Do you know a scholar in the humanities or social sciences whose work deserves recognition, or who would benefit from a period of research in Munich? If so, consider the recent call for nominations for the International Research Award run by the Max Weber Foundation and the Historisches Kolleg in Munich:
The Max Weber Foundation and the Historisches Kolleg are inviting applications for the International Research Award of the Max Weber Foundation in cooperation with the Historisches Kolleg. Former laureates are Isabel V. Hull and Georges Didi-Huberman.
The aims of the International Research Award include, amongst others, the recognition of the achievements of those scholars whose work to date has made an exemplary contribution to international research in the fields of the humanities and social and cultural sciences. The International Research Award is worth 30,000 Euros.
For 2017, the Max Weber Foundation and the Historisches Kolleg are inviting applications for the International Research Award for the third time. The award includes the option of a period of research spent in Munich. The awardee can also conduct an international colloquium at the Historisches Kolleg. Scholars from the host countries and regions of the institutes of the Max Weber Foundation are eligible for nomination. Scholars from German universities and research organizations are eligible to make nominations. Academics from research facilities in Germany are eligible to nominate.
The deadline for the submission of papers is 15 November 2016.
Interested in nominating someone? Detailed information regarding to the guidelines, programme description and nomination formular you will find here.
Finally, it’s worth noting that the individuals nominating recipients of the prize should be based at institutions in Germany, while the person being nominated for the prize should be based in one of the countries where the Max Weber Foundation maintains a presence. That means the USA, the UK, France, Poland, Italy, Japan, or Turkey.