Residence Grant Application 2012

The Center for Urban History of East Central Europe invites applications for the annual Residence Grant Program. The Center welcomes applications which reflect a broad interpretation of urban history as a discipline where diverse humanities and social science approaches meet. Projects can be based, for instance, on one or several of the following approaches: "traditional" archival research, oral history, ethnographic, or sociological methodologies.

Residence Grants will be available for postgraduate students and scholars (independently of citizenship or place of work or residence) interested in working in Lviv. The grants consist of up to one month of free accommodation at the Center and access to the Center's resources. Recipients will be given a room in the Center’s modern shared guest appartment. All rooms face the Center's green courtyard and have wireless internet connection. The grant does not include travel costs, board and other living expenses.

Residence Grant recipients will present their research at the Center and submit a paper (largely based on work done during their stay at the Center) for publication in its ece-urban electronic publication series (see no later than six months after the end of their grant period.

Application Materials:

  • Project Description (1000-2000 words);
  • CV;
  • One Letter of Recommendation (only in the case of scholars who have no doctoral decree or its equivalent)

Please send all application materials as Word or PDF attachments to the Center's Academic Coordinator Dr. Iryna Matsevko, by e-mail ( no later than 10 March 2012. Please enter "Residence Grant Application 2012" in the Subject header. The results of the competition will be announced not later than 10 April 2012. The jury is not required to publicly justify its decisions. 

Applications may be submitted in the following languages: Ukrainian, English, Polish, Russian, German.

Please note: Letters of Recommendation should also be sent via e-mail but separately by the referees. They should also contain the full contact details of the referees.

Please note that only complete applications can be considered.

You may download this information in PDF and MS Word formats.

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