Student and Scholar Opportunities
Calls for Papers, Conferences, and Journals
Genocide Studies and Prevention: An International Journal; Accepting Paper Submissions
Antisemitism Studies; Call for Submissions; Indiana University Press
Working Paper (WP) Series; Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network
We are pleased to offer MVHR graduate students funding support for travel to present their research at academic conferences, which includes an exciting new partnership with the UMN Libraries:
CHGS / HRP travel awards funded by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Human Rights Program
Library Archives travel awards: the Kautz Family YMCA Archives HGMV Graduate Award and the IHRC Archives HGMV Graduate Award
Funding for both types of awards will be provided to graduate students in the form of reimbursement for travel costs and registration fees for conferences, symposia, workshops, and meetings where they will present their work.
Topics must be relevant to the Holocaust, genocide, mass violence, and other systemic human rights violations. Applications accepted on a rolling basis; first consideration will be given to those students who have presented or are scheduled to present their work in the HGMV workshop.
The USC Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research is accepting applications for research fellowships from any discipline for research related to the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive. Fellowships during the academic year will be awarded to outstanding advanced-standing Ph.D. candidates from any discipline for dissertation research with innovative approaches focusing on testimony from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and other USC resources. There are three available fellowships:
The African Studies Initiative (ASI), through a Title VI grant in African Studies from the U.S. Department of Education, is able to provide travel support up to $1,500 to the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, faculty, and instructional staff. The Travel Grants are intended for projects that enhance the University’s undergraduate and graduate curriculum in African Studies and for projects that support the building of sustainable educational partnerships with institutions abroad on African Studies.
The ASI accepts applications on a rolling basis but does require that all applications be received at least 2 months before the departure date.