EHRI Fellowships in Holocaust Studies 2012
EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure) invites applications for its fellowship programme for 2012.
EHRI fellowships are intended to support and stimulate Holocaust
research by facilitating international access to key archives and
collections related to the Holocaust. The fellowships intend to support
researchers and younger scholars, especially PhD candidates with limited
resources. Candidates from Central and Eastern Europe are especially
encouraged to apply.
The following EHRI partners are offering two fellowships each on a competitive basis:
NIOD. Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jewish Museum in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
Institute of Contemporary History, Munich, Germany
Yad Vashem – The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority, Jerusalem, Israel
The Shoah Memorial – Museum, Center for Contemporary Jewish Documentation, Paris, France is offering four fellowships.
fellowships include a stipend for housing and living expenses as well
as travel to and from the inviting institution. Recipients are
responsible for securing visas if necessary. Fellows will have access to
the research infrastructure of the respective EHRI partner institution
including access to a computer. The average length of the researcher’s
stay is 4 weeks, but the fellow may extend the stay at his/her own
expense and in accordance with the host institution and visa
regulations. Fellows will be expected to spend 3 days a week at the host
institution to conduct research on their research project. Research at
other institutions in the vicinity of the respective host is encouraged.
The fellowships are funded by the European Union.
All application materials must be submitted in English or German. The application must include the following:
- A completed application form.
- A curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages).
A four to five page (1,250-1,500 words) detailed research project
proposal related to the Holocaust (including its antecedents and
aftermath) that the applicant plans to undertake during the term of the
fellowship as well as an explanation of which institution(s) an
applicant wishes to apply to and why this choice fits the chosen
A letter of recommendation from a reputable academic who is familiar
with the applicant’s work. A letter of recommendation should include
evaluation of the applicant’s proposed research as well as the overall
quality of the applicant’s work. The letter may be sent by email as a
scan (including the recommenders signature and letterhead) with the
application or directly by the recommender. The letter must be received
before the application deadline.
Applicants must also designate a second recommender in the application
form. The recommender may be contacted directly by EHRI.
All application material can be sent as an email attachment in DOC or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please send all application material at one time. Submissions must
reach EHRI by 30 September 2011. Later submissions for this year will
not be accepted. Decisions will be announced by December 2011.
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