The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is now accepting applications and nominations for the Henry A. Kissinger Chair in Foreign Policy and International Relations. The application deadline is November 1, 2013.
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. The appointment ensures that the subject of foreign affairs, taken broadly, receives reflective and considered treatment each year in Washington, D.C. by distinguished, experienced scholars and practitioners. A stipend 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, Ambassador Teresita C. Schaffer, and Alexander Evans. The scholar may be of any nationality and will have achieved distinction in the field of foreign affairs.
To learn more about the Kissinger Program, and to view application and nomination procedures, please visit: http://go.usa.gov/jeQ4
The John W. Kluge Center was established at the Library of Congress in 2000 to foster a mutually enriching relationship between the world of ideas and the world of action, between scholars and political leaders. The Center attracts outstanding scholarly figures to Washington, D.C., facilitates their access to the Library’s remarkable collections, and helps them engage in conversation with policymakers and the public. Learn more at: http://www.loc.gov/kluge.
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