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PhD studentships

Posted in PhD Studentship by Pippa on May 8, 2010

A number of masters and PhD studentships available at Northumbria University, UK across the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and some with a specific focus upon Punjab and South Asia. Masters studentships pay fees only while PhD studentships provide a bursary of £13,500 and pay full time UK fees in full.
Full details can be viewed at http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/researchandconsultancy/graduateschool/prospectivepgrs/studentships/sass/.
For details of those that relate to Punjab and South Asia, please contact Dr Steve Taylor: stephen.a.taylor@northumbria.ac.uk

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THE TEJESHWAR SINGH MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIPS

Posted in Research Fellowships by Pippa on February 16, 2010

SAGE invites applications for the award of THE TEJESHWAR SINGH MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR 2010 in SOCIAL SCIENCES, BUSINESS & ANAGEMENT And MEDIA & COMMUNICATION STUDIES

SAGE instituted THE TEJESHWAR SINGH MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIPS in 2009 to honour Tejeshwar Singh, Managing Director of SAGE India for 25 years and doyen of the publishing industry in South Asia.

ADDITIONAL FELLOWSHIP IN 2010: SAGE is pleased to announce the addition of a third fellowship in the SOCIAL SCIENCES in 2010. Proposals in the areas of social justice–including individual rights, changing lifestyles and the significance of an expanded educated class would be preferred. Preference will be given to proposals that are interdisciplinary in scope. For the purposes of this award social sciences comprise economics, economic and social history, political science, psychology, sociology and social anthropology.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to nationals of South Asian (SAARC) countries, including those currently resident overseas. Candidates must be below 40 years of age on 1 April 2010.

All applications should be addressed to: Ms Smrithi Sudhakaran, Public Relations Executive, SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, B-1/I-1, Mohan Cooperative Industrial Estate, Mathura Road, Post Bag 7, New Delhi 110 044. e-mail: smrithi.sudhakaran@sagepub.in

Further details : http://www.himalmag.com/THE-TEJESHWAR-SINGH-MEMORIAL-FELLOWSHIPS_dnw247.html

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: “RELIGION AND POLITICS IN THE CONTEXT OF MODERNITY” – A FELLOWSHIPS

Posted in Research Fellowships by Pippa on December 28, 2009

New Europe College – Institute for Advanced Study in Bucharest, Romania – announces the competition for Fellowships on the topic “Religion and Politics in the Context of Modernity” for the academic year 2010-11.

The program targets young Romanian and international researchers/academics working in the fields of humanities and social studies. Applicants must be doctoral students, or hold a Ph.D. title. Duration of the Fellowship: a) a full academic year (10 months, October through July) or (only for the international Fellows) b) a one-term fellowship (October through February, or March through July). Location: New Europe College in Bucharest, Romania.

The Fellows are expected to work on their own projects and take part in the scientific events organized by the New Europe College. At the end of their Fellowship, each Fellow is expected to hand in a research paper reflecting the results of his/her work over the duration of the Fellowship. The papers will be included in a NEC publication.

Working languages: English, French, and German. A good command of English is desirable. The deadline (the arrival date, not the mailing date) for the international candidates to submit the application both by regular mail and e-mail is February 1st, 2010. The applications will be evaluated by the Academic Board of the NEC. The applicants will be notified by e-mail and regular mail on the results of the evaluation process at the beginning of the month of March. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview organized at the NEC, in Bucharest, on April 9-10, 2010.

The application form, the instructions for the application and additional information on the New Europe College can be downloaded from http://www.nec.ro/fundatia/nec/nec_intl_2010.htm. or requested by e-mail at applications@nec.ro.

Distinguished Visiting Fellowships 2010-2011

Posted in Research Fellowships by Pippa on December 28, 2009

 Graduate School in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London

Applications are invited for up to eight Distinguished Visiting Fellowships. The Fellowships are intended to appeal to senior scholars from the UK or overseas who wish to spend a period, for the purposes of research, in one of the most stimulating intellectual environments in London. They have been created by the College in response to a substantial donation from the Westfield Trust to build on-campus residential accommodation specifically for this purpose. The accommodation, part of a new student village, opened in September 2004.

The Fellowships are attached to the Graduate School in the Humanities and Social Sciences, to which ten academic Schools and Departments contribute: Business and Management; Centre for Commercial Law Studies; Drama; Economics; English; Geography; History; Languages, Linguistics & Film (Spanish, German, French, Russian, Linguistics, Film); Law; and Politics. 

The results of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise placed Queen Mary in the top tier of research-led British universities, ranking 11th in the Guardian league table. The Graduate School currently has more than 1,400 students pursuing master’s or doctoral degrees in the humanities and social sciences.

Fellowships cover the four-month period September-December 2010 or January-April 2011. Fellows may by arrangement and at their own cost extend residence over a longer period if they wish, subject to the availability of accommodation. Each Fellow is expected to contribute to a seminar programme in a relevant academic department and to participate in the intellectual life of the Graduate School and the College more generally.

Further particulars and the application form are available at: http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/hss/fellows/index.html   All applications should be sent in electronic format by midnight 28th February 2010 to Linda Grant, Administrator, Graduate School in the Humanities and Social Sciences on l.grant@qmul.ac.uk.

Visiting Research Fellowships at ZMO (Zentrum Moderner Orient) in Berlin

Posted in Research Fellowships by Pippa on June 19, 2009

ZMO (Zentrum Moderner Orient) in Berlin is advertising Visiting Research Fellowships for 2010, for researchers engaging in projects relevant to ZMO’s research profile (see webpage at http://www.zmo.de). ZMO is an interdisciplinary research institute with an international community of researchers pursuing research with regional and trans-regional focus on societies in Africa, the Middle East, and South- and South-East Asia and their interrelations (as well as their relations to Europe).

The call is open for senior researchers and recent postdocs as well as finishing PhD students in the humanities and social sciences.

ZMO also welcomes researchers who have already secured their own monies to pursue research at the centre, and encourage inquiries and applications along these lines as well. For selected projects and candidates, we will be able to supply office space and a highly stimulating research environment. For any further information, please consult our website, or contact us directly at zmo@rz.hu-berlin.de. Website: http://www.zmo.de/index_e.html

Deadline: 1 September 2009

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