Deadline: 28 February 2017
Open to: single participants, groups, associations, civil initiatives, school classes and especially for producers, actors and editorial teams in the field of citizen media work
Awards: cash prizes + trophy + certificate
The International Citizen Media Award 2017 intends to honor tremendous international work in the field of citizen media and its products in the categories VIDEO and AUDIO which have been created by private, noncommercial producers. The award distinguishes the dedication of citizens of all countries, their audiovisual products and their reporting concerning locally, regionally, globally and socially relevant topics. The topic for 2017: Cultural Heritage – The memory of our past, the key to our future.
An expert jury awards the international prizes in the... Read More »
Deadline: 31 January 2017
Open to: researchers from disciplines such as history, anthropology, economics, political science or sociology
Venue: 29 June – 1 July 2017, IOS Regensburg, Germany
In much of today’s media discourse, corruption serves as a short-hand explanation for almost every political problem. Low levels of development, social injustice, a lack of security or even setbacks in the struggle against terrorism – in all these fields corruption is seen as a key factor operating in the background.
The social sciences, and to some degree the humanities as well, have responded to this trend by intensifying research on the topics of corruption and governance. While previous research has often been quantitative and normative, newer work takes the difficulties and complexities of transforming... Read More »
Open to: candidate with a Master’s degree in mathematics, computer science, physics, or similar
Scholarship: they are offering a competitive funding at 100% on the German employee scale
They are seeking an enthusiastic and talented PhD student to join the Robotics and Embedded Systems group in the Department of Informatics at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The successful candidate is supposed to extract the adjacency matrix describing the functional connectivity of the spinal cord circuitry. While their general project is based on electrophysiological patch clamp measurements, the candidate will focus on graph theoretical analysis.
Deadline: 30 November 2016
Open to: Applicants should hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in sociology, history, political science, social anthropology or gender studies
Scholarship: 2 year part-time appointment (65% full-time equivalent, salary scale TV-L E13)
The Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS) is a joint institution of the Department of History and the Faculty of Sociology at Bielefeld University (Germany). The BGHS is a learning community of doctoral researchers and invites applications for six doctoral positions. The maximum duration is 3 years starting 1 April 2017.
We are seeking highly motivated researchers with genuine interest in an academic environment that fosters creativity through interdisciplinary exchange. Successful candidates are expected to conduct research within the doctoral programme, and in the end... Read More »
Deadline: 15 October 2016
Open to: participants between the ages of 25 and 35 years, from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Germany, Moldova, the Russian Federation, or Ukraine
Cost: all costs related to the programme will be covered by the organizers
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung invites progressive young leaders between 25 and 35 years to apply for the first edition of the Eastern European Academy for Social Democracy, which will take place from 20th to 27th of November 2016 in Germany (Berlin, Schwerin).
The Goals of the programme includes:
Besides promoting peaceful dialogue, mutual understanding and the exchange of social democratic policies the academy offers participatory workshops on practical key competences and soft skills;
Furthermore, the programme will provide a deep insight into the political situation of the... Read More »
Deadline: 09 October 2016
Open to: artists based in Germany, working with photography, video, new media, installation and specific interventions in public space
Costs: all costs covered
A.R.Tetovo is a residency program open for visual artists based in Germany, willing to engage in the political and social context offered by the city of Tetovo and its social live through their work and in collaboration with young local artists.
The Residency program is planned at the organization LOJA in fall 2016, starting in October for the period of one month.
Deadline: 30 September 2016
Open to: 18-26 year old participants from Germany, Ukraine and Russia
Venue: 20–26 November 2016, Kyiv, Ukraine
What role do the youth and civil societies play in easing tensions between states? How does media affect our perception of other countries? How do young people feel and what do they think on the other side of the conflict? These and many other questions are raised in the three-year youth project designed by youth from three different countries – Trilateral Youth Forum “Germany, Russia, Ukraine: A Common Future?”. The main goal is to provide youth with a platform to discuss, doubt, raise questions, share some very different at times opinions but trying to define common challenges and ways to overcome them together at the end.
Deadline: 1 October 2016
Open to: young professionals working either for a public authority or a state or private company in a developing country
Scholarship: monthly payments of EUR 750 for graduates or EUR 1,000 for doctoral candidates
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides scholarships in Germany for international students for a range of postgraduate courses at German Universities which aim at providing academically educated young professionals from developing countries with further specialized studies. With its development-oriented postgraduate study programmes, the DAAD promotes the training of specialists from development and newly industrialised countries. Well-trained local experts, who are networked with international partners, play an important part in the sustainable development of their countries. They are the best guarantee for a better... Read More »
Deadline: 15 October 2016
Open to: junior educators from European countries (teachers, museum workers, advanced students in Public History and other relevant disciplines)
Venue: 19 – 25 February 2017, Berlin-Schöneweide (Germany)
The winter school will provide a forum for educators who want to exchange ideas on methods and teaching practices on the topic of Nazi forced labour and its memory in post-war Europe from a transnational perspective. The focus will be on civilian forced labour in Nazi Germany. The winter school will also focus on how educators can use documents archived in the ITS Digital Archive, which include among others multi-million page collections of records on forced labour, post-war DPs and resettlement.
Deadline: 18 September 2016
Open to: participants between the ages of 18 and 35 years old with an academic background in International Relations and Security Studies, from all NATO and Partnership for Peace (PfP) countries
Venue: 12 – 14 November 2016, Berlin, Germany
On November 14, the German Atlantic Association, the Federal Academy for Security Policy, and the Embassy of the United Kingdom in Berlin co-host an international conference in Berlin addressing the outcomes of the NATO Summit in Warsaw 2016 against the background of rapid changes in the alliance’s security environment. Supported by the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government and NATO, high-ranking politicians, diplomats, military officials, and representatives from academia and civil society, will discuss the implementation process... Read More »