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June 11, 2013

Conference: Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust

Deadline: June 15, 2013

International Conference: Simon Wiesenthal Conference 2013
Collaboration in Eastern Europe during World War II and the Holocaust
December 5-7, 2013, Vienna, Austria


Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, United States Holocaust Memorial
Museum Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI)

Call for Applicants for travel support

The Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies (VWI) and the United
States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies
are co-organizing an interdisciplinary conference on complicity and
collaboration in World War II and the Holocaust in the eastern part of
Europe. The conference will be held December 5-7, 2013 in Vienna. This
three-day conference will bring together scholars from all disciplines
working on complicity and collaboration in a number of Eastern European
countries to share their research with each other and the public.

A limited number of junior scholar stipends will be available to partially
defray costs for graduate students and junior scholars from post-communist
countries to attend the conference without presenting a paper. Applicants
must be advanced graduate students or recent Ph.D. recipients no more than
three years beyond conferral of their degree, and must reside in one of
the countries in the regions covered by this CfP. Scholars enrolled in
graduate programs or teaching at universities outside of these countries
are not eligible for junior scholar travel stipends. Please note that
these awards are not for panelists presenting papers, but for junior
scholars who wish to attend the conference as part of the audience.

To apply for a junior scholar travel stipend, please submit (1) a
curriculum vitae that indicates your current academic affiliation; (2) a
statement of interest of not more than 750 words addressing your specific
interest in attending the conference, background in the area of study, and
how attendance will benefit the candidate’s research, teaching, or future
publications; and (3) a supporting letter from an academic advisor,
department chair, or dean that addresses the candidate’s qualifications
and research as well as his/her potential as a scholar to Krista Hegburg,
Ph.D., Program Officer, Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, at

Statements of interest and CVs must be submitted in English; the
supporting letter may be submitted in either English or one of the
languages of the applicant’s country. The deadline for receipt of
application for the junior scholar travel stipends is June 15, 2013.
Participants will be notified in July 2013.

Posted by sarayu at June 11, 2013 03:18 PM