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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

8124-AU

Fulbright–Botstiber Visiting Professor of Austrian-American Studies

Austria
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

A flexible combination of teaching, advising students, collaborative research and/or enhancing institutional collaboration that entails teaching one or more class sessions per week consisting of 90 minutes each (two Austrian academic hours). Format, content and level of the individual courses (advanced undergraduate and graduate), associated activities and research focus are negotiated on a consensual basis with the host institution, contingent upon the grantee’s interests and expertise and host institution’s needs.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary research or teaching activities‎.
Grant Length
Four months
Grant Dates

Grants should begin on either October 1, 2018 or March 1, 2019.

Locations

Any appropriate institution.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred:
Disciplines
American History
American Literature
American Studies
Area Studies
Art
Art History
Economics
Education
Film Studies
History (non-U.S.)
Journalism
Language and Literature (non-U.S.)
Law
Music
Philosophy
Political Science
Sociology
Specializations

The purpose of the Fulbright-Botstiber Award in Austrian-American Studies is to promote the understanding of the historical relationship between Austria and the United States. Therefore, it is open to all scholars of Austrian and American Studies whose project proposals contribute toward this objective in terms of combinations of teaching and research.

The Austrian Fulbright Commission and the Botstiber Foundation are particularly interested in soliciting applications in the fields of history, the social sciences, economics and law, but also welcome qualified applications from other disciplines, including but not limited to literature, music and the arts.

Number of Grants
One
Activity
Teaching/Research
Category
Core (Open to all levels of scholars, including early career)
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Closed
Program Staff
Phone: 
202-686-6247

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