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INSS Internship Opportunities Fall 2015

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INSS Internship Opportunities Fall 2015

Application deadline: Friday, 14 August

The Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) at the National Defense University (NDU) in Washington, D.C., is now accepting applications for its fall semester 2015 Internship Program. They offer unpaid internships in a variety of areas pertaining to national security and international affairs. All INSS interns provide substantive research assistance to our Senior Fellows and Staff, as well as have the opportunity to participate in Defense Department and Interagency meetings and events. Currently they are offering internship opportunities in three areas. Download the PDFS to learn about the Middle East Energy Internship, the South Asia-Near East Internship, or the Western Hemisphere Internship.

New Degree Programs at the Center for Cultural Diplomacy

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New Degree Programs at the Center for Cultural Diplomacy

The Center for Cultural Diplomacy located in Berlin, Germany is pleased to announce the creation of several new MA, MBA, and PhD programs in cultural diplomacy. The fall 2015 semester begins Thursday, 1 October, and the winter 2016 semester begins Monday, 8 February. Courses are offered in Germany, Italy, Romania, and Cyprus, as well as online. Specific programs offered include an MA in international relations and cultural diplomacy, as well as an MA in comparative European political studies. For more information regarding specific programs and to apply, visit the web site.

Language Training Supervisor Opportunity

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Language Training Supervisor Opportunity

Application deadline: Monday, 15 June

This is an opportunity in the Slavic, Pashto, and Persian Languages (SPP) Division within the School of Language Studies (SLS) in the Foreign Service Institute of the U.S. Department of State. The successful candidate will manage several (non-Russian) Slavic language programs and must pass certifications to administer and score official proficiency tests. Using professional linguistic skills, the language training supervisor will manage and direct a long-term training program; recruit, train, and develop language and culture instructors; and monitor language training program(s) to bring students to high levels of language proficiency. To apply, visit the web site.

Fulbright Opportunities in NATO Security Studies

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Fulbright Opportunities in NATO Security Studies

Belgium Award #6154: NATO Security Studies
Spend the spring beginning in January 2017 teaching and conducting research in transatlantic security studies at the College of Europe in Brugge. This award is open to all levels of scholars including early career. You will also have the opportunity to visit NATO headquarters as part of the EU/NATO annual seminar organized by the Belgian Fulbright Commission.

We offer a variety of other opportunities in political science throughout the world and encourage you to review our offerings here.

Our Application Guidelines provide helpful tips to reference during the process, and we are happy to answer any questions you or your colleagues may have. We also encourage you to explore and register for one or more of our webinars, which provide more detailed insight into various parts of the Fulbright U.S. Scholar program. A complete schedule of upcoming and archived presentations can be found here.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and the deadline for complete applications is ​3 August 2015.

Ten Great European Films of the 2010s

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Ten Great European Films of the 2010s

The final Cafe CSE for this semester will be Wednesday, 1 April at 4:00 p.m. in 238 HRCB and will feature Matt Ancell, Dennis Cutchins, and Christopher Oscarson.

Ancell is an associate professor of humanities and comparative literature and co-director of BYU’s International Cinema program. He received his PhD in comparative literature from the University of California–Irvine. His interests include the baroque in Spain and Italy, Montaigne and early modern skepticism, contemporary film, and deconstruction.

Cutchins is an associate professor of English and co-director Read More…