Application deadline: Sunday, 30 June
The Taiwan Fellowship was established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to encourage research in Taiwan-related issues. Experts, scholars, and doctoral students worldwide are encouraged to apply for this fellowship, lasting a minimum of three months to a maximum of one year.
In addition to providing roundtrip airfare to Taiwan and accident insurance , the fellowship also provides a monthly stipend from NT$50,000 to NT$60,000 (up to about US$2,000/month). (more…)
IO BIO, The Biographical Dictionary of Secretaries-General of International Organizations
Edited by Bob Reinalda, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, and Kent Kille, The College of Wooster, Ohio, USA
Web site: http://www.ru.nl/fm/iobio
The IO BIO Project is designed to create a biographical dictionary (virtual and in print format) with short biographies of Secretaries-General (SGs), or other executive heads with different titles, of International Organizations (IOs). ACUNS members are encouraged to engage with the project, through writing entries in their IO area of expertise and accessing the initial set of biographies that are already available on the project’s web site. (more…)
FamilySearch is piloting an intern program sending two students to the Dominican Republic to be in archives preparing (unfolding, organizing, flattening) vital records and taking photographs of these vital records with a high-end camera and computer setup (provided my FamilySearch).
We would like them to start 1 May. Service would be 135 days (4.5 months). Prefer Spanish-speaking, but one of the students could be English-speaking. They will be working with a Senior Missionary couple who do speak Spanish. (more…)
“Religious Freedom and Religious Violence in Pre-Modern Korea: The 1801 Silk Letter to the Pope of Hwang Sayŏng,” will be the topic of discussion by Donald L. Baker, director of the Centre for Korean Research at the University of British Columbia, on Tuesday, 16 April at noon in 238 HRCB.
Baker has been an associate professor of Asian studies at the University of British Columbia since 1987, with a specific interest in the cultural and religious history of Korea, which he first became interested in as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in the city of Kwangju (1971–74). (more…)
Submission deadline: Friday, 16 August
Conference dates: 10–14 January 2014
The 12th annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities encourages the following types of submissions: Research Papers, Abstracts, Student Papers, Case Studies, Work-in-Progress Reports or Proposals for Future Research, and Reports on Issues Related to Teaching.
Acceptable presentation forms include paper sessions, workshop presentations, panel sessions, and poster sessions.
See full conference details online.