Call for Applications: Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation / Centre d’Études Maghrébines à Tunis (CEMAT) Social Sciences Research Methodology Training Workshop for North African Scholars

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Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation / Centre d’Études Maghrébines à Tunis (CEMAT) Social Sciences Research Methodology Training Workshop for North African Scholars

The Centre d’Études Maghrébines à Tunis (CEMAT) and the Centre d’Études Maghrébines en Algérie (CEMA) are pleased to announce the 2018 Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation (HGF) Methodological and Proposal Development Training Workshop series for North African Scholars.

The two three-day workshops will bring together 12 young Algerian, Libyan, Moroccan and Tunisian scholars researching the relationship between violence and a number of areas of inquiry including social change, political action, and economic development. Selected participants will work with international experts to hone the research design on a research project in its early stages of development. While the first workshop will focus on the essential elements of research methodology and design, the second installment will revolve around, discussing ways to incorporate these essentials into the research design of individual research projects, as well as developing a proposal.

Algerian, Libyan, Moroccan and Tunisian scholars under the age of 40 working on how violence broadly intersects with the themes discussed above are strongly encouraged to apply. The workshop will be held in English.

The first workshop will take place in Tunis from January 26 January 28, 2018. All expenses related to travel; accommodation and catering will be covered by CEMAT for selected participants

Candidate Application Deadline: December 7th, 2017

Candidate applications should include the following:

  1. 1)  Research proposal: Proposals should describe the relationship between violence and a specific area of inquiry. It should highlight a research question or set of questions to be investigated. The proposal should include a brief literature review as well as research strategy to be employed in answering the question. The research proposal should be between 5-10 pages, double-spaced.

  2. 2)  Completed Application Form (see below)

  3. 3)  Up-to-Date Curriculum Vitae

  4. 4)  Scanned passport / national identity card (that includes full name, photo, and date of birth)

  5. 5)  Letter of Recommendation from an academic mentor

    All documents should be written in English. Only complete applications will be considered. Please send your complete application to Yemna Aouissaoui: yemna@aimsnorthafrica.org

    Selection Notifications: December 20th, 2017

HARRY FRANK GUGGENHEIM FOUNDATION
CENTRE D’ÉTUDES MAGHRÉBINES À TUNIS (CEMAT)

2018 Social Sciences Research Methodology Training Workshop for North African Scholars APPLICATION FORM

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Research Project Abstract. Please provide a brief 100-word statement of your proposal suitable for public use. Please note, you need to include your 5-10 page research proposal as an attached document.

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ESEARCH PROPOSAL: As a separate document, please include your 5-10 paged, double-spaced research proposal.

Your proposal should be in English. Your proposal should:

  • -  Describe the relationship between violence and a specific area of inquiry.

  • -  Highlight a research question or set of questions to be investigated.

  • -  Include a brief literature review as well as research strategy to be employed in answering the question.

    CURRICULUM VITAE: Please attach a curriculum vita that is no more than three pages in length. Your C.V. should be in English.

    SCANNED PASSPORT / NATIONAL IDENTITY CARD: Please attach a scanned image of your passport / national identity card (that includes full name, photo, and date of birth)

    Please see application instructions for submission instructions and application deadline.

    Harry Frank Guggenheim /CEMA & CEMAT 2018 Social Sciences Research Methodology Training Workshop for North African Scholars APPLICATION FORM

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