The Global Humanitarianism Research Academy is now accepting applications for its fourth session to be held in 2018. This opportunity for PhD candidates and early Postdoctoral Fellows is led by Drs. Fabian Klose (Leibniz Institute of European History Mainz), Johannes Paulmann (Leibniz Institute of European History Mainz), and Andrew Thompson (University of Exeter), in co-operation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (Geneva) and with the support of the German Historical Institute London.
The Research Academy will be held at the University of Exeter and Archives of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Geneva, on 9-20 July 2018. The deadline to apply is 31 December 2017.
The international GLOBAL HUMANITARIANISM | RESEARCH ACADEMY (GHRA) offers research training to PhD candidates and early postdocs. It combines academic sessions at the Imperial and Global History Centre at the University of Exeter and the Leibniz Institute of European History in Mainz with archival sessions at the Archives of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva. The Research Academy is for early career researchers who are working in the related fields of humanitarianism, international humanitarian law, peace and conflict studies as well as human rights covering the period from the 18th to the 20th century. It supports scholarship on the ideas and practices of humanitarianism in the context of international, imperial and global history thus advancing our understanding of global governance in humanitarian crises of the present.
The Research Academy invites applications for the 2018 GLOBAL HUMANITARIANISM | RESEARCH ACADEMY (GHRA) from PhD students and early postdocs. The Steering Committee will select up to 12 participants. Applicants must be able to certify that they are fluent in both written and spoken English, the Academy’s working language. Participants of the international GLOBAL HUMANITARIANISM | RESEARCH ACADEMY will be chosen by the Steering Committee on the basis of
1. a cover letter (maximum 350 words) setting out the applicant’s motivation for participating in the academy and indicating the anticipated outcome of their research;
2. a statement (maximum 1,000 words) summarizing their research project;
3. a brief curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages);
4. two supporting letters from appropriate referees.
Potential applicants are encouraged to visit the GHRA website for further information including formatting and complete submission guidelines before applying.
Great thanks to CNHH member David Meren for directing our attention to this opportunity.