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Holocaust Studies MA Stream at UVic

We are pleased to announce that the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria is now accepting applications to our interdisciplinary MA stream in Holocaust Studies.

Interlinking scholarship with community-based field research—in effect drawing on the strengths of both academic research and experiential learning—our graduate stream provides individual learners with key competencies designed to prepare them for a career in education, public history, museum and/or archival work, human rights education, journalism, public advocacy, and law. Our program also provides students with a solid interdisciplinary foundation for further PhD studies in Holocaust Studies, Genocide Studies, or Human Rights and Equity Studies.

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Two Universities, One Degree, Multiple Opportunities: MA in Intercultural German Studies @ Waterloo

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies seeks excellent students to join the unique Joint MA program in Intercultural German Studies. The program is fully funded and includes one year of study at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and one year at the University of Mannheim, Germany. Students obtain a combined joint degree from the two universities.

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Call for Nominations-CAUTG Prize for the Best PhD Dissertation in German Studies (17 Feb 2019)

This is the Call for Nominations for the CAUTG Prize for the Best PhD Dissertation in German Studies (for the period 2016 to 2018). Note the deadline: 17 February 2019. The CAUTG PhD Dissertation Prize is normally awarded every other year, with two awards being a possibility in the event that submissions are found to include two outstanding dissertations from fields considered too different to allow fair comparison.

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CfA: 2019 Canadian Summer School in Germany

The application process for the 2019 Canadian Summer School in Germany is now open. You and your students can access all the information you need on the program’s website (www.cssg.ca).  Please announce the CSSG in all of your language and culture classes. You will find posters (in English, French, and Mandarin) below. Please print and circulate to each student. (Posters and brochures have also been mailed to your department / program chair or contact person).

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PAD: Foreign Language Assistant Exchanges to Germany 2019/20

In co-operation with the German Pedagogical Exchange Office (PAD), the Canadian Association of University Teachers of German is accepting applications for positions as English-language assistants in the Federal Republic of Germany. Further information and application forms are available from your university’s Department of German (or Department of Modern Languages) and below.

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Anschubstipendien des Doktoratsprogramms Literaturwissenschaft, Basel

Das Doktoratsprogramm Literaturwissenschaft der Universität Basel schreibt drei einjährige Anschubstipen­dien à CHF 30’000.– aus (Laufzeit: 01.04.2019–31.03.2020, in zwei Tranchen, mit Evaluati­on). Der Antritt des Stipendiums erfolgt zum 1. April 2019. Durch das Anschubstipendium soll ein Bei­trag an die Lebens­haltungskosten während der Ausarbeitungsphase eines literaturwissenschaftlichen Dissertationsproj­ektes ge­leistet werden. Erwünscht sind Dissertationsvorhaben an der Schnittstelle zu den Basis- und Profil­bereichen des Doktoratsprogramms Literaturwissenschaft. Wir bitten alle Bewerberinnen und Be­werber, vor einer all­fälligen Bewerbung Kontakt mit möglichen Betreuerinnen oder Betreuern aufzunehmen und entspre­chende Orientierungsgespräche zu führen.
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