1) Workshop participation in Berlin
50 successful applicants to the essay competition will be selected to participate in the Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality and to discuss their research with prominent scholars at two of Europe’s leading research
institutions. The Roundtables take place at the WZB from 21–26 October 2009.
2) Irmgard Coninx Research Grant
An international jury will award a three-months fellowship to three participants to be used for research at the WZB, the Humboldt-University Berlin and the State library of Berlin. The Grant includes a monthly stipend of EUR 1,000 plus accommodation. The winners will be invited to join a follow-up workshop in Berlin in 2009/2010.
3) Program details
As part of the conference series “Political Culture in Divided Societies”, the Eleventh Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality will focus on “Memory Politics: Education, Memorials and Mass Media” (see: attached Background Paper)
Discussions will take place in three workshops chaired by Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Ph.D. (Free University Berlin), Elizabeth Cole, Ph.D. (United States Institute of Peace, Washington D.C.) and Magdalena Zolkos, Ph.D. (University of Western Sydney). Renowned professionals and experts such as Daniel Libeskind (architect, New York) and Albie Sachs (judge, Constitutional Court, South Africa) will give accompanying evening lectures.
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