Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Alliance for Historical Dialogue Fellowship Program





The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) at Columbia University is now accepting applications to its residence Fellowship for Historical Dialogue and Accountability.

Practitioners of historical dialogue and accountability from conflict, post-conflict and post-dictatorial societies will have the opportunity to engage in training, networking, project work, academic and applied study.

The comprehensive program provides Fellows with the opportunity to hone practical skills in fundraising, advocacy and leadership, to develop a deeper understanding of dealing with the past, and to foster mutually beneficial relationships with their peers and with international and non-profit organizations in New York City and Washington, DC.

The Program is designed for NGO practitioners, journalists, lawyers, teachers, social workers, community organizers, and others working on issues including (but not limited to) transitional justice, truth and reconciliation, historical conflict, indigenous and minority rights, social accountability, memory studies, oral history, sites of memory and related areas where historical dialogue is a central component.

The AHDA fellowship program gives participants the opportunity to engage in training, networking, project work, and academic study in historical dialogue and related fields at Columbia University in New York City. The comprehensive fellowship program provides fellows with the opportunity to hone practical skills in fundraising, advocacy and leadership; to develop a deeper understanding of and engagement with the past; and to foster mutually beneficial relationships with their peers and with international and non-profit organizations based in New York and Washington, D.C.

Preference will be given to those who can demonstrate an established work record of several years relating to historical dialogue and accountability.

Both fully funded and partially funded fellowships are available.

Application deadline: March 15, 2015.






For further details and application please visit the Alliance for Historical Dialogue Fellowship Program
page.

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