This page will be a central location for students to find Calls for Papers, Conference Announcements, Funding Opportunities, and other resources.
 
Additional information can be sent to chgs@umn.edu for posting.
 

Calls for Papers, Conferences, and Journals

Antisemitism Studies; Indiana University Press

Human Remains and Violence: An Interdisciplinary Journal; Manchester University Press

Working Paper (WP) Series; Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network

Canadian Holocaust Writing; McGill-Queen’s University Press

The Ninth Annual Conference of the Midwest World History Association. Finding Middle Grounds: Research, Teaching, and Learning in World History; North Hennepin Community College, Minneapolis; September 20-21.

Reconsidering Development. Interdisciplinary E-Journal on International Development; Submit to editor@umn.edu by May 31, 2019.

Liberation75: Program Proposals for 2020; Metro Toronto Convention Centre; Submission Deadline May 31, 2019


Funding Opportunities

We are pleased to offer HGMV 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.

Library awards require prior consultation with an archivist, and incorporation of archive research in the paper.  Archivists are always available for consult via ihrca@umn.edu and ymcaarch@umn.edu


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:

Greenberg Research Fellowship

Katz Research Fellowship in Genocide Studies

Breslauer, Rutman, and Anderson Research Fellowship


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 $2,000 to 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.


The J. W. G. Dunn Jr. Scholarship for Foreign Research on International Peace was developed to provide an annual award for a University of Minnesota student to pursue research abroad dealing with issues of direct relevance to international peace. The scholarship is an award of $3,000. The deadline is April 15, 2019.

 

Center for Jewish Studies is accepting applications for both undergraduate scholarships and grants as well as graduate fellowships. Deadlines for all scholarships and grants are midnight on April 8, 2019. For more information about all of the opportunities available, please refer to their website.

World Without Genocide is accepting applications for an Operations and Advocacy Intern for Fall 2019-Spring 2020. World Without Genocide is a human rights organization headquartered at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, MN. We provide education about past and current conflicts and advocacy at local, state, and national levels for policies and legislation to protect innocent people, prevent genocide, prosecute perpetrators, and remember those whose lives have been affected by genocide. See their website or email info@worldwithoutgenocide.org for details. Send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional or academic references as a single PDF to admin@worldwithoutgenocide.org by April 25, 2019.