CEU Visiting Fellowship

Fellowship Programs

Objective

The joint postdoctoral fellowship program of the Central European University and the Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen, IWM) in Vienna supports recent CEU doctoral graduates who have received a doctoral degree from CEU not earlier than three years prior to application, who wish to conduct research as Postdoctoral Fellows at the IWM.

Applications are welcome in any topic in the humanities and social sciences which relate to research pursued at the IWM. Applicants are asked to check whether their project topic fits into the Institute’s research interests.

Conditions

The CEU Postdoctoral Fellows will spend a five-month term between October 2021 and June 2022 at the IWM in Vienna, while pursuing their projects as members of the Institute’s international scholarly community. The IWM will provide a personal office, IT, administrative and research infrastructure to the Fellows. CEU Postdoctoral Fellows receive a stipend in the amount of EUR 3,000 per month to cover travel, accommodation, health insurance, research expenses and incidentals during the stay at the IWM.

Eligibility

Candidates for the Fellowship must have completed a Ph.D. in any discipline at CEU, or at least have already submitted their Ph.D. dissertation, with expected graduation before the start of the Fellowship. Candidates must have received a doctoral degree from CEU not earlier than three years prior to application.

Application

The application consists of the following:

  • application form (attached)
  • project proposal in English (not more than 3 double-spaced pages)
  • abstract (max 70 words)
  • curriculum vitae including a list of publications
  • two letters of recommendation
  • CEU transcript (printout from Infosys)
  • high-resolution digital photo

Applications are now closed.

Jury and Notification

A jury consisting of academic members of the IWM and CEU will evaluate the applications and select the finalists. Applicants will be informed about the decision within two weeks.

The jury is not required to publicly justify its decisions.

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Contact

Franz Graf
Fellows Program Coordinator 
fellowships(@)iwm.at

Fellowships

  • The Rebel Frontier: Regionalism and Anti-Kremlin Protest in the Russian Far East, -
  • Fluid Patronage: Turkish Hydro-Politics and Infrastructural Domination in North Cyprus, -
  • Post-Neoliberalism and Financial Liberalization: Comparing Inclusionary and Exclusionary Populism, -
  • Exploitation as Labour Under a Regime of Disenfranchisement: Resituating Exploitation Within the Basic Structure of Society, -
  • Organizing Modernity across Europe: Romanian Modernization Reconsidered in a Transcontinental Framework, -
  • Messianism and Sociopolitical Revolution in Islam, -
  • (De-)regulating the Specter of Waste:Work, Non-Work, and Urban Citizenship in Serbia since Late Socialism, -
  • Experts in the Bureau: Capitalism and Private Clerks in the Late Habsburg Monarchy, -
  • The Politics of Healthcare Inequalities, -
  • Creative Destruction or Destruction by Design: Embeddedness and the Politics of Renationalization in Post-Milošević Serbia, -
  • Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research in Late-Socialist Roma, -
  • Rising Subjects—Workers and the Political during the 1905–1907 Revolution in the Kingdom of Poland, -
  • Away towards the Asyulm: Policies and Practices of De-Institutionalization in the Care of People Labelled Mentally Ill in Romania, -
  • The Exotic in Eastern Europe: Producing Ethnic and National Identities in Fin-de-Siècle Hungary, -
  • Taming the Atom, Engineering Time. An Anthropology of Nuclear Decommissioning, -
  • European Visions – National Infrastructures: The Challenge of a European Railway, -
  • Politics of Informality: Navigating Statehood in (Post)Socialist Central and Eastern Europe, -
  • Philosophical Theology, the Autonomy of Popular Religion, and Religion as Moral Theory in the Hellenistic Era and Beyond, -
  • National Liberal Heirs in the Interwar Party Politics of the Former Cisleithanean Lands, -
  • From Character to Identity. A History of Transylvanian Belonging through Physical Education and Sports since 1919, -
  • Placing the ‘National’ in a National Economy, -
  • Continuity and Change in Eastern Europe: Comparing Bilateral Clearing Trade in the Nazi and the Soviet Spheres of Influence, -

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