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Distinguished Chair in East European and Eurasian Studies at Centre for East European Studies, University of Warsaw

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

The award holder will be expected to teach one regular course for BA/MA “Eastern Studies” students per semester at the Centre for East European Studies University of Warsaw (CEES UW) and one general university lectures, opened for all University of Warsaw students per semester as well as hold consultations with students. The Distinguished Chair will be encouraged to participate in conferences and academic events organized at CEES UW as well as participate in collaborative research with CEES scholars.

Grant Length
From five to ten months
Grant Dates

Award is offered for either 5 or 10 months—that is, for a semester or an academic year. One-semester grants last either from mid-September through mid-February or from the beginning of February until the end of June; two-semester grants begin only in mid-September. Candidates are encouraged to apply for two semesters.

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
History, non- U.S.
Literature, non- U.S.
Political Science
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

History of the East European and Eurasian region (preferably XX and XXI cc.)

Political science (East European and Eurasian region)

Geopolitics and foreign relations (East European and Eurasian region)

Economic, social, military problems (East European and Eurasian region)

Cultural, confessional, nationality problems (East European and Eurasian region)

Transformation after communism – political, social and economic aspects USA – post-communist countries relations

Special Features

In-country private Medical Care Package

Enrichment opportunities: In-country orientation, mid-year meeting, language-learning opportunities

Teaching Assistant to support the grantee with teaching activities

Application Deadline
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Distinguished Chair
Academics, except early career
Number of Grants
Program Staff
Kimberly Williams
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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