These enables researchers to stay in residencies in Rijeka, Croatia and in the countries of the Balkan region to conduct research in the fields of humanities and social sciences related to the Balkan region. Fellowships may be granted to researchers in life and exact sciences, provided that their project interfaces with humanities and social sciences and does not require laboratory facilities. Research proposals should focus on the the main topic of "After Nature – where are we heading in our Politics?" Fellowships are expected to contribute to debates regarding the inter-linkages between society and nature, the role of political ecology, new forms of mobilisation and the changed or unchanged role of the state.

Researchers from all over the world may apply.

14 fellowships are available, each including a living allowance worth €1,100 per month and support to cover research and accommodation costs. Fellowships may last over between two and five months.

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