Young Ambassadors Programme

Posted on March 17th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 April 2017 Open to: people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including recently arrived migrants, as well as representatives of minority communities Venue: July 14-21, 2017, Caux, Switzerland

Description

The “Young Ambassadors Programme” (YAP) is part of the European Project of Initiatives of Change (IofC), which aims to bring together young people caring about the future of Europe.

The program consists of two days training designed specifically for the Young Ambassadors (14th-16th July), followed by full participation in the AEUB forum (17th-21st July).

Launched in 2014, Addressing Europe’s Unfinished Business (AEUB) is an Initiatives of Change program that seeks to engage European citizens from all backgrounds to conceive and participate in actions developing a spirit of partnership... Read More »

Schwarzkopf Foundation Travel Grants

Posted on March 6th, 2017 in GrantsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 19 March 2017 Open to: young people residing in the Council of Europe member states Prize: 550 EUR

Description

With its travel grants the Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe wants to give young people the opportunity to travel and explore Europe. The Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe offers young people the chance to get to know European neighbours as well as to become aware of current cultural or political developments of the continent. The travel grantees report about their insights and experiences with a travel report.

Applicants can freely choose their European country or countries of destination. The trip needs to have a specifically defined research topic regarding a current cultural or political development in the context of European integration or... Read More »

2nd ASEF Young Leaders Summit

Posted on March 1st, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 March 2017 Open to: young leaders ranging from entrepreneurs, students, academics to professionals Cost: no registration or participation fee

Description

The 2nd edition of the ASEF Young Leaders Summit (#ASEFYLS2) is for young thinkers and doers to dismantle the conventional and to bring forward fresh ideas and solutions to a more inclusive, fair and accessible employment market for the youth. Themed “Access to Youth Employment”, ASEFYLS2 contributes to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular, goal 4 (on education), 5 (on gender equality), 8 (on decent work) and 9 (on industry and innovation). The project focuses on eight thematic areas linked to job-creation and inclusion: Age; education, disability, finance, gender, location, social backgrounds, technology; 

Eligibility Citizen of any of the 51 Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Partner... Read More »

The Geneva Challenge 2017

Posted on February 28th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 May 2017 Open to: international graduate students Prize: winner will receive a cash prize of CHF 10,000 or approx. USD 11,000

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The Advancing Development Goals International Contest for Graduate Students, eager to stimulate reflection and innovation on development from diverse disciplinary and contextual perspectives and with the generous support of Ambassador Jenö Staehelin, the Graduate Institute has launched in 2014 the Advancing Development Goals Contest, an international competition for graduate students. The idea is to gather contributions that are both theoretically grounded and offer pragmatic solutions to a relevant international development problem stemming from an interdisciplinary collaboration between 3 to 5 enrolled master students from anywhere in the world.

Eligibility Participants of the ADG Contest must be enrolled graduate... Read More »

DAAD WIPCAD Doctoral Fellowships 2017

Posted on February 27th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 April 2017 Open to: international and German candidates Scholarship: holders will receive a monthly stipend, travel allowance, rent allowamce

Description

The Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Potsdam calls for applications for its Research Training Group on “Wicked Problems, Contested Administrations: Knowledge, Coordination, Strategy” (WIPCAD). Wicked problems create conditions of high complexity, uncertainty, and ambiguity to which public organizations need to respond. The tensions emerging in this context can destabilize organizational structures and routines, and call traditional methods of administration into question. Contestation occurs in various areas of organizational activity, from knowledge use and transfer to internal and external coordination and strategy building. The Research Training Group carries out studies of the interrelationships between wicked... Read More »

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

Description

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 ArchiveRespond 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

Description

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 ArchiveRespond to this post »

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

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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

Description

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

Description

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 »