Applications for the Institute for Human Sciences Jerzy Giedroyc Fellowship Program 2024 are open now. The Institute for Human Sciences Jerzy Giedroyc Fellowship Program 2024 is now accepting applications from scholars.
This is for scholars who are interested in working on projects related to the legacy of Jerzy Giedroyc, the founding editor of Kultura, and his contributions to promoting a wider understanding of the interconnected history and intellectual traditions of the lands of modern-day Poland, Belarus, Lithuania, and Ukraine.
Institute for Human Sciences Jerzy Giedroyc Fellowship Program 2024
In recognition of Giedroyc’s legacy as founding editor of Kultura and his contributions to promoting a wider understanding of the interconnected history and intellectual traditions of the lands of modern-day Poland, Lithuania, and Ukraine, these fellowships are designated for scholars working on projects related to:
- The legacy of Girdroyc, particularly and/or the journal and publishing house Kultura
- Polish-Ukrainian, Polish-Belarusian, and Polish-Lithuanian relations, and related questions of history, politics, and literature.
- In addition, the IWM offers free office space, internet access, administrative and research facilities, and other services to visiting fellows. The fellows will take part in IWM activities and become part of the global, diverse intellectual community. Fellowships typically begin on the first and terminate on the last day of each month.
- Postdoctoral candidates—those who have successfully defended their doctoral thesis by the deadline for fellowship applications—will receive a monthly stipend of EUR 3,000; candidates who are still pursuing their degree will receive a monthly stipend of EUR 2,500 to cover living expenses, travel, health insurance, and any other incidental costs associated with their stay in Vienna.
Candidates for the Jerzy Giedroyc junior visiting fellowship must:
- Have, within the last four years, earned a PhD in related subjects.
- Be a doctorate student in a social science or humanities program.
Included in the application materials are the following:
- A description of the project (maximum 550 characters)
- A list of publications is included in the curriculum vitae.
- Two reference letters from academics who have read the applicant’s work
- A concise motivation letter that highlights the project’s potential to build upon the IWM’s research and mission, its potential to strengthen from time spent there, and its specific research and writing objectives during the fellowship
- A project proposal (maximum 7,500 characters, including spaces) that explains the project’s approach, lays out the proposed work schedule, discusses the project’s objectives, and places it within the body of existing scholarship
Every application must be submitted in English.
Significant! The online submission form only accepts a single attachment, so all attached papers must be concatenated into a single PDF. Attachment file names must contain Latin characters.
Application Deadline: February 14, 2024