Gästforskarprogrammet

Institutet för Rysslands- och Eurasianstudier har ett väletablerat och utbrett gästforskarprogram som ger möjlighet att spendera en längre eller kortare tidsperiod vid institutet. Under åren har över 70 gästforskare från hela världen vistats vid vårt Institut. Som gästforskare får du tillgång till en unik internationell forskarmiljö med full tillgång till Uppsala universitetets biblioteksresurser. Du får även möjlighet att delta i våra evenemang - från våra ordinarie seminarier till stora internationella konferenser. Om du är intresserad av att tillbringa en längre eller kortare period som gästforskare vid IRES, vänligen skicka oss en intresseanmälan tillsammans med dina dokument (meritförteckning med en lista över publikationer, ett utkast till en forskningsplan, planerad finansiering) till visitingresearcher@ires.uu.se.

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Call for applications for the IRES Visiting Researcher Program 2019

The Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies (IRES) at Uppsala University announces the call for applications for the IRES Visiting Researcher Program 2019.

WHAT WE OFFER
The Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies (IRES) at Uppsala University announces the call for applications for the IRES Visiting Researcher Program 2019. The program offers a one-month research fellowship at IRES, including travel, accommodation and a stipend of 20 000 SEK. Full access to IRES premises and Uppsala University library resources is provided throughout the research period. The current round of applications offers six individual fellowships. The research visit of one month must be between March to mid June or mid August to December 2019.   

WHO WE ARE
IRES is a center of excellence on the post-Soviet sphere at Uppsala University. The Institute conducts world-leading research in an open and dynamic environment that is truly cross-disciplinary and international. Among the academic staff are scholars in fields such as, but not limited to, political science, economics, law, history, literature, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, and geology. Each academic year, IRES hosts some 20 international scholars from around the world, but mainly Europe, Russia and Eurasia, the US, and Canada.

SELECTION CRITERIA
IRES encourages applications from highly qualified and motivated researchers at both junior and senior levels. Applicants are required to hold a PhD degree or the equivalent. The applicant’s research focus must relate to the ongoing research conducted at IRES. In processing the applications, the Selection Committee will consider the applicant’s academic background, scholarly achievements and publication record, as well as the quality and relevance of his/her research proposal to the IRES research environment. For more information about ongoing research please visit the IRES website www.ires.uu.se or contact IRES Information Officer Jevgenija Gehsbarga (jevgenija.gehsbarga@ires.uu.se)   

THE APPLICATION
Applicants should submit a research proposal and CV (no more than four pages in total). The research proposal is to outline the research project that the applicant will pursue while at IRES. The proposal should clearly explain how a research visit at IRES would benefit the applicant’s research agenda, including details on planned activities to be carried out during the visit (i.e. archival work, interviews etc.). The application should include preliminary dates for the research visit.                                                                                                                

Please kindly note that all incoming guest researchers are required to deliver a presentation on some aspect of their research at an IRES research seminar. The applicant should include a draft title and a very short presentation description in the research proposal.

The application should include:

-  a research proposal and CV (no more than four pages in total)
 - preliminary dates of the research visit
 - a draft title and a summary of the planned presentation                                

Application deadline is January 31, 2019.  Please submit your application in a single pdf file to ires@ires.uu.se and notify “Visiting researcher program 2019” in the subject area.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For additional information on IRES and Uppsala University, please visit: http://www.ires.uu.se/ and https://www.uu.se/en/. For questions about IRES and Uppsala University, please contact Information Officer Jevgenija Gehsbarga (jevgenija.gehsbarga@ires.uu.se) or IRES Director Claes Levinsson (claes.levinsson@ires.uu.se ).

Download this call as a pdf file.