Summer School “History Takes Place – Dynamics of Urban Change”

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 29 May 2017 Open to: young researchers: historians, cultural and social scientists, city planners and architects Venue: 4 – 15 September 2017, Belgrade and Sarajevo

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The summer school “History Takes Place – Dynamics of Urban Change” will bring together from 4 to 15 September 2017 twenty international young researchers – historians, art historians, archaeologists, cultural and social scientists, city planners and architects. This year’s program is focused on the complex and multi-layered history of Belgrade and Sarajevo. The ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius and the Gerda Henkel Foundation invite the participants to study the connections between historical events and spatial development.

The comprehensive program will provide insight into the cities’ history, politics, society, theory, literature, art, music, and film, thus enabling an in-depth understanding... Read More »

2017 ZEIT Stiftung Summer School

Posted on May 16th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 29 May 2017 Open to: young researchers – historians, art historians, archaeologists, cultural and social scientists, city planners and architects Benefits: travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the organizers

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The summer school “History Takes Place – Dynamics of Urban Change” will bring together from 4 to 15 September 2017 twenty international young researchers – historians, art historians, archaeologists, cultural and social scientists, city planners and architects. This year’s programme is focused on the complex and multi-layered history of Belgrade and Sarajevo. The ZEIT-Stiftung, Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius and the Gerda Henkel Foundation invite the participants to study the connections between historical events and spatial development.

The comprehensive programme will provide insight into the... Read More »

EUME Postdoctoral Fellowship

Posted on May 11th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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

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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... Read More »

The Summer School “Challenge History” in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Deadline: 28 April 2017 Open to: students from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Serbia Venue: 16-21 July 2017, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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The Swiss Helsinki Committee and its project partners are pleased to announce the call for applications for the Summer School “Challenge History” which will take place from 16 to 21 July 2017 in Mostar, Bosnia, and Herzegovina. Open-minded students in the third grade of High Schools from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and Kosovo are invited to apply for the Summer School. The six-day event will enable its participants:

to reflect on historical narratives, particularly those related to the recent wars in the Balkans, and to engage in a constructive dialogue on these legacies; to compare historical narratives and challenge preconceived ideas about the past; to discuss with their peer’s possible ways... Read More »

Summer School on Contemporary Art in Prishtina

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Deadline: 30 April 2017 Open to: visual art students, students of art history and curatorial studies, set design and film students, artists, architects, curators and anyone interested in art, architecture and art education Venue: 10–24 July, 2017, Prishtina, Kosovo

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Summer School as School is an art and schooling platform, stationed in Prishtina (Kosovo), with collaborating partners in Ljubljana, New York, Belgrade, Vienna, Oslo, Skopje, and Sarajevo. The programme for 2017 is structured as a hub with nine courses, combining theory-based and production classes, public lectures and presentations, guided tours, exhibitions and performances, producing a unique experience, and a model. Summer School as School is designed to unite and disseminate critical knowledge and address relevant challenges of today, implementing new models and... Read More »

Summer School “Kinship and Politics Undoing the Boundaries” 2017

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Deadline: 1 April 2017 Open to: postgraduates and advanced doctoral students from Anthropology, History, Sociology, Political Sciences and neighbouring disciplines Venue: 2 – 7 July 2017, Bielefeld University, Germany

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The summer school’s goal is to re-examine the relationship between politics and kinship. Organised by the ZiF 2016/17 research group on Kinship and Politics, the summer school intends to intervene in these debates by getting doctoral students and early career scholars to focus on this major conceptual problem. The summer school will revolve around two core theoretical perspectives: (a) “kinship” and “family” as analytical categories and (b) uses of kinship in political practice. The panels aim at bridging critical historical epistemology and empirical case studies. They are organised around four problem areas that should be examined from perspectives... Read More »

The Other Half of Communism: Women’s Outlook

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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

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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

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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 »

New Approaches to Teaching History

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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

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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 »