2016 Humboldt International Postdoctoral Fellowships in Germany

2016 Humboldt International Postdoctoral Fellowships in Germany , and applications are submitted till  31 August .Every year the International Research Centre ‘Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History’ at Humboldt University in Berlin (re:work) invites senior scholars and postdoctoral candidates to apply for 10 to 15 international research fellowships for the duration of the following academic year. The fellowships begin on 1 October and end on 31 July (shorter fellowship terms are negotiable). The fellowships require the researchers’ presence at the centre. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): Humboldt Uni| Germany

Level: Postdoctoral Fellowship

Field(s): University 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 topic areas are, among others, the household, loss of work, the relationship between work and non-work, as well as free and unfree labour. We welcome proposals about all regions of the world and especially those that look at comparisons, conflicts, relations between different regions. A global history perspective is not required; keeping an open mind to such ideas, however, is highly desirable
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Deadline: 31 August

Funded By: Humboldt University of Berlin

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2016 Humboldt University International Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are targeted for International students.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: up to 10 to 15 international research fellowships are offered.

Scholarship Duration: The  2016 Humboldt International Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded for one academic year. The fellowships will begin on 1 October 2014 and end on 31 July 2015. Shorter fellowship terms will be possible.

Scholarship covers: Fellows will receive a monthly stipend, which can be individually negotiated, and are obliged to work at the research center in Berlin. A fully equipped office will be provided as well as organizational help for visa, housing, etc. During the fellowship, university also encourage fellows to introduce their work to wider audiences within Berlin’s scientific community. The fellows are invited to propose guest lectures, workshops as well as publications. Participation in re:work’s weekly colloquium and common lunch is mandatory, as is attendance at the opening ceremony and the final conference. All other activities the centre offers such as workshops, excursions and language classes are optional.

Description

‣ Every year the International Research Centre ‘Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History’ at Humboldt University in Berlin (re:work) invites senior scholars and postdoctoral candidates to apply for 10 to 15 international research fellowships for the duration of the following academic year. The fellowships begin on 1 October and end on 31 July (shorter fellowship terms are negotiable). The fellowships require the researchers’ presence at the centre.

‣ The 2016 Humboldt International Postdoctoral Fellowships are announced on an international and annual basis in mid-July of each year. The call for applications is posted on our website as well as on various H-nets. Usually the applications are due in Berlin by the end of August. The selection results are announced a few months later, in November/December. Accordingly, the call for fellowships for the academic year 2016/2017 will be published in July 2015.

‣ Humboldt University in Berlin especially welcomes candidates from the disciplines of history, anthropology, law, sociology, political science, and area studies. Applicants should be at the postdoctoral level or senior scholars.

‣ The university would like the proposed projects to employ a historical and transregional perspective. They should not exclusively focus on the notions of work/ labour; a focus on life course is also required. Possible topic areas include household work, loss of work, the relationship between work and non-work, as well as free and unfree labour.

‣ It welcomes proposals about all regions of the world and especially those that look at comparisons, conflicts or relations between different regions. A global history perspective is not required; keeping an open mind to such ideas, however, is highly desirable.

‣ 2016 Humboldt International Postdoctoral Fellowships fellows  are obliged to work at the research centre, and receive a monthly stipend, which can be individually negotiated. Additionally, Humboldt University in Berlin covers the travel costs to Berlin and back. A fully equipped office can be provided as well as organisational help to apply for a visa, and housing, etc. During the fellowship, re:work also encourages fellows to introduce their work to a wider audience within Berlin’s scientific community.

‣ The fellows are invited to propose guest lectures, workshops as well as publications. Participation in re:work’s weekly colloquium and common lunch is mandatory, as is attendance at the opening ceremony and the final conference. All other activities the centre offers such as workshops, excursions and language classes are optional.

Eligibility


To avail 2016 Humboldt International Postdoctoral Fellowships , candidates must meet the following criteria:

‣ University welcome especially welcomes candidates from the disciplines of history, anthropology, law, sociology, political science, and area studies. 

‣ Applicants should be at the postdoctoral level or senior scholars. re:work would like the proposed projects to employ a historical and transregional perspective. 

‣ They should not exclusively focus on the notions of work/ labour; a focus on life course is also required. Possible topic areas include household work, loss of work, the relationship between work and non-work, as well as free and unfree labour.

‣ welcomes proposals about all regions of the world and especially those that look at comparisons, conflicts or relations between different regions. A global history perspective is not required; keeping an open mind to such ideas, however, is highly desirable.

‣ 2016 Humboldt International Postdoctoral Fellowships fellows are obliged to work at the research centre, and receive a monthly stipend, which can be individually negotiated. 

candidates especially from the disciplines of history, anthropology, law, sociology, political science, and area studies.

‣ Applicants should be at the postdoctoral level or senior scholars


Scholarship Application Method


‣ To apply, candidates will be asked to fill out an electronic form that will be available on our web page in due course. 

‣ Please note that we can only accept electronically submitted applications. Applicants will be asked to provide information regarding their academic background, the research project they intend to work on during their fellowship as well as details about their current research. In addition, post-docs should provide the names of two referees.

‣ We also invite visiting professors to the Humboldt University in order to enable university lecturers to take research leave during term time. Replacements are adequately funded through our BMBF funds.

‣ Please use the electronic form on our website.

‣ You will be asked to provide information regarding your biography, the research project. You intend to work on during your fellowship as well as details on your current research.

‣ Post-docs should provide the names of two referees in addition to that.

‣ Scholarship Applications Due Date: Applications are due in Berlin on 31 August

For further information, please contact:

Dr Felicitas Hentschke

Telephone: +49 (0) 30/2093-70206 / Fax: -70210

felicitas.hentschke@asa.hu-berlin.de


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