Deadline: 24 August 2014
Open to: researchers, scientists and practitioners from Central, East and South-East Europe
Fellowship: up to 12,000 EUR
Demographic and socio-economic changes affecting the development of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe are among the most significant challenges for the future of social cohesion and solidarity building in our societies. ERSTE Foundation, therefore, invites researchers, scientists and practitioners from these regions to research on topics related to economic and social demographic change. The fellowships are awarded based on a proposal for a research paper approaching the research topic listed in their website, in a theoretical, empirical or practical way.
The fellowship is open for researchers, scientists and practitioners from Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe studying or dealing with economic, political and cultural relations, engagement of diaspora and international migration and/or diaspora politics in this region in a theoretical, empirical or practical way. The research proposals should not only consider opportunities, but also tackle possible challenges created by diasporas and international migration. Wherever possible, research results should lead to policy recommendations.
Subsidies for research activities, meetings, data purchase, expert-interviews, translation and travel expenses will be granted as a quarterly stipend in total of 12,000 EUR. In addition, fellowship includes – invitation to scientific conferences, affiliation with a network of researchers and practitioners, participation in several internal workshops: kick-off meeting, summer school, closing event and selected public events and publication and promotion of results.
Please apply by 24 August 2014 using online application system.
For further information, please visit the official website.