Deadline:

March 14, 2020.

Location:

Morocco.

(Fully Funded)

Description

2020 Research Development Group for early-career Arab scholars – American Political Science Association.

The American Political Science Association (APSA) MENA Politics Section is pleased to announce a Call for Applications from early-career scholars who would like to participate in the 2020 MENA Workshop. This program is an opportunity to network with colleagues from across the Arab MENA region and advance research on the security and international relations of the region. The 7-day workshop will be held in partnership with the faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences-Souissi (FSJES) at Mohammed V University in Rabat.

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The co-leaders aim to engage academic and policy debates about security and international relations of the MENA region and consider alternative understandings of insecurity that focus on the research projects of scholars within the region. The workshop will also explore various methodological approaches in the study of insecurity and address the challenges that researchers from the region face in producing theoretically and conceptually legible research for a mainly English-speaking audience.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Politics

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN.

Non-citizens of Arab MENA countries who are currently based at universities or research institutes in the Arab MENA region may also apply.

Program Period

7-day program from May 29 to June 4, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • PhD students and post-doctoral fellows who are citizens of countries in the Arab MENA region.
  • Non-citizens of Arab MENA countries who are currently based at universities or research institutes in the Arab MENA region may also apply.
  • Scholars should apply with a manuscript or research project in progress that they will present at the workshop
  • Professional fluency in English is required

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • The organizers will cover participation costs (including travel, lodging, and materials) for up to 20 qualified applicants.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill the Online Application Form:

Second Step: Submit the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Research Statement
  • Passport Copy
  • a detailed research statement (2,000 words maximum) describing the work-in-progress you propose to develop and present at the workshop.
  • Two letters of reference on official letterhead and scanned as electronic files. If you are a graduate student, one letter should be from your dissertation supervisor.

Note: Please upload required materials and Please label all files clearly. If your Research Statement and/or Passport copy are not yet available, they can be submitted to menaworkshops@apsanet.org.

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This Scholarship Published by:
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