Call for Papers: The European and Security Affairs Journal

Posted on June 12th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Open to: scholars, researchers, public policy practitioners, and MA/PhD candidates Costs: no fee


The European and Security Affairs Journal intends to stimulate debate, analysis and policy discourse on the issues that combine conceptual and empirical analyses in the following areas: security sector reform and performance, European and global security trends, NATO current and future priorities and challenges, Albanian security sector reforms, etc.

The ESA Journal is composed of two main parts. The first one is made of original articles from regional and local authors and the other part is a summary of the most important ideas reflected in the selected articles relevant to the topic, written by international scholars.

In the long run, the... Read More »

Vacancy for Communications Officer in Prague, Czech Republic

Posted on June 8th, 2017 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 June 2017 Open to: Candidates with a university degree in a related field (humanities, social sciences, languages, journalism) Venue: Prague, Czech Republic


The Prague Civil Society Centre is hiring a Communications Officer to join their growing team. They are a new non-profit organisation launched to support and empower civil societies across Eastern Europe and Central Asia. They believe civil society is the key driver of social change, and work to ensure it has the flexibility, connections and tools to play a leading role in the development of the region. In the face of difficult conditions, the Centre emphasises creativity, innovation and technology as the cornerstones of a sustainable and diverse civil society.

The Centre works across Eastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus and... Read More »

Václav Havel Journalism Fellowship 2017-2018

Posted on May 8th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Open to: participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, and the Russian Federation Fellowships: monthly stipend, housing, insurance, and travel arrangements to and from Prague


The purpose of the Fellowship is to support aspiring journalists from countries lacking media freedom and independence to pursue their profession in support of pluralism. It is inspired by former Czech President Václav Havel’s belief in the transformational role of journalism in challenging tyranny and oppression.

Selected Fellows are placed with a language service in the company’s Prague headquarters, where they receive on-the-job training and mentoring while working alongside RFE/RL’s seasoned professionals. The program equips them with cutting edge multimedia skills, while involving them in the daily editorial... Read More »

Apply for IWMF’s 2017 Reporting Fellowship to Zanzibar!

Posted on April 26th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Open to: women journalists of all nationalities are welcome to apply Fellowship: travel, lodging, meals, visa costs


The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its “Reporting Fellowship to Tanzania”. As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, a group of six journalists will report from Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island off the east coast of mainland Tanzania, covering stories related to the trip theme of civic engagement.

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Applicants are asked to pitch stories relevant to the trip location and theme; stories must focus on in-depth and new narratives and be notably different from those reported on previous Fellowships. IWMF will prioritize applications with creative, thoughtful, and original... Read More »

Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2017

Posted on March 3rd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Open to: professional and amateur journalists Prize: 12 winners will receive a trophy and prize of EUR 5 000


The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize, organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development since 1992, is awarded to amateur and professional journalists for outstanding reporting on development and poverty eradication.

Launched with the hashtag #TellMyStory, the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize celebrates the best traditions of journalism in uncovering powerful and moving stories, giving a voice to those who often find it impossible or difficult to be heard. The Prize is an opportunity for journalists to demonstrate their commitment to reporting on development and poverty eradication as well as inspiring people to improve lives in... Read More »

Thomson Foundation’s Mobile Journalism Competition

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 17 March 2017 Open to: worldwide Prize: approximately EUR 800


Thomson Foundation, together with RTE MojoCon Ireland, has launched its third mobile journalism competition, recognising a feature story or news report shot and edited entirely on a mobile device, which excites, intrigues and surprises them and demonstrates impact and creativity.

This is an open competition to find the best journalistic example of the use of mobile content production for storytelling. The competition is open worldwide. It would be preferred if entries were in English, however, other languages with on screen subtitles are acceptable. Entrants must create a mobile journalism story, either a feature or TV-style news report with a run time of 2-5 minutes. The most important thing is that the story is shot and edited... Read More »

Global Shining Light Award

Posted on February 22nd, 2017 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Open to: investigative journalists Award: USD 2,000


Entries are invited to be submitted for the Global Shining Light Award presented by Global Investigative Journalism Network, to honor investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions.

Each year dozens of journalists and media workers are killed – and hundreds more are attacked, imprisoned or threatened – just for doing their job. Many of these violations of free expression occur in developing or emerging countries, and quite often during military conflicts. There are a number of international awards recognizing such attacks on freedom of expression.

On behalf of the global investigative journalism community, GIJN is pleased to recognize and... Read More »

World Conference Journalists Fellowship

Posted on February 17th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Open: U.S. and international students at the undergraduate level Cost: full and partial support to cover economy airfare, accommodation will be provided

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The world conference of science journalists 2017 is excited to offer to travel fellowships for professional and student attendees from the U.S. and abroad. These fellowships are intended to enable those who otherwise could not attend to join us for the conference in San Francisco.

Eligibility WCSJ2017 will provide special training, mentoring, editing, and publication opportunities for students interested in writing, editing, or producing science news, information, or commentary for the public as a career. Priority for these fellowships will be given to U.S. and international students at the undergraduate level, although graduate students in... Read More »

Polish Government Scholarship Program

Posted on February 9th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Open to: applicants from Eastern Europe, Russia, countries of Central Asia and Caucasus Scholarship: monthly stipend


The Government of the Republic of Poland offers scholarships for a research stay on Polish universities to young academicians from Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia and Caucasus. Language School East was established in 1999. In the context of East European Studies. Initially only work for “Eastern Studies”, and now is also open to other interested parties as a whole school Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw.

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The following criteria must be met for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

University Diploma (4 or 5-year studies ending with a defence of a bachelor diploma or master thesis), preferably in the humanities: history,... Read More »

Regional Editor with Kosovo 2.0

Posted on February 7th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 February 2017 Open to: journalists fluent in English and Serbian Venue: online Description

Are you passionate about high quality, independent journalism? Do you want to dig deeper into the issues that matter in the Western Balkans? Through our print and online magazines, debates and advocacy initiatives, Kosovo 2.0 brings different voices, new perspectives and challenges established narratives.

Kosovo 2.0 is seeking a regional editor to join our growing editorial team as we look to expand our bold and captivating content. The person will be dedicated to deepening the understanding of current affairs and political, social and cultural issues in the Western Balkans.

This is an exciting opportunity for an editor who wants to be on the cutting-edge of progressive journalism. Working closely with our... Read More »