THE ZEIT-STIFTUNG BEYOND BORDERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME 2020/2021

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THE ZEIT-STIFTUNG BEYOND BORDERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME 2020/2021

Description

Applications are welcomed for the ZEIT-Stiftung BEYOND BORDERS Scholarship Programme 2020/2021. BEYOND BORDERS supports research about borders and boundaries in past and present times. It promotes interdisciplinary exchange in social sciences and humanities. The Call for Applications 2020 is open till January 15, 2021, and focuses “Borders, Democracy and Security”.

Questions concerning borders, state transformation, democracy, social welfare, and security are the focus of the current call for applications for Ph.D. scholarships. We encourage applications for projects concentrating on following aspects, although other topics will also be considered:

  • the conceptual construction of borders,
  • the changing nature and functionality of national borders and its effect on regionalization,
  • materiality and symbolism of borders,
  • transformation of border and regional regimes,
  • supra- and sub-national integration,
  • citizenship and belonging,
  • security and securitization,
  • transnational social protection,
  • cultural borders and their manifestation in arts and cultural production.

Eligibility

They invite applications from Ph.D. students worldwide studying borders and bordering phenomena in different regions of the world. Both empirical research based on extensive fieldwork and projects centered on theoretical reflection are eligible for support. Innovative and challenging research questions as well as comparative approaches are highly welcome.

Benefits

BEYOND BORDERS provides scholarships for different stages of Ph.D. research.

Start Up Scholarships
for advanced master’s students and Ph.D. students in an early stage of project formulation
Duration: 10 months
Monthly living stipend of € 1,200
Dissertation Proposal Development Workshop

Ph.D. Scholarships
for Ph.D. students enrolled in Ph.D. programs or admitted to an individual Ph.D. scheme
Duration: one to three years
Monthly living stipend of € 1,400
Yearly Students’ Conference

Dissertation Completion Scholarships
for advanced Ph.D. students
Duration: one year
Monthly living stipend of € 1,400
Yearly Students’ Conference

How to apply?

For more information and to apply, please visit the official website.

Source: MladiInfo

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