Fellowships/Becas: MECILA – Maria Sibylla Merian Centre Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America
First call for applications for research positions at Mecila (Maria Sibylla Merian International Centre for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences: Conviviality-Inequality in Latin America) in 2020.
The Centre will award 4 Junior Fellowships to candidates who have obtained a doctoral degree in humanities or social sciences within the last 5 years and 5 Senior Fellowships for internationally recognized scholars who hold a permanent senior position at a university or research institution.The scholarships will have a duration of 7 months and both positions are allocated at Mecila’s hub in São Paulo, Brazil. The monthly stipend is above average, covering local living costs.
Applicants should send the required documents no later than 15 January 2020 via e-mail to the Coordination Office in São Paulo.
All the requirements for the subscription are available at here.
The Centre’s headquarters have been established in São Paulo (Brazil) by a consortium composed of three German institutions: Freie Universität Berlin (coordination); Ibero-Amerikanisches Institut, Berlin; and Universität zu Köln, Cologne, as well as four Latin American institutions: Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento (Cebrap), São Paulo, Brazil; Instituto de Investigaciones en Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales (CONICET / Universidad Nacional de La Plata), La Plata, Argentina, and El Colegio de México (COLMEX), Mexico City, Mexico. The Centre draws on the existing long-term cooperation between these institutions. It is financially supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)