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Fulbright Research Chairs 2019/2020

Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chairs are pre-arranged affiliations to host exceptional scholars who conduct research important to that university. Partner universities are excited to welcome the Fulbright Visiting Chairs into campus life and encourage them to engage with students and faculty, and the broader community. You can guest lecture at university courses, mentor students, lecture in public venues, network, and promote your research, while representing the Fulbright program, and your home and host institutions.

Deadline: 2019-20 competition closes August 1, 2018

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Globalization and Cultural Studies

Award 9407-CA | US$25,000 for 4 months

The Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition is dedicated to interdisciplinary, cross-Faculty research and teaching on globalization studies. Areas of focus include Public Policy, Governance and Citizenship. Culture, Identity and Autonomy; Sustainability, Justice and Global Interdependence; and Immigration, Refugees, and Diasporia. As one of Canada’s leading universities, known for its innovation and research intensiveness, McMaster University offers visiting scholars exciting and unique opportunities for research, education and collaboration.

Specializations: Globalizing processes and the effects on communities and the environments in which we live.

Applicants are encouraged to identify their primary and alternate choices on the application. Formal letters of invitation should not be sought; however, applicants are encouraged to contact the institution to discuss research interests.

Start Dates: Grants begin in either September 2019 or January 2020

Questions: Brad Hector Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)

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Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Aging & Society, McMaster University

Award 9180-CA | US$25,000 for 4 months 

The Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging will host a visiting scholar who will be able to work with the broad range of academics and community partners in our aging research network, including faculty members and students in the Department of Health, Aging and Society and Faculty associated with the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging. As one of Canada’s leading universities, known for its innovation and research intensiveness, McMaster University offers visiting scholars exciting and unique opportunities for research, education and collaboration.

Specialization: Areas of central concern include critical perspectives on aging and social exclusion, the built environment, diversity and equality, mobility and movement activities and technologies.

Start Dates: Grants begin in either September 2019 or January 2020

Questions: Brad Hector Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)

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Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Indigenist Resiliencies, McMaster University

 Award 9418-CA | US$25,000 for 4 months

The Indigenous Studies Program will host the Chair, who will also have opportunities to interact with McMaster’s diverse research community, including the McMaster Indigenous Research Institute, Centre for Climate Change, and the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition, among others. As one of Canada’s leading universities, known for its innovation and research intensiveness, McMaster University offers visiting scholars exciting and unique opportunities for research, education and global collaboration.

We are interested in scholars that can demonstrate how Indigenist formulations of resilience are being articulated. We are especially interested in research focused on Indigenous-centred revitalizations of: gender and sexualities, environmental policy, youth and/or social movements, as well as language and culture. As we move towards a more globalized world, we seek to highlight how articulations of these research areas contribute locally and/or globally to Indigenist resiliencies.

Specializations: Indigenous-centred revitalizations of: gender and sexualities, environmental policy, youth and/or social movements, as well as language and culture.

Applicants are encouraged to identify their primary and alternate choices on the application. Formal letters of invitation should not be sought; however, applicants are encouraged to contact the institution to discuss research interests.

Start Dates: Grants begin in either September 2019 or January 2020

Questions: Brad Hector Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)

Apply Now!