CfA: USIP Fellowships
- UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE
JENNINGS RANDOLPH PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE
2004-2005 SENIOR FELLOWSHIP COMPETITION
2004-2005 PEACE SCHOLAR DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP
The United States Institute of Peace invites applications for the
2004-2005 Senior Fellowship competition in the Jennings Randolph
Program for International Peace. The United States Institute of
Peace is an independent, nonpartisan institution created by
Congress to strengthen the nation's capacity to promote the
peaceful resolution of international conflict. Twelve to fifteen
fellowships are awarded annually to scholars and practitioners
from a variety of professions, including college and university
faculty, journalists, diplomats, writers, educators, military
officers, international negotiators, NGO professionals, and
lawyers. The Institute funds projects related to preventive
diplomacy, ethnic and regional conflicts, peacekeeping and peace
operations, peace settlements, democratization and the rule of
law, cross-cultural negotiations, nonviolent social movements,
U.S. foreign policy in the 21st century, and related topics. This
year the Institute is especially interested in topics addressing
problems of the Muslim world, post-war reconstruction and
reconciliation, and responses to terrorism and political
violence. Projects which demonstrate relevance to current policy
debates will be highly competitive. Fellows reside at the
Institute in Washington, D.C., for a period of up to ten months
to conduct research on their projects, consult with staff, and
contribute to the ongoing work of the Institute. Books and
reports resulting from fellowships may be published by the USIP
Press. The fellowship award includes a stipend of up to $80,000,
travel to Washington for the fellow and dependents, health
insurance, an office with computer and voicemail, and a half-time
research assistant. The competition is open to citizens of all
nations. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.
All application materials must be received in our offices by
September 15, 2003. For more information and an application form,
please visit the Institute's website at <www.usip.org>, or
contact the Jennings Randolph Program, U.S. Institute of Peace,
1200 17th Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036-3011, USA,
phone: 202.429.3886, fax: 202.429.6063, e-mail:
- Master of Laws (LL.M.) & Doctor of the Science of Law (J.S.D.)Programs
in Intercultural Human Rights
Accepting Applications for Academic Year 2009-2010
One-year program offered by St. Thomas University School of law Miami,
Florida. Best students can further their education with the J.S.D
(Doctor of the Science of Law) in Human Rights.
Both degrees are acquiesced in by the American Bar Association.
Welcome to our LL.M. Program in Intercultural Human Rights, a globally
unique program designed to offer in-depth instruction on the critical
issue of our time: the protection of human dignity across political,
social, economic, and cultural lines. Excelling since 2001, and widely
regarded as one of the world's best in the field, the program provides
the most up-to-date legal insights on theory, policy, and practical
developments in the arena of human rights.
Our mostly one-week compact courses are designed to offer the highest
quality of legal education in the combined areas of international law,
international human rights law, humanitarian law, universal and
regional systems of human rights protection, as well as complaint
Through these intensive courses and supplementary offerings, students
are prepared for effective research, advocacy and practice in the field.
In interactive dialogue, networking with distinguished faculty and their
classmates from all over the globe students gain the best available
inside knowledge of human rights in action.
Our LL.M. program, in the mold of the integrative law, science and
policy approach developed at the Yale Law School, and widely known as
the Policy-Oriented Jurisprudence, provides a sophisticated background
in international law and prepares students for leadership positions in
society, be them judicial, legislative, governmental or
non-governmental. Our alumni testify to all this.
The faculty is one of worldwide distinction and includes top-level
United Nations experts, chief legal advisors, judges, scholars and
practitioners in the field, hailing from Yale University, as well as
Athens, Berlin, Geneva, Strasbourg, Kinshasa, and Washington D.C. Their
diversified legal backgrounds and experiences, their range of
scholarship and academic excellence provide students with an
intellectually challenging and multi-dimensional approach to education.
A variety of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities enriches the
programs and creates wonderful opportunities for our students.
The program's setting in Miami, a city of international flavour and
extraordinary cultural diversity, offers breathtaking natural treasures
and beauty, a wealth of cultural attractions, sporting events, and an
exciting intercultural environment.
Partial scholarships are available.
For more information please check our website www.stu.edu/humanrights
or contact us at:
LL.M./ J.S.D. Program in Intercultural Human Rights
Attn. Professor Roza Pati
St. Thomas University School of Law
16400 NW 32 Ave.
Miami, FL 33054
Phone:(1)305 474 2447
Fax:(1)305 474 2413