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these events have on international travel. For the convenience of
University faculty, staff and students, the Department of State
travel advisories will be posted on the University's emergency web
In addition to travel advisory information, this site will be used
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for Scholars to Conduct
Dissertation Research Abroad
Social Science Research Council, in collaboration with the Andrew
W. Mellon Foundation, is accepting applications for the International
Dissertation Field Research Fellowship program. The program provides
support for social scientists and humanists to conduct dissertation
field research throughout the world.
is eligible? Full-time graduate students in the social sciences
and humanities who are enrolled in doctoral programs in the United
States. Applicants must have completed all doctoral requirements,
except the fieldwork component, by the time the fellowship begins
or by December 2002, whichever comes first. Deadline for applications:
November 5, 2001. Total amount to be awarded and number of awards:
unspecified amount for up to 50 awards. Amount of individual awards:
up to $16,000.
full text of the announcement on the Council's web site: www.ssrc.org/fellowships/fellowshipage.cgi?969501699.
For more info., e-mail: email@example.com.
of Pennsylvania has become a corporate member of the Goodenough
Club, a renovated property in Bloomsbury catering to academics.
Across the square from its two graduate student residences (London
House and William Goodenough House), the London Goodenough Trust
has refurbished five Georgian houses and a newly-built mews, to
provide quality accommodations to academics and professionals in
a tranquil and lovely setting--within easy walking distance of the
British Museum, the Senate House of London University and many of
its Institutes, the Library of Advanced Legal Studies, the Inns
of Court, the Law Society, several of the teaching hospitals and
the Postgraduate Medical Federation (PGMF). Just cite your affiliation
with Penn, and you will not have to apply for individual membership.
London, England WC1N 2AD
Penn's Travel Office also recommends Club Quarters, which has two
locations in London--both with special Penn rates.
M. Randolph, Executive Director, Office of International Programs
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October 23, 2001
Volume 48 Number 9