Call for Applications: Fellowship in the History of Knowledge, German Historical Institute

Deadline: December 1st 2017

The German Historical Institute, Washington, DC, is now accepting applications for a 6- to 12-month Fellowship in The History of Knowledge. Potential projects could focus on (but are not limited to) the following areas: the dynamics of knowledge transfer, communication and dissemination (or restriction) of knowledge, the preservation, collection, and curation of knowledge, and the transformative nature of knowledge and its impact on societies. It is essential that the proposed research projects make use of historical methods and engage with the relevant historiography. The fellowship term begins September 1, 2018. Continue reading


NSF Interdisciplinary Grants on the Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems

Deadline: November 21st 2017

The Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) Program supports interdisciplinary research that examines human and natural system processes and the complex interactions among human and natural systems at diverse scales. Research projects to be supported by CNH must include analyses of four different components: (1) the dynamics of a natural system; (2) the dynamics of a human system; (3) the processes through which the natural system affects the human system; and (4) the processes through which the human system affects the natural system. CNH also supports research coordination networks (CNH-RCNs) designed to facilitate activities that promote future research by broad research communities that will include all four components necessary for CNH funding. Continue reading


Faculty Seed Grants – Columbia University Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy

Deadline: October 27th 2017

ISERP has announced a call for applications for pilot research projects for up to $15,000. Applicants must be full-time Columbia University faculty members in the social sciences or SIPA. Priority will be given to high-risk, high-return research. Deadline: October 27. Continue reading