Laskaridis Visiting Research Fellowships in Modern Greek Studies

The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Amsterdam invites applications for three visiting research fellowships in the field of Modern Greek Studies for early- and mid- career scholars who wish to pursue (part of) their research at the University of Amsterdam. For the academic year 2019-2020, 1 fellowship will be offered for a period of 8 months and 2 fellowships for a period of 4 months each.

The fellowships are sponsored by the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, which is also the main sponsor of the Marilena Laskaridis Chair of Modern Greek Studies at the University of Amsterdam, held by Prof. Dr. Maria Boletsi. The call is open to projects from all disciplines in the humanities and/or social sciences that engage with aspects of Modern Greek culture and/or history.

These fellowships will be offered annually on a competitive basis and by application. For the academic year 2019-2020 the fellowships will be offered to early- and mid-career scholars (with a Ph.D. not earlier than 2011).  Applicants can apply for either an 8-month fellowship or a 4-month fellowship. 

Applicants should send a reasearch proposal (max 1500 words), a motivation letter (max. 350 words), a CV and a letter of reference (directly provided by the referee) to Please makes sure to use the CV format provided via the link below. The deadline for applications is 31 March 2019. 

A full call for proposals is available via the link below.

For questions regarding the practical aspects of the application procedure, please send an email to
For content-related questions concerning the application, you may contact Prof. Dr. Maria Boletsi at

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