Robert Bosch Stiftung Academy Fellowship (Central & Eastern Europe and Africa) 2019

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Chatham House is pleased to invite applications for the Robert Bosch Stiftung Academy Fellowship (Central & Eastern Europe and Africa) in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs.

The Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs was formally launched by the patron of Chatham House, Her Majesty The Queen, on 18 November 2014. It offers potential leaders from around the world the opportunity to get involved and contribute to the work which Chatham House does.

Academy fellows are drawn from government and the broader policy community, the private sector, media and civil society. During their time at the Academy, fellows deepen their understanding of critical issues, learn new skills, develop their networks, and propose new ideas and solutions to complex policy challenges and opportunities. The Academy welcomes approximately 10-15 fellows per year from across the world.

This year, fellows will be hosted by the Europe Programme at Chatham House. During the fellowship, the fellow will conduct a research project of their own design which falls within the research topic below.

Transition experiences and developments in relations between Central and Eastern Europe and sub-Saharan Africa.

The parameters for the research topics have been designed in broad terms to allow applicants to devise a project that appeals to their own research interests.

However, proposals should take into account the broader context of the project, which places particular reference on bilateral relations and cooperation, democratic transitions, institutional capacity-building, and public policy reform.

Eligibility

  • The fellowship is open to citizens of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa comprising of Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, DRC, Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Applications will also be accepted from applicants holding dual nationality which includes one of these countries.
  • It is required that the applicant holds a completed BA degree or equivalent, Masters degree with an international focus is preferred.
  • The fellowship is aimed at candidates at the mid-stage of their career and who come from academia, NGOs, business, government departments, civil society or the media. They should possess knowledge of, and an interest in, the policy challenges related to global governance laid out on the Fellowships page.

Remuneration and benefits

The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of approximately £2,295. Modest provision is made for the costs of relocation, fieldwork, and possible publication costs.

Duration: 10-month term from mid-September 2019 to late-July 2020.

Location: The fellow will be based full-time at Chatham House, London for the initial months and final months of the fellowship. For an intervening period of three months the fellow will be based full-time at the Institute of International Relations Prague (IIR).

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For more information visit the official site

Application Deadline: 29th April 2019 at 9:00am UK Time.

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