Learning & Development, UNESCO (France)

“JobHead of Learning and Development Unit, Bureau of Human Resources Management, UNESCO, Paris, France. Deadline: 3 May 2019.

The Head of the Learning and Development Unit plays a key role in the delivery of UNESCO’s human resource strategic objectives and UNESCO’s related Learning and Development Action Plan. The plan will be implemented over five years and aims to develop a skilled and competent UNESCO workforce at all levels of the Organization. The Head of Unit will be a senior learning and development professional with a track record of success. Require excellent knowledge of English and good knowledge of French as well as another UNESCO official language (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish).

Artist Residency (France)

Applied ICDArt Research Residency, L’AiR Arts programs, October 8 – 22, 2019, Paris, France. Deadline: May 8, 2019.

As part of the L’AiR Arts programs,​ the Art Research Residency is designed to encourage artistic encounters and foster cultural exchanges for artists from all over the world.  The program enables participants to evaluate their place as an international artist in Paris and situate their artistic exploration and practice within both the historical and contemporary context.

Located in Montparnasse, the host partner, FIAP Paris, provides a welcoming and  inclusive atmosphere with rooms and spaces designed for your comfort. As an International Exchange Centre, it fosters initiatives which contribute to the promotion of a global citizenship.

NOTE: there are several other types of residencies as well, having different deadlines and dates. The upcoming multidisciplinary residency in January-February 2020, will be dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the inter-war period of Ecole de Paris and its historical legacy. The goals of this residency is not only to highlight the important role that international artists have played in Paris during the 20th Century interwar period, but also to support international dialogue towards an open and free society of today. And sometimes art professors, historians, or curators are included in these residencies, not only practicing artists.

Institute for Advanced Study Nantes (France)

“Fellowships“
Fellowships, Institute of Advanced Studies Nantes, France, 2020-21. Deadline: 30 April 2019.

The submission of applications for a residence at the Institute of Advanced Studies of Nantes in 2020-2021 is now open. Two types of fellowships are possible:

2020-2021 Fellowships (General)
2020-2021 Fellowship – “France-ILO” (International Labor Organization)

 

IMéRA Institute for Advanced Study 2020 (France)

“Fellowships“Call for applications: Chair, Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)- Institute for Advanced Study (IMéRA), 2019-20, Aix-Marseille University, France. Deadline: 19 April 2019.

2019-20 theme: “Transformations structurelles et dynamiques institutionnelles en Francophonie” [Structural transformations and institutional dynamics in the Francophone world].

This call for applications to host a researcher in residence in Marseille is aimed at senior French-speaking academics and researchers from all disciplines who have acquired international scientific recognition (awards, publications, international expertise, etc.). The Chairholder will be hosted in residence in Marseille for a period of 10 months to conduct research work in connection with teams and laboratories of the university, as well as with partner organizations.

Paris Institute for Advanced Studies (France)

“Fellowships“Call for Research fellows, Paris Institute for Advanced Study, Paris, France. Deadline: 15 April 2019.

 

The Paris Institute for Advanced Study welcomes applications from high level international scholars and scientists in the fields of the humanities and the social sciences for a research stay of five or ten months, during the academic year 2020-2021. The Paris IAS gives its research fellows the unique opportunity to work freely on the project of their choice. They will benefit from the scientific environment of the Institute and receive support for creating contacts with researchers in the academic institutions of Greater Paris. Each cohort of fellows includes about 20 researchers from all backgrounds, disciplines and nationalities.

Current calls include Blue Sky Fellowships and Dark Clouds Fellowships, among others.

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.

Leading Intercultural Dialogues with High School Students

Applied ICDRafuls, Maylen. (26 June 2018). Cultural dialogue leads to empathy in Toulouse. CIEE Global Navigator: High School Study Abroad.

This article provides useful details about how to lead discussion of intercultural dialogue at the high school level, based on the work of Isabelle Jaffe, Director of CIEE Toulouse, with the High School Summer Abroad Program. She “facilitates cultural reflection by providing a space in which students can discuss new experiences and cultural differences and their reactions to them.” Others could learn from her experience.

Additional resources on holding intercultural dialogues: Constructing Intercultural Dialogues includes case studies on Intercultural Dialogue as an Activity of Daily Living, “America the Beautiful,” The Privilege of Listening First; and Key Concepts in Intercultural Dialogue includes Dialogue as a Space of Relationship.

IMéRA Fellowships (France)

FellowshipsIMéRA Institute for Advanced Study at Aix-Marseille University (France) and its partners are issuing 4 calls for fellowships in 2019-20, one per programme. Deadline: September 20, 2018.

Each programme is associated with a “white” (or general) call and a set of specific residencies jointly managed by local, national or international partners. These specific residencies include chairs reserved for experienced researchers.

Interested researchers, writers or artists may apply for one programme only. Please indicate the type of residency you are requesting in your application (general program and/or specific residency).
  • Art, Science and Society Programme
  • Mediterranean Programme
  • “Science Meets Humanities” Programme
  • Global Phenomena and Regulation Programme

Paris Institute for Advanced Study

FellowshipsThe Paris Institute for Advanced Study is launching two calls for applications for research fellowships in 2019-2020 open to researchers of all nationalities:

– one call for 5 or 10-month fellowships in the “Blue Sky Research” program, open to all disciplines and themes in the humanities and social sciences.
– one call for 5 or 10-month fellowships in the “Brain, Culture and Society” program. This call is for researchers willing to conduct a project at the interface between neuroscience, cognitive science and the humanities and social sciences.
 
The deadline for submission for both calls is April 3rd, 2018.

Agence ITER: Professional Development in International Organizations (France)

Events9th Intercultural Seminar of the Agence ITER France: Professional Development in International Organizations, to be held Thursday, 30 November 2017

This event is hosted by the Institute for American Universities, 2 bis rue du Bon Pasteur, Aix en Provence, France.

PROGRAM

Introduction by Shawn Simpson, Training Project Manager, Agence ITER France: Cultural Quotients and Training

Workshop 1: Frédérique CHOPIN, Aix Marseille University: Professional Training as part of Corporate Social Responsibility

Workshop 2: Dorottya MARKI, Airbus Helicopters: Highly Technical Training in Intercultural Situations

Workshop 3: Yves Daumas, IBM Marketing and Sales: Sulitest in Professional Development – International Trend in Corporate Social Responsibility Awareness/Capabilities/Literacy for Leaders

Workshop 4: Hans-Henrich Altfeld, PhD, Head of Project Control Office, ITER Organization: Learning Academies in Organizations