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plans (3-5 pages, with title); summary of your previous research (3 pages); one published article or equivalent unpublished work; curriculum vitae, including list of publications; names and contact information, including phone numbers, for 3 possible recommendations.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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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 192012
 

City University London

Announcement follows
Led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Curran, the University has embarked on a strategic transformation to strengthen still further its position as a leading global University through the investment of up to £200M in research-excellent academic staff, information systems and its estate.

The University is now inviting applications for five postdoctoral Research Fellow positions, one to be appointed in each of the groupings indicated below. These posts are full-time, fixed-term for two years and aimed at those at an early stage in their academic careers (for example those just finishing their PhD (or other equivalent doctorate studies) and those within 3 years of finishing their PhD) able to demonstrate strong academic potential through publication.
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May 162012
 

University of Trento

The call for the School’s doctoral programmes is available now.

DEADILE FOR APPLYING: 20 JUNE 2012 – 4PM (Italian time)

Eligibility applicants: candidates, regardless of gender, age and nationality, who hold a relevant MA degree, or who expect to complete their degree by September 28, 2012.

Applications must include a CV, a research proposal and at least two letters of recommendation.  For some tips on how to write a research proposal, click here. Consult the respective call for a complete list of documents to be included in your application.

As all doctoral programmes are taught in English, proof of fluency in that language is a prerequisite for admission. We require at least C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) or equivalent. Failing a certificate of knowledge of English language, during the oral examination the knowledge of English will be tested.

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May 062012
 

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Undergraduate  International Exchange Scholarships at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at University of Sydney, Australia 2012

Study Subject(s):Arts and Social Sciences
Course Level:Undergraduate
Scholarship Provider: University of Sydney
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility:
1.Eligibility is confined to students who are enrolled in undergraduate degree programs offered by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, who are accepted to study overseas on formal University of Sydney Exchange Programs.
2. Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the selection committee on the basis of merit.
3. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences reserves the right to specify destination regions or countries for which applications will be prioritized, based upon either (i) Faculty strategic priorities, or (ii) donor preferences. In 2012, priority will be given to students applying for exchange places in Asia (China, Hong Kong, Indonesia,Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore). Priority areas will be reviewed on an annual basis.
4. Scholarships cannot be awarded more than once to the same student.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

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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 232012
 

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Call for Applications:
International Doctoral Program in Social Sciences 2012

The Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS) is calling for applications to its International Doctoral Program starting in October 2012.
Research proposals should relate to the comparative analysis of the following research areas and topics. The combination of areas and topics is welcome:
Inclusion
- social inequality and well-being
- social protest and social conflict
- migration and cultural diversity
- the clash and the management of collective identities
Democracy
- performance of mature and young democracies
- processes of democratization, and the resilience of autocracy
- multilevel and multinational policy
- political institutions, political conflict, and welfare states
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Jan 192012
 

Announcement follows
Call for Applications: International Doctoral Program in Social Sciences 2012

The Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS) is calling for applications to its International Doctoral Program starting in October 2012. Research proposals should relate to the comparative analysis of the following research areas and topics. The combination of areas and
topics is welcome:

Inclusion

- social inequality and well-being
- social protest and social conflict
- migration and cultural diversity
- the clash and the management of collective identities
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