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GEOP Research Fellowships for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Candidates

POLIN Museum’s Global Educational Outreach Program, supported by the William K. Bowes Jr Foundation and the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture, is offering up to six doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships for from three to five consecutive months in residence at POLIN Museum and the Jewish Historical Institute (ŻIH). 

We are happy to inform you that the second GEOP Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships have been awarded.

The fellows for the academic year 2017/2018 are:
  • dr Madeleine Atkins Cohen, UC Berkeley, The Modernist Poetics of Do’ikayt
  • dr Anna Novikov Ph.D. from Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Dynamics of Jewish Clothing within the Partitioned Poland (1846-1918)
  • Darius Sakalauskas, Vilnius University, Jews as financial intermediaries in the city and nearby surroundings: the view of the 18th c. main urban center in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
  • Eleanor Shapiro, GTU Berkeley, The Sound of Change: Performing Jewishness in Polish Small Towns.

We congratulate them and wish them much success!



The GEOP Research Fellowships are a joint initiative of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Jewish Historical Institute (ŻIH) in Warsaw within the framework of the Global Education Outreach Program (GEOP).  The program’s goal is to support scholarship on Jewish history and culture in the territories of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and its successor states. 

The GEOP program is sponsored by the William K. Bowes Jr. Foundation, the Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture, and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland.