Youth Exchange: Care About (E)Urself, Italy

Posted on February 20th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing Open to: young people 18-30; coming from Italy, Romania, Cyprus, Turkey, Poland, Macedonia Venue: 2 – 10 May 2017; Colletorto – Italy


The project is a youth exchange under the Erasmus+ programme, KA1 mobility of young people to be held in Colletorto (CB), Italy in May 2017 during the Europe day celebration. The main idea of the project is to reflect on the feeling of young people related to their belonging to European Union and its values and how this affects their self-development as active young citizens.

There will be 30 participants, young people 18-30 and group leaders with no age limitation coming from 6 European youth organization, from Italy, Romania, Cyprus, Turkey, Poland, Macedonia. During the project, participants... Read More »

PhD positions in Critical Security Studies

Posted on February 16th, 2017 in Jobs & Internships, PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 9 March 2017 Open to:  candidates having a master’s degree in a field politics, International Relations, law, anthropology, social sciences, or European Studies Remuneration: indication from 2,191 to 2,801 Euros gross per month


The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the largest educational and research institution in the social sciences in the Netherlands. The Faculty serves 7,500 students in numerous Bachelor and Master programmes in Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Communication Science, Psychology, Social Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, and Educational Sciences. The academic staff are employed in education as well as research. There are over 1,100 employees in the Faculty, which resides in a number of buildings in the centre of... Read More »

The Other Half of Communism: Women’s Outlook

Posted on February 16th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Open to: contributers from the fields of history, political science, philosophy, sociology, gender studies


This call for papers seeks contributors for the eighth issue of the scientific journal History of Communism in Europe, no. 8/2017: The Other Half of Communism: Women’s Outlook on the gendered histories of European communisms. This issue looks to include the most recent scholarship on women and their intricate relations with the Communist parties in Europe, during the XX century.

Contributions from different fields of research are welcome: history, political science, philosophy, sociology, gender studies or any other related areas of interest, addressed from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Topics may address (but are not limited to) the following aspects:

Communist... Read More »

Harry and Helen Gray AICGS Reconciliation Fellowship

Posted on February 15th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline:  30 April 2017 Open to: citizens of Germany or of other European countries; citizens of Japan, China, or the Republic of Korea Fellowship: a stipend of USD 4,500, transportation to and from Washington, research expenses, and office space at the Institute


The Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellowship Program, funded by the Harry & Helen Gray Culture and Politics Program and directed by Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman, is designed to bring two younger scholars or practitioners working on reconciliation themes concerning Germany and Japan to AICGS for a research stay of six weeks.

Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellows will be expected to produce a short analytical essay that will be published on the AICGS website and distributed via the Institute’s... Read More »

Youth Exchange – YES Culture

Posted on February 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 February 2017 Open to: young people from 18-30 years old Cost: accommodation and lodging (breakfast/lunch/dinner) will be 100% covered by the host organisation


The Mountain District – XI Comunità Montana dei Castelli Romani e Prenestini, coordinating organisation of the Erasmus+ KA1 Project “YES Culture” and its partner organisations from Romania, Portugal and the UK, are opening the opportunity to 48 young people (18-30 years old) travelling from the four partner countries to take part in a Youth Exchange that will be held in the Italian town of Zagarolo, just about fifteen miles east of Rome.

Eligibility Young people from 18-30 years old; Commitment to the training for maximum two days; Have command over the working Language; Experience in one or some of the topics covered by this... Read More »

STARTS Prize by the European Commission Ars Electronica

Posted on February 2nd, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline:  3 March 2017 Open to: artists / creative professionals or the researchers / companies involved from throughout the world Award: two 20,000 EUR cash grants


Appointed by the European Commission, Ars Electronica, BOZAR and Waag Society are launching a prize to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts. This follows the launch of a new activity in the European Commission named STARTS: Innovation at the nexus of Science, Technology, and the ARTS.

Science, Technology and Arts (=STARTS) form a nexus with an extraordinarily high potential for creative innovation. And such innovation is considered to be precisely what’s called for if we’re to master the social, ecological and economic challenges that Europe will be facing in the near... Read More »

Joint Fellowship Programme in Asian-African Interactions

Posted on January 31st, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March and 15 September 2017 Open to: candidates having PhD Scholarship: cover a monthly grant to cover the cost of living and housing


It aims to attract researchers whose work is informed by current theoretical debates in the social sciences and humanities over global connectivities and who are able to critically engage with shifting paradigms in “area studies” beyond the ways in which these have traditionally been conceived in the West. This fellowship is jointly offered by IIAS and the African Studies Centre in Leiden. The ASC-IIAS fellowship is intended for researchers specialising in Asian-African interactions.

The fellowship is available in the subjects of African-Asian comparative economic developments or Chinese investments in Africa.

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Applicants must meet the... Read More »

Transatlantic Postdoctoral Fellowship

Posted on January 30th, 2017 in Fellowship, Scholarships, UncategorizedRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 February 2017 Open to: citizens of the U.S., Canada or Europe Scholarship: monthly stipend, allowance for health insurance and one time travel allowance


The Transatlantic Postdoctoral Fellowship for International Relations and Security (TAPIR) is open for doctoral students of the U.S., Canada or Europe. Fellowships research focuses on topics of international relations and international peace and security issues. Fellows will be supervised by a researcher at each host institute while being integrated into the relevant research units or projects.

Fellows will have the opportunity to work on issues of major and immediate political significance and to publish their work in journals or paper series that will be read by decision-makers worldwide. The fellowship aims to involve fellows actively in the work... Read More »

On Seeds for Integration

Posted on January 18th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing Open to: school students who care about building an inclusive school environment or national education system for all regardless to ethnicity, nationality, country of origin, or mother tongue. Grant: EUR 500 on a local level, EUR 1000 on a regional level, EUR 2500 on a national level


The project Seeds for Integration provide funding to secondary school students who care about building an inclusive school environment or national education system for all regardless to ethnicity, nationality, country of origin, or mother tongue.

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All you have to do is identify an issue that migrant and refugee students might face in your local, regional or national context and come up with a great idea that can help... Read More »

Young Leaders Program 2017

Posted on January 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 February 2017 Open to: candidates demonstrating leadership potential and civic interest Cost: the institute will offer candidates a scholarship covering accommodation, meals, moderation and reading materials costs


The flagship Leadership Program of the Aspen Institute Romania for the last ten years, the Young Leaders Program, has reached its 11th edition. The 2017 Young Leaders Program will bring increased diversity and relevance for a growing Network of almost 200 Aspen Fellows already covering 14 countries. The Young Leaders Program gathers each year 20 to 25 high profile regional young leaders with a clear two-fold goal: to promote and advance progressive leadership within society; and to develop the regional network of Aspen Fellows, based on shared values and common... Read More »