MECAM Individual Fellowship Application 2024-2025

The Merian Centre for Advanced Studies in the Maghreb (MECAM) invites applications for nine fellowships for postdoctoral and advanced researchers in the humanities and social sciences for the period from September 2024 to April 2025. Under the overall theme “Imagining Futures: Dealing with Disparity” MECAM is dedicated to a research agenda framed by five interrelated ‘Interdisciplinary Research Fields’ (IRFs): Aesthetics & Cultural Practice, Inequality & Mobility, Memory & Justice, Resources & Sustainability, and Identities & Beliefs. Applications should be related to the main theme and at least one of the IRFs. This call for applications is open to researchers from all countries, including Tunisia. MECAM has been established at the Université de Tunis/Tunisia in October 2020 to strengthen internationalization, free academic research and cooperation in the Humanities and Social Sciences in, with and across the Maghreb, and other regions of the world.
Application deadline : 4 March 2024, 12.30h CEST. (in the afternoon).
For more information:

• Fellowship Program : https://mecam.tn/main-phase/?lang=en

• Call for applications on the website of MECAM: https://mecam.tn/mecam-call-for-applications-individual-fellowship-2024-2025/?lang=en#1674127125700-1921e052-4824

• Call for applications on the Forum Transregionale Studien website : https://application.trafo-berlin.de/procedure/6d8b2473-2ae6-4821-b6b7-6894884d3883

• To submit your application via Application Platform Forum Transregionale Studien: https://www.forum-transregionale-studien.de/news/nachrichten/details/mecam-individual-fellowship-application-2024-2025

• To download all documents:
• Call for Applications (PDF):https://mecam.tn/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/MECAM-Call-for-Applications-  Individual-Fellowship-2024-2025.pdf
• FAQ (PDF) :https://mecam.tn/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/mecam-fellowships-faqs.pdf

*Merian Centre for Advanced Studies in the Maghreb (MECAM)*
MECAM, founded in 2020, is a platform for regional and international scientific exchange in Tunisia based on the central theme “Imagining Futures – Dealing with Disparity”. The centre is located at the Université de Tunis. Its research work focuses on the effects of multidimensional disparity on models, visions and ideas about future. MECAM’s research agenda focuses on questions of Aesthetics & Cultural Practice, Inequality & Mobility, Memory & Justice, Resources & Sustainability, and Identities & Beliefs.
MECAM is a joint endeavour of a consortium of seven Tunisian and German research institutions: It is coordinated by the Philipps-Universität Marburg and the Université de Tunis and supported by the Universität Leipzig, the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) in Hamburg, the Forum Transregionale Studien in Berlin, the Institut Tunisien des Études Stratégiques (ITES) in Tunis, and the Université de Sfax.

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