Intensive and demanding, the Humanity in Action Fellowship brings together international groups of university students and recent graduates to explore national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today.
Each program is highly interdisciplinary and features daily lectures and discussions with renowned academics, journalists, politicians and activists, as well as site visits to government agencies, non-profit and community organizations, museums and memorials. The programs seek to highlight different models of action to remedy injustice.
The objective of the Humanity in Action Fellowship is to facilitate a collective exploration of the social and political roots of discrimination, as well as to provide a forum where potential solutions to some of today’s most challenging issues can be considered and discussed. The programs are also intended to instill a responsibility among Humanity in Action Fellows to recognize and address the need to protect minorities and promote human rights—in their own communities and around the world.
Program Dates May 26 – June 30, 2014 (US Fellows only)*
May 31 – June 30, 2014 (All Fellows)
Location Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris and Warsaw
Eligibility Students and recent graduates from universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine and the United States
* Fellows from the United States will participate in an orientation program at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC from May 26 – May 29, 2014, before departing for Europe.
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Applications for the 2014 Humanity in Action Fellowship program are be due by 11:59pm PST on January 9, 2014.