If you are a writer, photographer, videographer or radio journalist from the USA or Burma with 3 years experience and in your 20’s or 30’s and are interested in a paid media Fellowship in Burma for 3 weeks learning with the great Denis Gray – AP Bureau Chief in Thailand for 30 years, founder of Noor photo agency Philip Blenkinsop<https://www.facebook.com/philipsablenkinsop?group_id=0>, Asia Works TV founder Marc Laban, Global Post founder Charles Sennott, former NPR Bureau Chief Michael Sullivan, new media and Global Post editor Kevin Grant<https://www.facebook.com/kevindgrant?group_id=0>, AP Burma Bureau Chief Aye Aye Win, former AP bureau Chief Robin Hammond, VII Photo Agency founder Gary Knight<https://www.facebook.com/garymichaelknight?group_id=0>, and attend lectures by Bertil Lintner and Thant Myint U and leaders of Burmese civil society, meet Aung San Suu Kyi for dinner and have the experience of a lifetime then apply for this Fellowship ……..
Burma Reporting Fellowship for US and Burmese Journalists.
Open Hands Initiative and The GroundTruth Project are pleased to announce a reporting fellowship in Burma for 20 top, young correspondents?10 from America and 10 from Burma. The all-expense-paid journalism fellowship, entitled “Burma Telling Its Own Story,” will take place in Burma June 10-June 30. The fellowship will emphasize writing and radio broadcasting, as well as hands-on training in photography and videography by leading journalists from around the world with the participation of leading figures from civil society in Burma.
Please send a CV, at least three examples of your work and a letter explaining why you feel uniquely qualified to take part in this fellowship and what you hope to accomplish if your application is successful. Please address the letters to GlobalPost co-founder and Executive Editor Charles M. Sennott.
Deadline for applications is April 7th and the list of fellows will be notified on April 15.
Please send applications to?[email protected]
Founder & Director
The Program for Narrative & Documentary Practice.
IGL. Tufts University.
96 Packard Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts. 02155.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)
The fellowships are being offered by Panos South Asia as part of a Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) project for enhancing climate change awareness and understanding among journalists in South Asia. Applications are invited from print, television, radio and web journalists writing / reporting on climate change and environment issues from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
The fellowships will support writing / reporting stories on climate change from the region. The fellows will also have the opportunity to participate in a training workshop and field trip that will link them with their peers from the neighbouring countries and understand climate-related issues from a South Asian perspective. Applicants should have a strong motivation for working on climate change related issues in South Asia and should have worked on climate-related stories in their media. The application, by e-mail, would need to include the following:
1.?A covering letter, in which the applicant explains his/her motivation for applying for the fellowship, and how he/she would use the fellowship to build on previous experience (two to three pages).
2.?A detailed CV with the names and contact details of two references.
3.?Copies of two stories published on climate change or environment. TV/radio journalists can also provide the link to the programme.
4.?A copy of a scanned letter from the editor of the applicant?s publication, TV or radio channel supporting the application. Please write ?Application for the SACCA Fellowships 2013? in the subject line of your e-mail application.
Applications need to be received by Friday, 8th March 2013 to?[email protected].
Only successful applicants will be contacted.
Haus der Kunst is a non-collecting public museum and a key global center for contemporary art located in Munich, Germany. It is dedicated to the exploration of the diverse histories of contemporary art based on a foundation of focused exhibitions, research, and education. The museum’s aim is to establish research as an integral cornerstone of its vision, and to develop a context for scholarship that allows for the interplay of art, culture, politics, and society in the way modern and contemporary art are understood on a global level. The “Goethe-Institut Fellowship” is an important building block towards this aim. Supported by the Goethe-Institut, the “Goethe-Institut Fellowship at Haus der Kunst” is designed for international emerging scholars whose research focuses on global perspectives on modern and contemporary art in the second half of the 20th century and 21st century.
The inaugural fellowship shall concentrate on the research for a comprehensive exhibition project on the global art historical developments of the Post-war era. It will be the first of a trilogy whose second and third chapters will be devoted to the periods of Post-colonialism and Post-communism. One of the main tasks is the research and organization of a series of seminars, colloquia, an international symposium in preparation for the project.
Please find further information like Qualifications and Requirements or Conditions over here: http://www.hausderkunst.de/index.php?id=899&L=1.
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Asia Journalism Fellowship 2013 opens for applications
The fifth round of the Asia Journalism Fellowship will run from 25 February to 17 May 2013. The fully-sponsored programme is accepting applications until 12 October 2012 from accomplished mid-career journalists.
The annual programme is an initiative of Temasek Foundation and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. It brings journalists from across Asia to NTU’s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information for three months.
Away from the deadline pressures of their jobs, Fellows pursue their intellectual interests in one of Asia’s leading universities. The semi-structured programme is designed to sharpen professional skills and deepen understanding of trends in media and communication at a time of rapid and sweeping change.
The Wee Kim Wee School is the home of the new WAN-IFRA Newsplex Asia, a prototype newsroom for developing strategies for getting the most out of media convergence. AJF?s 2013 programme will include workshops that take full advantage of this new facility.
AJF also provides access to key newsmakers in Singapore’s public sector, business community and civil society, offering insights into the challenges faced by one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan hub cities.
Applicants should have five years of experience and the potential to make a difference in their profession and their home country on their return. Journalists working in any news medium ? newspapers, magazines, television, radio or the web ? can apply. The programme is in English, but welcomes journalists from local-language media. Visit?http://www.ajf.sg?for details on how to apply or email?[email protected]?if you have queries.
Associate Professor, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technlogical University, 31 Nanyang Link, Singapore.?www.cheriangeorge.net