Fellowship / Postdoctoral Fellowship in Indian Ocean World Studies

The Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC), McGill University, welcomes applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Indian Ocean World Studies, starting in September 2021. This position is for one year, with possibility of renewal for a second year.

Of particular interest are projects that examine the causes and impacts of environmental catastrophes in the eastern Indian Ocean World (from eastern India to China and Japan).

Successful candidates will work with IOWC Director, Gwyn Campbell, and a vibrant IOWC community of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and affiliates. In addition to their own research, fellows will be expected to participate in and help organize IOWC activities, including a Speaker/Podcast Series, conferences, Graduate Working Paper Series, and multidisciplinary research projects, as well as to assist in the teaching of IOW history.

Deadline : April 15, 2021.

More info : https://mcgill.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/mcgill_careers/job/Peterson-Hall/Postdoctoral-Researcher-in-Indian-Ocean-World-Studies_JR0000008839

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Fellowship / Transregional Collaborative Research Grants: Indian Ocean

The Social Science Research Council, New York is pleased to announce a request for proposals for Transregional Collaborative Research Grants.

This is an initiative of the Transregional Collaboratory on the Indian Ocean. Proposals are invited for 12-month research grants to conduct fully conceptualized, collaborative research projects that deepen understanding of the intersections of social and environmental change in and around the Indian Ocean.

This competition is open to research teams intending to embark on new research projects or to expand research currently in progress in novel directions. In addition to receiving funding for their projects, researchers will have the opportunity to participate in program-sponsored activities, including thematic working groups and grantee workshops.

Deadline : April 26, 2021.

More info : https://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/view/transregional-collaborative-research-grants/

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Fellowship / Postdoc / Research Scientist at The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany

The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR), Germany is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral scholar (m/f/d) with an emphasis on mathematical or formal demography to join either the Laboratory of Population Health, the Research Group on Labor Demography, or the Laboratory of Fertility and Well-Being.

For qualifications / skills, application procedure and other details visit https://www.mpg.de/15417783/postdoc-research-scientist-mathematical-formal-demography

Last date : 15th October 2020.


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Fellowship / Chevening Scholarships, UK

Applications for 2021/2022 Chevening Scholarships are now open.

Chevening is the UK Government’s global scholarship programme that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding professionals from all over the world to pursue a one-year master’s degree in any subject at any UK university.

Chevening provides fully-funded scholarships, leaving you free to focus on achieving your academic goals and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. You will live and study in the UK for a year, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, grow your network, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

More info : https://www.chevening.org/scholarship/india/

Last date : 12:00 (midday) GMT on 3 November 2020.


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Fellowship / International Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, Deakin University, Australia

Deakin University, Australia invites application for International Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship.

More info about eligibility, application procedure etc : https://www.deakin.edu.au/courses/fees-scholarships/scholarships/find-a-scholarship/international-vice-chancellors-scholarship-100-south-asia


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Fellowship / Kairali Research Awards 2019-20

Kerala State Higher Education Council, Thiruvananthapuram invites nomination for Kairali Research Awards 2019-20 from/through the state universities/colleges/institutions and scholars of India and abroad fulfilling the eligibility criteria prescribed in the guidelines issued in connection with the Kairali Research Awards instituted by the Government of Kerala with an aim to encourage the most eminent research scholars and research
pedagogues of Kerala origin.

There are four categories of awards:
1. Gaveshaka Puraskaram
2. Gaveshana Puraskaram
3. Lifetime Achievement
4. Global Lifetime

More info : http://www.kshec.kerala.gov.in/index.php/activities/ongoing/kairali-awards

Deadline : 20th September 2020.

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Fellowship / Commonwealth Professional Fellowship 2020

Commonwealth Professional Fellowships are for mid-career professionals from low and middle income Commonwealth countries to spend between six weeks and three months at a UK Host organisation working in their sector on a programme of professional development.

Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Professional Fellowships provide talented and motivated professionals with the opportunity to enhance knowledge and skills in their given sector.

These Fellowships are offered under six development themes:

1.Science and technology for development
2.Strengthening health systems and capacity
3.Promoting global prosperity
4.Strengthening global peace, security and governance
5.Strengthening resilience and response to crises
6.Access, inclusion and opportunity

More info : http://cscuk.dfid.gov.uk/apply/professional-fellowships/commonwealth-professional-fellowships/information-for-candidates/

Deadline : 3 August 2020


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Fellowships / ICSSR, New Delhi – Post-Doctoral and Senior Fellowships for 2020-21

Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi invites online applications for (i) Post-Doctoral Fellowships (PDF); and (ii) Senior Fellowships (SF) for 2020-21 from Indian scholars. The proposals should be in the field of social science disciplines or may be interdisciplinary in nature having substantial social science contents.
More details including the guidelines, eligibility conditions, application procedure etc. are available here. https://icssr.org/fellowship-2020-srf-pdf?fbclid=IwAR0Q9TX_XQdshsQTTQUjl3SHSafsHjNAZXsh9FBpkSFi5P547pskfjNw-fA
Last date for online submission of applications is 21st June 2020.

Fellowship / ICSSR, New Delhi – Special call for studies of Covid-19

Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi has decided to come out with “Special call for Studies Focusing on Social Science Dimensions of Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic”.

ICSSR intends to support some high quality studies on the mentioned broad theme.

These studies will be for a short duration of three to twelve months. No time extension will be permitted. The scholars may constitute a research team comprising of Project Director and Co-Project Director(s). The interested scholars may apply online.

More details regarding eligibility, monitoring, affiliation and other relevant rules click here https://icssr.org/special-call-covid-19

Last date : May 15, 2020

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