levantCarta Initiative | Think Tank

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The HRC’s levantCarta Initiative invites graduate students from Rice University and University of Houston to participate in a think tank that addresses geospatial topics related to the Levant region broadly construed. More about the initiative can be read here. The eventual cohort of students will meet on a biweekly basis to present ongoing research projects, identify visiting speakers, and consult on the initiative. Each fellow will receive a $5,000 award for participating in the 2019-20 academic year.

Eligibility:
Six graduate students, ideally three from Rice and three from UH, will be selected. Applications are welcome from Rice and UH doctoral students from any range of humanities departments/disciplines. 

 

Application Materials:

  • One-page statement of interest

  • Two page CV

  • Endorsement from applicant’s advisor (can be in the form of an email)

[Please compile the above items, except the advisor’s endorsement, into a single pdf document and upload below]

 

Contact: 
Adriana Chiramonti | acc14@rice.edu | 713-348-2770

 

 

Deadline: 
Friday, September 6, 2019