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CfA: Irmgard Coninx Prize Fellowship for Transregional Studies

Application Deadline: 31 January 2019

News from Jan 20, 2019

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the Irmgard Coninx Foundation invite postdoctoral researchers in the humanities and social sciences to apply for the Irmgard Coninx Prize Fellowship for Transregional Studies in the framework of its research programs.

The Irmgard Coninx Prize Fellowship for Transregional Studies consists of one research fellowship of up to 10 months and is awarded to a project dealing with a particular research question that relates disciplinary and area-based knowledge in mutually beneficial ways.
The winner of the award will be able to carry out a research project of his or her own choice and to participate in the scholarly activities of one of the above-mentioned research programs at the Forum. Like the other Fellows, he or she will be affiliated with a research institution in Berlin. The prize will be awarded by a joint jury of the Forum and the Irmgard Coninx Foundation.

Applicants should have obtained their doctorate within the last seven years. As a rule, the fellowships starts on 1 October 2019 and ends on 31 July 2020. Postdoctoral fellows will receive a monthly stipend of 2,500 € plus a supplement depending on their personal situation. Organizational support regarding visa, insurances, housing, etc. will be provided. Fellows are obliged to work in Berlin and to contribute to the ongoing discussions at the Forum. The working language of the fellowship is English.

The application should be submitted as one PDF file in English and should be received by 31 January 2019, sent by e-mail to:
Forum Transregionale Studien
Attn: Georges Khalil
Wallotstrasse 14
14193 Berlin

Further information can be obtained here