5 March 2009

Call for proposals

The Asian Dynamics Initiative invites researchers at the University of Copenhagen to submit applications for financial support for Asia related initiatives, activities and projects in 2009.

ADI supports new as well as existing initiatives. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen can apply for funding of activities such as workshops, seminars or courses as well as contributions - seed money - to start off new projects. It is also possible to apply for secretarial assistance. 

The fund pool consists of 150,000 DKK and will be distributed among the winning proposals in portions of up to 25,000 DKK. 

The ADI Steering Group acts as the Assessment Committee. The deadline for proposal submission is 15 April 2009

Applicants can expect to receive decisions on their application by 20 May 2009. 

Applicants should be employed at the University of Copenhagen on a permanent basis. The project or initiative should relate to Asia and to at least one of ADI's research themes. Furthermore, the Committee will give priority to projects that meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Collaboration with an Asian university
  • Interdisciplinarity
  • Inclusion of intra-Asia relations

The application - max. 5 pages - should include:

  • Description of the project
  • Introduction to the subject and scientific goals
  • Detailed budget
  • Expected follow up and possible publication plans

Applications should be sent as a PDF by email to marie.yoshida@nias.ku.dk no later than 15 April 2009.