Memory Politics: Education, Memorials and Mass Media - Open to: scholars (maximum 5 years after Ph.D.), human rights activists and journalists
An international essay competition is launched in preparation of the Eleventh Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality on the topic of "Memory Politics: Education, Memorials and Mass Media" to be held from 21-26 October 2009.
Workshop participation in Berlin
Approx. 50 successful applicants to the essay competition are invited to discuss their research and ideas with prominent scholars at some of Europe’s leading research institutions. The workshop will take place at the WZB from 21 - 26 October 2009.
Deadline for essay submission: 30 June 2009
Irmgard Coninx Research Grant
An international jury will award three three-months fellowships to be used for research at the WZB, the Humboldt-University and the State library Berlin. The Grant includes a monthly stipend of EUR 1,000 plus accommodation and its winners will be invited to join a follow-up workshop in Berlin in 2009/2010.
The Irmgard Coninx Foundation will cover travel and accommodation costs.