Course(s) Offered: Any field (related to genocide resistance)
Course Level: Graduate (phd research)
Country to Study in: USA
Resisting the Path to Genocide, a College 2020 Research Cluster at the University of Southern California (USC), offers funding for one visiting Ph.D. candidate per semester, beginning in Spring of 2011 through Spring 2013.
We are currently seeking applications for the year 2013, whether for spring or early fall.
We are accepting international applications from Ph.D. candidates at any university, from any relevant discipline, who are working on a subject relevant to the cluster’s activities, whether for spring or early fall.
An interdisciplinary committee of faculty members involved with the research cluster will select the candidate, who will be chosen on the basis of:
- how closely the candidate’s research relates to the topic of genocide resistance, and can contribute to scholarly discussion of genocide resistance within the research cluster;
- the extent to which the use of USC’s resources will enable the candidate to further his or her ongoing research, or to conduct a smaller research project during the length of his or her stay at USC.
Citizens of ANY country may apply
University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, California. United States
Fields of study
Doctoral level study in ANY relevant discipline, on ANY subject relevant to the cluster’s activities. Information about the questions and the scope of the research cluster can be found at http://dornsife.usc.edu/2020-resistance.
The fellow will be expected to provide the cluster with fresh perspectives, to play a role in the cluster activities, and to give a paper at one of the internal cluster workshops. We aim to enhance discussion of genocide resistance and foster a network of scholars.
Number of awards
One award is given to a visiting doctoral candidate per semester
Funding is awarded every semester, with each research lasting four (4) weeks
The grant amount will be between $3000 and $4000 and shall allow the candidate to conduct research at USC for four weeks. Please note that the amount of the grant may vary due to variations in national and international travel expenses.
Method of Application
Candidates should submit a CV, a research proposal including a project outline and methodology, and one letter of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for applications is February, 15th, 2013.
USC is the home of internationally unique research resources, including 52,000 audio visual testimonies of Holocaust survivors at the Shoah Foundation Institute archive, a Holocaust and genocide studies collection with 11,000 primary and secondary sources, and a Special Collection containing papers of Jewish emigrants including the Lion Feuchtwanger collection. In addition, the Greater Los Angeles area is home for one of the largest genocide survivor communities (Armenia, Holocaust, Cambodia, Guatemala, etc.) in the world.
The University of Southern California (known as USC or SC) is a private, not-for-profit, nonsectarian, research university founded in 1880 with its main campus in Los Angeles, California. As California's oldest private research university, USC has historically educated a large number of the region's business leaders and professionals.
In recent decades, the university has also leveraged its location in Los Angeles to establish relationships with research and cultural institutions throughout Asia and the Pacific Rim. Reflecting the status of Los Angeles as a global city, USC has the largest number of international students of any university in the United States. In 2011, USC was named among the Top 10 Dream Colleges in the nation.
Please contact Alida Liberman (email@example.com), graduate research assistant for the cluster, for further information.
Application Deadline: 15 February 2013
Open to International Applicants: Yes
More Scholarship Information and Application(USC Official Webpage)
More Scholarship Information and Application(The International Asso. of Genocide Scholars "Call for Application")
Related: Doctoral Fellowships for International Students