Call for Applications: The European Project, 60 Years after the Rome Treaties – Masterclass with Paul Schnabel (KNIR)
13-20 March 2017
deadline for applications: 15 January 2017
Format and objectives
In March 2017, the city of Rome will be the centre of the celebrations commemorating the sixtieth anniversary of the Rome Treaties that in 1957 lay the foundations of the European Union.
The Masterclass is organised by and hosted at the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (KNIR).
Staff: KNIR-fellow prof.dr. Paul Schnabel (Utrecht University), in conjunction with KNIR staff members.
Guest lecturers: to be confirmed
Credits: 6 ects, assigned upon completion of the final essay.
Languages used in the Masterclass: English & Dutch
Assessment: on-site oral presentations, active contribution to plenary discussions, assignments and a final essay to be submitted after the stay in Rome.
The Masterclass is open to a maximum of 10 selected students at (R)MA or PhD-level, as well as to early career researchers in the humanities and beyond.
Tuition is free for selected participants. Dutch participants may be eligible for KNIR bursaries covering all expenses (see below). Other participants are required to cover their stay in the KNIR at their own expenses
Bursaries for Dutch participants
Selected participants from KNIR partner universities (Universiteit van Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit, Universiteit Leiden, Universiteit Utrecht, Radboud Universiteit, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) are eligible for KNIR bursaries, comprising all expenses related to the Masterclass (tuition, lodging in Rome, conference fees, etc.). Personal expenses, including meals, are not included. Students receive a € 100 reimbursement of their expenses for travelling to Rome after submission of their final essay.
Applications are welcome until 15 January 2017. Notice on acceptance will follow before 25 January 2017. This will include information on the selection for KNIR bursaries. Applicants need to submit an application letter containing information on their motivation, their C.V. and on the marks obtained in their current programme. Candidates can apply by filling out the application form via the link below.
Facilities in Rome
All participants will be housed at the Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome’s Villa Borghese Park. From there, it is only a short walk to the historical centre of Rome. The KNIR accommodation consists of shared bedrooms and bathrooms, and includes a living and dining space, a large kitchen, washing machine and wireless internet. All residents have 24/7 access to the library and gardens of the Royal Netherlands Institute.
For more information and application see knir.it.