Applications are being accepted for the Summer Institute for Israel Studies, taking place at Brandeis University June 14 - 26 and in Israel June 27-July 6, 2016. Faculty in the Humanities and Social Sciences who plan to teach a course on modern Israel are eligible to apply. The Summer Institute for Israel Studies has trained 250 college and university faculty members to develop courses in Israel Studies. Recent participants teach history, international relations, film, Jewish studies, religion, law, anthropology, linguistics, and security studies. Competitive fellowships are open to faculty members in the humanities and social sciences. Applications are due January 20, 2016.
- Stipend of up to $2,500 offered for the full program; $1,500 for the Brandeis seminar only
- Travel (within North America and to Israel), accommodations, and most meals covered
- World-class faculty from Israel and the U.S. teach Brandeis seminar
- Leading personalities in public life, the academy, and the arts meet with group in Israel
- Create a syllabus and leave equipped to teach a new course in any discipline
- Join a network of 250 faculty members — teaching at nearly 200 institutions worldwide — supported by a wealth of pedagogical resources and continuing professional development
Find out more about Summer Institute for Israel Studies at their webpage.