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Kuwait Foundation Visiting Scholars Program, Harvard University, USA

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August 17, 2015

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The Kuwait Program at Harvard Kennedy School hosts a visiting scholar each semester. Visiting scholars either lead a study group or conduct research relevant to public policy issues in the region while they are on campus. We are currently accepting applications for the spring 2016 position. Apply online here by August 17, 2015.
In some cases visiting scholars may be asked to teach a course on campus. The visiting scholar’s work should highlight issues of significance to Kuwait, other Arab countries, and the United States. Additionally, The visiting scholar is based out of the Kennedy School’s Middle East Initiative, within the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. All visiting scholars are expected to participate in Middle East Initiative activities and engage in informal interchange with students and faculty. Additionally, they are expected to either conduct a research project with a Harvard Kennedy School faculty memberOR lead a not-for credit eight week study group on a topic relevant to policy and development in the Middle East and North Africa. Please see the study group outlines at the Kennedy School's Institute of Politics for a sense of what an HKS study group entails. In some cases visiting scholars may be asked to teach a course on campus.visiting scholars are expected to participate in Middle East Initiative activities and engage in informal interchange with students and faculty.
 

The visiting scholar is required to live in residence for the semester and must be available to students throughout his/her time on campus. The program will provide the visiting scholar $5,000 a month and a housing allowance.

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