Harvard University, a prestigious Ivy League university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United states, is currently accepting applications for the Mahindra Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellowship program for the 2020 to 2021 school year. The fellowship is funded through a partnership between the university’s Mahindra Humanities Center and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The purpose of the fellowship is to encourage the employment of humanities-related disciplines to analyze, pay witness to, document and spread awareness of pressing socioeconomic issues of our time. Specifically, the fellowship seeks to further the connections between humanities-related disciplines and the study of migration.
To be considered for the Mahindra Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellowship, applicants must submit a curriculum vitae. Applicants are also required to submit a description of a research project that they wish to conduct while in residence at Harvard. This description should summarize the goals of the research and consist of 1,000 to 3,000 words. Prospective fellows must also submit a chapter or article-length writing sample of no more than 40 pages. Finally, applicants must provide letters of recommendation from three individuals. Only three letters will be read per applicant.