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Central Asia > France | Atlas postdoctoral fellowship - 2021

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Deadline for application : March 15th, 2021

The Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme (FMSH) and the Institut Français d’Etudes sur l’Asie Centrale (IFEAC) offer short-term fellowships of three months in France for postdoc researchers from Central Asia who have presented their thesis from 2015.

This research stay is designed to enable researchers to conduct research studies in France: field enquiries, library and archives work. 

This call is part of the Atlas short-term postdoctoral mobility programme offered by the FMSH and its partners.

 

Financial details

Laureates will receive a total stipend of 4 500 € for the three months (3 instalments of 1 500 € paid at the beginning of each month of stay). This financial contribution is intended to cover expenditure such as transport and accommodation costs.

Besides, the FMSH and the IFEAC provide support for visa and logistical support to organise the stay (possibility to have a workspace, letter for the libraries...).

 

Eligibility criteria

Nationality: This program is open to researchers originating from Kazakhstan, Kirghizstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan (nationality is a requirement) and affiliated with an institution of higher education and research or a public or private research institute based in one of these countries. 

Educational Degree: Applicants must have obtained their PhD doctorate (“Kandidat” thesis) and presented their thesis from 2015.

Theme: Applicants   must   be   involved   in   research   in   social   and   human   sciences.

French host institution: Before submitting their application, applicants will have to find a French research institution to host them for the time of their stay. Applicants will have to provide a letter from the hosting institution addressed to the FMSH and the IFEAC expressing the institution’s willingness to host the applicant during the time of fellowship and explaining the work conditions offered.

 

Application procedure

Applicants will be required to submit an online application form and a scientific dossier (research project + appendices). The online application form will be available on the FMSH website as of January 11th 2021. Completed proposals can be uploaded to the application portal at any time before the application deadline of March 15th 2021, 5:00pm (Paris time).

Online application and scientific dossier can be submitted in French or English.

 

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