Indonesia Art and Culture Scholarship (Deadline Nov 1, 2018)

The Indonesia Arts and Culture Scholarship (IACS) has been running since 2003, and 848 alumni from 74 countries have completed the program. It does not grant degrees.

Scholarship recipients are hosted by an art center in Indonesia. The centers are located in Bali, West Sumatera, East Kalimantan, East Java, South Sulawesi and Yogyakarta. Awardees learn about Indonesian art and culture, while living within or around the assigned center and enjoying the opportunity to experience the local culture and interact with the community.

The scholarship is for three months, beginning on April 7 and ending on July 16, 2019.

Canadian students or international students residing in Canada should send their applications to:

Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia
Attn. Social and Cultural Affairs
1630 Alberni Street, Vancouver, V6G 1A6

The applications are due November 1, 2018.

For more information about the scholarship and the application process, please visit the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Vancouver website: http://indonesiavancouver.org/wp1/index.php/2018/09/20/2018-indonesian-arts-and-culture-scholarship/

Bali Democracy Students Conference, 6-7 December 2018 (Deadline Oct 31, 2018)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia is organizing the Bali Democracy Students Conference (BDSC) as part of the 11th Bali Democracy Forum (BDF). The BDSC is a conference among students to transfer and share knowledge on the issues of democracy. It will be held in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, on 6-7 December 2018, parallel to the 11th BDF.

Eligibility

  1. Students majoring in various fields of study, preferably undergraduate students in Social Sciences, Political Science, Law, Communications, Cultural Studies, Linguistics, and Economics;
  2. Good oral and written communication skills;
  3. Interested in socio-political issues, especially democracy;
  4. Active in student organizations and/or the social community;
  5. Active on social media.

The application package should include:

  1. Cover letter;
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  3. Letter of recommendation from the University;
  4. Photocopy of passport;
  5. A recent photograph (4x6cm, in colour); and
  6. A Statement letter stating willingness to participate in the whole program of BDSC in Bali from 5 to 8 December 2018.

The BDSC committee will cover the costs associated with the participation in the conference such as local transportation, hotel accommodation, and meal expenses for the duration of the event from 5 to 8 December 2018.

Registration can be done by sending all of the required documents by email to the BDSC committee at publicaffairs@indonesia-ottawa.org (Attn. Social Cultural Affairs) before 31st October 2018.

ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute | Visiting Fellow, Archaeologists (Deadline: Oct 15, 2018)

The ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute’s (ISEAS) Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre (NSC) invites archaeologists to apply for the post of Visiting Fellow.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and conduct the annual NSC Field School for undergraduate-level students in a Southeast Asian country.
  • In-charge of editing and soliciting papers for the Archaeological Report Series.
  • Conduct and publish original archaeological research on Southeast Asia while at NSC.
  • Assist NSC in the organisation and management of conferences, workshops and seminars.
  • Contribute to ISEAS collective research and public outreach efforts.

Requirements:

  • A PhD. in Archaeology
  • Expertise in Southeast Asian archaeology and/or premodern history.
  • Experience in conducting archaeological excavations or field work in Southeast Asia.
  • Good organisational and student-management skills.
  • High level of editorial and writing skills in English.
  • Ability to speak a Southeast Asian language preferred.
  • Positive work attitude, great communication skills, and ability to work under tight schedule.

The closing date is 15 October 2018. For more information on the position and application process, please click here.

AAS Emerging Fields Workshop: Law, Society, and Justice (Deadline: Oct 1, 2018)

The Association for Asian Studies calls for proposals from early career scholars, early career practitioners, and advanced graduate students (near candidacy or PhD candidates) to participate in a workshop on Law, Society, and Justice, from Friday May 17 to Sunday May 19, 2019 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

For full details on the workshop, visit the AAS website: http://www.asian-studies.org/AAS-Emerging-Fields-Workshop-Law-Society-and-Justice

Applicants are required to submit a one-page proposal along with their CV to https://asianstudies.wufoo.com/forms/qoj7n9602kyg77/ by 1 October 2018.

Anyone with questions about the workshop or application process is asked to contact the co-organizers, Jennifer Gaynor (jlgaynor@buffalo.edu) and Tyrell Haberkorn (tyrellcaroline@gmail.com).

Southeast Asia Seminar, Kyoto University (Deadline: Aug 31, 2018)

The 42nd Southeast Asia Seminar, “Health and Rural Development based on the concept of Gross National Happiness,” 6-12 December 2018, Thimphu, Bhutan

The Southeast Asia Seminar has been held annually by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University since 1977. This year, the seminar will offer a seven-day study tour with group discussions and presentations by the participants, and will be held in Bhutan. Applications are open to young and up-and-coming scholars, mainly in Southeast and East Asia.

Application Deadline is August 31, 2018.

Click here to get more information about the seminar and to apply online.