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[liberationtech] Fwd: Research fellowships at the Center for Media and Communication Studies, CEU
rebecca.mackinnon at gmail.com
Wed Jan 19 12:18:16 PST 2011
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> From: "CMCS - Center for Media and Communications Studies" <cmcs at ceu.hu>
> Date: January 19, 2011 1:35:08 PM EST
> To: "CMCS - Center for Media and Communications Studies" <cmcs at ceu.hu>
> Subject: Research fellowships at the Center for Media and Communication Studies, CEU
> The Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS) at Central European University (CEU) has vacancies for two Research Fellows to commence in spring 2011; the length of stay is six months, with the possibility of extending up to an additional twelve months.
> For the media and communications policy fellow, applicants should have specialization in the field of media and communications policy and regulation within the fields of audiovisual media services, electronic networks and services including the Internet, as well as governance of and ownership within these sectors, and be able to conduct comparative policy analysis.
> An additional fellowship is available for a researcher with specializations among the following areas: social media; civil society and communications; alternative and / or community media, the impact of new technologies; online free expression; or privacy concerns.
> Research fellows will be expected conduct their own research project and participate in the development of ongoing Center activities and workshops related to their field of interest. Applicants should be at the level of junior scholars, post-doctoral scholars, or advanced PhD students. Research stipend is commensurate with experience.
> Letters of interest with a CV, research proposal or abstract and copy of recent scholarly article should be sent to cmcs at ceu.hu on or before February 15, 2011. Please note in your letter the requested time frame and amount of time you are available for and earliest start date.
> Citizens of countries in Central and Eastern Europe (except EU member states), the former Soviet Union or Mongolia holding a Ph.D. or equivalent, who are affiliated with a teaching or research institution in those countries, can also pursue a research fellowship with CMCS by following the application procedure described here.
> About the Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS)
> The Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS) is the hub for media and communication research at the Central European University (CEU), with a mission to advance media and communication scholarship in Central and Eastern Europe and beyond. The CMCS produces scholarly and practice-oriented research addressing academic, policy and civil society needs. CMCS research promotes pluralism, participation and the democratic potential of the media, and investigates the complexities of media and communication in transition. CMCS is part of a global network anchored by the Center for Global Communications Studies (CGCS) at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, that includes the Programme for Media Law and Policy at Oxford and the Stanhope Center in London. www.cmcs.ceu.hu
> About CEU
> CEU is a graduate research-intensive university specializing primarily in the social sciences. It is located in Budapest, and accredited in the United States and Hungary. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and other emerging democracies throughout the world.
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