Fellowship Opportunities – UT College of Liberal Arts

The Institute for Historical Studies at UT Austin invites scholars whose research explores the origins, meanings, and impacts of population movements in history to apply for 2017-2018 theme: Migration, Exile, Displacement

IHS invites applications for resident fellows at all ranks.

Deadline: Sunday, January 15, 2017 (11:59pm CST).

For more information about the institute’s fellowship and application process, please visit the following link: http://liberalarts.utexas.edu/historicalstudies/theme/overview.php

Call for Papers -Migrations and borders in the United States: discourses, representations, imaginary contexts / Migrations et frontières aux États-Unis : discours, représentations, imaginaires

Call for Papers

Migrations and borders in the United States: discourses, representations, imaginary contexts / Migrations et frontières aux États-Unis : discours, représentations, imaginaires

March 29-31, 2017, University Grenoble Alpes, France

Deadline for proposals: December 15, 2016

Proposals are accepted in English or French (250 words maximum plus short bio 80 words maximum) are to be sent on one page with postal and email address to:

1) Susanne Berthier-Foglar (Université Grenoble Alpes, France)
susanne.berthier@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr
2) Paul OTTO (George Fox University, OR, Etats-Unis)
potto@georgefox.edu

For more details visit http://ilcea4.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/fr/agenda/colloques/migrations-et-frontieres-aux-etats-unis-discours-representations-imaginaires-migrations-and-borders-in-the-united-states-discourses-representations-imaginary-contexts–86027.kjsp

Work Opportunity for Graduate Students – Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

Work is to conduct model project and research studies to identify approaches to improve integration outcomes for Syrian refugees that have been resettled to Canada. Four focus areas as follows:

-Participatory research study with Syrian refugee youth on various topics such as family responsibilities and school integration
-Participatory research study how to reduce social isolation for parents and caregivers who stay at home with their children as well as isolated seniors
-Research study on existing innovative practices to initiate discussions with Syrian families on issues including family violence and rights, gender equality, and sexual and gender diversity (LGBTQ)
-Research and prototype model of a mobile digital tool to support Syrian refugee settlement

Any interest or question, please contact Natalie Proctor directly: Natalie.Proctor@GDIT.com