Opportunities

FELLOWSHIPS 2015/2016 AT THE VIENNA WIESENTHAL INSTITUTE FOR HOLOCAUST STUDIES (VWI)

November 24th, 2014 in Opportunities.

The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) invites applications for its fellowships for the academic year 2015/2016. The VWI is an academic institution dedicated to the research and documentation of antisemitism, racism and the Holocaust. Conceived and established during Simon Wiesenthal's lifetime, the VWI receives funding from the Austrian Ministry of Science, Research and Economy as well as the City of Vienna. Research at the institute focuses on the Holocaust in its European context, including... Read More

INSS Internship Opportunites Spring 2015

November 3rd, 2014 in Opportunities.

The Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) at the National Defense University (NDU) in Washington, D.C. is now accepting applications for its Spring Semester 2015 Internship Program. INSS is a collection of Department of Defense research centers established in 1984. The mission of the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) is to conduct research in support of the academic and leader development programs at NDU, and to provide strategic support to the Secretary of Defense, the... Read More

European Parliament Internship Opportunity

October 23rd, 2014 in Opportunities.

The European Parliament Liaison Office (EPLO) is pleased to announce the launch of its next round of internships designed for US graduate students which will take place from mid-January until mid-April 2015 in its Washington D.C. Office with a possible extension in Brussels and Strasbourg. They are also pleased to inform you that a monthly allowance (€1212) will be granted to the selected candidates. Please note that the deadline of application is November 14th at noon. Read More

Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

October 17th, 2014 in Opportunities.

The applications for the 2015-2016 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations. Boren Scholars and Fellows represent a variety of academic backgrounds, but all are interested in studying less commonly taught languages, including... Read More

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Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows Information Session (10/31/14)

October 15th, 2014 in Event Announcements, Opportunities.

The Pardee Center will hold an information session on the Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows program. The session will give current Boston University graduate students the opportunity to learn about the Summer Fellows program from previous fellows. The session will be held on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 12-1p.m. (lunch will be provided) at the Pardee House, 67 Bay State Road. Seating is limited and advance registration is required by Monday, October 27. Click here to... Read More

Call to Fellows: Balkan Summer School on Religion and Public Life The Paissiy Hilendarski University of Plovdiv (7/26/15 – 8/8/15)

October 1st, 2014 in Featured, Opportunities.

The 2015 Balkan Summer School on Religion and Public Life (BSSRPL) will be devoted to the theme Conversion and the Boundaries of Community. As with previous schools, it proceeds from the idea that religion and other forms of collective belonging are central for the life of both individuals and society, and that our religious communities are often those to which we devote our greatest loyalties. In our diverse but increasingly interconnected world, we need to... Read More

The Future of the European Union European Student Conference – February 13-14, 2015 – Yale University

September 26th, 2014 in Opportunities.

From February 13 to February 14, 2015, eighty undergraduate and graduate students from US universities will gather at the Yale School of Management to discuss the future of the European Union. There will be five workshops: borders (focused on immigration in the Mediterranean), the transatlantic relationship (focused on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), innovative economy (focused on youth unemployment), democratic participation (focused on the rise of far-right extremism) and identity (focused on social solidarity... Read More

Metropolis: Cities of Europe

July 8th, 2014 in Featured, Opportunities.

Today our friends at the European Commission Delegation in Washington DC launched a new EU geography game called Metropolis: Cities of Europe. The game was developed by the delegation as a fun and interactive tool for raising U.S. awareness about European history, geography, and culture. Each player has to answer 14 questions and each correct answer is a city in one of the EU's 28 Member States. Once players think they know the answer, they... Read More

IPSI Institute Summer Symposiums: Empowering Peacemakers

June 6th, 2014 in Opportunities.

The International Peace & Security Institute announced the 5th Annual Bologna, Italy Symposium on Conflict Prevention, Resolution, & Reconciliation and the 2014 The Hague Symposium on Post-Conflict Transitions & International Justice. In cooperation with The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), the 2014 Bologna Symposium will bring together the globe’s brightest minds from top academic institutions, NGOs, international organizations, grassroots peace movements, and the armed services. Over a four-week period, participants undergo intensive... Read More

Summer School of Slavonic Languages: July 19 – August 16, 2014

June 3rd, 2014 in Opportunities.

The Summer School of Slavonic Languages (SSSL) at the Philosophical Faculty of Palacký University in Olomouc organizes courses of Czech language for foreigners and also other courses in Slavonic languages, Russian language or Polish language in particular, for students from other countries. The Summer School is designed for professors, senior lecturers, lectors and students of Czech language and literature or Slavonic studies, translators, journalists and people from the general public interested in Czech language, literature, Read More