Summer School on Contemporary Art in Prishtina

Posted on March 8th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

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

Description

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

Posted on March 7th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

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

Description

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

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

Description

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:

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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 »

New Approaches to Teaching History

Posted on January 16th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond 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 ArchiveRespond 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 ArchiveRespond 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 »