The Georg Arnhold Senior Fellowship aims to promote research on education for sustainable peace. Its focus lies on educational media and curricula at secondary school level in post-conflict or transitional societies. The appointment for the fellowship including a research stay of up to six months at the GEI, offers outstanding scholars and experienced practitioners in the field the opportunity to carry out scholarly work in the area of education for sustainable peace, preferably with a focus on educational media and transformation societies, and to discuss their project and findings with other scholars and practitioners at the annual international Summer Conference of the Georg Arnhold Program. The Georg Arnhold Senior Fellowship is endowed with a monthly stipend of up to 3,300 euro and a round-trip airfare to Germany as well as administrative assistance in Braunschweig.
Applicants must demonstrate outstanding professional achievement in their field, should hold a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline and have excellent knowledge of English. Individuals with equivalent expertise, such as from extensive high-level international experience in government or non-governmental organizations or in international organizations are also eligible to apply.
A detailed description and information about the program and the application process are available here.
Each application should include a cover letter providing evidence of the quality of the candidate’s scholarship and expertise, a description of the research project, a full CV, a sample of the applicant’s work and a completed application form (available from our website).
Please send all application documents in a single PDF with the file name “Georg Arnhold Senior Fellow 2020 – YOUR NAME” to arnhold[at]gei.de. For further information, please contact the program coordinator by mail to arnhold[at]gei.de.
The application deadline is February 17, 2019.
The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research, Member of the Leibniz Association, located in Braunschweig, Germany, is an academic center of excellence that conducts research on educational media in their political, social, and educational contexts. Its library holds an outstanding collection of international school textbooks in history, geography, social sciences, and religious education. The Institute also acts in an advisory and mediatory capacity regarding textbook-related issues.