Working with Data for Beginners

Posted on September 18th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 22 September 2017 Open to: everyone from Central Eastern Europe working with data for transparency Venue: 9-10 October 2017  Warsaw, Poland

Description

During the training, we will focus on helping you learn basic technical aspects of working with data for transparency. For example:

What are the kinds of data you may work with; What are the good and easy tools for practical solutions and how much they cost (time/money); How to well aggregate data in order to be able to use them efficiently; How to plan the whole process; We promise hands-on work, not theory, a lot of advice and a very practical approach.

Note: it’s a thematic training regarding public institutions’ transparency, accountability, and anti-corruption.

Eligibility

If you work with quantitative data (but not only numbers!) about public officials, parliaments, local or national budgets,... Read More »

Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2018

Posted on September 7th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 26 November 2017 Open to: submission does not impose any restrictions related to topics, age or place Award: Grand Prize is around 2,500 EUR

Description

The Foundation of Visual Education (Fundacja Edukacji Wizualnej) has opened the call for its 2017 Grand Prix Fotofestiwal photography competition.

Grand Prix gives photographers an opportunity to present their works during Fotofestiwal (Łódź/Poland) and awards artists with exceptional personality and projects that present daring ideas.

Fotofestiwal was established in 2001 as one of the first photography events in Poland. It was a spontaneous initiative of students and lecturers of the Sociology Department. Since then, photography and ways of organizing cultural events have transformed. The same has been true for Fotofestiwal itself – we have a different perspective towards the program,... Read More »

First International School: Poland and Central-Eastern Europe

Posted on July 27th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Open to: young historians, social scientists, journalists, social activists under the age of 40 Venue: Warsaw, Krakow, Wroclaw – Poland

Description

The call for applications is now open for the First International School titled Poland and Central and Eastern Europe – 2017. The language of instruction is English. Each participant will be required to publish a text on a topic covered during the School (within 6 months following the School).

The stay in Poland starts on 1 October 2017 in Warsaw and ends on 12 October 2017 in Wroclaw.

Eligibility

The School is open to:

Dedicated to young historians, social scientists, journalists, social activists, popularizers of Polish and Central European history; People from Western and Eastern Europe, the United States,... Read More »

PhD Scholarship for International Students at Polish Academy of Sciences

Posted on July 27th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Open to: applicants from all over the world Scholarship: around 700 EUR per month

Description

The Polish Academy is welcoming applicants for its PhD Scholarship in Quantitative biology, theoretical physics. The scholarship is open for the applicants from all over the world.

The aim of the scholarship is to assist students in the research field of Quantitative biology, theoretical physics. The Polish Academy of Sciences is Poland’s top Academy of Sciences. It is responsible for spearheading the development of science across the country by a society of distinguished scholars as well as a network of research institutes.

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The successful candidate, depending on the educational background, good knowledge of fundamentals of chemistry or... Read More »

Art Moves 2017 – International Billboard Art Competition

Posted on June 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 19 July 2017 Open to: interested people, artists and students Award: around EUR 1,188

Description

The Art Moves Festival is hosting its International Billboard Art Competition for 2017 and invites all the interested people, artists and students to participate.

The purpose of the Art Moves competition is to propagate and popularize billboard art and to encourage artists to create art engaged in the reality.

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Submitted artworks are supposed to be creative responses to this year’s competition theme: Involvement and responsibility. Can each of us co-create a better world?

Eligibility Both individual and group entries can be submitted; All the interested people, artists, and students to participate. Award The best 10 artworks selected by an international jury panel will be printed and exhibited in the urban space of the city of Torun, Poland in... Read More »

Ignacy Lukasiewicz Scholarship Programme

Posted on May 24th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 23 June 2017 Open to: citizens of developing countries Scholarship: covers the costs of accommodation and living

Description

The is scholarships offered as a part of the programme include free 2nd degree studies conducted in Polish language (preceded by a year-long preparation course for taking up studies in Poland) and 3rd degree studies conducted in public universities supervised by the minister responsible for higher education (list of universities).

Eligibility

Candidate applying for 2nd Degree Studies (Master Studies) should be:

Graduate of the 1st degree studies (completed in 2016 or 2017) conducted in the aforementioned areas of sciences or current final year student of the 1st degree studies in the academic year 2016/2017; In the absence of the form of 1st degree studies in the... Read More »

Recruitment of Researchers of Cultures and Politics of Memory

Posted on May 18th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 22 May 2017 Open to: candidates who hold a degree in humanities (at least an MA), are proficient users of English and are proficient users of the language of the country on which they report Benefits: total gross remuneration of 2,500 EUR

Description

In 2017, the Institute of the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity is embarking on an examination of contemporary cultures of memory, including politics of memory, in selected European countries. As culture of memory constitutes the entirety of ways in which groups and individuals handle the past and covers all forms of representations of the past – its images in memory and forms of memoralisation – while politics of memory presupposes conscious efforts made by... Read More »

Global Intercultural Warming Against Youth Radicalization

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

Deadline: 27 April 2017 Open to: participants aged 14-24 from Poland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Italy, Portugal and Romania Venue: 2.-10.6.2017, Zakopane, Poland

Description

With the recent refugee crisis, the European values have been questioned. Having so many different cultures coexisting together in Europe has become a problem and there is an obvious growth of racist and xenophobic ideas and attitudes. In an economically and socially challenging moment for Europe, it is important to stress that diversity should be treasured and promoted. Young people who are behind of this project believe that Intercultural Dialogue, Learning and Communication are the best tools to promote youth de-radicalization, tolerance and cultural acceptance.

The main aim of this project is to gather young people from 7 different... Read More »

News Literacy Summer Institute in Poznań 2017

Posted on March 15th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 April 2017 Open to: educators and trainers, journalists and other practitioners working in the media environment Venue: 9– 14 July 2017 in Poznań, Poland

Description

In 2014 News Literacy has been adopted in Poland, by the Faculty of Political Science and Journalism, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. The university now proudly hosts the European Center for News Literacy, which will organize the third News Literacy Summer Institute in Poznań between July 9th and July 14th 2017.

The Summer Institute offers the opportunity for lecturers, teachers and students who would like to apply News Literacy and its core elements to their work. The Summer Institute will teach an advanced course and provide assistance to those who want to set up their own News Literacy course at their home university or... Read More »

Krzysztof Skubiszewski Scholarship

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

Deadline: 13 April 2017 Open to: candidates from Central Europe, the Balkans, the Baltic States, Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia & the Caucasus Scholarship: include accommodation, transport

Description

The scholarship and the research grant are established to promote democracy, the respect of human rights, the rule of law, and the respect of law in international relations. Krzysztof Skubiszewski was the first Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs to be appointed after Poland regained its independence; he served from 1989 to 1993. Scholarships are available to pursue research and are awarded in the field of law, political science or contemporary history. The Foundation will grant one scholarship and two research grants for the academic year. Applications are invited for the Krzysztof Skubiszewski Scholarship and Research Grant for the... Read More »