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The Culture and Politics of Resentment

Fung Global Fellow Program - Princeton University

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Publié le mercredi 10 août 2016 par João Fernandes

Résumé

Each year, the Fung Global Fellows Program selects six international scholars to be in residence at Princeton for one academic year and to engage in research and discussion around a common theme. During the academic year 2017/18, the program theme will be “The Culture and Politics of Resentment.” Resentment is a powerful emotion for expressing culture and politics. Experiences and memories of humiliation, oppression, and marginalization have stimulated emotions of resentment, and produced compelling demands for political inclusion and justice around the world. Alternatively, rage against what is seen as the “tyranny of the minority,” inequality, the corruption and aloofness of elites, the “foreign,” and the illegitimate have generated powerful populist upsurges against the perceived enemies of a homogeneous body of “the people.”

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Presentation

The Fung Global Fellows Program, inaugurated in the 2013-14 academic year, reflects Princeton University’s commitment to engaging with scholars from around the world and inspiring ideas that transcend borders. The program brings exceptional international early-career faculty members working in the social sciences and the humanities to Princeton for a year of research, writing, and collaboration.  It is administered by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), which serves as a site for integration and joint activity across all of the University's international and area studies programs.

Each year, the Fung Global Fellows Program selects six international scholars to be in residence at Princeton for one academic year and to engage in research and discussion around a common theme. The program includes a public seminar series where the fellows will present their work to the university community. Fellowships will be awarded through a competitive application process to scholars employed outside the United States who have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement, exhibit unusual intellectual promise, and are still early in their careers.

This program is supported by a gift from William Fung, group chairman of Li & Fung, a Hong Kong-based multinational group of export and retailing companies.

http://www.princeton.edu/funggfp/index.xml

Princeton University is pleased to announce the call for applications to the Fung Global Fellows Program at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS). Each year the program selects six scholars from around the world to be in residence at Princeton for an academic year and to engage in research and discussion around a common theme. Fellowships are awarded to scholars employed outside the United States who are expected to return to their positions, who have demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement and exhibit unusual intellectual promise, but who are still early in their careers.

During the academic year 2017/18, the program theme will be “The Culture and Politics of Resentment.” Resentment is a powerful emotion for expressing culture and politics. Experiences and memories of humiliation, oppression, and marginalization have stimulated emotions of resentment, and produced compelling demands for political inclusion and justice around the world. Alternatively, rage against what is seen as the “tyranny of the minority,” inequality, the corruption and aloofness of elites, the “foreign,” and the illegitimate have generated powerful populist upsurges against the perceived enemies of a homogeneous body of “the people.”

The goal of the 2017-18 Fung Global Fellows cohort will be to explore the full range of phenomena involved in the culture and politics of resentment, the conditions that produce such sentiments, and the projects they advance. We invite applications from scholars whose work addresses this topic in any historical period or region of the world and from any disciplinary background in the humanities and social sciences.

Applications are due on November 1, 2016. To be eligible, applicants must have received their Ph.D. (or equivalent) no earlier than September 1, 2007. Fellowships will be awarded on the strength of a candidate’s proposed research project, the relationship of the project to the program’s theme, the candidate’s scholarly record, and the candidate’s ability to contribute to the intellectual life of the program.

Evaluation Procedures

  • Who will evaluate my application? Applications will be reviewed by the director of the Fung Global Fellows Program and a search committee.
  • Will I receive a copy of my evaluation? All application materials and the selection committee's evaluations remain confidential. The committee will not provide feedback on individual applications.

Salaries and Research Support

  • What is the duration of the fellowship? One academic year, 10 months from September 1 to June 30, during which the fellow is expected to be in residence in Princeton.
  • What salary can I expect? Within the limits of its resources, it is the intent of the program to provide a salary that equals the base salary paid to a fellow at his or her home institution. In cases where the fellow’s base salary scale is significantly below the norm, salaries may be adjusted upward. Fellows will be eligible for health insurance and other benefits through the Princeton University benefits plan. Each fellow will also receive a research fund.

Application

The 2017-18 program theme is “The Culture and Politics of Resentment.” We invite applications from scholars whose work addresses this topic in any historical period or region of the world and from any disciplinary background in the humanities and social sciences.

Applications are due on November 1, 2016 (11:59 p.m. EST). All applications need to be submitted through the online application portal.

For eligibility requirements and application specifics, as well as a list of frequent questions, please review the following pages of this website.

Application Details

The application deadline for the 2017–18 Fung Global Fellows Program on "The Culture and Politics of Resentment" is November 1, 2016 (11:59 p.m. EST). Please review the information below before proceeding to the online application portal.

The following items will need to be submitted by the applicant, in English:

  1. Completed online application form
  2. Cover letter (1.5 pages maximum)
  3. Curriculum Vitae / Bibliography (may be submitted as one document)
  4. Research proposal (maximum of 3 pages, single spaced)
  5. One writing sample (article or book chapter, maximum of 50 pages)
  6. An official letter from the applicant’s employer affirming that, should the fellowship be awarded, the applicant would be permitted to accept it and to spend the academic year 2017-2018 at Princeton University (on the application portal, upload this document as "Other 1")

In addition, three (3) confidential letters of recommendation, in English, will need to be uploaded directly by the referees to the application portal on or before the November 1 application deadline:

  • Letters are best submitted in PDF format; electronic letterhead and signature preferred, or a signed, scanned letter on letterhead.
  • Letters may be addressed to the Search Committee, Fung Global Fellows Program.
  • It is not necessary to mail a hard copy of the letter. However, if a referee is unable to submit the letter electronically, sending it by mail, postmarked by November 1, 2016, will be acceptable:

Fung Global Fellows Program
Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies
Louis A. Simpson *60 International Building - Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

For more information on eligibility requirements and the application process 

http://www.princeton.edu/funggfp/application/

http://www.princeton.edu/funggfp/faq/

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Lieux

  • Louis A. Simpson *60 International Building - 20 Washington Road
    Princeton, États-Unis (08544)

Dates

  • mardi 01 novembre 2016

Fichiers attachés

Mots-clés

  • research residence, early-career faculty members, multidisciplinary program

Contacts

  • Fung Global Fellows
    courriel : fung-gfp [at] princeton [dot] edu

Source de l'information

  • Beate Witzler
    courriel : fung-gfp [at] princeton [dot] edu

Pour citer cette annonce

« The Culture and Politics of Resentment », Bourse, prix et emploi, Calenda, Publié le mercredi 10 août 2016, http://calenda.org/374592