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Humanist Archives: Jan. 18, 2023, 8:04 a.m. Humanist 36.346 - visiting research fellowship (Bremen)

              Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 36, No. 346.
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        Date: 2023-01-17 11:53:12+00:00
        From: ZeMKI <>
        Subject: ZeMKI Visiting Research Fellowships: Open Call for Applications, 2023

Open Call for Fellowship Applications, 2023
(call closes on February 21, 2023, 23:59 CET)

Come and work with us! With our Fellowship programme we invite
international researchers to Bremen for four weeks to deepen and connect
their research in the transformation of media, communication and
information. We are looking for established scholars that want to enjoy
the thriving interdisciplinary research environment at ZeMKI.

Involved disciplines include communication and media studies, computer
science, film studies, educational science, studies in religion, and
history. Since mid-2017, the ZeMKI has regularly hosted colleagues from
all over the world.

What we expect:

The duration of the fellowship is one month. Applicants should
demonstrate experience in their respective field of research and a
strong interest in working jointly with principal investigators at ZeMKI
to develop new ideas together. The main focus of the ZeMKI Visiting
Research Fellowship is to pursue a joint project together with at least
two ZeMKI Labs (find the full list here: The joint project can take
various forms and should aim to produce impact for academic and public
debates in their respective area of scholarly focus.
The following outputs are expected:

a research paper submitted to the peer-reviewed “Communicative
Figurations” working paper series a public presentation in the ZeMKI
Research Seminar For a successful application it is highly recommended
to inform oneself about current activities in the ZeMKI Labs of interest
and the work of principal investigators at ZeMKI.

What we offer:

Research Resources: Fellows are welcome and encouraged to make use of
and connect with ZeMKI's research resources in the context of their
collaboration with ZeMKI labs, including the research studios, IT
pools/technical equipment, cooperatives and initiatives.
Access to the State and University Library Bremen: All fellows will be
provided with access to the central academic library of the U Bremen.

Courses: Fellows are eligible to participate as listeners or guest
lecturers in courses in the diverse media study programmes at ZeMKI.
They have to individually ask for permission directly from the professor
or lecturer.

A honorarium of 3,000 euros plus a budget for research-related expenses
of up to 1,500 euros

What you need to submit in order to apply:

Please submit the following documents combined as a single PDF file:
A personal statement of 500 words max. on (1) your motivation to work
with us, (2) your preferred period for the research visit (April to June
or October to December). Please (3) indicate also the ZeMKI labs you
would like to collaborate with.

An up-to-date academic CV

Proposed topic for the lecture in the ZeMKI Research Seminar

Application deadline: The closing date for receipt of applications is
February 21, 2023 (23:59 CET). We are unfortunately unable to accept any
late applications.

Please send your application as a single PDF file via e-mail to <>.

More information on the ZeMKI Visiting Research Fellowship can be
accessed here:

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