Archive for the 'Theme Fellowships' Category

Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry Fellowship

Deadline: January 6,  2013 (announcement of next competition in November) Length: 2 years Comments: Theme for 2013-14: “Constituting Wholes” in Tension/Spanning core project; “Applicants from all disciplines holding a university degree are welcome to apply” URL:

Edinburgh IASH Visiting Research Fellowships

Deadline: February 28 Length: 2-6 months Comments: For in-residence research in the social sciences or humanities; priority given to work on one of the IASH’s research strands: Dialogues of Enlightenment; Theory, Practice, and Performance; The University and the World; The Human and the Environment; see for more information on the themes; “candidates for Fellowships […]

Edinburgh IASH Postdoctoral Bursaries

Deadline: July 6, 2012 Length: 3-9 months Comments: For in-residence research in any area of the social sciences or humanities within the scope of the Institute for Advanced Study’s research strands, which contributes to one of the IASH’s themes: Dialogues of Enlightenment; Theory in Practice, Practice in Theory; The Academic and the Civic; Atmospheres and […]

Penn Humanities Forum Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities, 2013-14

Deadline: October 15, 2012 Length: 1 year Comments: Theme is “Violence”; must “receive…Ph.D. between December 2004 and December 2012” URL:

Epstein Award for Archival and Library Research in American Music

Deadline: July 1, 2013 Length: Unstated (Total amount to be awarded is $1000) Comments: “Grants are awarded to support research in archives or libraries internationally [or nationally] on any aspect of American music” URL:

LMU Munich/Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: January 31 Length: 3-12 months Comments: Preferred research and writing areas for 2012-13: Environmental Ethics, Politics, and Movements; Ecological Imperialism; Resource Use and Conservation URL:

University of Heidelberg Postdoc in East Asian Studies

Deadline: Interviews will start immediately until positions are filled Length: 2 years with possible 1-year renewal Comments: Theme is “Asia and Europe in a Global Context: Shifting Asymmetries in Cultural Flows”; for doctoral candidate or PhD; “preference will be given to topics with a strong linguistic focus” URL: (H-Net posting)

Carnegie Mellon Humanities Center Residential Fellowship

Deadline: December 1 in 2009 Length: 1 year Comments: Theme for 2010-11: “Identities in Conflict: Recognition of Migrants in Europe and the U.S.”; must have PhD by application deadline URL:

Haverford Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: January 31, 2013 Length: 2 years Comments: Theme for 2013-14: The Anarchist Tradition, Revisited; “candidates who have received the Ph.D. in 2008 at the earliest, or who have completed the requirements for the Ph.D. by the application deadline of January 31, 2013 are eligible”; “Area of specialization is open, but might include history, history […]

UT-Austin Jefferson Society of Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: February 15, 2013 Length: 1 year, renewable for a second year Comments: Postdoctoral fellowship in area of Religious Thought for 2013-2014; For scholars who have “completed doctoral dissertations on one or more of the great books”; ” Their graduate studies may be in the field of religious studies, theology, intellectual history, medieval studies, political theory, or […]