of the University’s expanding, interdisciplinary European Governance programme. Full details of the position are available on the University website.
Candidates interested in pursuing doctoral studies in the area may also be eligible to apply under the more general research studentship scheme (‘Aides à la Formation-Recherche’) of the national research council (deadline 15 March). To discuss any potential projects in the areas of European Politics and Public Policy, as well as the application procedure, please contact Robert Harmsen, Professeur en Sciences Politiques at email@example.com or +352 466644 9640.
Deadline: March 27, 2009
New Degree in Multi-level and Regional Politics
of Edinburgh | Edinburgh, Scotland
For details about the MSc program, please visit:
Competition Policy Studentships
and Social Research Council (ESRC) Centre for Competition Policy
| University of East Anglia | Norfolk, England
The Centre also invites applications from those intending to pursue an academic career for one year masters studentships for the MSc in Industrial Economics and the LLM International Competition Law and Policy, from September 2009.
Deadline: March 31, 2009
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