The Bavarian American Academy
The Bavarian American Academy (BAA), founded in 1998, provides a scholarly network for researchers working on North America and inter-American relations in the fields of cultural studies and the social sciences. The BAA organizes annual conferences and summer schools, sponsors regional symposia and lectures, awards postgraduate fellowships, and fosters knowledge transfer.
Although the primary focus of the Academy‘s activities is the USA, in the context of interdisciplinary and interregional studies it also supports research on Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Applications are now open for the 2020 BAA fellowships to Harvard, Yale, Duke or the Library of Congress
Are you a doctoral student or post-graduate with a research or teaching assignment at one of the Bavarian universities? Use your chance to apply for a fellowship to one of the most prestigious universities in the United States. During your stay, you receive access to on-campus libraries, support by faculty members, and the opportunity to establish an academic network of your own.
Applications are open for several post-graduate research fellowships: two fellowships to Harvard University, sponsored by the Harvard Club München e.V., one at the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Social Sciences at Duke University, or to the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University, sponsored by the Yale Club of Germany, e.V. In addition, we are offering a 9.500 Euro grant to the John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress), sponsored by the Bavarian State Chancellery. All fellowships start in the summer/fall of 2020. The application deadline is February 10, 2020.
Publications of the Bavarian American Academy
Team of the Bavarian American Academy
Prof. Dr. Heike Paul
Dr. Margaretha Schweiger-Wilhelm
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Jasmin Falk, M.A.
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Prof. Dr. Volker Depkat
Prof. em. Dr. Jürgen Gebhardt
Prof. Dr. Erik Lehmann
Prof. Dr. Kerstin Schmidt