Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award

AwardsOtto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Deadline: March 1, 2019.

The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues is proud to announce the Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award honoring Dr. Otto Klineberg (1899-1992), an early president of SPSSI and distinguished figure in these fields. The award is given to “the best paper or article of the year on intercultural or international relations” – a field about which Professor Klineberg cared deeply from his social psychological commitment. Originality of the contribution, whether theoretical or empirical, will be given special weight.

Entries can be unpublished manuscripts, in press papers, book chapters, or journal articles published no more than 18 months prior to the submission deadline. Entries cannot be returned. Submissions from across the social sciences are encouraged, however the paper must clearly demonstrate its relevance for psychological theory and research in the domain of intercultural and international relations. The competition is open to non-members, as well as members of SPSSI, and graduate students are especially urged to submit papers. 

Migration Policy Institute Internships (USA)

“JobPaid Research and Editorial/Communications Internships, Migration Policy Institute, Washington, DC. Deadline: March 1, 2019.

The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) seeks current college seniors and advanced-degree students as well as college graduates for full- and part-time internships. Interns provide support to MPI researchers in one or more of the following program areas for research internships: U.S. immigration, U.S. immigrant integration, U.S. immigration and human services, international immigration; or they participate in editorial/communications internships.

MPI is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank based in Washington, DC dedicated to the study of migration worldwide. MPI and its sister organization, the Brussels-based MPI Europe, work closely with policymakers, researchers, and practitioners to analyze, develop, and evaluate migration and refugee policies at local, state, national, and international levels.

CFP Interdisciplinary Studies in Diasporas

“PublicationCall for Book Proposals: Interdisciplinary Studies in Diasporas (Peter Lang). Series Editors: Irene Maria F. Blayer and Dulce Maria Scott.Interdisciplinary Studies in Diasporas

The Interdisciplinary Studies in Diasporas book series published by Peter Lang International Academic Publishers was launched in 2016. The series opens a discursive space in diaspora scholarship in all fields of the humanities and social sciences. The volumes published in this series comprise studies that explore and contribute to an understanding of diasporas from a broad spectrum of cultural, literary, linguistic, anthropological, historical, political, and socioeconomic perspectives, as well as theoretical and methodological approaches. Proposals now being accepted for original monographs and edited collections. If you have a relevant manuscript or book prospectus that you would like considered for the series, please direct inquiries to the editors. All proposals and manuscripts are peer reviewed.

Contact Dr. Dulce M. Scott, Anderson University, Indiana, USA OR Dr. Irene M. F. Blayer, Brock University, Ontario, Canada.

CFP Languaging in Times of Change (UK)

ConferencesCall for proposals: Languaging in Times of Change, 26-27 September, 2019, University of Stirling, UK. Deadline: 1 April 2019.

‘Languaging’ refers to all types and modes of discourse and communication. The conference creates a space for discussions across disciplinary boundaries, as scholars come together to share research on communicative practices and ideologies in contexts of work, education, family, the arts, migration, leisure, politics, the digital world, and beyond. Organizers particularly welcome proposals for presentations from scholars whose research area is not solely or principally in linguistics. They also encourage presentations which report innovative research methodologies.

Individual papers and colloquia will be situated broadly within one of the following themes: Translanguaging, Advocacy and Activism, Superdiversity, Time/Space, Digital Worlds, Voice, Literacies.

KC89 Xenophobia Translated into Greek

Key Concepts in ICDContinuing translations of Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, today I am posting KC#89: Xenophobia which Anastasia Karakitsou wrote for publication in English in 2018, and which  she has now translated into Greek. As always, all Key Concepts are available as free PDFs; just click on the thumbnail to download. Lists of Key Concepts organized chronologically by publication date and number, alphabetically by concept, and by languages into which they have been translated, are available, as is a page of acknowledgments with the names of all authors, translators, and reviewers.

KC89 Xenophobia_GreekKarakitsou, A. (2019). Xenophobia [Greek]. Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue, 89. Available from:
https://centerforinterculturaldialogue.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/kc89-xenophobia_greek.pdf

If you are interested in translating one of the Key Concepts, please contact me for approval first because dozens are currently in process. As always, if there is a concept you think should be written up as one of the Key Concepts, whether in English or any other language, propose it. If you are new to CID, please provide a brief resume. This opportunity is open to masters students and above, on the assumption that some familiarity with academic conventions generally, and discussion of intercultural dialogue specifically, are useful.

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, Director
Center for Intercultural Dialogue


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Paid Undergrad Summer Internship: Peace & Conflict (USA)

“JobUndergraduate Research Assistant (RA) Position, Peace and Conflict Neuroscience Lab, Beyond Conflict Innovation Lab, University of Pennsylvania. Deadline: March 18, 2019.

The Peace and Conflict Neuroscience Lab at the University of Pennsylvania, directed by Dr. Emile Bruneau, and in collaboration with Beyond Conflict Innovation Lab, is seeking summer research assistants. This 8-week at 30hr/week (negotiable) paid ($4,500 summer stipend) internship has an anticipated start date of June 2019. RAs will have the option to work in Philadelphia, PA or New York City. The research assistants will work closely with the postdoctoral researchers (Drs. Samantha Moore-Berg and Boaz Hameiri) on projects aimed at identifying the psychological drivers of real-world social conflict, injustice and inequality, and/or affecting change in these intergroup contexts. Applicants with specific interest or direct experience with conflict and/or discrimination are particularly encouraged to apply. This internship is designed to help individuals strengthen their research skills and will include ongoing mentoring and guidance from skilled researchers.

Preparing Future Faculty Postdoc (USA)

PostdocsPreparing Future Faculty Postdoctoral Fellowship Positions, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. Deadline: March 1, 2019.

The University of Missouri is committed to the advancement of teachers, scholars, and researchers who can help achieve the benefits of a diverse educational environment. The Preparing Future Faculty Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity is designed to promote and develop scholars in any discipline for tenure-track faculty positions at the University of Missouri or elsewhere.

CFP Comparative Migration Studies

“PublicationCall for proposals by Comparative Migration Studies for special issues related to Comparative research and theory-development in migration studies. Deadline: 15 March, 2019.

Editors of the journalComparative Migration Studies are looking for articles that push present understandings of migration, integration, and race and ethnic relations in new conceptual, methodological, and empirical, directions. A special issue should include at least 4 original articles, plus an introduction. Proposals should provide an outline of the special issue, provisional titles and author names of contributors (who should have confirmed their participation), and at least 1 complete paper. All articles for CMS should include an abstract of no more than 250 words and observe a word-limit of 9,000 words.

Paris Seine Institute for Advanced Studies Fellowships (France)

“Fellowships“Fellows-in-Residence, Paris Seine Initiative Institute for Advanced Studies, Paris, France. Deadline: 5 March 2019.

As part of the Paris Seine excellence initiative (PSI), a Call for Proposals is launched to support research excellence and international development. The PSI-IAS (Institute for Advanced Studies) Fellowships program is an international multidisciplinary visiting program. Researchers of all nationalities are eligible. The program will host 10 junior and senior researchers, for a duration ranging from 4 months to one year, during the academic year 2019-2020.

U East Anglia Postgraduate Scholarships: International Development (UK)

Graduate StudyPostgraduate Scholarships in International Development, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. Deadline: 1 June 2019.

Scholarship awards are available to students studying in the School of International Development at the University of East Anglia for entry in September 2019. Programs include: MA Conflict, Governance and International Development, and MA Media and International Development, among others.

These can cover part or full tuition fees (UK/EU/International rates) and help support living costs and travel expenses. Application deadline dates to apply for a scholarship can vary. Candidates are advised to check the School of International Development’s website for individual deadlines.