The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research invites applications for several of its research fellowships.
Fellowships in East European Jewish studies
These fellowships support original doctoral or postdoctoral research in the field of East European Jewish studies at the YIVO library and archives.
Baltic Jewish studies fellowship
This enables doctoral or postdoctoral researchers to conduct studies in the field of Lithuanian Jewish history, or provide travel support for PhD dissertation research in the Baltic states. A public lecture by the holder is required.
Polish Jewish studies fellowship
This supports doctoral or postdoctoral research on Polish-Jewish history in the modern period, particularly Jewish-Polish relations, including the Holocaust period, and Jewish contributions to Polish literature and culture. A public lecture by the holder is required.
East European Jewish literature and arts fellowship
This enables a postgraduate researcher to conduct studies into Eastern European Jewish music, art, theatre and Yiddish literature at the YIVO archives, library and music collection. The holder is expected to deliver a public lecture.
American Jewish studies fellowship
This supports doctoral or postdoctoral research in American Jewish history, with special consideration given to scholars working on some aspect of the Jewish labour movement.
Diana Abramowicz Emerging Scholar Fellowship
This fellowship supports postdoctoral research in Eastern European Jewish studies, leading to a significant scholarly publication and possibly encompassing the revision of a doctoral dissertation. The holder is expected to deliver a public lecture.
The Workmen’s Cirlcle/Dr Emanuel Patt visiting professorship
This professorship supports postdoctoral research in Eastern European Jewish studies at the YIVO Library and Archives. The visiting faculty member is expected to deliver a public lecture.
The deadline for all applications is 31 Dec 2015.
For more information, please visit: https://www.yivo.org/List-of-Fellowships
For advice on applying, please contact your relevant Research Development Manager.