Herder-CES Fellowship

Herder-CES Fellowship for European Studies

The Council for European Studies (CES) and the Herder Institute invite eligible early career researchers (up to 5 years post PhD completion) in the field of historical research on East Central Europe to apply for the 2018-19 Herder-CES Fellowship. 
The fellowship includes a one-month paid research stay at the Herder Institute in Marburg, Germany, as well as a round-trip ticket, paid accommodations, and a conference fee waiver to the 26th International Conference of Europeanists in Madrid, Spain (June 20-22, 2019). The fellowship format also provides the financial framework for the organization of a workshop at the Herder Institute in Marburg. Further, the successful candidate will have access to the outstanding collections and the research library of the Herder Institute, and the research produced during the fellowship will be featured in CES' online journal, EuropeNow.
Eligibility: Applicants must be individual members of CES as well as members in good standing of one or more of CES' Research Networks. Applicants must work on one of the new EU States in research areas such as:
- Cultural Heritage and the Politics of Identity
- Digital Humanities
- Security and Minority Studies
The fellowship recipient is expected to present his/her research at the 26th International Conference of Europeanists in Madrid. 

How to apply
Complete the application form and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line "Application: Herder-CES Fellowship" along with the following: 
1. Curriculum Vitae (5-page maximum)
2. Selected Publications (3-page maximum)
3. A short description of the project (3-page maximum). The description should include objectives and a description of research methods. 
Dates for the research stay are flexible. Please indicate preferred time between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019 on the application form.

The application period opens October 1, 2018. Applications are due on or before October 31, 2018.  

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