Call for Applications zum Thema “Histories of Migrant Knowledge in and across the Transpacific: Agencies, Scales, Tranlations” für eine transregionale Akademie


Dear Colleagues,

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland in cooperation with the German Historical Institute Washington DC invite applications from doctoral and postdoctoral scholars of the humanities and social sciences to participate in the Transregional Academy on the theme Histories of Migrant Knowledges in and across the Transpacific. Agencies, Scales, Translations to be held from May 28th to June 4th, 2019 at the University of California, Berkeley.

The Academy aims to provide a forum for scholars from different disciplines who are interested in discussing and exchanging on the histories of transpacific migrations and the plural ways of knowing and transforming the transpacific worlds, politics, and environments while being on the move (18th to 21st centuries). The Academy is designed to support innovative research, scholarly networks and contribute to closer ties among research activities.

Participants will receive grants that cover the costs of travel and accommodation. Please find the announcement attached in a PDF format. The deadline for applications is October 25th, 2018 .

We would be grateful if you could post the announcement at your institution and circulate it among interested scholars.

With my best regards,
Georges Khalil

Forum Transregionale Studien
Wallotstrasse 14, 14193 Berlin
Telefon +49 (0)30 89 001-420
Telefax +49 (0)30 89 001-400

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