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27 January 2017

Research Fellowships for Scholars and Graduate Students in the History and Culture of Polish Jews 2017-2018

Category: XXw, Holocaust, Historic Awards, Grants, fellowships, News, Memory studies, Cultural history

 

The Institute for the History of Polish Jewry and Israel-Poland Relations is pleased to announce that our institute is offering one research fellowship (15,000 NIS) for a scholar permanently based at a university or similar institution of higher education in Poland, who is working on various aspects of the history and culture of Polish Jews.

Deadline for submission: February 28, 2017

 

This award will enable a scholar from Poland to spend up to two months as a visiting researcher at Tel Aviv University. The fellow will be affiliated with the university's Institute for the Study of Polish Jewry and will enjoy full access to university libraries and archives, as well as other academic services. Attending a language course in Hebrew ('Ulpan') is optional.

Fellows are expected to be in residence during any period of their choice between October 2017 and September 2018.

Please note that the purchase of plane tickets and medical insurance, as well as obtaining accommodation, are the responsibility of the fellows.

Applications should be sent to the Institute by email (polin@post.tau.ac.il) and include the following materials:

  1. An updated CV (including a list of publications)
  2. A brief research proposal
  3. A letter of recommendation from the department or program chair

Deadline for submission: February 28, 2017

Applicants will be informed of the Institute's decision by March 15, 2017

Research Fellowship for Graduate Students

We are pleased to announce two research grants (20,000 NIS each) for graduate students based at universities or similar institutions of higher education in Poland, who are working on various aspects of the history and culture of Polish Jews.

These awards will enable graduate students (with a preference for PhD candidates) from Poland to spend one semester (three months), as visiting research students at Tel Aviv University. Fellows will enjoy access to university libraries and archives, as well as other academic services, and will be required to attend a language course in Hebrew ('Ulpan'). They will also be encouraged to consult with faculty from Tel Aviv University on their dissertation and to participate in periodic research seminars.

Fellows are expected to be in residence either during Autumn semester 2017 (starting October 22, 2017), or Spring semester 2018 (starting March 4, 2018).

Bursaries will be available to cover airfare.

It is the fellows' responsibility to obtain accommodation and medical insurance.

Applications should be sent to the Institute by email (polin@post.tau.ac.il) and include the following materials:

  1. An updated CV (including a list of publications)
  2. brief research proposal
  3. A letter of recommendation from the department or program chair, and a letter of support from their supervisor

Applicants will be informed of the Institute's decision by March 15, 2017

Contact: Dr. Dror Segev, e-mail: polin@remove-this.post.tau.ac.il

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