Call for Applications: Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants and China Travel Grants

Deadline: 9th/16th Oct 2020

Once a year, supported by the Peters Beer Foundation, part of the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (Donors’ Association for the Promotion of Humanities and Sciences in Germany), the Max Weber Foundation (MWS) confers Gerald D. Feldman Travel Grants to young academics with an international focus.

The travel grants are meant to improve the career opportunities for humanities and social science academics in their qualification phase. The scientists conduct a self-chosen research project in at least two and at most three host countries which are home to MWS institutes and branches (this includes among others China, Japan and Singapore). The total term of funding shall not exceed three months. Placements (at most one month per host country, shorter stays are possible) are to be used for research, especially in libraries and archives. Academics are expected to produce transnational and transregional studies, providing research with new and original ideas. The research placements should ideally be completed within 12 months, or at most 24.
The deadline for applications is 09 October 2020.

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Since 2018, the Max Weber Foundation – German Humanities Institutes Abroad (MWS) – awards China Travel Grants once a year, with the support of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation. The grants will be awarded to scholars (doctoral and post-doctoral) from sinology or related subjects, whose professional qualification phase is concerned with Chinese history, language or culture in the broadest sense and for whose research a stay in China is indispensable. Please note that an affiliation to a university or (research) institution in the German-speaking area should be given.
The deadline for applications is 16 October 2020.

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