SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF IDEAS IN ST. PETERSBURG
YOUNG SCHOLARS BULLETIN # 46
Information for young scholars in Humanities and Social Sciences: doctoral fellowships, postdoctoral fellowships, grants, conferences
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DOCTORAL AND MASTERS FELLOWSHIPS / АСПИРАНТУРА И МАГИСТРАТУРА
INTERNATIONAL PHD SCHOLARSHIP IN CRIMINOLOGY AT CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF MILAN IN ITALY, 2015
Catholic University of Milan is offering International PhD Scholarship in Criminology. Every year, one or more scholarships are awarded to promising candidates enrolled on the International PhD in Criminology programme. Scholarships will cover the entire period spent in the PhD Programme. The annual amount of each scholarship is €13,600 (doctoral scholarships are tax-free). Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a ranking drawn up by the Selection Committee.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in the field of criminology.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme at Catholic University of Milan.
Scholarship Provider: Catholic University of Milan
Scholarship can be taken at: Italy
Scholarship Open for International Students: Students from Italy can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The International PhD in Criminology seeks to prepare graduates to meet traditional and emerging standards of excellence in criminology. This is achieved through a specially-designed training, research, and teaching programme. It is expected that graduates taking part in the Programme will pursue careers in academia, research, law enforcement, international organizations, industry, or consulting.
Number of award(s): Every year, one or more scholarships are awarded to promising candidates enrolled on the International PhD in Criminology programme. The number of grants available may vary.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are awarded for the duration of 3-year.
What does it cover? Scholarships will cover the entire period spent in the PhD Programme. They will be issued in equal installments every two months, in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The annual amount of each scholarship is €13,600 (doctoral scholarships are tax-free). PhD scholarships are tax-free. Should the candidate undertake a study period abroad, the scholarship may be increased by a minimum of 50%. Candidates with scholarships are exempted from the University’s entrance and annual fees.
Selection Criteria: Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a ranking drawn up by the Selection Committee. This ranking is based on the results of the selection procedure.
Read more: http://scholarship-positions.com/international-phd-scholarship-in-criminology-catholic-university-of-milan-italy-2015/2015/06/03/
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS / ПОСТДОК
BANTING POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL AND CANADIAN APPLICANTS, 2015-2016
The Government of Canada offers Banting postdoctoral fellowship program for Canadian and foreign citizens. Up to 70 fellowships are awarded annually (a total of up to 140 awards are active at any time). Fellowships worth of $70,000 per year (taxable) will be awarded. The deadline for complete application submission is September 23, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in following research areas: Health research, Natural sciences and/or engineering and Social sciences and/or humanities.
Course Level: Fellowships program provides support to the very best postdoctoral applicants.
Scholarship Provider: Government of Canada
Scholarship can be taken at: Canada or foreign countries
Eligibility: Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign Government of Canadacitizens are eligible to apply. Applicants to the 2015–16 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program must fulfill or have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree:
-between September 23, 2012 and August 15, 2016 (inclusively), and
-before the start date of their award.
Applicants who have not fulfilled all requirements for their degree at the time of application must submit proof no later than September 1, 2016.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Canadian and foreign citizens can apply for these Banting Postdoctoral fellowships.
Scholarship Description: The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country’s economic, social and research based growth.
Number of award(s): 70 fellowships are awarded annually (a total of up to 140 awards are active at any time).
Duration of award(s): Fellowships are offered for 2 years (nonrenewable).
What does it cover? Fellowships worth of $70,000 per year (taxable) will be awarded.
-Research excellence and leadership in the research domain–demonstrated capacity for research excellence based on track record to date as defined by the quality of applicant’s research contribution, and demonstrated capacity for leadership in the research domain defined by the sphere of influence achieved to date by the applicant.
-Quality of applicant’s proposed research program–examined in terms of the potential of the proposed research program, executed in the proposed institutional environment, to position the applicant for significant impact through a research-intensive career (potential for significant impact).
-Institutional commitment and demonstrated synergy between applicant and institutional strategic priorities: Demonstrated commitment of the institution to support development of the applicant’s research and leadership capacity through institutional support (funding, facilities, equipment, etc.) and professional development; Demonstrated alignment and synergy between the applicant’s research ambitions and the institution’s potential to benefit strategically from engagement with the applicant (alignment with institution’s strategic priorities).
Notification: Results will be announced by January 29, 2016.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: September 23, 2015 is the deadline for complete application submission. The applicants seek endorsement from the host institution to apply, prepare and submit application during April – September.
Read more: http://scholarship-positions.com/banting-postdoctoral-fellowships-international-canadian-applicants-canada-201314/2013/06/30/
GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS / ГРАНТЫ И СТИПЕНДИИ
ZMO AND BGSMCS VISITING RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN GERMANY, 2016
ZMO and BGSMCS are inviting applications as Visiting Researchers for the calendar year of 2016. Fellowship is open for senior researchers and recent postdocs in the humanities and the social sciences. Applications by candidates from Africa, Asia and the Middle East are particularly encouraged. Successful applicants will receive monthly stipend (2500 EUR, covering all expenses including travel and accommodation), and a period of stay that should normally last up to three months. The application deadline is 31 August 2015.
Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in the humanities and the social sciences.
Course Level: This is a 3 months research fellowships programme.
Scholarship Provider: ZMO and BGSMCS
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility: The call is open for senior researchers and recent postdocs in the humanities and the social sciences. Applications by candidates from Africa, Asia and the Middle East are particularly encouraged.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Candidates from Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast , Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe) , Asia (Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Cyprus, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen) and the Middle East (Egypt, Iran, Turkey, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Cyprus ) are eligible to apply for this programme.
Scholarship Description:2016 ZMO and BGSMCS are inviting applications as Visiting Researchers for the calendar year of 2016. We are interested in attracting outstanding researchers who are engaged in research projects that are relevant to the respective research profiles at ZMO and BGSMCS.
Number of award(s): Up to 10 fellows will be selected for the award.
Duration of award(s): The duration of fellowship is 3 months.
What does it cover? They are invited to apply for a monthly stipend (2500 EUR, covering all expenses including travel and accommodation), and a period of stay that should normally last up to three months.
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: The decisions are to be expected by late November.
How to Apply: Applications should be sent electronically by email only, and include:
-A brief cover letter (1 page)
-Description of a research project to be worked upon during visit (max. 3 pages)
-CV, including complete list of publications
-PhD Certificate (or proof of submission)
-Please email the finalized application, attached as one single pdf-file in the above listed sequence, to office-at-bgsmcs.fu-berlin.de.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 August 2015.
Read more: http://scholarship-positions.com/zmo-and-bgsmcs-visiting-research-fellowship-in-germany-2016/2015/05/26/
ГРАНТЫ (СТИПЕНДИИ) ДЛЯ ОБУЧЕНИЯ В МЕКСИКЕ В 2015-2016 Г
Международный департамент Министерства образования и науки Российской Федерации сообщает о программе международных стипендий Мексиканских Соединенных Штатов.
В 2015-2016 академическом году предлагается три варианта стипендий:
стипендии для иностранных граждан от Правительства Мексики; подробная информация на сайте http://amexcid.gob.mx/index.php/becas-y-cursos
мировые стипендии на обучение в Мексиканском университетском Колледже по образовательным программам специалитета, магистратуры и докторантуры и на обучение в магистратуре Латиноамериканского факультета социальных наук (FLASCO) в Мехико; подробная информация на сайте http://amexcid.gob.mx/index.php/becas-y-cursos
стипендии для российских студентов в рамках двустороннего соглашения между Мексикой и Россией.
Срок подачи документов до 15 августа 2015 года.
Документы кандидатов необходимо направить по адресу:
Люсиновская ул., д. 51, Г.Москва, 117997 (16 –Международный департамент Минобрнауки России).
Read more: http://www.rsci.ru/grants/grant_news/268/238113.php
CONFERENCES, SUMMER SCHOOLS / КОНФЕРЕНЦИИ, ЛЕТНИЕ ШКОЛЫ
FUTURES OF INTELLECTUAL HISTORY: A GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
New York University
October 23-24th, 2015
The Remarque Institute invites graduate students to submit proposals for the Futures of Intellectual History graduate student conference to take place at New York University on October 23-24th, 2015.
A recent wave of scholarship has reinvigorated Intellectual History and expanded the field beyond its traditional geographical, methodological and conceptual boundaries. Though taking place at all levels of the academy, much of this recent scholarship is the work of graduate students. Despite the vitality and breadth of their research there are few forums for advanced students working in Intellectual History to engage with each other’s work. This conference will provide such a forum.
The “Futures of Intellectual History” conference will bring together graduate students who use the diverse tools of intellectual history to answer questions that include, but also go beyond those traditionally asked by the field. Invited to participate are scholars working in fields including but not limited to the history of science and technology, the history of social thought and the social sciences, the history of concepts, legal history, and global history. Not constrained by a single theme, the conference will provide a space for diverse methodologies and questions to come into productive tensions with each other in ways often not possible in other settings. Through making it possible for graduate researchers with different interests and convictions to substantively engage with each other’s work, the conference aims to promote productive conversations both about the subjects of the papers presented, as well as about their diverse methodologies and theoretical approaches.
The conference will take place at the Remarque Institute at New York University the 23rd and 24th of October 2015. Both of these days will consist of three panels each comprised of two graduate student presentations of approximately thirty minutes. Panels will be followed by a comment made by a professor and then a discussion. The conference will close with a dinner Saturday evening.
Graduate students who are interested in participating in the conference should send a one-page proposal and a CV to email@example.com by July 13, 2015. Acceptance notices will be issued by July 18, 2015. If accepted, presentations should be sent to the conference committee by October 4, 2015 for pre-circulation.
Unfortunately, funds are not available to support travel to and from the conference.
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The Remarque Institute
Alexander Arnold, New York University
Justin Reynolds, Columbia University
Asheesh Siddique, Columbia University
SUMMER SCHOOL IN APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY
Riga Stradins University and Latvian association of Anthropologists announce the opening of registration for third Baltic Summer School of Anthropology. The aim of the summer school is to involve students and scholars in an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural mingling together in an Anthropologically charged environment. The participants will share academic experiences and knowledge outside of their usual study rooms. Summer school is dedicated to establish closer relationships and cooperation networks amongst students and scholars of different fields of Anthropology and related fields that would generate basis for further coop projects and exchange of knowledge.
The topic of this year’s summer school is Applied Anthropology. During the working sessions participants will discuss the applicability of anthropological theories and methods to analyze and solve practical problems. Participants will be engaged in lectures, workshops, and formal or informal discussions.
Young people from round the world interested in Anthropology
The participation fee for BSSA is:
60 EUR (three nights);
55 EUR (two nights).
Fee includes lectures, workshops, accommodation, meals.
How to apply?
To apply, you have to fill out online application form.
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Read more: https://www.facebook.com/BSSoA