YEREVAN — The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute foundation announces 2020 LEMKIN SCHOLARSHIP program for foreign young researchers and PhD candidates. Raphael Lemkin scholarship is intended to extend research on the Armenian Genocide, promote multilayered research of the theme and engage young scientists.

The program will enable one up to 40-year-old foreign PhD students or young researchers who specialize in the field of genocide research and work on their doctoral thesis, to spend one month in Armenia and conduct their research at the archives of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, as well as other local scientific institutions and libraries.

The duration of the scholarship is one month.  The AGMI Foundation will cover travel and accommodation expenses.

The deadline for application is February 15, 2020. The name of the winner will be known on March 1, 2020.

At the end of the program, the scholarship holder is required to make a report and present a summary of the work done within the month. He/she will also submit an article as a result of a research to be considered for publication in the International Journal of Armenian Genocide Studies within 1 year from the end of his/her visit to Armenia.

A round-table discussion with the Armenian specialists and the AGMI Foundation researchers will be organized during the program with the scholarship holder.

The program will run from April 1.

Required documents for the submission:
– CV or resume
– Research proposal (not less than 2 pages)
– List of published works (if any)
– Two letters of reference
– A filled application form.

The winner will be selected by the Scientific Council of the AGMI Foundation.

For more info: http://genocide-museum.am/eng/Lemkin-2020.php

 

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