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Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network Eastern Europe

Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network Eastern Europe

Deadline: 16 June 2019
Open to: postdoctoral scholars from all fields of social sciences and humanities, as well as to authors, journalists and civil society activists
Benefits: monthly stipend of EUR 2.500 plus supplement

Description

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien invites scholars to apply for up to 3 three-months Visiting Fellowships during the academic year 2019/2020 and within the framework of the research program of Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network Eastern Europe.

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien invites scholars to apply for up to 3 three months Visiting Fellowships in Berlin in the period from October 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020, within the framework of the research program Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network Eastern Europe.

Ukraine is a “Gate of Europe” located at the crossroads of languages, religions and political cultures. In this program, Ukraine serves as a prism through which new perspectives on current questions become possible. In the coming academic year the following research issues are of particular interest to us:

— Genealogy and change of political ideas and identities,
— Mobility and immobility, diversity and inequality

Eligibility

The fellowship is open to postdoctoral scholars from all fields of social sciences and humanities, as well as to authors, journalists and civil society activists who want to carry out their research projects in connection with the Prisma Ukraïna program.

Benefits

The 3-month fellowship can start anytime between October 1, 2019 and May 1, 2020. Fellows will receive a monthly stipend of EUR 2.500 plus supplement depending on his or her personal situation. Organisational support regarding visa, insurances, housing, etc. will be provided. The fellows are obliged to work in Berlin and to help shape the seminars and working discussions related to his or her research field. Scholars are also invited to apply with their own funding. The working language of Prisma Ukraïna is English.

How to apply?

An application should include:

— a curriculum vitae,
— a project description (no longer than 5 pages), stating what the scholar will work on in Berlin if granted a fellowship,
— a sample of scholarly work (maximum 20 pages from an article, conference paper, or dissertation chapter),
— names of two university faculty members who can serve as referees (no letters of recommendation required).
The application should be submitted by e-mail as one PDF file in English

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