The aim of the Paul Celan Fellowship Program is to overcome deficits and asymmetries in the exchange of ideas and the reception of scholarly literature which result from the division of Europe in the 20th century. Therefore, the program supports translations of canonical texts and contemporary key works in the humanities, social sciences and cultural studies from Eastern to Western, Western to Eastern, or between two Eastern European languages. Special emphasis is put on translations of relevant works written by East European authors and/or by female scholars. A thematic relation to one of the research fields of the IWM is likewise welcomed (for details please click here (http://www NULL.iwm NULL.at/research/)). Please note that fiction and poetry will not be accepted.
Fellows will spend 3 – 6 months between July 2015 and June 2016 at the Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (IWM) in Vienna and receive a monthly stipend of EUR 2,050 to cover all expenses related to the stay in Vienna. The IWM provides fellows with an office incl. access to internet, in-house research and administrative facilities as well as other services free of charge.
Further details and online application, please click here (http://www NULL.iwm NULL.at/fellowships/celan).
Deadline for application: 28 February 2015