Hebrew University Fellowship

Fellowship Programs

In this joint fellowship program, which started in 2014, the European Forum at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna award an IWM Visiting Fellowship every second academic year.

The European Forum at the Hebrew University (www.ef.huji.ac.il)  and the Institute for Human Sciences jointly award one six-month Visiting Fellowship for a Ph.D. candidate or a faculty member at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Conditions

The Visiting Fellow will be invited to spend a six-month term between September 2022 and June 2023 at the IWM in Vienna to pursue a research project while working in residence at the Institute as a member of its international, multidisciplinary scholarly community. Senior fellows will receive a stipend of €22,000, junior fellows of €11,000, to cover accommodation, living expenses, travel, health insurance and incidentals during the stay at the Institute. Furthermore, the IWM will provide an office, access to the Internet, in-house research facilities and other relevant research resources in Vienna. In addition, the IWM will offer lunch five days a week. If the fellow chosen is not a faculty member or a student of the European Forum’s teaching programs, her or his department should co-sponsor 25% of the stipend (€5,500, resp. € 2,750).

Eligibility

Eligible to apply for a fellowship are PhD candidates or faculty members in any discipline within the humanities and social sciences whose research interests correspond with the IWM’s main research fields (www.iwm.at).

Application

The application should be submitted electronically to cas@savion.huji.ac.il and should contain the following documents:

  1. the application form
  2. a concise research proposal in English (max. 4 pages, double spaced, A4)
  3. abstract (~70 words)
  4. a curriculum vitae and passport photo
  5. two references (scholars familiar with the applicant’s academic work)

Deadline for application is March 13, 2022.

Applicants will be notified about the decision by April 10, 2022.

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Contact

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

Fellowships

  • Cultural Diplomacy and Collective Memory: Reviewing Austrian-Israeli Relations, -
  • The Digital Transformation of Holocaust Memory in Times of COVID-19: Prospects and Challenges for European Societies, Israel and the World, -
  • Between Conflict and Resonance Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age - Prospects and Challenges for European Societies, -
  • Innovation and Transfer of Knowledge between Central Europe and Palestine/Israel: An Intellectual Biography of Shmuel Hugo Bergman, -
  • German Political Foundation as a Foreign Policy Tool: Israel, Germany and the German Foundations, -
  • Objects to Erase with: A Historico-Philosophical Perspective, -
  • The Impact of the “Prague Spring” on Jewish and Arab Intellectuals in Israel. Hebrew Translations and Adaptations of Iberian Literature (16th and 17th Centuries), -
  • The Impact of the “Prague Spring” on Jewish and Arab Intellectuals in Israel, -
  • Books and Libraries as Witnesses of the Holocaust: Monuments in Vienna,Berlin and Jerusalem, -
  • Discursive Framing of Zones in Europe, -
  • Sammy Gronemann –A Study in Satire, Secularism, and the Sacred, -
  • Does Social Inequality Lead to Political Inequality in Postcommunist Europe?, -
  • European Identity and the Function of Boredom, -

Fellows