Research opportunities – Diaspora studies

The Marie Curie Initial Training Network called Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging (CoHaB) recently held a Summer School at the University of Northampton. Following the CoHaB Summer School open lectures on diaspora studies the following research opportunities have been identified as supporting this area of study:

The Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore invites applications for its research fellowships. The positions are intended for active researchers from around the world to work on a piece of research in the social sciences and humanities in topics concerning Asia.
Jean Monnet Fellowships, European University Institute
The Jean Monnet Fellowship funds postdoctoral research of early career researchers for one to two academic years in various subjects such as governance, development and migration studies. They fund 2000Euro per month as well as certain incurred expenses, taxes and relocation. You are also expected to live in Florence for the duration of the Fellowship in order to take an active part in the academic activities of the Centre.
The Baring Foundation invites applications for its joint international development grants. Funds support work to improve the effectiveness of non-governmental organisations and community-based organisations in sub-Saharan Africa in addressing problems arising from the long-term forced displacement of people.

The British Institute for the Study of Iraq invites applications for its pilot project, research and conference grants studying Iraq and neighbouring countries. Pilot project grants are designed to fund a short research project of up to one year in duration with the potential to grow and gain support from a large funding body. Projects related to the theme of exile and return are particularly welcome.

The Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore invites applications for its research fellowships. The positions are intended for active researchers from around the world to work on a piece of research in the social sciences and humanities in topics concerning Asia.

Posted on March 27, 2013, in Funding, Researcher careers, School of the Arts, Support and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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