START DATE28/04/2021 - 16:00
END DATE28/04/2021 - 17:30
ORGANISEREURAXESS ASEAN Japan Korea
*** This is a collaboration with EURAXESS Korea and EURAXESS ASEAN.***
Are you keen to host a fully-funded
Postdoc from Europe at your institution here in Southeast Asia?
Fully-funded too? Join us for an information session on the Marie
Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Postdoc Global Fellowships (MSCA-PF-GF) -
a fellowship for postgraduate researchers from Europe to carry out up
to 2 years of fully-funded research at an institution anywhere in the
Any research performing institution in the world can be a host for recipients of Global Fellowships!
All areas of research are eligible under this scheme.
The MSCA Global Fellow will spend
between 12 and 24 months conducting postdoctoral research at the
institution outside of Europe. This is followed by a mandatory return
phase of 12 months to be spend at a host institution in Europe. The
entire duration of the Fellowship is funded by the EU.
The 2021 Call for Application will open in mid-May 2021 with a deadline of mid-September 2021.
The webinar will take place on 28 April at 9.00am Central European Time (GMT+7). The webinar will be held in English.
The webinar will cover the following questions:
What is funded under this scheme?
Who is eligible to participate?
What is expected of the non-European host?
How do I identify a Fellow?
Where can I get information and support?
Who should attend?
Faculty and staff at any research performing institution based in
Singapore, Japan and Korea who are interested in exploring the
opportunity to host a MSCA Global Fellow are invited to attend this
Presentation of the MSCA PF Global Fellowship Call 2021 - Who, Where, What, When, How?
Meet MSCA Global Fellows in Singapore, Japan and Korea who share their experience and advice
Marlène Bartès is Policy Officer at Directorate
General for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (DG EAC), European
Commission, Brussels, Belgium. She joined the European Commission in
2013, where she worked for the unit responsible for international
cooperation and programmes in the field of education and training,
focusing on collaboration with countries outside the EU. She joined the
Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) Unit in 2020, and currently follows
different files including industrialised Asia, reducing the
environmental impact of the MSCA programme, as well as support to
researchers at risk.
joining the Commission, Marlène worked for the Academic Cooperation
Association (ACA) in Brussels, a dynamic think tank in the area of
international cooperation in higher education. Her passion for
international affairs started with her studies, which guided her from
France, to Japan and Canada.
Wizel is Head of Sector "Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions" (MSCA)
Individual fellowships at the European Union's Research Executive
Agency. David has a background in political sciences and marketing and
has dedicated his career to the European Commission since 2002. The main
focus of his work has been in the area of research and innovation, and
most recently managing Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions fellowships.
Dr Jeremie Molho is a Marie Curie Global
Fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of
Singapore, Singapore. He is jointly affiliated with the European
University Institute in Florence, Italy. Dr Molho’s project ‘HubCities’
was awarded a three years (2019-2021) funding as part of the European
Union Horizon 2020 Marie Curie Actions. It aims to analyse how cities
use of universities and cultural institutions as instruments in the
governance of cultural diversity, to target and attract transnational
publics, construct discursive frameworks that promote diversity and
create third spaces where people of different cultural backgrounds come
together and interact. It will use video as a methodological tool, to
investigate the new spaces for culture and higher education planned in
Doha and Singapore, and to contribute to the reflection on the role of
such educational and cultural infrastructures in constructing civic
spaces and stimulating interactions across diverse communities.
Dr Molho received a BA in Middle Eastern
studies and a MA in urban studies from Sciences Po Paris and completed
his PhD in geography in 2016 at the University of Angers, France. In his
doctoral research, Jeremie analysed how cities outside of the West
developed strategies to position themselves as global art market
centres. He focused mainly on Istanbul, and conducted comparative
fieldwork in Singapore and Hong Kong. In the last two years, he has been
studying Singapore and Doha’s use of cultural policies to govern their
is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Researcher at the Department of Human
Sciences for Education, University of Milano-Bicocca (Italy) and at the
School of Media, Arts and Science, Sogang University (South Korea). He
is also co-founder and managing editor of Enthymema, an Open Access international academic journal of theory, critics and philosophy of literature; member
of the scientific advisory board of OPERAS (the Research Infrastructure
supporting open scholarly communication in the social sciences and
humanities in the European Research Area); and member
of the governing board of IGEL (the International Society of the
Empirical Study of Literature). Federico’s research concerns narrative
theory and the impact of digital technologies on literature, especially
regarding digital social reading and the use of Virtual Reality. In one
sentence, he uses computational, qualitative, and quantitative methods
to study reader response.