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Spring 2017 Newsletter

PARC is excited to bring back our PARC newsletters, offering information on our research fellows' work and a host of other PARC activities. Please click the button on the left to see the latest newsletter.

PARC is pleased to announce seven 2018-19 research, travel, and cultural preservation fellowship competitions.

  1. NEH Research Fellowships for scholars who have earned their PhD or completed their professional training and are U.S. citizens or have lived in the U.S. for the last three years.
  2. U.S. Research Fellowships for doctoral students and scholars who have earned their PhD. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  3. Faculty Development Seminar travel fellowships for U.S. faculty members.
  4. Media Development Seminar travel fellowships for U.S. faculty members.
  5. CAORC Multi-country Research Fellowships for doctoral students and scholars who have earned their PhD. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  6. CAORC-Kaplan Responsive Preservation Initiative for Cultural Heritage Resources.
  7. Palestinian Research Fellowships for Palestinians who are doctoral students or scholars who have earned their PhD. (The deadline has past.)

Summary information is below, with full information on the PARC web page for each specific program.

We have a new online application system. Please visit https://orcfellowships.fluidreview.com to apply. Sign in to create an account and see fellowships for which you might be eligible.


2018-19 NEH Fellowship Competition for
Scholars Conducting Humanities
Research in Palestine

Applications due January 15, 2018

Fellowship awards are $4,200 per month

PARC announces its sixth National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) competition for research in Palestine for scholars who have earned their PhD or completed their professional training. Research must be a minimum of four and a maximum of eight consecutive months.

See the NEH/FPIRI Fellowships page to view the full announcement. To apply, please go to https://orcfellowships.fluidreview.com.


2018-19 U.S. Fellowship Competition for
Scholars Conducting Field-Based
Research on Palestine

Application due January 8, 2018

Fellowship awards from $6,000 - $9,000

PARC announces its 19th annual U.S. research fellowship competition for doctoral students or scholars who have earned their PhD. Applicants must be U.S. citizens to apply.

See the the U.S. Fellowship page to view the full announcement. To apply, please go to https://orcfellowships.fluidreview.com.


2018 Faculty Development Seminar on Palestine
June 20 - July 3, 2018
in Jerusalem and the West Bank

Applications due January 17, 2018

PARC announces its ninth Faculty Development Seminar (FDS) on Palestine. This two-week seminar is for U.S. faculty members from any field of study who have demonstrated interest in, but have little travel experience to, Palestine.

See the FDS page to view the full announcement. To apply, please go to https://orcfellowships.fluidreview.com.


2018 Media Development Seminar on Palestine
July 11 - July 24, 2018
in Jerusalem and the West Bank

Applications due January 12, 2018

PARC announces its third Media Development Seminar (MDS) on Palestine. This two-week seminar is for U.S. faculty members from journalism, film, communications, or media studies who have demonstrated interest in, but have little travel experience to, Palestine.

See the MDS page to view the full announcement. To apply, please go to https://orcfellowships.fluidreview.com.


Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program

(Research at PARC included in this program)

Applications due January 31, 2018

Approximately eight awards of up to $10,500 each

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) Multi-Country Research Fellowship Program supports advanced regional or trans-regional research in the humanities, social sciences, or allied natural sciences for U.S. citizens who are doctoral candidates and scholars who have already earned their Ph.D. Preference will be given to candidates examining comparative and/or cross-regional research. Scholars must carry out research for a minimum of 90 days in two or more countries outside the United States, at least one of which hosts a participating American overseas research center.

For further information and to apply, please go to https://orcfellowships.fluidreview.com.


Responsive Preservation Initiative for
Cultural Heritage Resources

(Research at PARC included in this program)

Supported by the J.M. Kaplan Fund, CAORC announces the new Responsive Preservation Initiative (RPI) for Cultural Heritage Resources (CHRs). The RPI program will fund projects for urgent, emergent, or priority issues that need to be addressed quickly. Small grants are available for rapid emergency projects in Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, The Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, Turkey, and Yemen.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. To learn more, visit https://www.jotform.com/CAORC/jm-kaplan-fund.


2018-19 Fellowship Competition for
Palestinian Scholars Conducting
Field-Based Research on Palestine

Pre-proposal applications due October 10, 2017

Fellowship awards from $4,000 to $6,000

Notification of invitation to submit a
full proposal November 14, 2017
Full proposals due December 20, 2017
(only people invited to submit are eligible)

PARC announces its 19th annual competition for Palestinian doctoral and post-doctoral reseach fellowships in Palestinian studies.

See the Palestinian Fellowship page to view the full announcement, pre-proposal application, and submission instructions.


PARC at MESA 2017

PARC-sponsored panel at the 2017 annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) in Washington, D.C., November 18-21, 2017:

[P4735] Hebron in the Modern Period: Social, Political, and Economic Dynamics in Southern Palestine on Sunday, 11/19/17 10:30 a.m.

For more information about past PARC panels at MESA, see our MESA page.

Also, visit MESA's web page at http://www.mesa.arizona.edu/annual-meeting/index.html.


MESA 2017 Highlights

Please click here to view a listing of panels and presentations on Palestine at the Middle East Studies Association's 2017 meeting. (pdf format)

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