Call for Applications: CyberBRICS Fellowship Programme
8 Nov 2018 - 09:30
The programme, which is part of the FGV DIREITO RIO’s Fellows in Rio initiative, has been developed in partnership with the Higher School of Economics and the Center for New Media and Society, in Moscow, Russia; the Centre for Internet and Society, New Delhi, India; the Fudan University, Shanghai, and the University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong, China; and Research ICT Africa and the University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.
The goal of the programme is to support a selected group of highly qualified post-graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral scholars working in the area related to the activities of the CyberBRICS project, namely regulation of personal data and cybersecurity frameworks in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS).
The programme will offer five fellowships from February to July 2019, at FGV DIREITO RIO, providing economic, intellectual and networking resources to support selected scholars coming from the BRICS or having relevant experience in at least one of the BRICS country.
Applicants may be of any nationality and should be currently pursuing or have recently completed a doctoral degree in law or in political science, computer science or economics. Candidates must have perfect command of the English language and demonstrate they have already published research outputs in English.
Applications from candidates holding a masters degree and demonstrating relevant professional working experience in one of the issue areas of the project will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Application deadline: 30 November 2018
More information on the fellowship can be accessed here.