Visegrad Scholarship at OSA

Oksana Sarkisova Announcement
Subject Fields
Archival Science, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Humanities, Modern European History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives announces 15 scholarships of 2 000 EUR each offered to support a two months long stay and research at the Blinken OSA in Budapest within the framework of the joint Visegrad Scholarship at OSA scheme with and International Visegrad Fund in the 2018/19 academic year. We invite researchers, scholars, journalists and artists from the fields of social sciences, history, philosophy and arts to research our collections and reflect on the conditions of knowledge production during and after the Cold War. Application deadline for the submission in the 2018/19 academic year is November 15, 2018.

To apply, please submit the following:

Application letter in English (should specify expected period of stay and preferred dates). Please note that the Archive’s Research Room is closed during the Christmas period, and the research stay must end on the last day of the given academic year, July 31.

Research description/plan in English (about 800 words and should include the following: introduction, presentation of the stage of research, literature on the subject, preliminary hypothesis, questions, identification of possible documents in the OSA holdings). Artists are expected to submit a portfolio, too.

Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)

Proof of officially recognized advanced level English language exam (native speakers and those with qualification from an English language institution/degree program are exempted)

Names of two referees with contact address. Letters of reference are not needed.

The Application letter, C.V., the Research description/plan, the copy of a language exam certification and the Referees’ contact information should be sent by email to Katalin Gadoros at

If you would like to find out more about the first 8 years of the program, please visit our website to read our report at /fellowship/visegrad-scholarship/report-2010-2018

Contact Information

ADDRESS: Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives, Arany János u. 32, 1051 Budapest, Hungary

Contact person: Katalin Gadoros

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