EUME Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: 15 May 2017
Open to: scholars of art history, history, literature, philology, political philosophy, political science, religion and sociology
Scholarship: receive a monthly stipend, organisational support regarding visa, insurances, housing

Description

The Middle East in Europe (EUME) is the exploration of political, social, religious and cultural links between Europe and the Middle East in history and the present. The  Fellowships are available to pursue the postdoctoral programme and its intended primarily for scholars of art history, history, literature, philology, political philosophy, political science, religion and sociology who want to carry out their research projects in connection with the Berlin program for the research program Europe in the Middle East—The Middle East in Europe (EUME).

Eligibility

  • The fellowships are intended primarily for scholars of art history, history, literature, philology, political philosophy, political science, religion and sociology who want to carry out their research projects in connection with the Berlin program;
  • Applicants should be at the postdoctoral level and should have obtained their doctorate within the last seven years.

Scholarship

  • Postdoctoral fellows will receive a monthly stipend of 2,500 EUR plus supplement depending on their personal situation;
  • Organisational support regarding visa, insurances, housing, etc. will be provided;
  • Fellows are obliged to work in Berlin and to help shape the seminars and working discussions related to their research field; 
  • Scholars are also invited to apply for their own funding.

How to Apply?

The application should be submitted by e-mail as three (or four) separate WORD documents or PDF files in English sent to [email protected]An application should be made in explicit relation to one of the research fields and consist of:

  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Project description (no longer than five pages), stating what the scholar will work on in Berlin if granted a fellowship;
  • Sample of scholarly work (maximum 20 pages from an article, conference paper, or dissertation chapter);
  • Names of two university faculty members who can serve as referees (no letters of recommendation required);
  • For the application as a scholar at risk, please add a threat assessment from a third party, such as the Scholar at Risk Network, the Scholar Rescue Fund, or a colleague.
For more information please visit the official website.

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