The Jangseogak Archives at the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) is accepting applications for short-term (three to six months) research fellowships for international scholars of Korean studies. The deadline to apply is April 30, 2018.
The Jangseogak Archives at the Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) is accepting applications for short-term (three to six months) research fellowships for international scholars of Korean studies. The Jangseogak Archives, originally founded 100 years ago as the last royal archive of the Joseon Dynasty (æé®®çæ, 1392 - 1910), is an active Korean studies centers and is home to numerous rare sources of Korea.
All scholars - including graduate students who have completed their required coursework, passed their qualification exams and are conducting dissertation research - are eligible to apply. Applications are open to scholars in fields of the humanities and the social sciences who have well-developed research interests in pre-modern Korean (or related area) studies; however, preference will be given to applicants who can work on various Korea, Chinese and Japanese sources stored in the Jangseogak Archives.
Jangseogak will reimburse a round-trip economy airfare ticket (excluding scholars who are currently in Korea), a stipend of 2,500,000 won per month, and an office space. Fellows may also apply for accommodation at the AKS Guest House, and in this case, a 50% discount will be available for applicants staying at the Guest House.
APPLICATION PROCESS AND DEADLINE
Please send one email with the following application materials as a single PDF file - a cover letter, C.V. (including a list of publications) and a research statement (double space, 5 pages max). Application deadline is April 30th, 2018. Applicants will be notified of the result by May 15th. Please send the application, and other queries, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The fellowship period will be from July 1st to December 31st, 2018.