The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research is pleased to announce the Call for Applications for the 2017/2018 Georg Arnhold Visiting Research Professorship in Education for Sustainable Peace. The appointment is for a three- to six-month research stay in Braunschweig. It offers distinguished scholars from a variety of disciplines and practitioners in the area of peace education the opportunity to conduct research projects or to finish major publications without teaching or administrative obligations. Individuals with extensive high-level international experience in government or non-governmental organizations or in international organizations may also apply. In exceptional cases, the Georg Eckert Institute will consider applications from practitioners who do not hold a Ph.D. but who have at least five years of advanced professional experience in the area of peace education and who can demonstrate that their work and/or research projects have made an exceptional impact in the field of peace education.
The fellowship aims to promote education for sustainable peace with a particular focus on educational media and curricula at the secondary school level in post-conflict or transitional societies. The application deadline is October 1, 2016. For more information and the application form please consult http://bit.ly/GeorgArnholdProfessorship.