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 »
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 »
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
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 »
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 »
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
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 »
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
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 »
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 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
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:
1. Orginal lesson plan that deals with the... Read More »
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
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 and exact terminological distinctions... Read More »
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
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 »