Saturday, September 21, 2013


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: "Fellowship for Southeast European Scholars" The American Research Center in Sofia seeks PhD candidates for a research fellowship position focusing on the Balkans and Southeast Europe, Sofia, Bulgaria; Academic Year 2014-2015 (Application Deadline: October 15, 2013) 
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: "Fellowship for Southeast European Scholars"

THE PROGRAM: The American Research Center in Sofia invites applications for its new "Residential Fellowship for Southeast European Scholars". The Fellowship is available to PhD candidates and young postdoctoral scholars whose research specialties are in archaeology, history, art/architectural history, cultural anthropology/ethnography, museum studies, or cultural heritage management with a geographic focus on the Balkans (prehistory to present day).

The Fellowship gives 24/7 access to the ARCS Library, access to ARCS resources and expertise, and involves participation in the ARCS Lecture Series and academic excursions. This Fellowship is for a period of three months,February 1 - April 30, 2014, and includes accommodation in Sofia, a monthly stipend of $350, travel expenses related to our academic excursions; Fellows will be reimbursed up to $150 for their round-trip travel from their place of residence to Sofia.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be citizens of one of the seven countries of southeastern Europe served by ARCS: Bulgaria, Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Romania and Serbia. Pre-doctoral applicants must be enrolled in a PhD program in SE Europe. Postdoctoral applicants will have completed their degree in the last 8 years (2005 or later) and should hold a position or be independent researchers in SE Europe. English proficiency is required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please complete the application form, renaming it to include your surname, and send it electronically as a WORD file or PDF. Two letters from scholars in the field commenting on the value and feasibility of the project should be sent separately. All application materials must be in English and emailed to Professor Eric De Sena ( The application deadline for this competition is October 15, 2013.

Please direct any question about the fellowship program to Professor De Sena.

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