Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Call for Applications: Sawyer Seminar Pre-doctoral Fellows

Posted: 11/25/2019 (Employment)

Posted Date: November 13, 2019

Call for Applications: Sawyer Seminar Pre-doctoral Fellows

Deadline: January 30, 2020

Website: https://simpsoncenter.org/content/call-applications-sawyer-seminar-pre-doctoral-fellows#overlay-context=forms/funding-round

The Simpson Center is offering two residential dissertation fellowships for the AY 2020-2021 in association with a Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Humanitarianisms: Migration and Care in the Global South, led by Arzoo Osanloo (Law, Societies & Justice) and Cabeiri Robinson (Jackson School of International Studies).

Applicants for the fellowship should have a dissertation project related to at least one of the three thematic components of the seminar, which include Decentering Migration, Decolonizing Humanitarianism, Comparative Humanitarianisms and Rethinking the Human

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Applications must be received by January 30, 2020. Application materials should be submitted here:

  1. A proposal (5 pages in length, not including bibliography) detailing the project and the research and writing to be undertaken during the fellowship period. The proposal should include (a) a discussion of how the dissertation project relates to at least one of the three thematic components of the seminar and (b) a timeline that details the work to be done on the dissertation during the course of the fellowship;
  2. CV;

In addition please request the following to be submitted here:

  1. Two letters of recommendation, including a letter from the applicant’s dissertation committee chairperson that supports the timeline presented in the proposal.

Notification will be sent by March 30, 2020.

Application inquiries may be made with Prof. Arzoo Osanloo or Prof. Cabeiri Robinson.

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Date: 11/25/2019

Deadline: 01/30/2020