Arctic Research Fellowships - $5,000
The Arctic as an “Emerging” World Region
Deadline for Proposals: 11 December 2013
Call for Proposals
The Canadian Studies Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies - in partnership with the Center for West European Studies, Ellison Center for Russian, East European and Central Asian Studies, Center for Global Studies, and East Asia Center (all in the Jackson School), Anthropology and Scandinavian Studies, Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Atmospheric Sciences, Oceanography, Program on Climate Change, and the Quaternary Research Center - with support from a College of Arts and Sciences Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant, is pleased to announce 7-10 fellowships available for UW graduate students valued at $5,000 each.
The Arctic as an “Emerging” World Region The objectives of the fellowships are to foster innovative research that strengthens area studies at the University and to build vital research linkages across disciplines, particularly between the natural and social sciences and the humanities, on a range of issues related to the Arctic. Resulting research papers will focus on the Arctic as an emerging world region from a variety of perspectives. Examples of focal topics include climate and ocean change, human rights, changes to the cryosphere, indigenous concepts of Arctic territory, fisheries management and economics, community security, international customary law, past human-environmental dynamics, global geopolitics, resource extraction and environmental ethics, and the interactions between the Arctic indigenous peoples and state entities in the policy dialogue.