Paul Celan Fellowships 2018/2019 for translators
The program supports translations of canonical texts, contemporary key works in the humanities, social sciences and cultural studies from Eastern to Western European languages or vice versa, or between two Eastern European languages. Special emphasis is put on translations of relevant works written by East European authors and/or female scholars. No applications for works of fiction and poetry are being accepted.
Fellows will spend 3 – 6 months between July 2018 and June 2019 at the IWM in Vienna and receive a monthly stipend of EUR 2,500 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: www.iwm.at/fellowships/celan
Milena Jesenská Fellowships 2018/2019 for journalists
Deadline for application: February 24, 2018
The program offers European cultural journalists time off from their professional duties in order to pursue in-depth research on a topic of their choice. Applicants must have worked in print, broadcast or online journalism for several years and must have an outstanding professional record. Applications by entry-level journalists or students will be rejected.
Fellows will spend 3 months between July 2018 and June 2019 at the IWM in Vienna, Austria. They will receive a stipend of EUR 2,500 per month and are provided with an office, access to e-mail and internet, administrative and research facilities as well as other services free of charge. Travel grants of up to EUR 1,900 can be paid for research trips to neighboring countries.
Further details and online application: www.iwm.at/fellowships/jesenska