Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) - MPI , Mumbai Student Fellowships, 2012 - Apply till August 2012

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) - MPI , Mumbai Student Fellowships, 2012 - Apply till August 2012

TISS-MPI, Mumbai Student Fellowships, 2012

Last date for Submission of Applications: August, 2012.

Tata Institute of Social Sciences invites proposals from its current post graduate students (MA, MPhil. and PhD.) who are researching any aspect of Mumbai city including but not restricted to Mumbai's multiple communities, changing landscapes, urban villages, cultures around places of worship, migrants, the local trains, street economy, eataries, street food, language, jargon, representations, cinemas, contested spaces, to name only some.

The TISS-MPI, Mumbai Student Fellowships are intended to provide an incentive for current post graduate students at TISS to focus their research gaze on Mumbai. The material generated from this research will contribute to a growing archive of work on the city of Mumbai.

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is internationally recognised for its excellence in education, research and field action. It has contributed significantly to policies and debates on socially relevant issues and problems. With its experienced and accomplished faculty, a dynamic student community, a well-equipped library, and IT resources, TISS provides meaningful support and mentorship for research.

Students may use the fellowships to support their ongoing dissertation or project research and a part of this work may be the basis of the fellowship and submitted for inclusion in the archive on the city. The grantees will have the opportunity to attend workshops organised by TISS-Max Planck. The fellowships will cover a period of time up to a maximum of ten months. The fellowship amount is Rs. 25,000 and will be released in installments against certain deliverables. Short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

The proposal should contain:

#Contact Email and Phone Number:
#A short CV of not more than two pages.
Proposal with Working Title of a maximum of 2500 words which includes the research idea, the objectives of the research, methodology, rationale for and relevance of the research. Also indicate what form your project will take (research paper, installation, audio-visual documentation).
#Time line of the project: Please provide a month by month work plan for the project. Your planned project could vary from two months to ten months.
#Two samples of previous work (if available) or information on previous experience.
#Names, phone numbers and email addresses of two referees one of whom should be your dissertation or film supervisor.

Please send applications  and Queries  to: sowmya.skandan@tiss.edu
Last date for Submission of Applications: August, 2012.

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