International Research Award

of the Max Weber Foundation in Cooperation with the Historisches Kolleg

Since 2012, the Max Weber Foundation and the Historisches Kolleg are inviting applications for the International Research Award of the Max Weber Foundation in cooperation with the Historisches Kolleg. The process is repeated on an annual basis. The aims of the International Research Award include, amongst others, the recognition of the achievements of those scholars whose work to date has made an exemplary contribution to international research in the fields of the humanities and social and cultural sciences. The International Research Award is worth 30,000 Euros. The award includes the option of a period of research spent at the Historisches Kolleg in Munich. The awardee can also conduct an international colloquium at the Historisches Kolleg.

Scholars from the host countries or regions of the Max Weber Foundation institutes are eligible to be nominated and to apply for the award.

Awardees

 

Award Ceremony

The award ceremony will take place on January 22, 2015 at 6.30 pm at the Leipniz-Saal of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Peter Geimer (FU Berlin) who nominated the awardee will hold the laudation.

 

Call for application

For 2016, the Max Weber Foundation and the Historisches Kolleg are inviting applications for the third time for the International Research Award. The award includes the option of a period of research spent at the Historisches Kolleg in Munich. The awardee can also conduct an international colloquium at the Historisches Kolleg. Scholars from the host countries and regions of the institutes of the Max Weber Foundation are eligible for nomination or application. University professors from research facilities in Germany are eligible to nominate, direct applications are possible.

Please submit papers by 15 November 2016.

Members of the award jury:

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Heinz Duchhardt (President of the Max Weber Foundation)
Prof. Dr. Martin Jehne (Technische Universität Dresden)
Prof. Dr. Valeska von Rosen (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Prof. Dr. Karen Shire (Universität Duisburg-Essen)
Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Prof. Dr. Andreas Wirsching (Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Historisches Kolleg, Institute of Contemporary History)