The International Agency for Research “Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History” at the Humboldt University in Berlin, funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) invites scholars to apply for 10 international research fellowships (senior scholars and postdoctoral candidates) for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Humboldt University International Research Fellowships: Candidates
We welcome in particular applicants in the disciplines of history, anthropology, law, sociology, political science and geography. Applicants must be postdoctoral or senior researchers. We would like the proposed projects to employ a historical and transregional perspective. Also, please do not only focus on work/ labour, but also on life course.
Possible topics for this Humboldt University International Research Fellowships include, among others, the household, loss of work, the relationship between work and non-work, as well as free and unfree labour. We welcome proposals on all parts of the world and especially those that relate to comparisons, conflict, relations between the different regions. In each case must be considered in a global historical perspective. The scholarships are for first will Begin in October 2012 and End 31 July 2013. Scholarship is shorter maturities are possible.
Prize winners of Humboldt University International Research Fellowships will receive a monthly allowance that can be negotiated individually, and are forced to work in the research center in Berlin. A fully equipped office will be provided as well as organizational help for visa, housing, etc. During the fellowship, we also encourage fellows to introduce their work to wider audiences in the scientific community in Berlin.
Humboldt University International Research Fellowships: procedure
Please use the electronic form on our site (or access to the direct link http://www2.hu-berlin.de/arbeit/fileadmin/Documents/IGK-Fellowship-2012_Application-Form.pdf)
You will be asked to provide information about your biography of the research project you intend to work during your internship and to provide details about your current research. Post-docs should provide the names of two referees in addition to that.
Please send the completed application form (in English or French) by email:
Professor Andreas Eckert
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
IGK Arbeit und Lebenslauf in globalgeschichtlicher Perspektive
Please note that we only accept applications submitted electronically!
Application deadline: August 15, 2011
For further information, please contact:
Dr. Felicitas Hentschke
T: +49 (0)30 / 2093-70206; F: -70210
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