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University of Konstanz, Germany

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Dec 04, 2020 10:04 AM

Deadline: February 24, 2021

The Zukunftskolleg is an Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Konstanz for the promotion of outstanding early career researchers in the natural sciences, humanities and social sciences. It forms a platform for interdisciplinary discourse between researchers in Germany and abroad, and provides them with resources for obtaining extramural funding. Researchers at the Zukunftskolleg perform research without administrative constraints and have the freedom to engage in meaningful exchange with other up-and-coming colleagues and with distinguished senior researchers.

Up to 4 (post-)doctoral stipends are available for up to 3 months (with justification for up to 4 months) and are based at the Zukunftskolleg. The start date is between September 1st, 2021 and October 1st, 2021. The on-site stipends are complemented by a digital fellowship extending it to a 12-month fellowship.

The Zukunftskolleg Konnect Fellowships support early career researchers from Africa, Asia and Latin America who are associated with one of the thirteen departments at the University of Konstanz. ZUKOnnect Fellows can use this time to extend their research networks and to get to know the research environment at the University of Konstanz while keeping their roots and position at home. As these fellowships can build a first bridge to the German and European academic system, we also encourage doctoral students in their last year to apply. From this call onwards, the “Manfred Ulmer-Stiftung für Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft” will support one ZUKOnnect Fellowships.

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Aarhus University, Denmark

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Nov 20, 2020 03:13 PM

Deadline: January 15, 2021

Up to 15 AIAS-COFUND fellowships are available for talented researchers from around the globe holding a PhD and at least two years of fulltime postdoctoral research experience after completing their PhD. Applicants can choose their research topic freely within all academic areas. Fellowships start on 1 October 2021 or 1 February 2022.

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University of Edinburgh, Scotland

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Nov 18, 2020 10:59 AM

The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) is pleased to announce a new three-year project examining a variety of topics centred on decoloniality. The Institute Project on Decoloniality 2021-2024 (IPD ‘24) is now open for applications. The Institute and its partners warmly encourages Fellowship applications from scholars around the world, exploring issues including but not limited to: decolonising gender and sexuality, anticolonial and decolonial theory, race and racialisation, and Scotland’s role in the British Empire. See https://www.iash.ed.ac.uk/institute-project-decoloniality for more details.

As well as in-person Fellowships, the IASH is happy to accept applications for hybrid / remote-working Fellowships for applicants who are unable to travel to Edinburgh. It is important to note that they still welcome applications on all topics and in all areas of the arts, humanities and social sciences to continue IASH’s traditional interdisciplinary work across disciplines, alongside IPD’24.

American Philosophical Association Edinburgh Fellowship 2021-22
Deadline: 15 December 2020 (17:00 EST)
The American Philosophical Association (APA) sponsors one Visiting Research Fellowship per year at IASH. The APA Fellow has a private office in the Institute, is a member of the Institute’s lively research community and has full borrowing rights at Edinburgh University Library. The Fellowship is for a period of 2 to 6 months. Applicants must be members of the APA. No stipend available, although travel grants may be awarded.
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American Philosophical Society Fellowship 2021-22
Deadline: 1 February 2021 (17:00 GMT)
The Fellowship is for two to four months and is for research in any aspect of the humanities and social sciences; particularly welcome are applications linked to the themes of the new Institute Project on Decoloniality (IPD'24). The Fellowship is available only to residents of the United States (either American citizens or foreign nationals or permanent residents affiliated with a U.S. institution) or American citizens resident abroad. $6,000 bursary.
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Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship 2021-22

Deadline: 26 February 2021 (17:00 GMT)
The Fellowship is for three months and is for arts and humanities research (including South Asian film, literature, history etc) but excludes social science research. Applicants must be Indian citizens, resident and pursuing their academic careers in India. They must have a doctorate and be under 45 at the time of application. £4,200 bursary plus £600 travel grant.
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Combe Trust Fellowship 2021-22
Deadline: 26 February 2021 (17:00 GMT)
The Combe Trust Fellowship encourages outstanding interdisciplinary research and international scholarly collaboration with academics in the Centre for Theology and Public Issues in Edinburgh: https://ctpi.div.ed.ac.uk/. Applications for visits of two to three months are welcomed from senior researchers in the following areas: public theology, religion and religious education, physiology and health, Scots law, peacebuilding, prison reform, psychiatry, psychology and neuroscience, moral philosophy, natural sciences or the arts (e.g. theatre, film, dance, visual arts). £3,900 bursary.
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Daiches-Manning Memorial Fellowship in 18th-Century Scottish Studies 2021-2022
Deadline: 26 February 2021 (17:00 GMT)
The Daiches-Manning Memorial Fellowship honours two outstanding scholars of eighteenth-century Scottish literature and culture, Professor David Daiches (1912–2005) and Professor Susan Manning (1953–2013). Bursary of up to £3,900 in support of research on any aspect of eighteenth-century Scottish studies. Two to six month visit, open to postdoctoral scholars of all nationalities, in all disciplines, and at all career levels.
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Digital Scholarship Visiting Research Fellowships 2021- 2022
Deadline: 26 February 2021 (17:00 GMT)
These Visiting Fellowships of between two and four months are intended to encourage outstanding digitally-focused, interdisciplinary research, international scholarly collaboration, and networking activities with a specific focus on the digital. £1,000 bursary available.
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Environmental Humanities Visiting Research Fellowships 2021-22
Deadline: 26 February 2021 (17:00 GMT)
These Visiting Fellowships of between two and four months are intended to encourage outstanding interdisciplinary research, international scholarly collaboration, and networking activities of Visiting Research Fellows with a specific focus on the Environmental Humanities. £1,000 bursary available.

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IASH-Alwaleed Research Fellowship
Deadline: 26 February 2021 (17:00 GMT)
The IASH-Alwaleed Research Fellowship is intended to encourage outstanding interdisciplinary research in the field of contemporary Islam and Muslim culture, international scholarly collaboration, and networking activities of visiting Research Fellows together with academics in the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World: www.alwaleed.ed.ac.uk. £3,500 bursary plus travel grants.
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IASH-SSPS Research Fellowships 2021-2022
Deadline: 26 February 2021 (17:00 GMT)
The IASH-SSPS Research Fellowships are intended to encourage outstanding interdisciplinary research, international scholarly collaboration, and networking activities of visiting Research Fellows together with academics in the School of Social and Political Science (SSPS). Two to four month visit. Stipends available at £1,300 per month.
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Visiting Research Fellowships 2021-22

Deadline: 26 February 2021 (17:00 GMT)
The Visiting Research Fellowships are for visits to Edinburgh of between two and six months for research in all areas of the arts, humanities and social sciences. For 2021-22, applications from scholars based in the Nordic and Baltic countries are particularly welcome, as part of the university's Northern Scholars scheme. Unfunded, although travel grants may be available.
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Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Jan 14, 2021 12:04 PM

Deadline: February 19, 2021

HUMAN+ is an international and interdisciplinary fellowship programme led by the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute and ADAPT, the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Digital Content Innovation, at Trinity College Dublin. It is supported by the prestigious European Commission Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie cofund actions. The HUMAN+ fellowship programme will appoint up to 18 fellows for two-year periods between 2021 and 2025. It is seeking world leading researchers with a background in either Computer Science & Engineering or Arts & Humanities, who understand technology as well as humanistic principles, to address human centric approaches to technology development. The first call for applications for fellowships to commence in October 2021 is now open until February 19 (extended from January 30), 2021.

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University of Cergy-Pontoise, France

by Richard Meckien - published Jul 11, 2018 02:55 PM - - last modified Nov 11, 2020 10:12 AM

Deadline: January 11 (summary) and February 10 (full application), 2021

This is a residential programme hosting max. 8 researchers from outside CY Initiative, for a period ranging from 4 months to one year. This programme aims at promoting interdisciplinary exchanges, international collaborations, and at strengthening the attractiveness of CY Initiative partners. All fields of research are eligible. Fellows are encouraged to develop their research in line with the research activity carried out by the CY Initiative laboratories. Three types of fellowships are proposed:

  • Junior fellowships: for researchers who have obtained their PhD over the last ten years, with or without a permanent position at a university or research institute. These fellowships are awarded for a duration of one year and may be renewed for one additional year.
  • Senior fellowships: for researchers who have obtained their PhD more than ten years ago, with a permanent position at a university or research institute. These fellowships are awarded for a duration of 4 to 10 months and, in case of long-term collaborations, can be divided into two or three stays, of minimum 3 months each.
  • National fellowships at junior or senior level: for researchers holding a permanent position in French higher education and research institutions. For one semester, CY AS offers the possibility to host researchers during a CRCT or délégation period by reimbursing teaching costs to their home institution. This scheme is also open to international researchers from partner universities.

 

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