WEEKLY BULLETIN Vol. 2, Issue 3 Aug. 31, 2007
Deadlines: MA/MFA Theses are due in the Dean’s
Office by Nov. 2, 2007
Effective July 1, 2007 legislation was
Final copies of theses and dissertations are
enacted that provides in-state tuition for
due in the Registrar’s Office by Dec. 7, 2007
military and military dependents with
documented proof of military orders and
evidence that they reside in Virginia. Study Abroad
■ Students interested in study abroad programs for
2008-2009 Research Scholar Program course credit should visit the Study Abroad office or
applications for spring and summer visit one of the following links:
programs are due October 1; applications for
fall and academic year programs are due http://www.odu.edu/ao/oip/studyabroad/short_progs/
January 15 summer.shtml
(Faculty-led short-term programs)
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Program (GRFP) deadline Nov. 6, 2007 www.iiepassport.org
(search engine for SA programs)
The Berlin Program Fellowship deadline NOTE* Be sure to look for Graduate specific
Dec. 1, 2007 programs.
Events Students looking at outside programs should
approach SA office as well as program
Anna Makhorkina Dissertation defense Thu. representatives to verify that course credit applies to
Sep. 6 at 11am degree.
Grad. Asst. Library Workshop Wed. Sep. 5
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■ Graduate Assistant Workshop: Put the library to
International students in GPIS Friday Sep. 7
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Are you a graduate assistant with questions about
IMPORTANT DATES FOR many of the tasks you’ve been assigned? Let the
DECEMBER 2007 GRADUATION ODU Perry Library help you find the answers! This
workshop for graduate research and teaching
Dissertations are due in the Dean’s Office assistants will cover how to take advantage of
by October 26, 2007 important library services, including how to:
An integral part of the program
obtain library materials requested by is a biweekly interdisciplinary colloquium where
your professor Fellows present their work and which is guided by
obtain materials not owned by the two distinguished professors each semester.
charge copying to the department or The Berlin Program is based at, funded and
faculty grants administered by the Freie Universität Berlin, one of
borrow materials in your professor's the nation´s leading research universities. The
name program´s publicity and selection process is
place materials on course reserves organized in cooperation with the German Studies
contact the library for the help you Association (GSA).
Deadline: December 1, 2007
Wednesday, September 5 at 10:00-11:30 AM and To download an application form, please refer to
Saturday, September 8 at 10:00-11:30 AM in Perry http://userpage.fu-berlin.de/~bprogram/ or send an
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■ Writing Tutorial Services will be opening for the
Please indicate your department when registering.
Fall semester this Monday, August 27, 2007. Our
hours of operation for the semester will be…
M – Th 8-8
The Berlin Program Fellowships Sa 8-12
■ The Berlin Program for Advanced German and
European Studies is pleased to solicit applications for WTS works with students on their writing for all
its next fellowship competition. The program offers ODU courses at all stages of the writing process.
fellowships to scholars in all social science and Therefore, we encourage you to come and see us if
humanities disciplines, including historians working you are getting started, have a draft, or are revising a
on the period since the mid-19th century for a paper. We even have online tutoring for students
research period in Berlin between 10-12 months. outside the Hampton Roads area.
The Berlin Program Fellowships are awarded for WTS will also be presenting a workshop series again
doctoral dissertation field research as well as this semester. Topics and dates will be announced in
postdoctoral research. Fellowship stipends are EUR the next few weeks.
1100 per month for fellows working on a dissertation
project and EUR 1400 per month for recent Ph.D.’s. Additionally, we encourage instructors in all
The program accepts applications from U.S. and disciplines—even those teaching distance education
Canadian nationals or permanent residents. courses—to invite us into their classroom to help
Applicants for a dissertation fellowship must be full- with writing. We can help teach specific writing
time graduate students who have completed all issues (from formatting a research project to
coursework required for the Ph.D. and must have proofreading techniques). Likewise we can help
achieved ABD (all but dissertation) status by the time facilitate a peer editing session. Or you can invite us
the proposed research stay in Berlin begins. Also to give a presentation on WTS so that your students
eligible are U.S. and Canadian Ph.D.s who have are aware of this free resource.
received their doctorates within the past two calendar
years. Please come by and visit us in BAL 6015 or call us at
Following a model usually reserved for senior
researchers at institutes of advanced study, the Berlin
Program is a residential program which combines The International Graduate Centre for
research opportunities with intellectual and cultural the Study of Culture (GCSC) PhD
■ The International Graduate Centre for the Study of two additional copies of the entire
Culture (GCSC) at Justus Liebig University in application (with exception of the degree
Giessen, Germany, invites international applications thesis)
for PhD fellowships. Due to generous support from
the German Research Foundation (DFG), the GCSC Applications must be received by September 1st,
can offer in 2007 up to 5 PhD fellowships. 2007, and should be sent directly to:
Director of Graduate Studies
PhD candidates seeking an excellent research Prof. Dr. Ansgar Nünning
environment will find ideal conditions and maximum International Graduate Centre for the Study of
support at the GCSC, which was awarded the status Culture (GCSC)
of a ?DFG - Graduate School of Germany's Justus Liebig University Giessen
Excellence Initiative in 2006. The PhD fellowships Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10A,
include a monthly stipend of approximately €1.000 D- 35394 Giessen
and are offered for one year with the possibility of Germany.
two extensions, each of a year. They start on October
15th , 2007. For further information, please visit our website or
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Acceptance of a fellowship requires participation in
the study programme and the wide-ranging events
offered by the GCSC, as well as active involvement
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fellowship holders must be registered as PhD
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Contact Person: Vicki Bonner, Associate Director,
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fees for doctoral students at JLU, except for an
enrolment fee of approximately €200 per semester.
In collaboration with the Area Coordinator, the
The GCSC encourages applicants who have
Residence Hall Director (RHD) assists in promoting
graduated with excellent marks from their home
universities in one of the GCSC's academic subjects*
development within the residence halls through
or in cultural studies. Applications from the areas of
program development, management of discipline,
Medieval and Early
crisis intervention, mediation, advising, and
leadership development. The RHD will
Modern History and Literature, Modern and
supervise and evaluate Resident Assistants and Peer
Contemporary History, Art History, Romance
Advisors. In addition, the RHD will
Studies, Slavic Studies and Linguistics are especially
participate in an on-call duty rotation, maintain office
encouraged. The proposed research project should fit
coverage, and participate in all required
into one of the GCSC’s research areas*. Candidates
must have fluency in either English or German.
To apply, please complete and submit our online
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Excellent interpersonal, social and counseling skills
materials by post to the address indicated below:
Excellent oral and written communication skills
a short CV
copies of all degree certificates
a research proposal of no more than 10 Length of Assistantship:
pages 9 months; Training to begin 7/30 (tentative)
a realistic time-plan for the completion of Hours: A total of thirty-five (35) hours per week
your project outside of on call duty responsibilities
two references from university teachers
a copy of the degree/masters thesis
Academic and professional knowledge and skills Computer competency, especially MS Word, Lotus
to be derived from this experience. Notes, Photoshop, Excel, and other systems are
GA will gain supervisory experience critical.
GA will gain knowledge on how to address student
disciplinary issues Preferred Qualifications:
GA will gain experience developing, and assessing Demonstrated leadership ability and the experience in
programs that focus on student needs working with culturally diverse populations.
GA will enhance their conflict mediation skills
GA will receive training in crises management Length of Assistantships: 1 year (extendable)
GA will enhance communication and analytical skills
Suitable Academic Major: Higher Education, The S.A.F.E. Space Coordinator will work with the
Student Personnel, Counseling, or a related field with Director of Multicultural Student Services to ensure
a demonstrated record of experience in residence comprehensive and ongoing training designed for the
life/housing Safe Space Program. Serve on various organizations
and committees exploring LGBTQ concerns and the
Remuneration for Assistantship: An annual stipend Diversity Institute Advisory Committee. Assist in
of $11, 300 – $16,300; in addition to a furnished the design and implementation of programs that
apartment and a full meal plan. increase campus awareness of homophobia and
heterosexism and which advocate for a safe,
■ Multicultural Student Services equitable, and open environment for all students.
S.A.F.E. Space Coordinator Ensure that information pertaining to local, regional,
Graduate Assistant and national trends within the LGBTQ culture is
reflected on our website and printed materials.
Contact Person: Lesa C. Clark; 757-683- Assess and effectively communicate the needs of
4406; firstname.lastname@example.org LGBTQ students. Contribute to the Spectrum
Newsletter, which is published once during the
Name of Supervisor: Lesa C. Clark, academic year. Perform other duties as assigned.
Director, Multicultural Student Services
Academic and professional knowledge and skills
Qualifications: derived from this experience:
The S.A.F.E. (Students, Staff, Administrators, & GA will obtain experience in providing training
Faculty for Equality) Space program is a very designed to promote an inclusive campus
integral tool in ensuring that the Old Dominion environment for LGBTQ student.
University community is provided with opportunities GA will develop educational tools that raise the
to raise awareness and develop sensitivity to issues awareness and knowledge of LGBTQ and other
faced by LGBTQ students. The position requires cultural populations.
demonstrated experience and knowledge pertaining GA will develop cross cultural competency skills
to the cultural dynamics and frameworks of the GA will obtain experience in navigating and working
LGBTQ population. Coordinate training and with diverse communities
evaluation of the S.A.F.E. Space program. GA will enhance his/her communication and
Additionally, experience in planning, development analytical skills and detailed projection and analysis
and implementation of programs, activities, and of project time lines
events that address LGBTQ concerns. Able to GA will gain experience in layout design and editing
supervise and attend an assigned number of weekend of unit’s magazine
and evening campus events. Regular admission in a
graduate degree program at ODU with good John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur
academic standing is required. Graduate assistants
are required to maintain a full course of student
during the term of appointment. Ability to Director, Mexico Office
collaborate with diverse individuals and university ■ BACKGROUND:
departments. Strong oral and written skills (writing The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
sample must be submitted with resume). Ability to is a private, independent grantmaking institution
plan effectively and efficiently, excellent dedicated to helping groups and individuals foster
organizational skills, creative, meets deadlines and lasting improvement in the human condition.
simultaneously monitors the development of projects. Through the support it provides, the Foundation
fosters the development of knowledge, nurtures and local organizations and networks to help shape
individual creativity, helps strengthen institutions, national human rights policy, monitor and document
helps improve public policy, and provides human rights abuses and, when appropriate, to seek
information to the public, primarily through support redress for violations through national and
for public interest media. The Foundation makes international courts. Special attention is given to the
grants through four programs and by making issue of police reform, including efforts to develop
program-related investments. baseline data on policing and human rights, and to
promote police accountability. Grants are awarded
The Program on Global Security and Sustainability nationally, with an added focus on the states of
focuses on international issues, including peace and Guerrero and Jalisco.
security, conservation and sustainable development,
population and reproductive health, and human ABOUT THE POSITION:
rights. The program also supports initiatives in The Director of the MacArthur Foundation Office in
Russia and Nigeria, particularly concerning the Mexico has two main responsibilities. One is to
improvement of higher education. International serve as MacArthur's principal representative in
offices are located in Mexico, India, Nigeria, and Mexico, providing overall guidance and supervision
Russia. to the staff and programs of MacArthur. The other is
to serve as program officer to develop and conduct
The Program on Human and Community MacArthur's Human Rights and International Justice
Development operates primarily within the United grantmaking in Mexico.
States. Issues of interest to the program include
community development; regional policy; affordable The successful candidate for Director will have
housing, with a particular emphasis on the strong skills in leadership, communication, research,
preservation of rental housing; and system strategic and analytical thinking, and management
reform in education, juvenile justice, and mental skills. Experience and familiarity with academic,
health. In addition to grants, the program makes non-profit, corporate and government sectors is
program-related investments, primarily for affordable required. The Director of the Mexico office will
housing and U.S.-based community development have supervisory responsibility for a staff that
financial institutions. includes a Program Officer for the Population and
Reproductive Health area, and two administrative
The General Program supports public interest media, staff.
including public radio and the production of
independent documentary film. Grants are made to As Program Officer for the human rights activities,
arts and cultural institutions in the Chicago area and the Director will be part of MacArthur's larger human
for special initiatives, currently including intellectual rights team, including staff in Chicago, Abuja and
property rights in a digital environment. Moscow. Duties include developing MacArthur's
strategies in Human Rights and International Justice
The MacArthur Fellows Program awards five-year, for Mexico, identifying prospective grant recipients,
unrestricted fellowships to individuals across all ages preparing grant recommendations, monitoring
and fields who show exceptional merit and promise program activities of grantees, staying current on the
of continued creative work. It is limited to U.S. latest developments in the field, and keeping the
citizens and other residents of the United States. MacArthur's Vice President for the Global Security
and Sustainability Program and the Director of the
THE MACARTHUR FOUNDATION IN Human Rights and International Justice program area
MEXICO: informed of new opportunities. The Director should
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation also have sufficient breadth of perspective to
first began making grants in Mexico in 1986 and understand the strategy that underlies MacArthur's
opened an office in Mexico in 1991. Today, support of Population and Reproductive Health in
MacArthur provides approximately $6 million in Mexico, and contribute to its broad strategic
grants in Mexico each year to address three core directions and implementation.
issues: population and reproductive health, migration
and human mobility, and human rights and
international justice. QUALIFICATIONS:
The Director in the Mexico office should have a
In the Human Rights and International Justice master's degree or higher, with a law degree
program area, grants in Mexico are made to national preferred; significant experience working in a field
related to human rights; a solid grounding in the registration, data entry and funds processing
history and substance of human rights, including support.
knowledge of the human rights field and human Learn, use and research new and diverse
rights law; and an understanding of the role of civil technologies to assist in daily office
society in national life. She or he should be able to activities including facilities management,
work productively with government, non- supply inventory, and workflow processes.
governmental organizations, and international Multimedia filing system protocols as well
institutions; contribute to program strategy; and make as general mailing, faxing, and telephone
grants to advance that strategy. Domestic and support.
international travel will be required. Website management support using
Excellent organizational, managerial, and Support event planning of major fundraisers
interpersonal skills are required. Fluency in written (Spring and Fall).
and spoken Spanish and English are essential. Attend Council events and assist in direct
Additional prerequisites include: ability to organize recruitment of members and marketing of
and convey problems/issues in written and oral the World Affairs Council.
format; a proven ability to function as part of an Coordinate special projects as assigned.
interdisciplinary team; and openness to people who Community Programs
hold diverse views and perspectives. The successful
Coordinate logistics of Community
candidate must be well-organized and efficient at
Programs, including assisting in developing
managing multiple tasks and meeting tight deadlines, outreach strategies, booking venues, event
with discretion and appreciation of the special role of
registration, and speaker correspondence.
a grantmaking institution. Previous management,
Research and propose new ideas for
grantmaking or grantseeking and government
experience is preferred; computer literacy, preferably
Serve as point person for volunteers.
with MS Office, is desired.
Attend Community and Global Classroom
APPLICATION: programs, and provide program support.
To apply for the Director, Mexico Office position, Support event planning of major fundraisers
visit our Career Opportunities section at (Spring and Fall).
www.macfound.org (Electronic submissions Assist with marketing and publicizing of
are preferred). Application Deadline: September 20, events.
2007. Research and follow up on new ways to
market the Council's programs, including
Contact Information: Search Director, Human the placement of advertisements, flyer
Resources Department, The distribution, and collaboration with other
MacArthur Foundation, 140 S. Dearborn Street, Suite local organizations.
1200, Chicago, IL Assist with other projects as needed.
60603-5285. No Phone Inquiries. EOE. Global Classroom
Competitive salary and benefits offered. Work with teachers and visitors to plan
school visits. Interns attend visits when
Internship positions with the World possible.
Coordinate ongoing schools programs,
Affairs Council (WAC) including speaker programs, attendance by
For more information/consultation please contact students to community programs and youth
Bismarck Myrick, ODU University Lecturer in summits, professional development
International Affairs at email@example.com programs for teachers, and special events
(i.e. conferences, education role in Council
The application process can be located here: fundraisers).
http://www.world-affairs.org/intern_application.html Support newsletter and weekly email
newsletter publication through resource
Administration - Information Systems & Facilities research.
Support Global Classroom fundraising effort
Database administration support including according to interest and possibility.
contact management, donor tracking, event
Coordinate the World Citizen Essay Contest.
Attend Community and Global Classroom from out-state to in-state". Since the legislation
programs, and provide program support. relates to the domicile section of the Code of
Support on-going maintenance of the GC Virginia, only the Registrar's Office will be
Database. authorized to change the status which will adjust the
Research curriculum and resources to tuition rates accordingly.
supplement professional development
programs for educators. As with any new change, students need to be
Assist with other projects as needed. informed. Any assistance that you could provide in
International Visitor Program communicating this change to the students and
Research local resources and issues for advising them should they complain would be
programs or proposals. appreciated. They should not "assume" that the out-
Assemble visitor itineraries. of-state charges on their accounts will be
automatically adjusted--it is their responsibility to
Write proposals for upcoming events.
provide the appropriate documents to the Registrar's
Prepare local programs and welcome
Produce marketing materials.
The Registrar's Office is preparing a notification
Maintain database. which will be sent to students and the educational
Attend meetings with international visitors. coordinators at the military installations.
Act as the main support person for the Please contact the following with any questions:
Council-wide Membership Program to help Deborah L. Swiecinski
recruit and retain members. Assistant Vice President for Financial Planning,
Assist, develop, and implement strategies to Budget, and Finance Operations/University Budget
broaden and diversify membership. Officer
Attend Council events and assist in direct Old Dominion University
recruitment of members and marketing of Budget Office
the World Affairs Council. 219 Koch Hall
Learn and use new and diverse technologies Norfolk, VA 23529-0032
to assist in daily activities and program (757) 683-3127 (Phone)
management. Support Council-wide (757) 683-3538 (Fax)
marketing efforts to include promoting the
Council’s events, website, membership, and
Ongoing Announcements: 2008-2009 Research Scholar Program
■ Please note: only US citizens and permanent
residents are eligible for the following
URGENT MESSAGE FOR ALL opportunity:
MILITARY OR MILITARY
DEPENDANTS!!! American Councils is pleased to announce that
■ Effective July 1, 2007 legislation was enacted that applications for its 2008-2009 Research Scholar
provides in-state tuition for military and military Program are now available. Applications for spring
dependents with documented proof of military orders and summer programs are due October 1;
and evidence that they reside in Virginia. These applications for fall and academic year programs are
documents will need to be submitted to Andrea due January 15.
Dance in the Registrar's Office so she can process a
change of domicile status for eligible individuals. The American Councils Research Scholar Program
provides full support for graduate students, faculty,
However, you need to be aware that in the past the and post-doctoral scholars seeking to conduct policy-
Office of Finance would "waive the difference for relevant research for three to nine months in Belarus,
any out-of-state active duty military personnel" when Central Asia, Russia, the South Caucasus, Ukraine,
they submitted a tuition assistance form. Given this and Moldova. Scholars may apply for support for
new legislation, the Office of Finance will no longer research in more than one country during a single
be authorized to "waive or change tuition charges
trip, provided they intend to work in the field for a Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the
total of three to nine months. Former Soviet Union (Title VIII).
[Post-doctoral scholars interested in policy-relevant, Applications are available for download at
field-based research in Central Asia and the South www.americancouncils.org or by contacting the
Caucasus should apply for the Title VIII Special American Councils Outbound Office.
Initiatives Fellowship. Graduate students, faculty,
and post-doctoral scholars interested in advanced For more information, please contact:
language instruction in addition to support for field Outbound Programs/ Title VIII Research Scholars
research in Belarus, Central Asia, Russia, the South American Councils for International Education:
Caucasus, Ukraine, and Moldova should apply for the ACTR/ACCELS
Title VIII Combined Research and Language 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 700
Training program.] Washington, DC 20036
Telephone: (202) 833-7522
Award Components: The total value of Title VIII Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Scholar fellowships, administered by Website: www.americancouncils.org
American Councils, ranges from $5,000 to $25,000.
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Typical awards include:
--International roundtrip airfare from the scholar's
home city to his/her host city overseas ■ The purpose of the Graduate Research Fellowship
--Academic affiliation at a leading local university Program (GRFP) is to ensure the vitality of the
--Visa(s) arranged by American Councils in direct scientific and technological workforce in the United
collaboration with academic host institutions in order States and to reinforce its diversity. The program
to facilitate archive access and guarantee timely visa recognizes and supports outstanding graduate
registration students in the relevant science, technology,
--Opportunity for housing with a local host family engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines
--A living stipend who are pursuing research-based master’s and
--Financial and logistical support for travel within the doctoral degrees. NSF Fellows are expected to
region as required by research become knowledge experts who can contribute
--Health insurance of up to $100,000 per accident or significantly to research, teaching, and innovations in
illness science and engineering. These individuals will be
--Ongoing logistical support from American Councils crucial to maintaining and advancing the nation’s
offices throughout the region, including in-country technological infrastructure and national security as
orientation and 24-hour emergency aid well as contributing to the economic well being of
society at large.
Application Requirements: Scholars in the social
sciences and humanities are eligible to apply for the The Graduate Research Fellowship Program is
program. While a wide-range of topics receive designed to provide opportunities for advanced
support each year, all funded research must education that prepares students for a broad range of
contribute to a body of knowledge enabling the U.S. disciplinary and cross-disciplinary careers through its
to better understand the region and formulate strategic investments in intellectual capital.
effective policies within it. All applicants should
clearly describe the policy-relevance of their work, Deadline: November 06, 2007
be it in anthropology, history, international relations,
political science, or some other field. The International Association for
Languages and Intercultural
Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent Communication (IALIC) 8th Annual
residents. All competitions for funding are open and
merit based. All applications will receive Conference
consideration without regard to any non-merit factors
such as race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ■ The International Association for Languages and
national origin, marital status, age (with authorized Intercultural Communication (IALIC) has made a
exceptions), political affiliation, or disability. call for papers for its 8th annual conference in
Funding for this program is made available by the Hungary in December 2007. The 8th IALIC annual
U.S. Department of State’s Program for the Study of conference, to be held at Széchenyi István University,
Györ, Hungary from 30 Nov. to 2 Dec. 2007, invites the stay). In addition to this SPIRIT will cover one
delegates to frame their thinking about round-trip ticket.
interculturality through attentiveness to the concepts
of region and identity. More details are available Who can apply: PhD candidates who are enrolled in a
here: PhD program outside Denmark and whose PhD
http://www3.unileon.es/grupos/ialic/Conference/inde project falls within one or more of the thematic areas
x.html of the doctoral school:
Transnational orders reconstructed, focusing on
More information about IALIC and how to join can the nature and origins of processes of
be found here: internationalisation and globalisation, including the
http://www3.unileon.es/grupos/ialic/index.html relationship between ‘the west and the rest’, cultural
exchange through history, securitization, and
The RAND Graduate School alternative futures for ‘developing’ countries.
Interregional transformations, focusing on both
"New Security Challenges: Policy Issues macro-regional processes such as integration within
and Analytic approaches" the EU and NAFTA, and sub-national regionalism as
■ The RAND Graduate School will sponsor an processes related to identity, governance, and
intensive week-long series of seminars on defense economic development strategies.
analysis in RAND's Washington office during the Global and local identities, focusing on
week of Sep. 10-14, 2007. The title for this year's conceptual and empirical studies of globalisation as a
series is "New Security Challenges: Policy Issues and complex and conflict-ridden process, and on modern
Analytic approaches". and contemporary challenges to existing socio-
economic relations, political actors, entrenched
The series consists of 14 sessions taught by senior identities and everyday life which are posed by new
RAND researchers who are doing cutting-edge work conceptions of gender, nation, class, and ethnicity.
in defense analysis. The sessions are devoted to Managing interculturalism, focusing on the
important analytic methodologies as well as challenges to private firms and public policy posed
discussion of current major defense and security by the increasingly transnational nature of production
issues. The sessions will run from 9am - 430pm of goods and services, international migration, and
Monday through Thu. with a 1 and 1/2 hour lunch the increased cultural creolisation of consumption in
break. Friday's session will run from 9am to 1pm. large parts of the world, from everyday household
Details on the 2007 curriculum. faculty and cost for goods to exotic tourism experiences.
the series can be found at our website" Please visit SPIRIT's homepage for further
http://www.rand.org/edu_op/rand.course information or contact Julie Skibsted Larsen
If you have any questions please contact Mr. Paraag
Shukla at 703.413.1100 x5529 or email@example.com. NB! There are two annual deadlines for Visiting PhD
Also, pamphlets are available in the GPIS main office September and 15 March)
PhD Visiting Scholarships at (757) 683 - 5700
SPIRIT/Dept. of History, International http://al.odu.edu/gpis/
and Social Studies, Aalborg University,
Denmark GPIS Program Administration:
■ Up to two Visiting PhD Scholarships are available
at the Doctoral School SPIRIT, Aalborg University, Regina Karp Director, International Studies
in the Spring 2008. Programs (ISP) firstname.lastname@example.org
Duration of scholarship: 15 January-15 June 2008. Jessica Hoy, Program Coordinator email@example.com
Application deadline: 15 September 2007.
Center for Regional and Global Study web page:
Monthly stipend: DKK 7,000 (to cover rent and other http://al.odu.edu/crgs/
living expenses during