RCC Fellowship Program: Call for Applications
The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2011-2012 class of postdoctoral and senior fellows. The fellowship program, directed by Professor Christof Mauch (LMU Munich/Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität) and Professor Helmuth Trischler (Deutsches Museum) is designed to bring to Munich a cohort of excellent scholars who are working in the environmental humanities and related disciplines.
The center will award fellowships to scholars from around the globe and from a variety of disciplines. Research and writing of applicants should preferably pertain to one (or more) of the topics that will be at the core of the Center's 2011-2012 research agenda:
Environmental Ethics, Politics, and Movements Resource Use and Conservation Transformation of Landscapes
Applications that deal with past and future topics of the Center will also be considered. They include:
Environmental Knowledge and Knowledge Societies Natural Disasters and Cultures of Risk Ecological Imperialism
The deadline for applications is March 15, 2011. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, project description (3,000 words maximum), research schedule for the fellowship period, and the names of three scholars who might serve as references. While applicants may write in either English or German, we recommend that they use the language in which they are most proficient. They will be notified about the outcome of their application within approximately two months of the deadline given above. Please send applications (electronically only) in PDF or Word format via e-mail to
For more information about the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, visit the website at: http://www.carsoncenter.uni-muenchen.de/index.html