The John W. Kluge Center Announces Call for Nominations and Applications for Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations
November 1 Deadline to Nominate for Distinguished Library of Congress Chair
The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is now accepting nominations and applications for the Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations. The application deadline is November 1, 2012.
The Kissinger Chair is a distinguished senior research position in residence at the Library of Congress for a period of up to ten months. Using research facilities and services at the Library of Congress, the Scholar is expected to engage in research on foreign policy and international affairs that will lead to publication. A stipend of $13,500 per month during the term of appointment supports the scholar.
The Kissinger Chair is appointed by the Librarian of Congress. A committee consisting of representatives from the academic community and high-ranking foreign policy experts advises in the selection. Interested parties may apply directly or nominate a colleague for the position.
Past Kissinger Chair Holders include Klaus Larres, Xiang Lanxin, Melvyn P. Leffler, C. Raja Mohan, Teresita Schaffer, and Alexander Evans. The scholar may be of any nationality and will have achieved distinction in the field of foreign affairs.
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Through a generous endowment from John W. Kluge, the Library of Congress established the Kluge Center in 2000 to bring together the world’s best thinkers to stimulate and energize one another, to distill wisdom from the Library’s rich resources and to interact with policymakers in Washington. For further information on the Kluge Center, visit www.loc.gov/kluge/.
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Kissinger Scholar Selection Committee
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Library of Congress
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