Nov 092012
 

The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute proposes to award six Polonsky Postdoctoral Fellowships in any field of the Humanities or Social Sciences for a period of up to five years, beginning October 10, 2013. The Fellowship offers an annual stipend of $40,000. Yearly renewal of the Fellowship will be contingent upon demonstrated progress in research. Fellows will be expected to be physically present at the Institute for consecutive years during the period of the award.
Although these are postdoctoral fellowships, other candidates may be considered in those fields in which a doctoral degree is not a prerequisite for career progress.
Candidates should submit the following documents in English, in separate files, to polonsky@vanleer.org.il: statement of research plans (3-5 pages, with title); summary of your previous research (3 pages); one published article or equivalent unpublished work; curriculum vitae, including list of publications; names and contact information, including phone numbers, for 3 possible recommendations. The deadline for submission of completed applications is February 1, 2013.

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Oct 022012
 

Contemporary Issues

Announcement follows
Contemporary Issues is a peer-reviewed academic journal for social sciences and humanities, published by the Political Science Research Centre (www.cpi.hr), Zagreb, Croatia. The journal covers original work on contemporary research topics and issues, with an emphasis on pluralism of methods and approaches, as well as multidisciplinary sensibility. Articles and book reviews published cover disciplines such as political science, sociology, modern history and cultural anthropology.
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Sep 162012
 

University of Oxford

Above right: Ertegun House, a dedicated study space for each Ertegun Graduate Scholar in the heart of Oxford.

As Ertegun Scholars, the world’s top graduate students in the Humanities are brought together with Oxford’s exceptional community of scholars, in a unique setting that fosters dialogue across academic disciplines, across cultures, and across generations.  Ertegun Scholars will leave Oxford prepared to be leaders – not only leaders in their chosen fields, but also leaders of global thought and opinion and leaders of positive action for the betterment of humanity.

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Aug 292012
 

PhD Fellowship  for international students in the field of Humanities & Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Sciences & Engineering at Hong Kong’s institutions, 2013/14 Hong Kong

Study Subject(s):Humanities & Social Sciences; Health Sciences; Sciences & Engineering
Course Level: PhD
Scholarship Provider: Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong
Scholarship can be taken at: Hong Kong

Eligibility:
Candidates who are seeking admission as new full time PhD students in the following eight institutions, irrespective of their country of origin, prior work experience, and ethnic background, should be eligible to apply. City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, Lingnan University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The University of Hong Kong  Applicants should demonstrate outstanding qualities of academic performance, research ability / potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

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Jun 272012
 

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Call for Applications, 2013-14

Five (5) one-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships are available for the 2013-2014 academic year for untenured scholars in the humanities who received or will receive their Ph.D. between December 2004 and December 2012. The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet application terms (see Guidelines below).

The programs of the Penn Humanities Forum are conceived through yearly topics that invite broad interdisciplinary collaboration. For the 2013–2014 academic year, we have setcViolence as the theme. Humanists and those in related fields (e.g., anthropology, history of science) are invited to submit research proposals on any aspect of this topic. Exclusions are projects in social science disciplines, educational curriculum building, and work by performing artists (n.b., scholars of performance are eligible). The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree.
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Mar 252012
 

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Research Award in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences for researchers from abroad at a research institution, 2012 Germany

Study Subject(s):Humanities and social sciences
Course Level:Research
Scholarship Provider: The Humboldt Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility:
1.The nominees must be recognized as established leaders in their subject or as researchers who are not yet so advanced in their scientific careers but are already internationally established researchers from whom a sustainable shaping of the humanities and social sciences in Germany can be expected through the prospects of long-term collaboration.
2.The nominee’s future perspectives must indicate that she/he will continue to be an active, academically influential researcher in the coming years.
3.Detailed expert opinion by an academic working at a research institution in Germany who would like to invite the nominee to spend time researching in Germany.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

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Feb 202012
 

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Humboldt Foundation funded Postdoctoral Research fellowship for the students from Developing Country in the field of Natural Sciences , Engineering,Humanities, Social Sciences to Study in Germany, 2012

Study Subject(s):Natural Sciences , Engineering,Humanities, Social Sciences
Course Level: Postdoctoral Research
Scholarship Provider: Humboldt Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility:
Scientists and scholars from all disciplines from developing and threshold countries Scientists and scholars from all disciplines from developing and threshold countries (excluding People’s Republic of China and India; c.f. detailed list of countries) may apply to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation directly at any time. The research proposal must address issues of significant relevance to the future development of your country of origin and, in this context, promise to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and methods to developing and threshold countries. may apply to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation directly at any time. The research proposal must address issues of significant relevance to the future development of your country of origin and, in this context, promise to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and methods to developing and threshold countries.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

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Jan 052012
 

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Scholarship / Financial aid: fellowships available

Date: 2012-2013 / 2013-2014

Deadline: January 20, 2012

Open to: established senior researchers in the humanities and social sciences

Announcement follows
Fellowship programme and eligibility
Career, degree and length of stay

The IAS-Paris general programme offers residential research fellowships of nine or five months to established senior researchers (Professors, Associate Professors…) in the humanities and social sciences. They may apply:
— either for the entire academic year (9-month research stays, October through June)
— or for one semester (5-month stays, September through January, February through June).
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Nov 292011
 

University of Oxford

International Fellowship in Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences at Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, UK 2012

Study Subject(s):Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences
Course Level:Fellowships
Scholarship Provider: Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility:
Applications would normally be scholars or writers at the postdoctoral or equivalent level, but senior researchers are also eligible. An academic affiliation is not a necessary requirement. Each Fellowship carries a stipend of £4,000 and membership of the Common Room. The stipend is intended as a supplementary award and may be held in conjunction with other research grants, stipends, or sabbatical salaries.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

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Jul 292011
 

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Postdoctoral Research fellowship for the students from Develoiping Country to Study in Germany, 2011

Study Subject(s):Natural Sciences , Engineering,Humanities, Social Sciences
Course Level: Postdoctoral Research
Scholarship Provider: Humboldt Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility:
Research projects are carried out in cooperation with academic hosts at research institutions in Germany. Candidates choose their own research projects and their host in Germany and prepare their own research plan. Details of the research project and the time schedule must be agreed upon with the prospective host in advance. Short-term visits for study and training purposes or for attending conferences are not eligible for sponsorship.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

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