Centre for Contemporary History (ZZF) Young Eastern European Fellowship in Germany, 2015

The Centre for Contemporary History (ZZF) awards Young Eastern European Fellowship to study German and European History in the 20th century. Fellows are expected to reside in Berlin or Potsdam for six consecutive months between April and December 2015. The monthly fellowship rate for the Young Eastern European Fellowship will be EUR 2,500. Applicants must have at least postdoctoral status with a significant academic record. The application deadline is January 16, 2015.. The Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung / Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam (ZZF) is pleased to invite applications for a Young Eastern European Fellowship to study German and European History in the 20th century. This six-months fellowship will provide young scholars from East Central Europe and the former Soviet Union with an opportunity to pursue individual research while participating in the academic life of one of Germany’s major historical research centres. The ZZF covers a broad scope of Contemporary European History with four research departments: Communism and Society, Economic Thought and Practice, Contemporary History of Media and Information Societies and Regimes of the Social Sphere.. Fellowship is available to conduct research.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Fellowship is awarded to study German and European History in the 20th century. The ZZF covers a broad scope of Contemporary European History with four research departments: Communism and Society, Economic Thought and Practice, Contemporary History of Media and Information Societies, Regimes of the Social Sphere.
Who can apply to this scholarship? Applicants must have at least postdoctoral status with a significant academic record. They are expected to pursue their own research. However applicants whose interests relate to projects of the major research groups at the ZZF will be preferred. Fellowship holders will be assigned to a research group and asked to present their current project in a seminar or colloquium.
Benefits of the scholarship: The monthly fellowship rate for the Young Eastern European Fellowship will be EUR 2,500. The funding is supposed to cover all expenses including traveling, housing, and insurance. The ZZF will provide office space and other relevant facilities.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Fellows are expected to reside in Berlin or Potsdam for six consecutive months between April and December 2015.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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