We invite you to apply for the 2017-2018 Residence Grant at the Center for Urban History.
The program includes five one-month residence grants for young researchers, working on their PhD thesis or preparing them for publishing, and five two-week residence grants for advanced researchers. The Center offers place for research, shares access to its library resources, urban media arсhive, researches, academic contacts and provides an opportunity to present and discuss the preliminary results of the grantee’s project at the Center’s Urban seminar or public lectures.
The residence grants are offered to researchers of various fields in the humanities from different countries. We especially encourage historians, culture studies scholars, and anthropologists. Applications are accepted for studies that promote a broader interpretation of urban history as a discipline where different approaches interconnect humanities and social sciences. The chronological and geographical frames of the proposed research are limited to the 19th and 20th-century history of East and Central Europe. Welcome are topics related to the Center’s research focuses like urbanization in multi-ethnic cities, individual experience of city residents during 20th-century radical changes and wars, planned cities, urban heritage, commemorative practices and city space, digital and public history.
The referee, who recommends a candidate for the grant, should submit their letter of recommendation from their own email, providing contact information in the letter.
Please submit your application to the email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate "Residence Grant Application 2017" in the subject line of your email. Applications can be submitted in Ukrainian, English, Polish, Russian and Belarusian. Only fully completed applications will be accepted. If you have questions, please contact the coordinator of the Center’s grant program, dr. Iryna Matsevko via email email@example.com.
Application deadline: March 19, 2017
The selection of candidates will be done by April 3, 2017.
The Center's Grants Program has been effective since 2006 and is to encourage international academic exchanges, promote urban studies in Ukraine and advance interdisciplinary approaches, new topics and discussions in studying cities. So far the Centre has welcomed 80 researchers from Ukraine, the United States, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada, Poland, Russia, Lithuania, Estonia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Switzerland and Romania.
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