From time to time I publish some useful links and announcements for East European researchers. Here is a new issue in this category:
- The European Commission Joint Research Center (JRC) is currently organising open competitions to recruit new scientific/technical staff in the following fields: Chemistry, Biology and Health Sciences, Physics, Structural Mechanics, Quantitative Policy Analysis, Spatial Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Energy Sciences, Communication/Information Technology. Registration open until 4 November. For further information check go to this link.
- The John Smith Fellowship Programme. The Programme targets outstanding young leaders working in politics, local government or civil society with an established interest in promoting democratic reform. Once a year, in June, a group of young people aged 25 to 40 come to Britain to take part. Deadline: 31 December 2010. Open to: individuals from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine, aged 25 to 40. Scholarships: flights to and from the UK, accommodation and subsistence during the Programme, and the costs of visas. Official web.
- The Institute for Studies on Federalism and Regionalism of the European Academy Bozen/Bolzano (EURAC), the Faculty of Law and the School of Political Science and Sociology of the University of Innsbruck are organizing the International Winter School on Federalism and Governance. The deadline for applications is 31 October 2010. For further information visit website.
- Continuity and Change in Southeastern Europe, A Harvard University conference – February 4, 2011. Call for Papers. Deadline for submission: November 15, 2010. Proposals should be submitted along with a recent CV to Andrew Hall at Andrew_Hall@hks.harvard.edu. Small stipends for travel and accommodation will be available for selected participants. Official website.