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