Deadline: August 15, 2015
Title: Research Grants
Sponsor: International Education Research Foundation (IERF)
Description: IERF’s mission is to research and disseminate information on world educational systems and to facilitate the integration of individuals educated outside the United States into the U.S. educational environment and work force. IERF accomplishes this by: 1) conducting and supporting comprehensive, quality research on world educational systems; 2) sharing its research findings with the international community; and 3) providing research-based credentials evaluations and related services. The purpose of the research grant program is to aid IERF in carrying out this mission. Therefore, IERF invites individuals and organizations to submit appropriate research project proposals for funding. Research grants are awarded for research only and not for study.
How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by August 15. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.
More Info: http://ierf.org/index.php/individuals/new-applicants/research_grants/
Deadline: July 15, 2015
Title: Nonfiction Residencies
Sponsor: The Carey Institute
The Carey Institute for Global Good is dedicated to making a better world by contributing to a strong, educated and just society. One of the most important programs we offer is a residency program for writers who produce in-depth, deeply reported work about important issues – social, political, environmental, health.
Quality reporting – in all its forms – can impact opinion, policy and society for the better. It needs to be nurtured and brought to the public’s attention in a way that contributes to a strong, educated and just society. Continue reading
Deadline: July 1, 2015
Title: Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship for the Study of German and European Economic and International Affairs
Sponsor: American Council on Germany
Amount: $200/day, 28 days plus travel
Description: The Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship supports promising American academics whose research bears special significance for German economic and international policy within the wider European context. The Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship covers the cost of preapproved international and intercity travel and provides a per diem stipend of $200 for up to 28 days in Germany. Fellows are required to develop research itineraries in consultation with the American Council on Germany. Following the completion of the trip, fellows submit a report summarizing their findings. Fellowships must be taken within one calendar year of receipt of the award.
How to Apply: Apply directly to the sponsor by July 1. See the grant announcement for a complete list of materials to be submitted with the application.
More Info: http://acgusa.org/index.php?section=goldman-fellowships
The Central Asian Studies Institute at the American University in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan is inviting foreign students to take part in its new MA program, the Master of Arts in Central Asian Studies (MACAS). The program offers an innovative curriculum – encompassing economics, politics, history, and culture – invaluable to anyone committed to expanding their knowledge of this area.
Participating students will become part of a vibrant intellectual community. CASI has become a locus of scholarship on the region – a forum for a growing body of workshops and seminars concentrating on issues critical to Central Asia. The program also offers foreign students the incomparable advantage of studying Central Asia in Central Asia – it combines AUCA’s extensive expertise on the region with complete immersion in the culture of Bishkek, a city in which Soviet and Central Asian heritages collide with the newly introduced traditions of the West. No other area studies program affords its students the ability to so fully experience the complex legacies impacting post-Soviet Central Asia. Continue reading
One of National Geographic’s Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth;
Six-time recipient of Tours of a Lifetime award
More details can be found at http://www.mircorp.com/about-mir/careers/
Join a dedicated group of passionate travelers at an award-winning travel company with an outstanding reputation as experts in Central Asia, Russia and nearby lands at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. MIR (from the Russian word meaning both “peace” and “world”) specializes in bringing people together to discover more about the world and, consequently, about themselves. In our 29th year, we employ an exceptional team of travel planners at our headquarters in dynamic downtown Seattle who design pioneering trips to destinations considered obscure, exotic, remote, difficult and even controversial: from Tibet to Tashkent to Tehran and everyplace in between.
We’re looking for a Tour Specialist willing and able to provide personalized customer service to our sophisticated clientele while managing complex travel logistics from A to Z. Continue reading
Early Registration Deadline: August 21
Regional Scholar Travel Grant (Deadline: June 1)
Convention Opportunity Travel Grant (Deadline: June 1)
The 2015 ASEEES Convention in Philadelphia promises to be a well-attended, lively event. We will post the preliminary schedule in mid-June.
The Convention registration is now open: http://www.aseees.org/convention/registration. The Early Registration Deadline is August 21.
MEMBERSHIP RULES & EXCEPTIONS
All participants on panels/roundtables who are in any related Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies in the US and abroad must be current ASEEES members. If you are not currently a member or have not renewed your membership for 2015, you must do so now: http://www.aseees.org/membership/individual For complete membership rules and exceptions see: http://www.aseees.org/convention/rules#membership Continue reading
Employment would begin June 1 with a strong possibility of continuing into the Fall and Spring semesters.
Humanities Minutes, a podcast launched by the Humanities Media Project at The College of Liberal Arts, is looking to hire 3 graduate students with a particular interest in writing about the humanities for a listening audience.
Students employed would be required to write 4 podcasts on subjects pertaining to the humanities. This includes Anthropology, Classics, History, Languages, Law, Literature, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Religion and the Visual Arts. Material will result in 2–3 minutes of recorded text available on the iTunesU and Soundcloud. They would work directly with Evan Roberts, Creative Producer with the Humanities Media Project. Students must be in Austin for the summer and able to meet at scheduled monthly meetings.
If you are interested in learning more or would like to apply, please email your resume and a cover letter to Evan Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feel free to check out our current catalogue of content. http://humanitiesmediaproject.org/category/humanities-minutes/
Deadline: May 18, 2015
PAE Government Services, under contract for the U.S. Department of State, is seeking applications from well-qualified U.S. citizens for the following position within the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE):
Level: Middle Management
Area of Expertise: Democratization
Vacancy number: VNARMS00191
Duty station: Yerevan
Apply by: May 18
The Preparing Global Leaders Summit (PGLS) in Moscow, Russia, is a premiere international educational 7-day program for the best young professionals in the world. The summit brings together the most talented students (BA, MA and PhD) and young professionals from over 30 countries that cover all the world’s continents and world-renowned faculty from Georgetown, Columbia and Oxford Universities.
With the mission of creating a global network of scholar-leaders ready to take on the global challenges through a change of the leadership paradigm, especially in the face of increasing international tensions and politics of mistrust, 2015 PGLS will focus on the following courses:
• Leadership and Communication;
• What is Expertise? Facts That Function;
• What People Suffer: An Orientation to Global Health;
• Learning How To Learn: How to Build Your Knowledge Base Quickly;
• Leadership Development;
• The Foundation of Leadership. Continue reading
Position: Resident Director, Business and International Relations Program
Department: Study Abroad
Reports To: Center Director, Russia
Location: Moscow, Russia
Summary of Position:
CIEE is seeking a Resident Director for the Business and International Relations Program at the CIEE Study Center in partnership with MGIMO, Moscow, Russia. The Resident Director supports the quality and success of programs, coordinating multiple aspects of in-country operations as well as contributing to long-range planning, program evaluation, and development. The Resident Director is responsible for ensuring the highest levels of program quality and customer satisfaction.
A nonprofit, non-governmental organization, CIEE is the world leader in international education and exchange. For 65 years CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by offering the most comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs available. Continue reading