Activist in Residence Programme in London

Deadline:   1 June 2016

Description

Activist in Residence Programme in London LSE

The Activist in Residence programme enables those directly engaged in work promoting justice and equality for women in conflict-affected areas to spend a period of time at the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at LSE.

Activists in Residence will be working on issues such as addressing sexual and gender-based violence in conflict, peace-building, peace-keeping or local efforts to enhance women’s security or ensure women’s active and effective participation in processes for conflict prevention, management and resolution.

Activists in Residence are provided with space and time to develop their work, to extend their networks, and engage in discussions for the exchange of knowledge and ideas. Activists will be involved in the work of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security, interacting with students and academics and contributing to activities such as research and writing projects, public events, policy-oriented and knowledge-exchange workshops.

Eligibility

Anyone directly engaged in work promoting justice and equality for women in conflict-affected areas.

Applicants will be working on issues such as addressing sexual and gender-based violence in conflict, peace-building, peace-keeping or local efforts to enhance women’s security or ensure women’s active and effective participation in processes for conflict prevention, management and resolution.

Scholarship value

*Return trip to from home country ( and visa costs)

*Three months’ accommodation in London

*Monthly stipend for living costs

*Where needed, the Centre will provide an allowance directly to the employer, to support the costs of covering work while an activist is at LSE

Application process

Fellowships take place between September 2016 and December 2017.

Applications consist of an application form, a curriculum vitae and two references, received before the deadline register HERE to apply

If you have any questions, check the FAQ section or write to:  [email protected].

Please visit the official website 

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