Fellowships and Grants: July 7, 2014

The Institute of Modern History at Academia Sinica in Taiwan is accepting applications for an open rank research fellow. A Ph.D (Taiwan or foreign) and ability in academic Chinese is required. Applications should include: 1) a detailed CV (including field specializations and language abilities) and a complete list of academic publications, 2) a copy of the diploma for the highest degree received, 3) copies of important publications (including Ph.D dissertation) which should not exceed 5 copies, 4) three letters of recommendation, and 5) a research plan (five pages max). Please complete the IMH application form on-line via http://www.mh.sinica.edu.tw/PGSysResearchers_Apply.aspx. Also, please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly via e-mail or regular mail by the recommendation-writers to Ms. I-hua Li, Secretariat Office, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, 128 Academia Rd, Sec. 2, Nankang, Taipei 11529, Taiwan (email: ihua@gate.sinica.edu.tw; tel.:886-2-2789-8299; fax: 886-2-2789-8221). Applications are due by August 31, 2014.

The Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS) is calling for applications for 2 doctoral scholarships to begin on October 1, 2015. BerGSAS consolidates five doctoral study programs – based at Freie Universitaet and Humboldt-Universitaet. Receipt of a scholarship entails admission to the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies and participation in one of the following doctoral programs: 1) Landscape Archaeology and Architecture, or 2) Languages and Cultures of the Silk Road. To find out more please click here: http://berliner-antike-kolleg.org/news/call-for-applications-scholarships-for-doctoral-studies/. Candidates must send their application before October 1, 2014 to application@berliner-antike-kolleg

The deadline for Fulbright Core applications for Academic Year 2015-2016 is August 1, 2014. For information about awards offered in specific disciplines or areas of the world and about the application, see our archived Webinars or register for an upcoming one. The Fulbright Scholar Application and Reviewing Your Fulbright Application Package might prove to be helpful for those with questions about the application process.

The International Research Center for Japanese Studies is pleased to announce an opening for a foreign scholar to reside at the Center and participate during the Japanese academic year 2015-16 in one of the following team research projects: A) War and Repose for the Souls of the War Dead, B) The Culture Sphere of the Former Japanese Empire: A Reexamination through Graphic Media, C) Otaku Culture and the Wartime/Postwar Period, or D) Knowledge and Power in the Japanese Colonial Empire.  Contact persons for the projects are: A) ushimura@nichibun.ac.jp, B) jianhui@nichibun.ac.jp, C) eotsuka1@nichibun.ac.jp, and D) tosihiko@nichibun.ac.jp. To be eligible, the applicant must display evidence of prior research and publications directly related to the above research project. The applicant must have a Ph.D or equivalent and an academic position by the time of application. In addition, the applicant cannot be more than 65 years old when the research period begins. The scholar is expected arrive in Kyoto sometime between April 1 and October 31, 2015; the fellowship runs from your arrival until March 31, 2016. The application form may be downloaded from the Center website: http://research.nichibun.ac.jp/en/employment/team.html and should be airmailed. The deadline for applications is July 31, 2014.

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