(Notification) CR Parekh Fellowship 2009/10 by London School of Economics & Political Science

Notification : CR Parekh Fellowship 2009/10 by London School of Economics & Political Science

CR Parekh Fellowship 2009/10

The London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) invites applications for the ‘CR Parekh Fellowship.’ The Fellowship will be for a period of three months, preferably starting October 1, 2009 and will be based at the Asia Research Centre at LSE. The fellow will receive a monthly subsistence allowance of up to £1200 a month, the exact amount depending on qualifications; and will be provided with office space and access to research facilities at the school. Topic of research should be under the following themes: poverty, inequality, human development and social exclusion; quality of public life; regional disparities; identities – gender, ethnicity, language; economy and environment; political structures and processes; constitutional debates. Preference will be given to topics that focus on social, economic, political and constitutional concerns of India.

Candidates from India who are established scholars in the social sciences with experience of research on India. They should hold a PhD or comparable qualifications and experience. Details on www.lse.ac.uk/collections/asiaResearchCentre

To apply:
Address applications to the chairman of the management committee, The Asia Research Centre, London School of Economics & Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE. Applications will not be accepted via e-mail or fax under any circumstances. Applications should include a curriculum vitae in no more than three pages and an outline of proposed research in no more than three pages. Please use A4-sized plain paper only. Application should not be stapled. Also, give the names and addresses of two referees, familiar with their work, to be contacted by the chairman.

Submission: January 14, 2009 (tentative final date)