The Competence Network Crossroads Asia: Conflict-Migration-Development is inviting applications for international fellowship at one or several of the network’s institutions i.e. Freie University Berlin, Humboldt University, Ludwig Maximilians University München, University Bonn, University Köln, University Tübingen and Zentrum Moderner Orient Berlin in Germany. The research projects take as point of departure Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Nepal, India and China. Fellowship is awarded for a period of two to six months. Electronic application should be submitted by October 15, 2013.
Study Subject(s): The fellowship is awarded to carry out research on a relevant topic of the competence network, which is not yet covered by ongoing projects.
Course Level: This fellowship is for pursuing research at one or several of the network’s institutions (Freie University Berlin, Humboldt University, Ludwig Maximilians University München, University Bonn, University Köln, University Tübingen and Zentrum Moderner Orient Berlin) in Germany.
Scholarship Provider: The Competence Network Crossroads Asia: Conflict-Migration-Development
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
— The potential fellow should be willing to actively engage in the ongoing discussions, events and working group meetings of the Competence Network. The results of the research conducted during the period of the fellowship should lead to the publication of at least one Crossroads Asia Working Paper. Furthermore, presentations should be given at different participating institutions of the Crossroads Asia network.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: International researchers are eligible for this fellowship.
Scholarship Description: The aim of the fellowships is to reach out to colleagues who share our interest in debating conventional area studies approaches based on the concepts of mobility and specialty through a figurational perspective of social interaction processes and long-term change. This approach calls for new ways of advancing our knowledge: One, we intend to further our understanding of local societies and social interaction processes in three thematic areas, i.e. conflict, migration, and development (thematic concept papers can be found on our website).
Duration of award(s): Fellowship is awarded for a period of two to six months.
How to Apply: A full application consisting of a research proposal (2-4 pages) and a CV should be submitted to the Scientific Coordinator of the Competence Network, Dr. Anna-Katharina Hornidge via hornidge-at-uni-bonn.de. Please send your application additionally to the coordination office via crossroads-at-uni-bonn.de.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications can be submitted any time before October 15, 2013.