NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR HUMANITIES: Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research in Japan

Deadline: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 00:00
Discipline: 
Social Sciences
Region: 
Asia

THIS IS AN INTERNAL DEADLINE ONLY. THE 2017 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS PASSED. THE LAST DEADLINE WAS ON 04/26/2017. PLEASE CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR UPDATES

The Fellowships for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan program is a joint activity of the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (JUSFC) and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Awards support research on modern Japanese society and political economy, Japan's international relations, and U.S.-Japan relations. The program encourages innovative research that puts these subjects in wider regional and global contexts and is comparative and contemporary in nature. Research should contribute to scholarly knowledge or to the general public’s understanding of issues of concern to Japan and the United States. Appropriate disciplines for the research include anthropology, economics, geography, history, international relations, linguistics, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology. The fellowships are designed for researchers with advanced language skills whose research will require use of data, sources, and documents in their original languages or whose research requires interviews onsite in direct one-on-one contact. Fellows may undertake their projects in Japan, the United States, or both, and may include work in other countries for comparative purposes. Projects may be at any stage of development.