Opportunities

CALL FOR  GRADUATE APPLICATIONS AND RESEARCH POSITIONS 

Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Massachusetts, USA  PhD program in Sociology
Deadline: Normally in January every year (but ask to be sure)/January 15, 2016. Applications with a resistance studies focus is encouraged.

School of Global Studies, University of Gotherburg, Sweden  Doctoral Studentship in Peace and Development Research
Deadline: Normally in January/February every year (but ask to be sure)/February 1, 2016. Applications with a resistance studies focus is encouraged.

Political Science and Sociology, Scuola Normale Superiore and University of Bologna, Italy  PhD program in Political Science and Sociology (program with a focus on social movements)
Deadline: February 20, 2017 

National University of Ireland Maynooth  Masters in Community Education, Equality and Social Activism (CEESA)
​Deadline: May 30, 2016

Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium  Call for 3 PhD scholarships in the social sciences in an interdisciplinary research project, titled 'Resistance to international prescriptions and injunctions in Africa and the Middle East'.
Deadline: June 26, 2016

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict is pleased to announce an expanded stipend opportunity for Ph.D. Students as well as Post-Doctoral and Junior Faculty for a Research Fellowship.
Deadline: April 9, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

PUBLICATIONS

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict  fourth annual Monograph Awards  call for proposals

Deadline: June 11, 2017

Relaciones Internacionales . Issue “On resistance: Discussions in International Relations”

Deadline: December 15, 2017

 

CONFERENCES

Rethinking Pacifism for Revolution, Security and Politics
Conference Dates: November 22-14, 2017,  University of Otago, New Zealand

Call for Papers:  June 16, 2017
Email to: peaceandconflict@otago.ac.nz

12th Annual, International, Interdisciplinary Conference:
Empire, Capital and Transnational Resistance: Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Approaches

Conference Dates: September 13-15, 2017, University of Brighton, UK

Call for Papers: July 28, 2017
Email to: Bob Brecher r.brecher@brighton.ac.uk

Law-Breaking and Theories of Resistance
Conference Date: November 4, 2017 at Binghamton University’s Downtown Center (UDC), Binghamton, NY, USA.

Call for Papers: September 15, 2017 
Submit abstracts to: BingConference2017@gmail.com   

From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom!
Conference Date: April 13th - 15th, 2018 Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, USA

Call for Proposals: September 15th, 2017
Email to: ltrainor@hampshire.edu

Nonviolence in Theory & Practice
Conference Date:  February 24, 2018 Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, USA

Call for Papers: October 15, 2017

Dissent:  A graduate student seminar on the theme of "Dissent" 
Seminar Dates: Spring 2018 at UMass Amherst, USA

Applications due: December 7, 2017

The Second Mobilization Conference Nonviolent Strategies: Race, Ethnicity and Radicalism
Conference Date: May 4-5, 2018  San Diego State University, CA, USA

Call for Papers: January 15, 2018

The 5th Annual Northeast Queer and Trans People of Color Conference
Conference Date: March 23-24, 2018 . University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA, USA

Workshop Proposals due: February 4th, 2018

 

CALL FOR ONLINE COURSE APPLICATIONS

The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC), in partnership with Rutgers University's International Institute for Peace, is now accepting applications for the online course, "People Power: The Study of Strategic Nonviolent Resistance." This online course will take place from October 6 to November 17, 2016.

Application deadline: September 25, 2016
Email: academicinitiative@nonviolent-conflict.org

CALL FOR AWARD NOMINATIONS

MIT Media Lab Disobedience Award  $250,000 cash prize going to a person or group engaged in what they believe is an extraordinary example of disobedience for the benefit of society.


EMPLOYMENT AND GRANTS

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict High School Curriculum Fellowship 2017/2018 is a grant program for high school educators from around the world to support development and implementation of the civil resistance education for high school students in fall 2017 and winter/spring 2018.
Deadline: June 18, 2017

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict Call for Webinar Speakers, Fall 2017 and Winter 2018  for their series of online talks and interactive  discussions combined with individual or group presentations on critical ideas, cases, and questions related to civil resistance and nonviolent movements.
Deadline: June 22, 2017, encourage earlier submissions.

Project Leader to catalyse large scale civil society action Greenpeace Nordic is in search of a Project Leader to implement a two year project titled “Empowered Citizens - Resilient societies”. 
Deadline: November 27, 2017