New Approaches to Teaching History

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

Deadline: 22 January 2017 Open to: youth workers and students, between 18-26 years old, living in Germany or Poland Venue: 3-9 February 2017, Krzyzowa, Poland

Description The German-Polish relations in present and past are in the focus of this six-day project for students from Germany and Poland. The second main topic is the use of new media in exhibitions and in international youth work. The second main topic is the use of new media in exhibitions, museums and in (international) youth work on the example of the Krzyżowa-based exhibition “Courage and Reconciliation.“

You will use your theoretical knowledge to work on contents for the interactive visitor’s guide for the exhibition that will be available as a new tool for individual guests and... Read More »

Corruption in Eastern/Southeastern Europe and Latin America

Posted on December 13th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

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 Description 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 »

Gerda Henkel Fellowships

Posted on November 23rd, 2016 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 January 2017 Open to: young researchers in the fields of humanities from Afghanistan, Belarus, China (only Tibet and Xinjiang Autonomous Regions), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan Fellowship: a monthly stipend of 750 EUR, accommodation, travel expenses

Description

New Europe College, Institute for Advanced Study in the humanities and social sciences in Bucharest, Romania announces a Call for Applications for its newly launched GERDA HENKEL Fellowships.

NEC provides an attractive meeting and working place for scholars from all around the world who wish to pursue a meaningful project of their own while also meeting with peers from other disciplines. It supports its fellows by providing excellent conditions for their work and... Read More »

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in “History of the Cold War”

Posted on November 23rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 December 2016 Open to: applicants with a Ph.D. and interested researchers with MSC Scholarship: monthly award of 2,200 EUR, a monthly allowance of 400 EUR is added for family / children plus other incentives

Description:

In spring 2015 the Berlin Center for Cold War Studies (Berliner Kolleg Kalter Krieg) will commence its work. The Center is a joint project of the Hamburg Institute for Social Research, the Institute for Contemporary History Munich – Berlin, the Federal Foundation for the Reappraisal of the SED-Dictatorship and the Humboldt University of Berlin. It will be a place of international scholarship and academic exchange about the Cold War. It will seek to enrich historical research on this time period by promoting the evolution of... Read More »

Six Doctoral Positions with Bielefeld University

Posted on November 15th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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)

Description 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 »

Anne Frank House: History Competition

Posted on November 10th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 November 2016 Open to: new lesson plan submissions form teachers from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia,Macedonia and Serbia Prize: cash prizes/ 500 EUR/ 250 EUR/ 100 EUR

Description

The project ‘Historija, Istorija, Povijest – Lessons for Today’ was launched in 2015 by the Anne Frank House, in cooperation with local partner organizations from Croatia (Croatian Education and Development Network for the Evolution of Communication – HERMES), Bosnia-Herzegovina (Youth Initiative for Human Rights-YIHR and Humanity in Action-HIA),  Serbia (Open Communication – OK) and Macedonia (Youth Educational Forum – MOF).

The opportunity is for new lesson plan submissions from teachers from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia & Serbia, in one of the 3 categories:

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1. Orginal lesson plan... Read More »

Living History in East-Central and Southeastern Europe

Posted on September 28th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Deadline: 30 October 2016 Open to: researchers in various disciplines engaged in the description and analysis of living history in East-Central and Southeastern Europe Venue: 20.02.2017-21.02.2017, Warsaw, German Historical Institute Warsaw Description Action, experience and emotion are the focus when it comes to performativity. In cultural studies, the performative turn has shifted the focus away from texts and structures to inquiries into actions performed and the bodily experiences involved in creating collective meaning. In the field of history terms such as “living history,” “doing history” and “reenactment” have been established to characterize the experiential component of various practices of reviving, restaging and appropriating events from the past in the present. The phenomena in question include battle reenactments and reconstructions of the past in museums, computer games and theme-based tourist attractions. Precise definitions... Read More »

Call for Application to the International Symposium “Change”

Posted on July 5th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 October 2016 Open to: students and researchers of, as well as experts in other disciplines, such as philosophy, political science, history, anthropology, economics, ecology, geography, journalism and others Venue: 15 – 18 November 2016, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

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Sociology student’s club DISKREPANCIJA opens the application call to the international symposium “CHANGE” which will be held 15 – 18 November 2016 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb.

Change can represent a broad spectrum of phenomena. We can observe change through positive and negative impacts it has on individuals, communities and societies. Social theories, political ideologies, social movements, etc. have all dealt with encouraging, slowing down, and preventing the process of change. Besides presentations, the... Read More »

Volunteering Opportunity at Saint Miklosh Castle, Western Ukraine

Posted on June 23rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 July 2016 Open to: everybody from 18 years old Venue: 31 July 2016- 13 August 2016, Kamianytsia village, Zakarpattia region, Ukraine

Description

St. Miklosh castle is architectural monument of XIV-XIX centuries. Located in the village Chynadiyovo, near the city of Mukachevo, Transcarpathian region. Castle has more than 700 years of history. Recently it started to function as an art center and 1st floor of the castle was renovated but still a lot of work should be done. This castle is called The Castle of Love. It has a lot of stories.

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Type of Work: Reconstruction of the attic of the castle, cleaning some rooms of the castle, the surrounding territory, garden. Archaeological work... Read More »

Balcan Comics: Comic Centre of Macedonia, Veles

Posted on May 3rd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  15 September 2016 Open to: all comic artists from all over the world Awards: 1st place – “Golden Comic”, EUR 200 and Diploma ; 2nd place – Diploma; 3rd place – Diploma

Description

There is very match “historical open questions” between Macedonia-Bulgaria and Macedonia-Kosovo. Disappeared contacts and cooperation between Balkan’s states antis’ field, and with that exchange of experiences and promotion of their culture. They are in direct opposition with purposes of Euro integration. Comic – strip included: cartoon, writing, ethnology, history. During its history comic – strip narration and after that the comic – strip as its culmination used different carriers of picture to the electronic INTERNET space.

Because creation and development of network of comic – strip authors from their countries... Read More »