The Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University’s Middle East Institute is pleased to announce that the competition for the 2018-2019 Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Post-Doctoral Award is open. This year-long post-doctoral fellowship seeks to recognize and foster innovative and ground-breaking scholarship on issues related to Palestine and Palestinians. The award will support a scholar working a book project in any field of the humanities or social science who will spend the academic year at Columbia University in New York, pursuing her or his research and writing, teaching one undergraduate course at Columbia College, and participating in the intellectual life of the Center for Palestine Studies.
The international competition is open to post-doctoral scholars who share the mission of the Center for Palestine Studies to advance the production and circulation of knowledge on Palestinian history, culture, society, and politics through outstanding scholarship. The Award carries a stipend of $50,000 for the academic year.
The deadline for full applications including supporting letters is February 28, 2018.