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Closing date: Wednesday 22 March 2017

The Newton International Fellowships Scheme covers researchers in the following disciplines:
physical sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities.

The Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies (CTIS), University of Manchester, encourages applications for Marie Curie Individual Fellowships.

(Location: Berlin / Closing Date 24 April 2015)

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien invites scholars to apply for five postdoctoral fellowships for the research program

Europe in the Middle East - The Middle East in Europe (EUME)

The Asfari Foundation works in the UK, Syria, Lebanon and Palestine giving talented and motivated but disadvantaged young people the opportunity to achieve the skills and knowledge to actively contribute to the development of their societies.

In honour of Professor Hu Zhuanglin and his extraordinary contribution to Australian studies from the late 1970s, the Australian Studies Centre at Peking University (PKUASC) has established a Distinguished Translator Fellowship in his name, with the view of promoting Chinese translation in the field of Australian Studies. As a collaborative program between PKUASC and the Foundation of Australian Studies in China (FASIC), the Hu Zhuanglin Distinguished Translator Fellowship will be selected and awarded annually by an academic committee, whose Director is Professor David Walker, BHP Billiton Chair Professor of Australian Studies at Peking University.

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In the year 2014 the Goethe-Institut Cairo organizes the study trip “From the Promotion of Women to Gender Diversity - Historical Development, Theoretical and Legal Roots and the Societal Practice in Germany” in the framework of the German-Egyptian Transformation Partnership. The trip will take place 24-31 August 2014.

 Call for Applications

Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Andrew Carnegie Centennial Fellowship in Support of Visiting Scholars in the Social Sciences from Arab Universities

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota announces the availability of a limited number of fellowships for social scientists from Arab universities to spend a semester in residence at the Humphrey School in the Fall semester of 2014.  

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Funded Doctoral Studentships in Translation/Interpreting Studies
University of Surrey
Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom

Call for applications: PhD Scholarship
CETRA – Center for Translation Studies
Faculty of Arts KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

As one of its contributions to development cooperation, KU Leuven offers each academic year scholarships to deserving students from developing countries to do their PhD in the largest university of Flanders, Belgium. The programme is organized and managed by the Interfaculty Council for Development Cooperation.

Hong Kong Baptist University have set up a PhD Scholarship to honour Martha's memory. Those interested in sending donations for this fund please use the following form. Any donation made may be matched by a government grant.

PhD programme established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong: PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS).

The Scheme is aimed at attracting brilliant students from around the world to come for PhD studies in Hong Kong at Lingnan. Each fellowship awardee will be provided HK$20,000 per month (US$1=HK$7.8).

The National Research Foundation (NRF) of South Africa is making available funding for postdoctoral research. Dr Kobus Marais, at the Department of Linguistics and Language Practice at the University of the Free State in South Africa, is inviting suitably qualified researchers, who have completed a PhD in the sociology of translation, translation and development or translation and semiotics during the past five years to apply for this funding opportunity. The best applicant(s) will be selected, and the application will be motivated with the NRF and the candidate will be supported with the application.
Please submit a full CV with a one-page conceptualisation of the envisaged research to: jmarais@ufs.ac.za

The Omi International Arts Center in Ghent, NY is hosting a 10-day special, intensive residency for four collaborating writer-translator teams in the fall of 2013. 

Fellowship opening:  Teaching Fellow in Bilingualism and Communication / Translation and Interpreting
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University -Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies

Application:  Please submit application form via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk; by fax at (852) 2364 2166; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong. 

Extended deadline: May 15, 2013

Registration Information Link

Students who are preparing a doctoral dissertation in the field of translation studies are invited to apply for this scholarship of 1,000 euros.

Applicants need not be EST members at the time of applying.

The Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies is offering up to six Professorial PhD Scholarships and up to four James Watt/SML PhD scholarships to start in the academic year 2013-14. The term of the scholarships is three years. Successful candidates will be expected to make a contribution to activities in the Department in return for a fee-waiver, a maintenance allowance of £13,590

Highly qualified candidates wishing to pursue doctoral or post doctoral research in translation studies (including technological, literary, cultural, linguistic, etc. approaches), language acquisition, comparative literature, sexuality studies or any specialism of the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies at Dublin City University, are encouraged to get in touch as soon as possible (and before the end of February) with either Dr Dorothy Kenny (dorothy.kenny@dcu.ie) or Dr Jenny Bruen (Jennifer.Bruen@dcu.ie).

Comparative Literature and Literary Translation
St. Anne's College, Oxford, UK

Applications are invited for a Joanna Randall MacIver Junior Research Fellowship tenable for two years from October 2013 (or as soon as possible thereafter) and not renewable thereafter.

The Nida School of Translation Studies is pleased to announce collaborative bursary opportunities for NSTS 2013 with the British Centre for Literary Translation and the UMass Translation Center.

Graduate Teaching Assistantship for 2013-2016

The School of Modern Languages is offering a full PhD studentship (Graduate Teaching Assistantship) starting in October 2013, to enable a student to carry out doctoral research on a topic in one of the following fields: Chinese and Japanese Studies; French and Francophone Studies; German Studies; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies; Film Studies; Linguistics; Translating and Interpreting Studies.

Call for Applications

(Location: Berlin / Closing Date: 15 January 2013)

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien invites scholars to apply for 5 postdoctoral fellowships in the framework of the research program
Zukunftsphilologie: Revisiting the Canons of Textual Scholarship

The publishing house Brill (Leiden) is generously sponsoring an annual research Fellowship at the Warburg Institute’s Centre for the History of Arabic Studies in Europe (CHASE). The Fellowship has been made possible by the “Sheikh Zayed Book Award” which was awarded to Brill Publishers in March 2012 for publishing excellence in Middle East and Islamic Studies.

Special call for applications to the Terminology Fellowship Programme only
November 2012

3-month fulltime internship offered by the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW, University of Edinburgh) and funded by the AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK).

The publishing house Brill (Leiden) is sponsoring an annual research Fellowship at the Warburg Institute’s Centre for the History of Arabic Studies in Europe (CHASE). The Fellowship has been made possible by the “Sheikh Zayed Book Award” which was awarded to Brill Publishers in March 2012 for publishing excellence in Middle East and Islamic Studies.

The research project Europe in the Middle East—The Middle East in Europe (EUME) at the Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the ‘Center for Translation Studies’ of the American University in Cairo invite doctoral and postdoctoral scholars of Comparative Literature, Cultural Anthropology, Middle East Studies, Political Science, and Sociology to apply for an international Summer Academy from September 16 – 27, 2012 at the American University in Cairo on the themeAesthetics and Politics: Counter-Narratives, New Publics, and the Role of Dissent in the Arab World. Participants will receive grants that cover the costs of travel and accommodation.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS, 5 POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/13 (Location: Berlin / Closing Date: 10 January 2012)

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien invites scholars to apply for 5 postdoctoral fellowships for the research project ZUKUNFTSPHILOLOGIE: REVISITING THE CANONS OF TEXTUAL SCHOLARSHIP

Applications are invited for 10 Postdoctoral Fellowships in the framework of the research project EUROPE IN THE MIDDLE EAST - THE MIDDLE EAST IN EUROPE for the academic year 2012/13 in Berlin.

Closing Date: 10 January 2012

The Heinrich Böll Foundation actively supports the democracy movements in Tunisia and Egypt. In a newly developed special programme, the scholarship department of the Foundation is offering, with the kind support of the Federal Foreign Office, scholarships to Tunisian and Egyptian students who want to study in Germany.

The Department of Language Management and Language Practice at the University of the Free State has a possible two-year postdoc of ZAR200 000 per annum to offer in translation studies. Interested candidates who have completed a PhD during the past ten years can send their CV to Kobus Marais at jmarais@ufs.ac.za Preference will be given to African students working on the development of translation studies in Africa, preferably from a sociological or intercultural perspective, but the selection panel may also consider other candidates. The closing date is 11 June. The panel reserves the right not to offer a grant if a suitable candidate is not found.

The Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL) invites applications for the following award schemes:

Visiting Senior Research Fellowships
Visiting Fellowships
Visiting Scholarships

Closing Date: 20 May 2011

Guidance notes and application forms for the above schemes are available at:

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