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Graduate Student Announcements 1-26-2012

January 26, 2012

Graduate Student Announcements for the week of January 23-27, 2012







  1.  “Universality and the European law of nations in the eighteenth century: the case of Turkey” A lecture by Dr. Jennifer Pitts, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago on January 27 from Noon – 1:30 p.m. in Woodburn Hall 218
  2. NEW! Sixth Annual Conference on Exploring Approaches to Cultures & Languages Across the Curriculum hosted by the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis March 9-10, 2012. Register by March 1st for best available price (Half price for graduate students)
  3. FILM “Le Havre” (France, 2011), Critics Choice Award nominee, by legendary Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki, showing January 27, 28 and February 4. January in the IU Fine Arts downstairs Theater at 8:00 p.m. In February at the Woodburn Hall Theatre at 7:30 p.m.
  4. FILM “Der Himmel über Berlin/Wings of Desire” (Germany, 1987), the historic Wim Wenders film that won Best Director at the 1987 Cannes Films Festival. Showing at the IU Cinema on January 30 at 7:00 p.m.
  5. Norwegian & Swedish Conversation (Kaffepause & Fika) 7-8 p.m. at the IMU Starbucks – look for the flags! On January 31, February 28, March 27 & April 24

6.      IUB Library workshops (throughout the semester)


1.      Call for Papers: “Branching Out: Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Approaches” Indiana University Anthropology Graduate Student Association Annual Symposium from February 24-26, 2012

Extended Deadline: January 27

2.      Call for Papers: The 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences (May 30th – June 2nd, 2012) in Honolulu, Hawaii

Deadline: January 27

3.      NEW! 21st Annual Graduate Student Symposium “Emotion, Affekt, Gefuhl: Imagining Feeling in the German Context” at Washington University in St. Louis, March 3, 2012

Deadline for Abstracts: January 31

4.      NEW! Call for Papers: Humanities at the Limit hosted by the SUNY at Buffalo Romance Languages and Literatures for the Graduate Romance Studies Journal

Deadline: February 1

5.      NEW! Call for Papers: “Playing the Past” The 18th Annual French and Italian Graduate Student Association Conference, March 2, 2012 at The Ohio State University

Deadline for Abstracts: February 3

6.      NEW! Call for Abstracts: “The European Union in the 21st Century: Policies and Approaches to Global Challenges” Conference for graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 13-14, 2012

Extended Deadline: February 5

7.      Call for Papers: Council for European Studies at Columbia University First Article Prize (First article published by the nominee in a peer-reviewed journal between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2011)

Deadline: February 15

8.      NEW! Call for Course Proposals Spring 2013: Information session on February 1, 2012 from 6:00-6:45 pm in the Global Village 012B classroom (Foster Quad)

Deadline: February 15


1.      IMPORTANT! FLAS applications are due soon!

Deadline: February 1

2.      IMPORTANT!  Russian and Eastern European Institute (REEI) Graduate Assistantship applications for 2012-2013 school year

Deadline: February 1

3.      NEW! University of Michigan invites applications for post-doc fellowships in European Studies.

Application Deadline: Jan 31

4.      NEW! Doctoral Program at the European University Institute

Application Deadline: January 31

5.      NEW! Centre for Advanced Studies at Goethe University invites applications for post-doctoral fellowships in political theory and philosophy

Deadline: February 1

6.      NEW! Transatlantic Post-Doc Fellowship for International Relations and Security calls for applicants (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Berlin)

Deadline: February 1

7.      NEW! Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Studentships for PhD study at The Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University

Deadline: February 1

8.      NEW! Mannheim Center for European Social Research invites applications for 2 post-docs in social research

Deadline: February 1

9.      NEW! Post-doctoral fellowships with the Political Behavior Research Group at Central European University (Budapest)

Deadline: February 1

10.  NEW! Doctoral student positions available with the “Law in a Changing World” program at the University of Helsinki for the period 1 September 2012 – 31 August 2016

Deadline: February 15

11.  NEW! University of Zurich has research positions for doctoral or post-doctoral applicants as part of the University Research Priority Program on Asia and Europe

Deadline: February 15

12.  NEW! Call for Applications: International Doctoral Program in Social Sciences at the Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin)

Deadline: February 15

13.  NEW! University of East Anglia is offering up to 25 PhD studentships in the Faculty of Social Sciences

Deadline: February 17

14.  NEW! Institute of German Studies in Birmingham (UK) will be accepting approximately 80 doctoral applicants for the Leverhulme early career fellowship program

Deadline: March 8

15.  NEW! Dubrovnik International University (DIU) and the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD) in Berlin are pleased to announce the launch of a graduate Master of Arts program in International Relations and Cultural Diplomacy starting March 26th, 2012

16.  Prague Summer Schools 2012 at the Prague Center for Public Policy, June 30 – July 7, 2012

Early Bird Application Deadline: April 30, 2012, Final Deadline: May 15, 2012


17.  NEW! Weekly Job Listing from the Foreign Policy Association

18.  NEW! Latest Job Listing from, The European Affairs Jobsite

19.  NEW! Summer Jobs with the Institute of Reading Development

20.  Indiana University Summer Internship Program in Sustainability

Deadline window: January 30 – February 17

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