[URBANTH-L]ANN: Woodrow Wilson Post-doctoral Funding for Latin America

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Tue Jun 28 14:54:32 EDT 2005

 Post-doctoral Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin America
Sponsor: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The Latin American Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for
Scholars, with the support of The Ford Foundation, announces a competition
for Post-Doctoral Junior Scholars in the Study of Democracy in Latin
America. Eight grants of $10,000 will be awarded for studies of democracy in
Latin America that deal with one or more of the following subjects:
·Citizenship and rights ·Poverty and inequality ·Reforms of the state
·Representation and accountability ·Local government, including cities ·The
international context The studies to be completed during the grant period
(November 1, 2005 to July 31, 2006) must be of publishable quality and be
the equivalent of an article in a major scholarly journal or a chapter in a
book. The papers may be written in English, Spanish or Portuguese.
Applicants for these grants may be citizens of any country in the Western
hemisphere. To be eligible, applicants must have received their PhD within
five years from the date the competition closes. In very exceptional cases,
applicants from Latin America who have not completed formal doctoral studies
will be considered if they are in an equivalent stage of their academic
careers. Applications will be due no later than September 30, 2005. For a
complete description of the fellowship, please see www.wilsoncenter.org/lap

Contact Information: Trisha Fields
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC 20004 USA
Phone: 202-691-4078
Email: lap at wwic.si.edu
URL http://www.wilsoncenter.org/lap

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