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Carson Fellowships

The Rachel Carson Center is part of a funding scheme launched by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) that was devised to internationalize the humanities in Germany. Thus, bringing international scholars to Munich through our Carson Fellowship Program is at the very core of our activities.

Carson Fellows are expected to work in residence on a major research project that pertains to the central theme of the RCC - transformations in environment and society. They should also engage with other fellows and contribute to the programs at the center.

The program is a writing fellowship program; we do not sponsor field trips or archival research.

The deadline for fellowship applications for the 2015-16 class of postdoctoral and senior fellows is 31 January 2015.  

For a list of frequently asked questions and answers concerning Carson Fellowships and living in Munich, please click here.

  • Call for Applications 2015-16

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    The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2015–16 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows. The fellowship program, directed by Christof Mauch (LMU Munich) and Helmuth Trischler (Deutsches Museum) is designed to bring together excellent scholars who are working in environmental history and related disciplines. more