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  • Opportunities: Wayne Vucinich Visiting Scholar Fellowship, Stanford University

    Call for Applications: Wayne Vucinich Visiting Scholar Fellowship

    The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stanford University invites applications for the Wayne Vucinich Visiting Scholar Fellowship.

    This is a twelve-week residential fellowship to be offered in Spring 2016. The fellowship is open to scholars working on the region in any discipline. Preference will be given to scholars who have completed the PhD (or equivalent) in the past five years and who are residents of countries that fall under the direct purview of the Center: Russia, East Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia (including Afghanistan).

    The fellowship award funds international travel, health insurance, and visa support, in addition to a $10,000 stipend for living expenses. The fellow will have access to university libraries and archives and will have use of a shared work space at the Center. He or she will be expected to be in residence throughout the fellowship period (March-June 2016) and to participate actively in the scholarly activities of the Center.

    Please submit an application form (including a letter of application, a Curriculum Vitae, a writing sample, two letters of recommendation, and a short proposal for a public lecture and/or workshop by November 20, 2015. For more information about the Center, please consult its website.

    Vucinich Fellowship application form: https://web.stanford.edu/dept/CREES/VucinichFellowship.fb