CfA: Sephis Grants Programme: Fellowships for Post-Doctoral Research
- x-posted from H-Gender-MidEast
>of cultural change and developing new visions
> Sephis Grants Programme
> The Sephis programme has two sub-themes:
> 1. Equity, Exclusion and Liberalization.
> 2. The Forging of Nationhood & The Contest over
> Citizenship, Ethnicity and History.
> These reflect the double range of interest of the
> programme, directed at both understanding processes
> on development emerging in the South. Sephis willpay special attention to projects that support the
elaboration of these themes, which B as it
> were - reflect the cultural and economic side of thecosts, and salary according to local standards. These
> Fellowships for Post-Doctoral Research
> In 2004, five fellowships are available for
> Post-doctoral research.
> Funding will be provided for travel and research
fellowships extend from a minimum of three months to
> a maximum of two years.exception to this rule can be made for researchers
> Eligibility: Scholars who have received their PhD
> degrees, preferably within the last five years. An
> from countries that do not provide PhD courses.three articles that have been accepted by
> Their applications must include evidence of at least
> international refereed journals over the past fiveaffiliated to a university, a research institute, or
> years. Applicants should be employed by or
> development agency in the South.three years. The proposal must include a period of
> Grants for PhD research
> In 2004, five grants are available for PhD research.
> PhD grants will be provided for a period from one to
research and should make clear that the applicant can
> realistically complete his or her draft thesis inthe given time.
> Salaries are normally not included in the Sephis PhDgrants.
> Eligibility: PhD students enrolled at a university
> in the South, who are supported by their
> The application " and all requests about the grants
> programme " should be sent to:
> Sephis Grants Programme
> International Institute of Social History
> Cruquiusweg 31
> 1019 AT Amsterdam
> The Netherlands
> Email: sephis@...
> Telephone +31 20 463-63-95
> Telefax +31 20 463-63-85
> Information about the Sephis grants programme can
> also be obtained via the Sephis web site:
>problem and research methodology (including the
> Applications for these grants should include:
> a research proposal (maximum of 4 pages prefaced by
> an abstract of 100 words)presenting the research
> sources to be examined), reviewing the relevantresearch to one or both of the Sephis themes
> literature, and indicating the relevance of the
>Wide Web site);
> an academic curriculum vitae(maximum of 3 pages);
> a letter testifying to institutional affiliation
> two referee's reports (report sheets can be obtained
> from the Sephis secretariat or via the Sephis World
>from different regions in the world. The applications
> a budget;
> a timetable.
> In addition, applications for postdoctoral grants
> should include:
> an indication of the form of publication (book,
> article etc.);
> a copy of the PhD certificate.
> In addition, applications for PhD grants should
> a letter of recommendation by their thesis
> Research proposals will be selected by the Sephis
> Steering Committee, which consists of historians
> will be evaluated according to academic quality,and contribution to South-South co-operation.
> relevance to Sephis themes, comparative potential
> The application must be received before April 30,2004.
>e-mail and too lengthy applications cannot be taken
> Applications should be written in English.
> Incomplete applications, applications by fax or
> into consideration.