Faculty Fellowship: The Summer Institute for Israel Studies at Brandeis University

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Summer Program
June 10, 2020 to July 1, 2020
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Social Sciences, Middle East History / Studies

Takes Place June 10–21, 2020 at Brandeis University and June 22–July 1, 2020 in Israel

The Summer Institute for Israel Studies is a competitive fellowship program open to faculty members in all disciplines.The flagship program of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University, the Summer Institute provides faculty with the foundation to teach about Israel in any discipline: history, international relations, Jewish studies, religion, law, anthropology, linguistics, psychology, cinema studies, gender studies, and security studies, among others.  

Stipend of up to $2,500. Group travel, accommodations and most meals provided. 

Apply now through January 31, 2019.

As a Summer Institute for Israel Studies Fellow, you will:

  • Engage with world-class faculty from Israel and the U.S. in a two-week multidisciplinary Brandeis seminar  
  • Meet with leading personalities in public life, the academy and the arts on a 10-day Israel study tour 
  • Explore the complexity of Israeli society, politics and culture.
  • Create a syllabus and leave equipped to teach an Israel Studies course in your discipline 
  • Join a network of 335 alumni — teaching at over 200 institutions worldwide — supported by a wealth of pedagogical resources and ongoing professional development. 

Eligibility: Applicants must be actively teaching at a college or university that has approved their plans to introduce a course about Israel. Faculty teaching outside of Israel are eligible to apply. 

Visit us online to learn more. 

Contact Info: 

Rise Singer
Associate Director for Administration
Schusterman Center for Israel Studies

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